Published on January 23 2018.
Come explore the iconic region of wine, waterways, wetlands and wildlife that is Nagambie. Located in an agricultural area of High Country Victoria, Nagambie offers a wide range of water activities on the lake and the neighbouring Goulburn River, and all within 90 minutes of Melbourne.
HOW TO GET THERE
From Melbourne, take the Hume Freeway to Odwyer Road in Tablik then take the exit towards C392/Nagambie from Goulbourn Valley Freeway (M39). Follow Odwyer Road and High Street to Robinson Street in Nagambie.
V/Line runs frequent train services from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne to Albury, and numerous coach services to reach the High Country region. For detailed information on train timetables, contact V/Line.
We sat down with Bruce Minchinton, who looks after the Estate Marketing of Tahbilk, one of Australia's most beautiful and historic family-owned wineries. Located in the Nagambie Lakes, the property comprises of 1,214 hectares of rich river flats. Purchased by the Purbrick family in 1925, Tahbilk is now home to 5 generations.
Tahbilk (est. 1860) is renowned for its history and produce wines of great provenance. Famous for their Marsanne, it is one of the few Australian white wines that cellars and improves with age.
Fowles Wine make wines specifically to match game foods. Try their “Ladies Who Shoot Lunch” Pinot Noir.
Mitchelton wines just make great wine, particularly their Blackwood Park Riesling.
Nagambie has 3 hotels perfect for a quiet drink. Royal Mail Hotel for live music most weekends, Tabilk Tavern which is a popular spot for locals and Nagambie Lakes Entertainment Centre which offers great views over the lake from its bistro.