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Maddens Rise

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Gorgeous boutique winery

Wonderful visit to Maddens Rise. A boutique winery with some different varietals. Well worth a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
Beautiful wine and a delightful host

We also visited on recommendation from another local winemaker. Em (our host) made my wife and me... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2019
Melbourne, Australia
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“pinot noir”(6 reviews)
“cellar door”(12 reviews)
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| Cnr Maroondah Highway & Maddens Lane, Coldstream, Victoria 3770, Australia
+61 3 9739 1977
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful visit to Maddens Rise. A boutique winery with some different varietals. Well worth a visit in the Yarra Valley. No food but a lovely space to taste wine. Thank!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank HIllTribeTravels
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

We also visited on recommendation from another local winemaker. Em (our host) made my wife and me feel like we belonged. A short walk from other wineries and an artosan cheesemaker. It made for a lovely Australia Day, we simply had to stop by next...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JeffP793
Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

I visited this winery based on a recommendation from another winery in the area. The man that provided the tasting was so knowledgeable, funny and engaging. He thoroughly explained about the wines and was so attentive. This is a small, boutique winery that really is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 12 January 2019

We don't really know his name but we call him Joe... our tour guide (Pedals) said he might be Ben, anyways...Great service! He seems very passionate about what he sales and the wines over all are pretty good. Is a bit of fresh air coming...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NoeVitalli
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Emma brought us through the history of the place and the different grapes they grow.They like to experiment and the wines were certainly very different from anything else we tried. Emma was a great host and her warm personality and enthusiasm for what she does...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ciog52
Reviewed 23 November 2018

If you want to get away from the tour bus crowds, come here! The spot is lovely and the staff is so kind and welcoming you will want to spend the day with them and invite them over to your place. We also met their...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank travvvelller
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We are fortunate to have experienced wine tasting around the world, and can say without hesitation that Madden's Rise is one of our favourites. The wine maker is adventurous, as clearly seen in the Arcobelano and reserve chardonnay, but also producing outstanding traditional Italian- and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JonDDavies
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped in after having lunch next door. The tasting room is quite small but beautifully finished and amazing views of the Vineyard outside. We loved the Sparkling Rose and Chardonnay they seem to hold the wines for quite a long time (Current vintage for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dunraven77
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Small winery, but very friendly service, a larger group were at bar, but a lady served us quickly the side, god wine, lovely decor, friendly advice on local area and no charge for the wine tasting

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DebB123123
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We had an enjoyable tasting experience with Ben, our friendly, knowledgeable and personable server. All the wines we tasted were delicious. We left with a bottle of Chardonnay and Neibbilo for our trip. The best winery out of our two days wine tasting explorations in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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6 March 2018|
Response from U8057NVchrisd | Reviewed this property |
No they don't have food. They are a very small boutique winery. Beautiful setting. Not sure about bringing your own food. Maybe you can, and sit outside to eat...the cellar door is quite small.