‘pick crush plunge’ experience


We invite you to visit us during our grape harvest season to immerse yourself in wine time for a ’pick crush plunge’ experience.

27 February to 21 March 2024

(Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays only) 

Available between 8:30AM-12:30PM

COST:$ 90 per person

Book your 'pick crush plunge' experience

ridgemill estate has been crafting award-winning wines since 2004 under the expertise of one of the region's best winemakers, Peter McGlashan.

During your visit, our knowledgeable staff will take you on a journey through the vineyard, explaining the cultivation and harvesting techniques, crucial in producing our exceptional wines.

Dependant on the day you visit, you may feel the thrill of picking grapes directly from the vine, help with the plunging of red grape skins in our open ferment vats or witness the viticulture team’s labour of love as they take on a grape crush!

Throughout this 2 hour guided experience, you will have the opportunity to ask questions, engage with our passionate team, and deepen your understanding and appreciation of the winemaking process.

The guided harvest immersion experience includes:

Vineyard walk and educational experience

Tour of wine production space 

Grape picking experience (depending on schedule)

Observation of grape crushing activities (depending on schedule)

Plunging of red wines under fermentation (depending on schedule)

Complimentary wine tasting in our cellar door.

Gourmet cheese platter to share

10% discount on wine purchases


Comfortable closed in shoes

Hat for vineyard walk and grape picking

Not suitable for children under 18 years old

Terms & Conditions:

Cancellations 48 hours or longer in advance will receive a full refund (does not apply to accommodation bookings)

Offer does not include wine purchases on the day

Pick, crush plunge, experience available will be dependent on the process performed by the Viticulture team on the day.

Audio and video recording are not permitted

Smoking is not permitted on the tour

Book your 'pick crush plunge' experience