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Cellar Door


Oakdene Cellar Door opening hours.....

The Oakdene Upside Down House is once again open for take away wine sales.  

Open: 12pm - 4pm Monday to Friday

Open: 11am - 4pm Saturday & Sunday

We have a number of additional ways you can place an order, with 10% off and free delivery Australia wide on purchases of 6 bottles or more.

ONLINE – Just click here and we will take you straight to the website (or add any of the items below straight to your cart.

VIA EMAILClick here for our email template and let us know which wines you want.  Someone from the team will call you for credit card payment over the phone.

PHONE – Call our cellar door on 03 5256 3886 (extension 1) and we will take the order for you.


Our cellar door, the 'Upside-Down House', offers visitors to the Bellarine Peninsula a unique tasting room to experience.  Designed by owner Elizabeth Hooley, the cellar door appears to be an A frame timber house that has been blown over in the wind, with the roof line on the ground and timber stumps exposed.  Recycled and re-claimed timbers feature extensively throughout the interior, coupled with contemporary design and facilities to complete a spectacular and very functional tasting room capable of catering for both small and larger groups, located a short walk from Oakdene Restaurant.

Our cellar door is manned by a passionate,small team of Bellarine Peninsula locals who, over the years, have developed an intimate understanding of our region and a deep knowledge of our wines.  The team are always keen to talk you through our range of award winning wines, show you around the property or help you decide which wines to take home with you.  There are also extra virgin olive oils from the Lighthouse olive grove and gifts to peruse.





Gourmet Traveller WINE - Australia's Best Cellar Door Awards

2015 - Best Additional Experience (Restaurant, Accommodation & Orchid Nursery)



The leading wine writers in the country have been very busy visiting every region to determine the best tasting experiences at cellar doors around Australia for Gourmet Traveller WINE.  The team of experts criss-cross the country visiting hundreds of cellar doors to determine the standouts in every region, with the best large and sm

all operations, wines to try, delicious food offerings and other must-do activities.

In 2014 Oakdene won the 'Star Cellar Door' for the Geelong area and this year we are proud to be the 'Best Additional Experience' for 2015 (restaurant, accommodation and orchid nursery).






‘It’s hard to decide what is more outrageous, the upside-down house that operates as a cellar door or the interpretative sculpture junk tree in the driveway fused together with vineyard flotsam and jetsam.  Oakdene is definitely unique in its decorating, courtesy of co-owner Elizabeth Hooley, but the quirky décor is proving to be a huge draw card for the Bellarine Peninsula winery.  The wines, however, deserve equal attention.  Oakdene offers some of the best value for money wines on the Bellarine Peninsula headed by chardonnay, pinot noir and shiraz.  Sauvignon blanc does well in the maritime climate and Oakdene produces a standard style, all crisp, crunchy and herbal, as well as a bottle-aged wild thing called Jessica, full of spice and complexity.  Stay for a meal in the restaurant, and Oakdene also sells orchids, lots of them, from its nursery out back.