Your ceremony will be on the beautifully paved steps of our Cellar Door. The fully refurbished Cobb & Co. stables has a certain rustic charm that appeals to anyone looking for that perfect country wedding. A wet weather alternative is available in the case of rain. Your guests will also have access after the ceremony to the Cellar Door for drinks & canapés while you & the bridal party have your photos.
Set in the hills of the New England, our little slice of paradise is the absolute perfect place to enjoy your special day. You have the entire property to yourself on the day, as we close the Cellar Door to the public on the whole day of your wedding, regardless of your ceremony time. Use the beautifully manicured grounds of the Estate for your photo’s, or head over to the vineyard & idealistic country paddocks for more photo opportunities
Inside our Cellar Door, you’ll have the whole venue to yourself. We have furniture and decor available that is included in the hire of Merilba Estate, or we also have worked with a range of decorators and hire companies for other styles of furniture if you wish. Our venue can seat up to 120 guests.
WHERE TO FROM HERE?
If Merilba Estate sounds like your perfect wedding venue, we’d love to hear from you. We have an various wedding packages for you to choose from, as well as a great list of excellent suppliers and other wedding professionals we’ve worked with in the past.
FOOD & DRINK
MENU OPTIONS: While you have an extensive choice of meals for your reception, the below will provide you with an idea of the quality of food we can provide.
Roast Quail with Citrus Dressing - Tender quail oven roasted in white wine. A delicious citrus sauce with a touch of caramel spooned over the top creates a heavenly match.
Roast Pumpkin, Fetta and Spinach Salad - A delicious vegetarian option full of sweet and salty flavours, finished with a beautiful balsamic glaze
Slow-roasted Pork Belly - This French style pork dish is poached and then roasted. Accompanied by a cabbage compote and candied pear puree & steamed greens.
Marinated Lamb Salad - Lamb backstrap marinated and cooked on the grill, served over a bed of roasted root vegetables and topped with a delicious crumble of fetta
Service of Wedding Cake with fresh cream and berry coulis
DRINK OPTIONS: You of course will have access to our award winning cool climate wines for your wedding. We have a great range of wines to suit everyone’s tastes - Sparkling, Whites & Reds. Our ciders are also available for purchase, as well as a wide range of beer & soft drinks. A sample drinks menu is below:
NV Blanc de Blanc Sparkling
Semillon Sauvignon Blanc
New England Cider Co. Bone Dry Apple Cider
New England Cider Co. Dry Pear Cider
Coopers Session Ale (On Tap)
Gara River Brewing Mining Vale Pale Ale (On Tap)
Stone & Wood Pacific Ale