Brown Magpie Wines

Brown Magpie Wines

Wine making is a natural process and we are merely providing the right environment for the wine to ferment and develop.

Take a beautiful drive and visit Brown Magpie Winery, just off the Great Ocean Road, in the hinterland of the Surf Coast, and only 20 minutes from Geelong.

The winery produces the finest quality Award winning Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Gris, Rosé, and Blanc de Noir and limited releases of sumptuous Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, and Late Harvest Pinot Gris.

Limited releases are available for purchase exclusively at the Cellar Door, making a visit from the wine collector to novice a must do.

The wholly estate produced wines are handcrafted using traditional techniques. The dedication to making the highest quality cool climate wines is recognised instantly from the first tasting, and cannot be imitated.


Year Established 2000
Owners Loretta and Shane Breheny
Winemaker Daniel Greene
Viticulturist Robert Steel
Cellar Manager Loretta Breheny
Marketing Manager Samantha Breheny
Sales Manager Michael Clayden
Employees 4
Ave. Tonnes Crushed / Grown 40
Hectares under Vine 9
Brands Brown Magpie
Red Varietals
  • Pinot Noir
  • Rose
  • Shiraz
White Varietals
  • Chardonnay
  • Pinot Grigio
  • Pinot Gris
  • Sauvignon Blanc
Sparkling Varietals
  • Sparkling Blanc de Noir
Awards James Halliday Awards: 5-star winery
Brown Magpie Paraparap Reserve Single Vineyard 2015 Gold 95 points
Brown Magpie Single Vineyard Pinot Gris 2017Silver 92 points
Brown Magpie Single Vineyard Geelong Shiraz 2015 Gold 96 points
The Real Review
The Real Review Certificate of Excellence
In the Top Wineries of Australia 2019
Brown Magpie Single Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018: Gold 95 points. 2nd of 20 in Geelong
Brown Magpie Paraparap Reserve Pinot Noir: Gold 96 points. 1st of 20 in Geelong
Brown Magpie Blanc de Noir 2017: Silver 90 points
The Boutique Wine Show:
Brown Magpie Single Vineyard: Pinot Grigio 2018: Silver
Brown Magpie Single Vineyard: Pinot Noir 2017: Silver
Brown Magpie Single Vineyard Pinot Gris 2017: Silver
The International Cool Climate Wine Show
2017 Brown Magpie Single Vineyard Pinot Gris: Silver
2018 Brown Magpie Single Vineyard Pinot Gris: Silver
The Geelong Wine Show
Brown Magpie Single Vineyard Pinot Grigio: Silver



Winery Type

Cellar Door Only


  • BBQ
  • BYO Picnic
  • Tours by Appointment
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Open Times

  • Some Weekdays
  • Weekends

Cellar Door Hours

Open 11 am to 4 pm
Sat and Sun – from 31 Oct to 30 April
Open 7 Days from 27 Dec to 31 Jan
Appointments recommended
Phone 03 5266 2147

Contact Details

Address 125 Larcombes Road
Suburb Modewarre
Postcode 3240
Phone 03 5266 2147


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