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*Please ring 03 5655 1032 or Mobile 0466 013 459 before visiting the Cellar Door to make your tasting appointment.*

"Clair de Lune" when translated from its original French means "Light of the Moon".

The late French composer Claude Debussy created a magnificent piano piece, Clair de Lune. It has a beautiful, timeless and enduring quality and consequently was the source of inspiration for naming our vineyard and wines.

Clair de Lune's goal is to create wines of great finesse and elegance that will be enjoyed and celebrated by the wine and food fraternity thereby promoting our future.

Clair de Lune Vineyard and Winery is located not far from the ocean but far enough inland to experience a continental climate ideal for grape-growing.

What's Happening at Clair de Lune

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Clair de Lune Vineyard Sold ...but Still Open!

Even though the property has been sold, we will still be open for sales until early January 2021.

We have two lovely white wines available for tasting. You are more than welcome to come and try them at the Cellar Door. Opening hours remain unchanged.

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2016 Vintage Sparkling Chardonnay Tasting Notes

We have 2016 sparkling chardonnay that has been resting on its lees for the past three-and-a-half years and it is currently disgorging in Melbourne. It should be available for purchase by the middle of September 2020.

The base wine has been made from premium Chardonnay grapes that have undergone a secondary fermentation in the bottle in the traditional French manner with extended lees (yeast) development occurring. This has resulted in a sparkling that offers bready, yeasty, doughy characters on the nose and palate.

Conglomerate cork 750ml   

Price per bottle:  $30.00


2016 Super Moon Oaked Chardonnay Tasting Notes

This wine has had an extensive maturation period (two and a half years) in new and old French oak and displays a gorgeous golden colour. Subtle aromatics are followed by a surprisingly big mouth feel, with a palate of overt oak and medium fruit flavours.

Screw cap 750ml   

Price per bottle:  $30.00 


Closed on Thursdays

Clair de Lune Vineyard advises that we are now closed for business on Thursdays.


Tasting Fees

As is the case for other wineries, Clair de Lune Cellar Door now has a tasting fee. It is $7.00 per person and is totally refundable on any bottle purchase.


Wine purchases can be made by ringing Cellar Door on 03 5655 1032 or Mobile 0466 013 459 and making a tasting appointment or dropping in when the gate is open during normal Cellar Door opening hours.

Please check the Contact Us page for more options.


Brian Gaffy



The Cellar Door is generally open for your convenience every day from 11:30am to 5:30pm (except Thursdays, Christmas Day, Good Friday).

If you are just passing by and the gate is open during the usual opening hours, then the winery is open. Please enter!

However if you know you want to visit, please ring to make a time so you can guarantee a tasting.


Background to Brian Gaffy's move into Winemaking.

To listen to "Clair de Lune"
while exploring our webpage
press play below

This music sequence is used with permission from the

 Classical Piano Midis Page

© Bernd Krueger


The various phases of the moon graphic

Clair de Lune Vineyard™

Phone:  (03) 5655 1032