Covid-19 Update – Basils Farm JULY

Basils Cafe is open for LUNCH for bookings (Thursday – Monday)and the outdoor Cellar Door area for walk-ins (during opening days on the school holidays and then weekends – weather permitting). Due to the current trading restrictions, we can have 20 guests per area on tables of up to 8. We will open during the following hours. ⁠⠀

Monday, Thursday, Friday: 12pm to 3pm⁠⠀
(Bookings between 12pm and 1pm only – LUNCH)⁠⠀
Saturday and Sunday: 11am to 4pm⁠⠀
(Bookings between 11am and 2.30pm – LUNCH)⁠⠀
*Please note minimum spend for weekend bookings.⁠⠀
Bookings are essential to ensure a table is available for you. Please BOOK ONLINE or email:⁠⠀
Please visit for booking T&C’s. ⁠⠀

Basils Farm – July Farm News! 

The Basils Farm July News is out now! – All the latest info from the Cafe and Cellar Door

Make sure you sign up to our monthly FARM NEWS e-newsletter to be the first to know about upcoming events, new wine releases and offers. SIGN UP HERE! 

Basils Farm Wins Golden Plate Award!

Basil’s Farm was awarded the Golden Plate Awards “State Winner, Best Menu of Local Produce” from Award sponsor Provenir at the Golden Plate Awards, held on 19th November 2019.

Basils Farm would like to thank our hard-working Farm team for supplying our Cafe with amazing fresh produce and eggs from our chickens, plus all our local suppliers. We truly love what we do!

We would also like to thank the Golden Plate Awards for a running a fantastic regional awards event and presentation evening.
For more information regarding the Golden Plate Awards, head to

Basils Farm – ‘Farm News’, Editorial and Awards

Basils Farm – YouTube
Visit our YouTube account to watch videos from Basils Farm and visitors.

Read what others have to say about Basils Farm!

July 2018 – Tot – Hot or Not
July 2017 – Travelling Corkscrew
December 2016 – My Surf Coast Life
April 2016 – Mamma Knows West
January 2016 – Karrine from “Momentary Lapse of Reality”
June 2015 -Steve from  Q Wine
April 2015 – Elisa from Nouveau Potato
April 2015 – Marnie Hawson Made From Scratch
March 2015 – Little Nan’s House – Slow Saturday
January 2015 – Our3kidsvtheworldQantas Magazine August 2017

March 2019 – Caravan World Magazine 
October 2018 – Delicious Magazine 
October 2018 – Time Out Magazine 
September 2018 – Green is the new red and white for boutique wine producers – TAKE2 – Pledge Program
March 2018 – Delicious Magazine Australia
January 2018 – Basils Farm Awarded RJIP Grant – Surf Coast Times/Bellarine Times
January 2018 – Basils Farm Awarded RJIP Grant – The Echo 
October 2017 – Elle Australia 
September 2017 – The Age – Good Food.
August 2017 – Qantas Magazine August 2017
18th March 2017 – Geelong Advertiser: Postcards TV & Rebecca Judd visit Basils Farm. Watch the segment HERE.
3rd March 2017 – Better Homes & Gardens Australia TV.
February 2017 – Australia & NZ Magazine “The Bellarine”
6th Jan 2017 – Surf Coast Times
6th Dec 2016 – Today Show – 9 Network
Nov 2016 – The New Daily
Oct 2016 – The Weekly Review Geelong
Oct 2016  – The Urban List
Sept 2016 – Broadsheet Melbourne 
Sept 2016 – Australian Traveller Magazine 
July 2016 – Constant Gardeners – The Weekly Times Newspaper
May 2016 – The Weekly Review Geelong
January 2016 – 3AW “A Movable Feast” – Kate Stevenson.
November 2015 – Geelong Advertiser GT Magazine 1  & Page 2
November 2015 – The Weekly Review Geelong
October 2015 – The Weekly Review Geelong
September 2015 – The Weekly Times
April 2015 – Bayside Living, Page 2, Page 3
April 2015 – Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine
April – Surf Coast/Bellarine Times
Jan 2015 – Geelong Advertiser GT Food 

Wine Awards
GOLD medal
 – 2014 Kiltynane Estate Chardonnay.  “2014 Young Chardonnay” category.
2015 French Australian Chamber of Commerce – Concours des Vins De Victoria Awards.

SILVER medal – 2015 Kiltynane Pinot. “2015 Pinot Noir” category.
2016 Geelong Wine Show.

BRONZE medal – 2017 Basils Farm Shiraz and 2017 Basils Farm Pinot. Huon Hooke – The Real Review 

BRONZE medal – 2017 Basils Farm Reserve Pinot Noir – 2019 Geelong Wine Show.