ALCHEMY WOODFIRE BAKEHOUSE
Everyone in Queenscliff knows about Alchemy’s delicious naturally leavened organic breads, pastries & cakes. All baked in their woodfire scotch oven built in 1905. Pop into 36 Hesse St Queenscliff to take home their bread for yourself!
Baie Wines is a true family owned and operated winery, established in 2000. Grapes are their passion, and their wines represent excellent drinkability and an uncompromising representation of the unique maritime cool climate patch.
In 2008, the vines at Banks Road produced their first vintage. Since then, another eight and a half acres of vines have been planted and the varieties have increased. Banks Road vineyard now grows Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Shiraz, with thirteen and a half acres under vine.
Barongarook Pork is a family run farm. Utilising heritage breed and cross breed pigs. This helps them produce the full-flavoured, tender pork (with a great crackle!) that they’re renowned for.
Their animals are free to roam in open paddocks with a constant supply of food and water, along with cosy shelter to protect them from the elements. It’s not uncommon to find a cheeky pig or two under the apple tree helping themselves to fallen goodies.
BELLARINE BREWING COMPANY
This family owned micro-brewery was established in 2007.
We take an artisan approach to brewing handcrafted beer in Geelong, Victoria. We also create private label products for many satisfied customers.
Bellarine Estate produces hand crafted, small batch award winning wines. Established in 1996 Bellarine Estate is one of the oldest wineries on the Bellarine Peninsula.
Bellarine Fresh delivers market fresh fruit and vegetables to The Q Train every week.
BELLS BEACH BREWING
Where thirst follows surf.
Our surf inspired beers were created to quench thirst after a hard day of fun.
We strive to use our experience to create beers that are a little different, while blending in many Australian and New Zealand ingredients.
BELLS BREWING COMPANY
Geelong owned, and hand crafted by some of Victoria’s most experienced brewers producing boutique artisan beers showcasing their rich history in the art of craft beer production. Using only the highest-grade malts, yeasts and hops ready for instant brewing, ensuring rich aroma and taste and undeniable freshness.
BLACKMAN’S BREWING COMPANY
Proud to be a 100% independently owned brewery, everything is brewed and canned onsite in Torquay. Our philosophy is “we love good beer, it’s really that simple.”
Burst Microgreens are a new twist on sprouts! Norm and John’s microgreens are grown in naturally colored agar agar from organically certified seeds. High in antioxidants, these greens can be pulled root and all and consumed!
Curlewis Winery is located in Curlewis, a region nestled on the Bellarine Peninsula just outside Geelong. Pinot Noir was first planted in the region in the mid-eighties, and the Curlewis MV6 vines are amongst the oldest in the region.
EDDY’S FRESH FRUIT AND VEGIES
Eddy’s Fresh Fruit and Vegies is a local family owned business that has been operating from the Bellarine Peninsula for over 50 years. We pride ourselves on providing farm fresh and seasonally grown fruit and vegetables. We do grow produce on our own land and source as much direct from local farmers to help support the local community.
We are a couple of urban mushroom growers with a passion for permaculture, sustainability and local food production. We collect used coffee grounds that would normally end up in land fill and turn them into mushrooms.
Our gourmet mushrooms are used by some of the best restaurants in and around Geelong and also sold at reputable organic grocers and at farmers markets.
Jack Rabbit and associated vineyards are privileged to own more than 100 acres of vines spanning The Bellarine. Varietals include Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Kilgour Wines are elegant and reflective of the Bellarine’s maritime climate, with the vineyard only a stones throw from the coastline.
LARD ASS BUTTER
Lard Ass cultures the freshest, and highest quality cream from local grass-fed cows to produce a butter that is creamy, buttery and smooth.
Lard Ass is proud of its dairy heritage. We work hard to ensure that our butter is full of natural flavours, so our customers can truly enjoy fresh, single batch churned butter.
LIGHTHOUSE OLIVE OIL
Lighthouse Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a multi-award-winning olive oil, grown and cold pressed on the Bellarine Peninsula. The property is situated overlooking Swan Bay and Queenscliff and spans 165 acres.
Established in 1938, Lomas Orchards has been family owned and operated for over 4 generations.
We grow a range of fruit and vegetables, come by for ‘pick your own strawberries’!
LONSDALE TOMATO FARM
Lonsdale Tomato Farm prides themselves on producing the finest and freshest tomatoes, lettuce, herbs and chutney on the Bellarine Peninsula. All plants are nurtured in a hydroponic greenhouse setting with a drip system, so no precious drinking water is wasted. The tomatoes are hand tended, ripened on the vine and very tasty- as close to home grown as you can get!
MARCUS HILL VINEYARD
Located on the Bellarine Peninsula, this vineyard was established in 1999. They grow premium quality grapes in an environment where natural balance is encouraged. The grapes are picked by hand in small parcels, often with family and friends – hence the People Madly Stomping label. All wines are handcrafted with minimal intervention, handling and processing principles.
MCGLASHAN WALLINGTON ESTATE
This vineyard was established in Wallington in 1995. The sandy loam over buckshot clay provides the perfect soil structure for production of their premium, cool climate wines, for which they have won multiple awards.
Miss Lillypilly Florist is owned and operated by Vicki Wiggins. Vicki saw the need to provide a higher standard of flower arrangement design and services and also gift requirements for the Bellarine Peninsula as well as Geelong and surrounding suburbs.
MOUNT MORIAC BEEF
Mount Moriac Beef produces premium grass-fed beef on a family farm.
Eliza Holt and Jim McKenna breed and raise Black Angus cattle. The cattle are handled quietly by Eliza, Jim and their two young children, and have a stress-free environment.
Mount Moriac Beef raises its cattle in paddocks with pastures rich in ryegrass and clover, and the beef is tender and well marbled.
Oakdene’s range of wines are all made in a dry style, using estate grown grapes, including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Shiraz, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris and small amounts of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. The Oakdene hand crafted wines are elegant, whilst reflecting varietal character and complexity.
OH MY DESIGNS
Inspired by a love of Melbourne, the Victorian coast, and in particular, the Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast, they create original vintage-style posters with a modern touch.
Ponda Estate is a small family owned vineyard situated on the Bellarine Peninsula.
The owners are passionate about growing premium quality grapes in an organic & sustainable environment.
With the recent purchase of a farm at Bambra, nestled in the beautiful Otway ranges, they have fulfilled another lifelong dream; to grow and produce cool-climate Pinot Noir.
Otway Estate Winery and Brewery are the proud makers of Prickly Moses handcrafted beers and Forbidden Fruit ciders.
Located in the Otways with access to pure Otway rainwater, we use good water to make good beer.
P&R FOOD SERVICES
P&R Food Services are a leading wholesale distributor of foodservice products, with an extensive range to choose from. Locally operated right here in South Geelong.
Situated on the Bellarine Peninsula, the Queenscliff Brewhouse is located in historical Queenscliff, best known for its grand old hotels. The Queenscliff Brewhouse is a craft beer haven with over 400 craft beers to try. We only pour the best craft beers on tap, including our Queenscliff Brewery and sister company Prickly Moses Handcrafted Beers.
Chris Sargeant has taken the monumental step out on his own to produce and present his eponymous label – Sargé. Not one known to tread the path well worn, Sargé takes a different approach to all things vinous that always ensures interest and character.
Derived from volcanic action, the basalt, black soils lend great depth and structure to our wines. High in iron, these soils are unique to Scotchmans Hill, its immediate surrounds and the Bellarine Peninsula. Our ultimate aim is to produce highly individualistic wines by using both modern and traditional winemaking techniques.
SCREAMING SEEDS SPICE CO
Wholesaling to the Foodservice industry, chefs also enjoy the Screaming Seeds experience in catering quantities, to enhance and compliment their menu with unique, time saving and deliciously fresh spice blends and seasonings. Screaming Seeds spice blends are perfectly proportioned for home use, including easy and delicious recipes for you to try.
SOUTHERN BAY BREWING COMPANY
The brewery sources malt locally to provide you with the freshest ingredients to make great beer. Southern Bay Brewery have won multiple Australian International Beer Awards. Unlike other fully automated breweries we rely on old fashioned manpower, manual labour and traditional brewing methods.
Terindah Estate produces Sparkling, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Rose, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel & Shiraz. Low rainfall, cool winds across the bay and a cool climate ensures wines with great flavour.
The Whiskery is the first distillery on the Bellarine in thirty years. Set on a historic seven-acre site near Scotchmans Hill that was a formerly the Cobb & Co horse watering hole, The Whiskery will not only serve its own whiskey and gin, but will also showcase locally-produced wine, cider, and beer as well as select drops from further afield.
WATTLE GROVE HONEY
Stephanie & Jim, of Wattle Grove Honey, have a passion for bees. The orange blossom honey comes from their hives situated between Swan Hill & Mildura, where there are great orange orchards. The Lucerne honey is from near Winchelsea, just down the road. Their produce shop is located at 459 Grubb Road Wallington. Feel free to pop in & buy some delicious local honey for yourself!
WesEggs is a family owned producer and purveyor of genuine, true pasture raised, free range eggs, located in Maude, Victoria. Their hens are grain fed and free to roam, with unclipped wings and beaks. They believe that a natural high protein diet, the freedom to exhibit natural behaviours of scratching, foraging, wing flapping and dust bathing, not only improves the health and happiness of the hen, but also the quality of the egg.
WesEggs are socially responsible, using sustainable and regenerative farming methods. They are a 100% chemical and toxin free zone, not degrading soil, waterways or any other natural resource.
The consistent supply of premium fresh fish and seafood reflects the high reputation that White Fisheries has achieved since its beginning back in 1983. White Fisheries source seafood direct from Port Phillip Bay and ocean fishing vessels to ensure Geelong’s leading restaurants, cafés and consumers have the highest quality fresh seafood available.
Our vineyard of only 1 acre was planted in 2009 using 5 year-old transplanted Pinot Gris from nearby Portarlington. Remarkably 2012 was the vineyard’s first vintage, and it took the Geelong Wine Show by storm.
Valhalla Brewing are a microbrewery based in Torquay on Victoria’s stunning surf coast.
Valhalla Brewing creates craft beer that honours the Viking philosophy that life is to be lived to the fullest. That life (and, of course, beer) is a gift from the gods and therefore should honour the gift that has been bestowed upon us. We intend to live up to this philosophy by producing brilliant beer and serving it in an environment where people are welcomed and encouraged to have a great time.Valhalla’s first and commercial beer, the Obsidian Black Ale, was brewed in 2016. Obsidian remains Valhalla’s flagship favourite.
The motto of 6Ft6 is simple: life is too short to settle for ordinary! From natural party starters to sophisticated showstoppers.
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