Pedal the Milawa Gourmet Region

Red and gold autumn leaves, local produce, award-winning wineries and relaxed rail trail riding. Treat yourself to a delectable Pedal to Produce autumn getaway in the Milawa Gourmet Region.

Pedal from Wangaratta to picturesque Milawa on the Murray to Mountains rail trail past 15kms of rolling rural landscapes dotted with some of the region’s best wineries, farm gates and dining. Add to that the High Country’s famous sun-soaked autumn weather, trees ablaze with colour and warm High Country hospitality and you’ve got yourself an unforgettable cycling adventure.

To make sure you don’t miss a thing we’ve put together a list of some of the top stops along the trail

Quality Hotel Wangaratta Gateway

Start your Pedal to Produce day with a tasty breakfast at Quality Hotel Wangaratta Gateway. Offering a full breakfast menu and coffee just the way you like it, there’s something for everyone. Our favourite? Eggs Benedict or the always popular Smashed Avocado. Better yet, Quality Hotel Wangaratta Gateway even offer a cycling package complete with accommodation, e-bike rental and breakfast.

Oxley Shire Hall

Explore the cosy village of Oxley and pedal past the historic Oxley Shire Hall. Built in 1875, this stately building has a wealth of history.

John Gehrig Wines

John Gehrig Wines is family-owned and operated, making wine in the heart of the Milawa Gourmet Region since 1860. Located on the banks of the King River in Oxley, enjoy a wine tasting at the Cellar Door and a relaxed picnic on their lush green lawns. Don’t miss trying their Germanic style Riesling.

Oxley Flour Mill

Take a break next to the impressive Oxley Flour Mill. This piece of rural history was built in the 1860s and offers a great photo opportunity.

Brown Brothers Cellar Door and Restaurant

Wine and dine at famous Brown Brothers in Milawa. Savour a classic, personalised or premium seated tasting at the Cellar Door, dine at the 2024 Good Food Guide hatted restaurant or elevate your visit with one of Brown Brother’s unique winery experiences.

Redbank Cellar Door and Henley’s Wine Bar & Kitchen

Sip cool climate wines paired with tasty plates at Redbank Wines Cellar Door located within Henley’s Wine Bar & Kitchen. This idyllic venue was built in 1861 and features maintained gardens and a 100 year old timber barn.

Hurdle Creek Still

Take a detour to family-owned and run Hurdle Creek Still. Producing small-batch artisan gins and spirits, all products are made and bottled on-site. Taste unique gins featuring seasonal produce and bring home a bottle of the High Country with you.

Milawa Cheese Company

Treat your tastebuds with a cheese tasting at Milawa Cheese Company. These small batch award-winning cheeses are handmade on-site, ranging from creamy goats cheese brie to delightfully stinky washed rind blues. After your tasting put together a personalised cheese-filled picnic pack and visit Wood Park Wines next door for the perfect accompaniment.

Enjoy a stay in Milawa

Want the full experience? After a big day of riding and dining stay in Milawa to extend the fun. Soak up the luxury in one of Lancemore Milawa’s 40 beautifully appointed rooms, relax by the indoor fire at A Stone Throw, enjoy the modern comforts of Church Lane Accommodation and more.

Bike Hire, Tours & Services

Victoria’s High Country has got your bike wheels covered. Stay and play at Quality Hotel Wangaratta Gateway to take advantage of their on-site e-bike hire or rent one of West End Cycles e-bikes in Wangaratta from their knowledgable crew.

After a bike workshop or cycling supplies? Both Wangaratta and Milawa are home to bike shops for all your biking needs.

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