At Boat O'Craigo we are proud to make sustainability one of our core aims, particularly in the hospitality industry where managing the varied forms of waste, in this case glass waste, is often a messy, heavy and sometimes dangerous, activity. We are proud to partner with Bottle-Cycler, finalist in the Premier’s Sustainability Awards, as the glass recycling experts to the hospitality industry. They have developed a unique behind-the-bar technology that provides an innovative glass management solution.

29th Jan 2024

All of a sudden it feels like orange wine is everywhere. It’s taken over the trendy wine bar, got its own section on the restaurant wine list, and even the corner pub is now keeping a bottle behind the bar. But what on earth is it? 

Let’s get the obvious question out of the way first – no, orange wine is not made from oranges. And no, it doesn’t come from Orange either. It actually gets its name from the colour of the wine which is an orangey, amberish hue. And that’s why it’s sometimes also called amber wine – still with us?

17th Jan 2024

An experience with Pooches and Pinot’s Degustation Wine Tour in the Yarra Valley visiting some of the best dog-friendly wineries.

by Oliver, Winky & Iro fromIt's Woofs.


17th Jan 2024

Boat O'Craigo will be open all the way through the festive season with some exciting live music events and celebrations to join in.

5th Dec 2023

The roster of high-quality wines from makers both large and small make a compelling case for the Yarra Valley region being Australia’s prime producer of Pinot Noir. The team behind the Young Gun of Wine gather in a blind tasting to find Pinots of interest and character regardless of style – wines that compelled. And our Pinot was a high flier...


21st Nov 2023

Austria’s most planted variety, Gruner Veltliner, is slowly growing a healthy fan base in Australia, with the importation of clones from Austria by Adelaide Hills’ Hahndorf Hill Winery in 2006–2009 kicking off its popularity.

23rd Oct 2023

Introducing the ultimate wine lover's competition. Win an annual Boat O'Craigo Wine Club Membership, including a year's worth of wine, in a prize worth over $2000!

18th Oct 2023

Wines, in all their nuances and varieties, are intrinsically linked to the soil of the vineyards. The nutrients of the soil and the climate in which the grapes flourish are inseparable components that give them their subtly and flavour. For a truly unique taste to titillate the senses, the grapes must grow from truly unique circumstances.

3rd Oct 2023

Didn’t quite finish the bottle? Here’s our recommendations on how long wine will last after opening. And tips to make it last longer.


13th Sep 2023

Wine and chocolate is not always easy to pair but when you get it right, it can be a match made in heaven. At Boat O'Craigo, we’re pretty excited to welcome our reinvented Wine and Chocolate Flight in cellar door.

12th Sep 2023

Join us every Monday, Thursday, or Friday for lunch with a friend and you can take advantage of our Winter mid-week lunch for two. Sit back and relax and enjoy good company, good food, and amazing Estate grown wines, without the hustle and bustle of weekends.

15th May 2023

The last three years in particular have seen the business and cellar door grow significantly. With major redevelopment soon to commence, we are now looking for a number of experienced, vibrant and outgoing humans to join our team.

21st Feb 2023