Set in a breathtakingly beautiful location, Hanging Rock Winery is one of the most award-winning wineries in Australia, achieving numerous Red 5 Star awards from notable wine critic, James Halliday.
The vineyard was established in 1983 by John and Ann Ellis, pioneers in the Australian winemaking industry, with the aim to produce Australia’s first cool climate traditional method sparkling wine, as well as putting Heathcote Shiraz on the map.
In 2011 brother and sister team Robert and Ruth Ellis, who grew up on the vineyard, returned to the family property having gained valuable industry experience abroad. Robert is a fifth generation winemaker, through his mother’s side of the family, and has taken on the role of General Manager, Production. Ruth, whose forte is communicating with the public, is General Manager, Sales and Marketing.
The product range is extensive and exciting. You’ll find a great array of varieties and styles, from wines from our ultra cool site in the Macedon Ranges, big rich Heathcote Shiraz’s right through to great value for money, easy drinking reds and whites.