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Constant evolution

Thankfully, Michael Unwin Wines has been able to keep providing the community with quality, locally produced wine – albeit it with some changes in operations – throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. We first threw open the the doors of the Ballarat Winery and Cellar Door in February 2020, about 5 weeks before the first wave of restrictions came […]

silver banksia

We’re growing silver

Prior to colonisation, the Victorian Volcanic Plains (an area of 2.3 million hectares that stretches across south West Victoria from Melbourne to Portland – encompassing the land on which the winery sits), was once home to a native plant species known as Silver Banksia (Banksia marginata).  But as a result of logging and grazing, by […]


Tim Bone in our “kitchen”

  Michael is incredibly proud to have created Ballarat’s own winery. He is passionate about providing the region with high quality, local wine that is entirely produced, bottled and distributed from the Ballarat site. Because of this, there is a great synergy between Mike and Masterchef superstar, Tim Bone. Like Mike, Tim is passionate about […]