In 2013, Handpicked Wines opened its first ever vineyard on the Mornington Peninsula, an hour’s drive from Melbourne. It was a powerful addition to the famous wine region, which was already home to a variety of vineyards producing some of the best wines in the country.

Located near the shores of Western Port, Capella Vineyard features 5.2 hectares of Pinot Noir and 1.6 hectares of Chardonnay; It makes sense, then, that Handpicked Wines’ Pinot Noir and Chardonnay are among its most award-winning varietals. Capella is the flagship of six Handpicked Wines-owned vineyards across the country, and is also one of the first vineyards in Victoria to achieve sustainability credentials from Sustainable Winegrowing Australia and the National Sustainable Farming Association of Australia.

To celebrate Cabela’s 10th anniversary, Handpicked Wines is offering one The big cut A reader and friend experienced a wine that would be hard to beat (worth about $8,000) in March 2024, during the peak of vintage wines in this famous wine region.

Winners will be flown to Melbourne from their nearest Australian capital, with a three-day rental car on arrival. For two nights, winners will enjoy accommodation (with daily breakfast) at the RACV Cape Schanck Resort, with an ocean view room with sweeping views of Bass Strait, plus a $400 voucher each to redeem at the resort’s stunning One Spa.

Over the course of three days, winners will also receive a VIP visit to Capella Vineyard, where they will learn about organic and sustainable winemaking practices during the winery’s peak harvest period on Friday, March 15. Contest winners will also enjoy a long lunch for two at Tedesca Osteria, one of the best restaurants in the entire state, on Friday, March 15 ($330 per person), and a mixed package of six hand-selected wines ($400 value).

Enter for your chance to win below. Terms and conditions apply.

This article was produced by Broadsheet in partnership with Handpicked Wines. Each contest entrant will receive a five percent discount on future Handpicked Wines purchases by signing up for the newsletter upon entry.

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