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Located in the easterly corner of the Murray River valley plains, Rutherglen is 275km north east of Melbourne via the Hume Freeway and just 10km from the Murray River, which forms the state border. Aside from wine production, tourism, wheat-production, wool, dairy products and stock farming further support the local economy. Current population is approximately 2500.
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Rutherglen Region

The land around Rutherglen was once occupied by the Whroo people, a subgroup of the Bangerang tribe who lived a life based around the Murray River. It was estimated that there were 1200 Bangerang in 1841. European settlement began when the explorers Hume and Hovell crossed the Murray in November 1824. By 1845 the whole area was taken up by squatters’ runs. The first vines had been planted in the Rutherglen district in the 18...
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Tuileries Food

Tuileries restaurant and bar, picks up the tempo with its rural cool and timeless glamour.  This is where chef, Christophe Niklas’ talents really shine, with thoughtful and inventive modern interpretations of many European classics. Tuileries Wine Bar is much-loved by the locals for ‘knock-off’ drinks with its playful cocktail menu, elegant mixes and local, Australian and international wines.  It offers a swish, upbeat...
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Tuileries Accommodation

Nestled between the vines and the village, Tuileries is a curious mix of grand country estate, working winery and Mediterranean-style villas. Its charms are many from the stylish suites with their wrap around vineyards and verdant gardens punctuated with signature date palms, to dining options that range from relaxed to refined. The 12 King Vineyard suites embody the rustic, yet refined character of wine country, featuring pri...
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Aboriginal Exhibitions Gallery

Aboriginal Exhibitions Gallery at Rutherglen Estates Aboriginal Exhibitions Gallery at Rutherglen Estates is a unique joint venture between Rutherglen Estates winery and Australian Aboriginal art collector, Hans Sip. Operating as a commercial art gallery housed within the Rutherglen cellar door complex, visitors to Rutherglen can enjoy free entry to curated exhibitions that are presented quarterly. As part of the joint venture...
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Cellar Door

This journey of how the grapes got to the glass, is just one of the immersive and engaging experiences visitors can expect when they are welcomed to Rutherglen Estate’s cellar door. Visitors have the chance to take in the unique personality and diverse range of award winning wines. The friendly team will show you through the wine range and help you find something that suits your taste and budget. Their wine knowledge is impr...
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