Experience the epitome of a perfect day out with our Gourmet Picnic Packages. Each includes a full tasting of the Glen Erin estate-grown wine range, allowing you to discover your preferred bottle to accompany your picnic adventure. Our hampers are carefully curated by our chefs, feature an assortment of gourmet ingredients, and can be enjoyed amongst the vines on the property or at one of the many picturesque picnic locations across the Macedon Ranges (see below for some of our top recommendations!)
AVAILABLE FOR PICK UP EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY - 12.00 PM UNTIL 3.00 PM
Picnic Menu - $160 per couple
Terrine – Chef’s choice
Seasonal leaf salad
Sweet slice or cake
1 bottle of Glen Erin estate wine of your choice
2 bottles of still or sparkling water
Wine tasting on arrival to choose your wine
1 picnic rug and basket
Plastic glassware, biodegradable cutlery, plates and napkins
Terms & Conditions
50% deposit is required to confirm the booking and full payment prior to the day.
Credit card details will be taken as a security deposit for the basket and rug on pick up.
Failure to return the rug and basket by 5 p.m. (or the agreed time) on the day of booking may result in additional charges.
All dietary requirements must be given at the time of booking - Additional charges may apply
Our picnic menu is subject to change.
Wine tasting and wine bottles are unavailable for any guest under 18 years old
Strictly no refunds – alternative dates available in the event of a cancellation (min 24hrs notice to avoid additional charges)
Recommended Picnic Locations
Glen Erin Vineyard
Discover the serenity of Glen Erin Vineyard, where our manicured grounds provide the ideal canvas for your gourmet picnic experience. With countless picturesque spots to choose from, you can roll out the rug and enjoy your picnic amidst the beauty of our very own vines.
Unavailable if the venue is hosting a private event.
Hanging Rock Reserve
Hanging Rock Reserve boasts shady picnic grounds and extensive lawns, including the iconic 'Rock' itself, making it ideal for gatherings of all sizes, from intimate family outings to large events. Multiple walking trails wind through the reserve, offering the opportunity to explore, and you'll encounter a wealth of native kangaroos, an abundance of birdlife, and other Australian wildlife.
Black Hill Reserve
Black Hill Reserve spans 260 acres of unique bushland and stunning granite rock formations, situated approximately 5km north of Kyneton. The reserve offers numerous well-defined walking tracks for visitors to explore and enjoy. Additionally, Kyneton Ridge Winery's cellar door is easily accessible from the reserve, whether you choose to journey on foot or by car.
Bald Hill Reserve
Nestled on the outskirts of Kyneton, this expansive 96-hectare reserve comprises diverse landscapes, including forests, woodlands, and grasslands. Notably, it holds ecological, geological, and cultural significance. The reserve is a haven for birdwatchers, bushwalkers, photographers, and naturalists. It offers something for everyone interested in native plants, particularly wildflowers, as well as frogs, birds, reptiles, and other fascinating creatures, including native animals like the phascogale, sugar gliders, and much more.
Conglomerate Gully Flora Reserve
Situated in Riddells Creek, Conglomerate Gully Flora Reserve is renowned for its conglomerate rock formations and a charming seasonal waterfall. Within this reserve, you can embark on a 2.9km walk, immersing yourself in the vibrant ecosystems of healthy dry forest and grassy dry forest vegetation types.
Malmsbury Botanic Gardens
Established in the 1850s, these gardens stand as one of Victoria’s earliest regional botanic gardens, showcasing a remarkable collection of trees and shrubs. At the heart of the gardens lies the central focal point: an ornamental lake with a beautifully formed island at its centre.
Kyneton Botanic Gardens
Within the Kyneton Botanic Gardens, you'll discover a one-of-a-kind natural adventure playground. Kyneton Community Park provides a wealth of imaginative play opportunities, a playful water area for kids, and shaded spots perfect for picnicking. Don't forget to bring your bicycles for a leisurely ride along the scenic Campaspe River Walk afterwards.
Known as the 'Jewel of the Mountain,' the breathtaking Gardens of Tieve Tara on Mount Macedon are a springtime must-visit. Spread over 7.5 acres of verdant lawns, these gardens are the perfect destination for a memorable picnic and a delightful family day out.
Relax on lush lawns overlooking picturesque lakes while immersing yourself in the vibrant spring mountain atmosphere. Explore the enchanting beauty of blooming spring flowers and majestic trees, seeking the perfect photo opportunity. Or simply relish a day out with friends and family, basking in the crisp mountain air.
Admission: $10 per person / Children aged 12 and under enter for free / EFTPOS facilities available / Please note that dogs are not allowed.