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Lake Moodemere Estate

12 Moodemere Road, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia
+61 2 6032 9449
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Great wine and a high standard lakeside lunch

Michael Chambers is the sixth generation family member to farm the fertile soil using the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PeterCarr255108
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Sitting under the trees enjoying a selection of wines on lovely days docent get much better than... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tony L
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Beautiful waterfront winery serving light luncheons and refreshments. Well behaved dogs on leads welcome outdoors.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“glass of wine” (6 reviews)
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12 Moodemere Road, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Michael Chambers is the sixth generation family member to farm the fertile soil using the historical homestead as a base. Together with his charming wife Belinda he produces not only good wine but together they supply a well balanced and refreshing lunch. Accompanied by an...More

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chambers_b, Owner at Lake Moodemere Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Lake Moodemere Estate. It's great to know our wine will be enjoyed in the Land of the Long White Cloud. Little Cosmo takes his role of chicken manager very seriously, although he's taking a nap just now!...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sitting under the trees enjoying a selection of wines on lovely days docent get much better than here. Had nice chat to the nan behind the counter who recommended and we tasted some terrific wines and then had a coupe of extras outside. The charm...More

Thank Tony L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful afternoon we experienced at the Lake Moodemere Winery. The host and his staff made us feel welcome on arrival, and after some tastings of their estate wines, we enjoyed our lunch platter and with bottle of Lake Moodemere Rose’. It was exactly...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Quaint little tasting area, staff were friendly and knowledgeable. Lovely views over the lake as well. The lake reserve itself is a few minutes down the road, worth a visit afterwards. They sold me on the ruby rose. I suppose it could be said it's...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Had a platter of beautiful lunch, some beautiful wine, shady trees and benches/tables to sit at. Dogs that are well behaved are welcome on leads, the estate dogs do entertain rounding up the estate chickens from around the tables. There no kilometre travelled lamb meals...More

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chambers_b, Owner at Lake Moodemere Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Lake Moodemere Estate. We're delighted you enjoyed and appreciated our Estate Grown wine and lamb. The dogs and chickens are part of our team and we always hope our guests will enjoy them as much as we...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Extensive variety of wines to taste. Excellent antipasto platters and informative cellar door. Nice view at the restaurant.More

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chambers_b, Owner at Lake Moodemere Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Lake Moodemere Estate. We take great care in the production of our wines. We use fruit exclusively from our single vineyard. Many are hand picked and all are made in small batches. It's wonderful to hear you...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Great family business, good wines, nice indoor outdoor cafe, simple menu very satisfactory, dog friendly, recommended.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Tasted great wines and had a lovely lunch looking onto Lake Moodemere. Shared lunch with a feisty chicken.

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Great view of the lake. That is why you come here. The wine/cellar door host was very friendly and engaging. Unpretentious – a euphemism for a bit too casual, a bit hotch potch. [It needs a professional hospitality host to advise Lake Moodemere Estate on...More

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chambers_b, Owner at Lake Moodemere Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Lake Moodemere Estate. Our cellar door, located in the properties original 1850's homestead and overlooking the untouched beauty of Lake Moodemere, was opened to the public for the first time in 2013, so your positive feedback regarding...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Previous reviewers have said it all. This is a superb setting to sample good wine and eat unpretentious and delicious local produce in a sixth generation vineyard that has not gone down the garden path of the hipsters. The tasting and dining areas have that...More

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chambers_b, Owner at Lake Moodemere Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Lake Moodemere Estate. We are indeed a family property. We work with our sons and like you we hope to continue for generations. We look forward to seeing you back one day soon.

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