Cellar Door

Visit our picturesque winery and brewery with cellar door overlooking our gorgeous 25-acre Shiraz vineyard and the rustic surroundings of Cornella’s former post office and farm. Open 7 Days for Lunch & Tastings.

Rent-A-Row

Experience the fun of a vineyard, without the hard work.
Learn & experience the process of winemaking from the vineyard through to bottling your own wine.

Functions & Weddings

Experience the fun of a vineyard, without the hard work.
Learn & experience the process of winemaking from the vineyard through to bottling your own wine.

Shiraz Republic Wine

Good wine begins in the vineyard. With our philosophy of minimal intervention, we produce fruit-driven wines of exceptional quality, that showcase the famous Heathcote Cambrian soil.

Cornella Brewery

Established in 2016, Cornella Brewery produces a wide range of beers that are accessible, yet innovative and interesting. Taste our range with a tasting pallet of four beers, best enjoyed with a pizza.

Buy Shiraz Grapes

It is our goal to open the road to the rich experience of winemaking. We supply high quality Shiraz grapes, freshly picked to small wine producers and home winemakers.

Upcoming Events

The Shiraz Republic is a live music venue, hosting free live music with our monthly Sunday Sessions. The winery and brewery participate at various markets, festivals, tastings and host key sporting events at our cellar door (including the AFL Grand Final).

About Us

The Shiraz Republic is a genuine family-run business, established by The President, Brian, in 2002. Since 2015, Brian’s son Spencer, The President-Elect has joined the business alongside friend & brewer Matt.

 Welcome To The Shiraz Republic

Wine of the people, by the people, for the people” – The President*

We are an award-winning cellar door, winery and brewery in the heart of the Heathcote Wine Region. Under two hours from Melbourne & under an hour from Bendigo, Echuca & Shepparton.

Cellar Door & Taproom

Visit our picturesque winery and brewery with cellar door overlooking our gorgeous 25-acre Shiraz vineyard and the rustic surroundings of Cornella’s former post office and farm. Open 7 Days for Lunch & Tastings.

Rent-A-Row

Experience the fun of a vineyard, without the hard work. Learn & experience the process of winemaking from the vineyard through to bottling your wine.

Functions & Weddings

Host your next function at The Shiraz Republic. Fantastic views of our vineyard, rustic surrounds and heaps of space inside or out. We’ve got great beer and wine, too!

Cornella Brewery

Established in 2016, Cornella Brewery produces a wide range of beers that are accessible, yet innovative and interesting. Taste our range with a tasting pallet of four beers, best enjoyed with a pizza.

Upcoming Events

The Shiraz Republic is a live music venue, hosting free live music with our monthly Sunday Sessions. The winery and brewery participate at various markets, festivals, tastings and host key sporting events at our cellar door (including the AFL Grand Final).

Order Shiraz Grapes

It is our goal to open the road to the rich experience of winemaking. We supply high quality Shiraz grapes, freshly picked to small wine producers and home winemakers.

Shiraz Republic Wine

Good wine begins in the vineyard. With our philosophy of minimal intervention, we produce fruit-driven wines of exceptional quality, that showcase the famous Heathcote Cambrian soil.

About The Shiraz Republic

The Shiraz Republic is a genuine family-run business, established by The President, Brian, in 2002. Since 2015, Brian’s son Spencer, The President-Elect has joined the business alongside friend & brewer Matt.

Contact

The Shiraz Republic
507 Hamblin Rd
Cornella VIC 3551

info@shirazrepublic.com.au
(03) 5433 6338

The Shiraz Republic

Growing Notes

Grape Deliveries

Hi all, I know some of you are getting anxious about your grape delivery. I have not forgotten you. Scheduling has been difficult due to rain, a lack of pickers and my inability to secure a truck driver. I have scheduled, cancelled and rescheduled; and had to drive...

Baume Test 7th March 2022

Woo hoo! We are on track. The Baume' took a bit of a jump this week after stagnating for a week. 12.4 Be sets us on track to get this vintage going. Picking will start this coming weekend with the first of our Rent-A-Row experiences and a Stomping Party. General...

Baume’ 28th Feb 2022

Not much change in ripening during the last week. Highest Baume 11.3 I think we are still on track for 14th March start to picking, but we'll just have to be patient.

Baume 21st Feb 2022

Three tests from three rows: three readings, but a good trend. Highest reading 20.2 Brix (11.2 Be') Lowest 17 Brix (9.4) Still on track for mid March for general picking. But keep watching this space.  

Full Veraison

Full Veraison

Full veraison!! Well in some parts of the vineyard, and the rest is moving along nicely. Tested a couple of representative bunches from a couple of different clones and irrigation blocks today. (14 Feb 2022) One tested at 16.2 Brix (9.0 Baume) and the other at 18 Brix...

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