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We welcome you into our family wine business by creating unforgettable sensory experiences involving our award-winning wines and developing lifelong friends in the process.


The compulsion to make wine, when they started two decades ago, just seemed right. Then, with their first vintage already bottled, they unearthed a forgotten ancestor. In the late 1800's Pietro D'Orsa had planted a vineyard in a neighbouring region after arriving from his birth town on the Swiss/Italian border. This made sense of it all - it was in the blood. A sanguine event. Romantic eh! But true. Sanguine Estate, a boutique vineyard and winery, is a truly family affair with owners/parents Tony and Lyn Hunter working alongside their children Jodi and Mark and daughter-in-law Melissa. Their Estate is located on the famous Cambrian soil – a fault line of ancient red rock pulverised over 510 million years into soil - and is just 8km (approx. 9mins drive) from the heart of the Heathcote township. With the combination of an incredible vineyard site producing outstanding fruit and the highly respected winemaking skills of Mark, Sanguine Estate produces exceptional wines, recognised through countless awards and trophies including the most coveted regional trophy the “Heathcote Grand Terroir” that Sanguine Estate has won 6 of the 9 times it has been awarded. At Sanguine Estate’s TOP RED 5 star James Halliday rated winery, you can enjoy tastings of their highly awarded wines within the winery among fermentation tanks and barrels or on the terrace overlooking their beautiful property. Wines that can be enjoyed (provided they haven't sold out) include a range of Shiraz, Cabernets, Grenache, Tempranillo, Chardonnay and Rosé. With new plantings of Lagrein, Nebbiolo and Verdejo there are some exciting wines to come - ETA 2024. Throughout the year Sanguine hosts several events tailored for wine lovers including the Sanguine Estate Music Festival a complete sensory extravaganza, the Heathcote on Show celebration in June where you’ll enjoy a gourmet menu with your glass of Sanguine wine or experience the ultimate in wine and food matching at our Annual Family Dinner in Melbourne. Virtual Tour of Sanguine Estate

77 Shurans Lane, Heathcote Vic 3523, Australia


Travel through Heathcote and at the end of town is a turnoff to Echuca. Approximately 5km from this turnoff, on the left hand side is a dirt road called Shurans Lane. Shurans Lane will take you to the gates of Sanguine Estate.