Burke & Wills Winery

Winner of 2017 Premiers Trophy for Best Victorian Wine

Burke & Wills Winery is a small family run business in the Heathcote Wine Region, owned and operated by winemaker and music promoter Andrew Pattison and his wife Heather McCormack. We produce a wide range of quality wines with a focus on premium wines from our home vineyard, which have included the 2017 Premiers Award 2015 Vat 1 Shiraz.

Contact Us - Andrew Pattison & Heather McCormack

Phone 03 5425 5400 email us facebook
89 Coombes Lane
Mia Mia 3444 Vic Australia
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2023 Heathcote Wine Show
The 2021 Dig Tree Cabernet Sauvignon wins Gold in 2023! and was runner up for that trophy (it was also top wine in it's class in the 2022 show ), and other medal winners for 2023 were the 2023 Gewurztraminer, 2018 & 2019 Vat 1 Shiraz, 2021 Mr Burke's Big Red and the 2017 Planter’s Blend.

2022 Heathcote Wine Show
The 2017 Planter’s Blend was top wine in it's class in the 2022 show, and other medal winners for 2022 were the 2021 Gewurztraminer, 2015 Vat 2 Shiraz, 2019 Vat 1 Shiraz, 2019 Mr Burke's Big Red and the 2021 Dig Tree Cabernet Sauvignon which was top wine in the cabernet class.
2021 Heathcote Wine Show
Burke & Wills 2016 Planters' Blend wins the Best Other Red Trophy (other than Shiraz)

This first release of the home vinyards 2016 "Planters Blend" was also awarded 94 points from Halliday and made it into the Aug/Sept issue of his wine companion magazine.
This wine is a blend of all of the red varieties grown in our vinyard.

2018 The Aristocrat wins 3 trophies at the 2020 Saint Martin Heathcote Wine Show!

Including Best Cabernet and Best Other (than Shiraz) Wine.

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2015 Vat 1: The Best Victorian Wine 2017!

Burke & Wills 2015 Vat 1 Shiraz took out the inaugural Premier's Award for Best Victorian Wine at The Victorian Wine Show, as well as four trophies at the 2017 Heathcote Wine Show
Best Young Shiraz, Best Single Vineyard Wine, Best Heathcote Produced Wine and then The Tonnellerie Saint Martin Trophy for Best Shiraz. Our home vineyard, showing consistentcy in top quality, unique wine! (Sold out)

For wine tastings and sales please phone us on 5425 5400 to check we are here and / or let us know you are coming ... we'd hate you to have a wasted trip, as occasionally we are away.

Troubadour Tunes Web Site

Troubadour Tunes is a co-production by Troubadour Music (Andrew Pattison) & DVO Media (Kieran Butler). Andrew and Kieran were inspired to create online content during Covid, after the shut down of live music events.
Go to the above website and enjoy the music!

Home of
Mr Burke's Favourite Big Red!

More about the current release of this popular wine.

Latest Wine and Music news in our current newsletter

HOW TO GET THERE: Sat Nav Lat -37.047190, Lon 144.606172
From Melbourne. We are 101 kms NW of Melbourne and exactly one hour's drive from Tullamarine Airport via the Sunbury road and Lancefield. 2 kms north of Lancefield bear left on to The Burke & Wills Track (bitumen) which is also the Lancefield to Mia Mia road, and we are 29.5 kms up that road on the left.

From Bendigo or Castlemaine. We are approx 40 to 45 minutes from both Bendigo and Castlemaine, via Redesdale and Mia Mia, which is 5 kms from Redesdale on the Heathcote Road. In Mia Mia look for the 'Lancefield 34' sign which is The Burke & Wills Track, and we are 7 kms down on the right.

From Heathcote it is approx 17 kms to Mia Mia, on the Kyneton road, and look for the 'Lancefield 34' sign on your left. From Kyneton head towards Redesdale and Heathcote for 17 kms and look for Watchbox Road on your right at the top of a little hill at the end of a 2km straight stretch of road. Go right to the end of Watchbox Road (11 kms approx) to Glenhope and turn left on to The Burke & Wills Track towards Mia Mia and we are 4.5 kms on the left.

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