4 Local Wines to Try when Visiting the Bundaberg North Burnett Region

There are so many talented vintners and award-winning wineries in the beautiful Bundaberg North Burnett region offering unique tastings, accommodation and tours. Draw straws to find your designated driver or book an "Off The Wagon" wine tour and learn all about the area from your passionate local host!

Be sure to check them out on your next visit and #tastebundaberg!

(Credit: Ohana Winery & Exotic Fruits)

1. Ohana Winery & Exotic Fruits

The story behind Ohana Winery & Exotic Fruits is a beautiful one, and one best told on tour with the owners. Though only a new winery they have won several medals at the 2016 Perth Royal Show Commercial Fruit Wine Competition, for their 100% fresh fruit wine.

Try: 2017 Lychee Wine (Sweet) (Gold Medal Winner – 2017 Australian Fruit Wine Show)

(Credit: Hill Of Promise Winery)

2. Hill of Promise Winery

This family owned and operated boutique winery and cellar door is located just outside of Childers and offers guests the opportunity to spend the weekend in wine country. Guests can stay at Mango Hill Cottages, situated next to the cellar door. Free tastings are available and vintners Mary and Terry are proud of their "old world" style, additive and preservative free, award-winning wines.

Try: Celtic Rose Fortified White Muscat (Gold Medal Winner & Award For Best Fortified Qld 2009)

(Credit: Brierley Wines)

3. Brierley Wines

This family labour of love has turned into a successful winery business offering authentic, hand-made, preservative-free wines.

Try: Le Plonk Blue Label

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4. Vintner's Secret Vineyard Childers

Vintner's Secret is now a premium tourist destination, as well as an award-winning winery. You can stroll among their pristine 6 acres of vineyard or enjoy a tasting at the cellar door.

Try: 2010 "Ernabella" Verdelho (Gold Medal – Cairns Wine Awards)