Purple Hen Winery, Cowes

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Winery / Vineyard · Hidden Gem · Food & Drink
With sweeping coastal views and a quiet setting on beautiful Phillip Island, Purple Hen Vineyard is quickly becoming the destination of choice for local and visitng wine lovers alike. The informal atmosphere of our tasting rooms and knowledgeable staff ensure your visit is an eperience to remember. Drop by and enjoy a glass of truly exeptional wine and a platter.

Current Awards:

2009 Shiraz: Best Red Wine and Best wine of show, 2010 Gippsland Wine Show. Gold Award, Royal Melbourne Wine Show

2009 Estate Chardonnay: Silver Award, International Cool Climate Wine Show and Small Winemakers Awards.
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  • Wine tasting at a cost. ‘New Covid-19 RULES’ - apparently... Beware - to taste you must pay $15 each person or purchase (2) bottles of wine! (Minimal cost $55 each). Food - was not great value for....  more »
  • We have visited Purple Hen on several occasions, and previously had found the venue very welcoming and pleasant, with a friendly and helpful team willing to explain the background behind each wine we....  more »
  • $5 tasting charge! Wines are so bad you wouldn't buy after tasting, so they have to charge. I decided to try a wine anyway, thought I was in need of something to go with dinner, but there was nothing to my taste. Lesson learned, any winery that charges for tasting will not get my custom. Beautiful building, great picnic area and friendly service.
  • We have visited Purple Hen many times and are impressed with the quality of the wines, the warm ambiance and hospitality. Such a beautiful place at any time of the year - we'll be back!
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