Fancy a sip of some of Heathcote's finest right in Melbourne? This May, the vibrant Abbotsford Convent will transform into a bustling hub of wine lovers as the Heathcote Winegrowers Association hosts an exciting showcase of over 100 wines. It's your perfect chance to unwind, sip, and savour.

Event Details

The Heathcote Wine & Food Festival, well-loved for its dynamic atmosphere and exceptional wines, is making its annual city appearance on Saturday, May 11. You'll get to meet the passionate winemakers from celebrated vineyards like Buckshot Vineyard, Ellis Wines, and Tellurian, among others. This unique event lets you taste their exquisite wines and purchase your favourites by the glass or bottle to enjoy at home.

Enjoy More Than Just Wine

There's no better pairing for fine wine than great music and tasty food. Take a moment to relax on the Mercator Lawn, where you'll be treated to the soulful tunes of the Bendigo Blues & Roots musicians. With delicious food and drinks available for purchase, it's the perfect backdrop to your wine-tasting adventure.

Important Information for Attendees

Please note that only individuals aged 18 and older can attend this event. Due to liquor licensing restrictions, the event cannot accommodate children, including babies in prams.

Bring Your Furry Friends

Dog lovers rejoice! The event welcomes your dogs, provided they are always kept on a lead. Clean up after your dog and monitor their interactions with other dogs to ensure everyone has a pleasant day out.


Tickets for this exciting event are now available online. Make sure to secure your spot by visiting Heathcote in the City 2024 on Humanitix. There are two ticket options to cater to everyone's preferences:

  • Drinkers Ticket: Priced at $55, this ticket grants admission to the event and includes wine tastings and a Heathcote-branded wine glass to take home. 
  • Non-Drinkers Ticket: For $25, you can enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, live music, and delicious food offerings without participating in the wine tastings.