Located just 20 minutes from Canberra, Pankhurst Winery is renowned for its estate-grown, hand-picked wines. Established in 1986 by Allan and Christine Pankhurst, the winery has a rich history of producing award-winning wines, including their signature Pinot Noir. The winery's approach to viticulture is low-impact and environmentally friendly, ensuring high-quality wines with great cellaring capacity.
While the wines are typical of the Canberra District, Pankhurst sets itself apart by only using fruit from their own vineyard. They collaborate with local winemakers to ensure that each bottle reflects the true varietal characters and the unique microclimate and soil conditions of their vineyard.
Visiting the Cellar Door offers a tranquil experience, complete with stunning views of the Brindabella Ranges. Open on weekends and public holidays from 10am to 5pm, the Cellar Door provides seated wine tastings. Guests can also indulge in a cheese platter featuring boutique cheeses from the NSW south coast.
The winery's modern design complements its natural surroundings, making it a perfect spot for those looking to enjoy scenic views while sipping on exquisite wines.
You can expect the following from a tasting at Pankhurst:
Bookings are highly recommended, especially for weekends and public holidays. Guests can opt for a standard wine tasting or elevate the experience with a cheese platter. While the winery does not specify a limit on group sizes, it's best to inquire in advance for larger groups.
Whether you're a wine novice or a seasoned enthusiast, Pankhurst Winery offers a memorable experience that combines the best of Canberra's wine culture with breathtaking natural beauty.Book Tasting Online