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101 Archive Wines – Private Auction

Michael Unwin has archived a large range of various vintages dating back to the late 1990’s from his extensive career. This premium aged wine collection has been carefully selected and tended by Mike himself. These wines are being released for private auction. A date to be announced. It is thought to be one of the […]

Introducing Ballarat

Introducing Umbrella Man varieties 2020 Gamay, 2019 Pinot Noir and 2021 Chardonnay.

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 […]

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 […]