Located at 3894 Old Calder Highway, Bress have a well-deserved reputation for producing fine wines, a fact not missed by wine guru James Halliday.
His 2013 Australian Wine Companion awarded Bress the highest rating, five red stars for the fourth consecutive year.
The Bress flagship wine, the Le Grand Coq Noir Harcourt Valley Shiraz 2010, made solely from Bress-grown fruit, whole bunch fermented and foot-trod, received 95 points.
The Gold Chook Heathcote Shiraz 2010, the Gold Chook Macedon Chardonnay 2010 and the Gold Chook Kindest Cut Harcourt Valley Reisling all received 94 points with the Gold Chook Macedon Pinot Noir 2010 rated 91 points.
Bress winemaker Adam Marks said “The team and I at Bress are ecstatic to receive these accolades. It is confirmation that we can make great wines from the Bendigo region and that our wine making approach is well and truly on track.”
A full tasting of their extensive selection of wines and their wonderful produce is available at The Cellar Door and Kitchen open Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from 11am to 5pm and lunches will be available again from October with a Mediterranean
Make a day of it with a friendly game of cricket, petanque or bocci or a wander around the property before settling in for lunch.
Check their website at www.bress.com.au for special events such as the Spring Roast Pork or Lamb Lunches, the Garden and Grazing Day or bread making or charcuterie days.
Phone 0427 021 932 for bookings or enquiries.