Encompassing the rainforest beauty of Mt Tamborine and the emerald countryside of Albert River and Canungra, is Queensland’s boutique wine region. The Gold Coast Hinterland Wine Country is a spectacular wine region featuring boutique wineries and vineyards producing premium award winning wines. The cellar doors and restaurants of this region operate from historic homesteads and buildings, and offer the visitor an exceptional wine tourism experience. Gold Coast Hinterland Wine Country is situated a short half-hour from the Gold Coast and an hour from Brisbane. From the cooler climate of Mt Tamborine through to the milder climates of Albert River and Canungra Valley, the region allows a diverse range of grape varieties to be grown.
Cedar Creek Estate Vineyard and Winery – A well established icon on Tamborine Mountain, Cedar Creek Estate produces Sauvignon Blanc, Verdelho, Chardonnay, Shiraz, Chambourcin and Muscat varieties making a wide range of wines. One of the more popular wines is the dessert white muscat – 3 Entwined. Cedar Creek Estate also houses the Queensland Wine Centre which showcases other premium Queensland Wines
Mount Tamborine Vineyard and Winery – The first boutique winery established in the Gold Coast Hinterland with grapes grown in the Severn Hills Granite Belt estate. Merlot, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Shiraz wines are produced as well as the very popular Rum Port
O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyards - Located in Canungra Valley, O’Reilly’s grow Chambourcin, Verdelho, Shiraz and Semillon. The Karma Sparkling Chambourcin is one of their signature wines.
Sarabah Estate – Located along the Canungra Valley, initially growing Merlot grapes from hand chosen French vines, Sarabah Estate Vineyard has gradually started growing Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Viognier and Verdelho. Today, it is a proud producer of a wide variety of red and white wines, as well as a signature Rosé made from Merlot. Open to the public on weekends, Sarabah features wine tastings and a Chalet Bistro that serves dishes made from locally sourced seasonal produce.