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
Marketing Manager Samantha Breheny
Cellar Manager Loretta 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 Royal National Wine Show Gold – 2013 Shiraz 2014
Royal Melbourne Wine Show Gold – 2014 Pinot Gris 2014
2014Australian Boutique Wine Show Best Wine in Show – 2013 Pinot Noir 2014
2013 Royal Melbourne Wine Show Silver – Pinot Gris 2013
2013 Geelong Wine Show Best Wine in Show – Pinot Noir 2013
2013 Australian Cool Climate Wine Show Trophy Best Shiraz 2012
2013 Australian Cool Climate Wine Show Trophy Best Pinot Noir 2012
Federation Square Best Pinot Grigio 2010
National Wine Show Top Gold in Class 2010
Geelong Wine Show Silver 2008
Geelong Wine Show Gold 2008
Red Hill Intl Wine Show Silver 2008
Penguin Good Wine Guide Top 20 2006



Winery Type

Cellar Door


  • 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 November to April
7 Days from 27 December to January 31

Contact Details

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


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