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Six Tips for Planning a Vineyard Wedding near Melbourne

Six Tips for Planning a Vineyard Wedding near Melbourne

When it comes to wedding planning, the choice of venue is often one of the biggest decisions you’ll make. Vineyards are a popular option, and make for memorable wedding photos and plenty of atmosphere. If you’re considering a vineyard wedding near Melbourne, there are a few things you need to think about.  Choose the perfect setting One of the reasons vineyards tend to make such wonderful wedding locations is the atmosphere. Envisage rustic cellar doors between lush, rolling hills and charming country restaurants overlooking fields of...

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Conference Tips: Choosing the Venue and Engaging Delegates

Conference Tips: Choosing the Venue and Engaging Delegates

There’s no doubt that when holding a conference, the venue is one of the key ingredients for success. But as well as having a conference venue which is conveniently located and offers the right equipment, catering options and facilities, there’s one other essential element to a successful conference – audience engagement. Here are a few tips for engaging your conference delegates. Make every word count It might sound obvious, but the most important basis of any conference is that the information you present is valuable. Start with a...

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Dietary Needs? Discuss with Your Wedding Venue Early

Dietary Needs? Discuss with Your Wedding Venue Early

Deciding on the food for your wedding should be one of the most enjoyable aspects of planning your big day, yet it can be more than a little stressful, especially these days when so many people have special dietary requirements. Wedding venues in Melbourne and across country Victoria that offer restaurants or specialist caterers should be able to help you create a menu that’s both perfectly delectable and practical. However, they may first need a little information about you – and your guests – in order to create the perfect country...

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Five Must-See Destinations in the Macedon Ranges

Five Must-See Destinations in the Macedon Ranges

Located about an hour’s drive from Melbourne, the Macedon Ranges is a region of lush valleys, charming villages and atmospheric vineyards. It’s a relaxed destination offering stunning natural attractions, fine food and wine, and quality Macedon Ranges accommodation. Where to start for a rejuvenating weekend away, or week’s exploration? From vineyards to villages, here’s our list of the must-see attractions. Hanging Rock Hanging Rock is an Australian icon, thanks in good part to Picnic at Hanging Rock, the classic Australian novel and...

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Glen Erin Wins Gourmet Traveller WINE Award

Glen Erin at Lancefield has recently been named as The Cellar Door with Best Food in Macedon Ranges/Sunbury area, by Gourmet Traveller WINE’s annual Cellar Door Awards. We are very proud of this recognition we have received and believe this shows the level of care, personal service and attention to detail our staff show towards every visitor to Glen Erin. When next in the Macedon Ranges region stop in and enjoy the wine, food and hospitality on offer in the Glen Erin Cellar Door and Restaurant which is opened Saturday and Sunday from...

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Wedding Invitation Etiquette – Questions and Answers

Wedding Invitation Etiquette – Questions and Answers

In Australia, we tend to be a rather informal and laidback lot, but it can be a different matter when it comes to weddings! Whether you are having a small intimate affair or a splashy formal do, there’s a lot to think about and plan for. The situation also calls for a little etiquette that you might not be very familiar with. Let’s take a look at the etiquette surrounding wedding invitations, including who to invite, when to send invitations, and other tricky matters. Who should be invited? This can be a sensitive issue! Many a wedding has...

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Planning Your Next Conference? Impress at Glen Erin

Planning Your Next Conference? Impress at Glen Erin

A perfectly executed conference can make a positive impression on your attendees, and it can be a huge boost for your business. Whether you’re organising a corporate retreat, special function or an international event, chances are you already have enough to do without having to worry about the little details. If you’re looking for a great place to hold your next event, and you want somewhere within easy reach of Melbourne, what could be more perfect than a secluded location surrounded by stunning Victorian countryside? With plenty of...

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A Culinary Adventure at Glen Erin at Lancefield

A Culinary Adventure at Glen Erin at Lancefield

Nestled amidst rolling hills in the beautiful Macedon Ranges of Victoria, Glen Erin at Lancefield is a charming historic property offering 4½ star boutique accommodation. While the heritage and natural attractions ensure it’s an ideal destination for wedding parties, conference groups or anyone looking for an idyllic escape, the culinary delights and country hospitality are yet another reason to make a trip to this renowned corner of Victoria. The Restaurant Glen Erin’s Grange Restaurant overlooks picturesque vineyards and offers a range...

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Kyneton & Hanging Rock Country Racing

Glen Erin at Lancefield are once again proud to be sponsors and caterers of the Kyneton & Hanging Rock Racing Club. Country racing is a great day out with several race dates and hospitality options to choose from, and only an hour’s drive from Melbourne. 2013 NMIT Kyneton Cup Day – Wednesday 6 November 2013 The 2013 NMIT Kyneton Cup provides the perfect opportunity to celebrate the spring carnival with friends, family, work colleagues or clients in the beautiful Macedon Ranges only an hour from Melbourne. Held between Melbourne Cup...

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Have the Wedding of Your Dreams at Glen Erin

Have the Wedding of Your Dreams at Glen Erin There are many factors that go towards making the perfect wedding, such as a beautiful dress, stunning flowers, having your friends and family around you and a bit of luck with the weather, but one element that is fundamental in ensuring your wedding day lives up to your dreams is the right choice of wedding venue. A recent bridal survey found that most brides (64%) visit between two and five different possible venues before selecting one, but you can be sure that once you have visited Glen Erin at...

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