Provenance Wines

4.9  ( 11 reviews ) · 100 Lower Paper Mills Rd, Fyansford, Victoria (View Map) · Show Phone
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Provenance is the most unique and historic wedding venue in Geelong. We love making life easy for our couples!  We have a stunning Barrel Hall for receptions, a variety of onsite ceremony locations, award-winning food and wine, and numerous photography locations close by on the estate. We pride ourselves on delivering personalised service, with great attention to detail.

The heritage-listed Paper Mill where Provenance calls home, is nestled in a cliff with picturesque views over Buckley Falls on the Barwon River.  We are the closest winery to Geelong, an easy 10 minutes’ drive from Geelong’s CBD.  Conveniently located just off the Geelong bypass and 50-minute day trip from Melbourne and the Great Ocean Road.


Our menu features delicious, locally sourced produce designed to impress your guests and leave them completely satisfied. Our talented kitchen team are well known for the quality of their cuisine, offering a large seasonal menu and catering for all dietary requirements with individual meals.  As part of our wedding planning service, we invite couples to enjoy a complimentary lunch in the restaurant to experience the quality and taste of our food. 


Packages include cocktail, alternate drop, and a popular share-style menu.  Our Head Chef and his dedicated team are passionate about delivering quality and exceptional, fresh, modern-Australia cuisine which has been receiving rave reviews.


WINNER: Gourmet Traveller Wine – Australia’s Best Cellar Door Awards 2022– Cellar Door with Best Food


We offer a variety of indoor or outdoor ceremony options, including a pretty outdoor alfresco area, rustic industrial winery and several options within our grand Barrel Hall.  Provenance is also perfect for winter weddings with a gorgeous fireplace, overhead heating and plenty of award-winning wine to keep guests toasty!  


We provide couples with a private Bridal Retreat room, allowing them to take a moment, relax and enjoy a champagne before the reception begins.


In terms of styling, we are fortunate to have such a gorgeous space, full of character and textures with many couples not needing a lot of styling beyond florals.  The rustic, whitewashed, bluestone walls and the grandeur of the sweeping, vaulted ceilings is breathtaking. Beautiful natural light floods in from our skylights and numerous windows facing the Barwon River. The polished concrete flooring and warm timber tones of the tabletops and black Bentwood chairs also provide a natural palette to easily create a perfect wedding.


Whether it be crisp, white linen or natural timber tabletops, fairy lights that adorn the origninal crossbars of the ceiling or barrels, full of wine, wrapping two sides of the room, our friendly event team will create a customised floorplan. We hold a detailed planning meeting 6 weeks ahead of the wedding to run over all the fine details for the special day.


What’s included in a Provenance Wines wedding:

  • Indoor and outdoor ceremony locations
  • Reception space in our grand Barrel Hall
  • All furniture
  • Linen
  • Bar and wait staff
  • Crockery, cutlery, glassware
  • Black Bentwood chairs and wooden tables
  • Fairy lights on ceiling crossbars
  • Microphone and sound system
  • Wine barrels
  • Security guards
  • Personalised service and dedicated Events Team
  • Complimentary lunch & wine tasting
  • Access to Paper Mill grounds for photography

2024 Packages start from $185pp 
2025 Packages available upon request 

“On behalf of Daniel and myself, as well as our families, we would like to say a huge thank you for helping our wedding to run so smoothly on the weekend, we loved every second of it! A special mention to Liam who ran everything beautifully..everyone did an incredible job and so many people on the night, both Geelong and non-Geelong people, commented on how amazing the food was, as well as the overall venue. Thank you again!! “- Tahlia & Daniel (19.3.22)


“Philip & I just want to extend our thanks to you and all your staff at Provenance. Last night was absolutely amazing. Your staff were outstanding and all our guests and vendors had nothing but praises about how beautiful the venue was, amazing the staff were and how delicious the food was. We could not be happier to have you host our wedding and would definitely be recommending you to everyone that will listen. Thank you so much for everything!” - Rachelle & Philip (2.4.22)


“I don’t even know where to begin other than just to thank you soooo much. We had the most amazing and perfect wedding day on Saturday, in no small part thanks to you guys and the team at Provenance. Everything ran so smoothly, the setup was absolutely stunning, and of course the food was amazing. We got so much positive feedback about how beautiful the venue is and how delicious the food was, not to mention that there was plenty to go around.  Thank you so much for all of your help in organising the day and making it such an easy, fun and enjoyable event. All of the staff on the night were fantastic and everyone went above and beyond to ensure everything went to plan. We cannot express our gratitude enough”- Christie & Darcy (30.4.22)


Provenance Wines takes you on a timeless journey of beautiful wine, stunning food in one of the most unique, historic properties in Geelong – The Paper Mill. Owners and winemakers Scott Ireland and Sam Vogel established the business with one precise aim: to make outstanding local wine from the best Victorian vineyards.

Sam Vogel & Scott Ireland


Venue Features

Indoor / Outdoor Ceremony

Min 80 / Max 250 Reception guests

Price per head: Low $130 / High $ 235

Time restrictions: 12:00 AM

In-house catering

5.00 hours Event time included

Music must end by 11:00 PM


100 Lower Paper Mills Rd, Fyansford, Victoria

Geelong / Great Ocean Rd / Melbourne
Geelong / Great Ocean Rd / Melbourne

Nearby Accommodation


Add any of the below options to your food and beverage package: 

  • Extra hour upgrade to the beginning of your wedding. Add 20% of your food and beverage package price per head
  • Canapés - 3 additional canapés $15 per head
  • Antipasto platter $40 (serves 6-8) - sliced meats, assorted cheeses, olives, capers, pickles, dried fruits, nuts, house baked bread, crackers 
  • Cheese platter $50 (serves 20) - Chef’s Selection of cheeses served with quince paste, house baked bread, lavosh, crackers and grapes 
  • Seasonal fruit platter $40 (serves 20) - Chef’s Selection of seasonal fruits and berries
  • Grazing Table $800 (serves 80-100 pax) or $1000 (serves 100+ pax) - sliced meats, assorted cheeses, quince paste, olives, dips, house baked bread, lavosh, crackers, seasonal fruits
  • Additional sides $3 per head
  • Cocktail on arrival $1000 per 10L pitcher (makes approx. 80 cocktails)

Our cermeonies start at either 4.00pm or 5.00pm.  All evening weddings are based upon a standard duration of 5 hours, starting at 6.00pm and conclude at 11.00pm. 

To secure the date of your wedding celebration at Provenance Wines we will complete a simple booking form with you and request a $2000 security bond payment.  The details included in your booking form (including guest numbers, food and beverage package etc.) can all be finalised closer to the wedding date giving you the flexibility to make changes to your plans.

We’ll need 40% of the functions anticipated cost around 90 days before the event, and the remaining balance (and final guest numbers) 21 days before the event. (We’ll advise you of the exact payment dates.) Don’t forget to ask about our progress payment plan options.

Should unfortunate circumstances force you to defer or cancel your event, your security bond deposit and subsequent payments will only be refunded under extenuating circumstances. Under all other circumstances the deposit and subsequent payments are non-refundable and non-transferable. If COVID-19 restrictions force you to defer your event, Provenance Wines will endeavour to find you a suitable, alternative date to move your booking to. All payments previously made will be transferred to your new event date.

11 reviews 4.9 Write a Review

February 2022

Fantastic! Our wedding was in Feb 2022 and they honestly were so easy to work with! They were flexible through the multiple reschedules, changes to the run sheets and all our questions. All of our guests had a fabulous time and we have not stopped receiving comments about the food, the lamb in particular. 3 weeks later and people are still talking about it! Candice at Provenance made everything so easy and stress-free for us. Would highly recommend!

Lauren O.

Provenance Wines

Thank you so much for your kind review Lauren! We very much appreciate the feedback and wish you all the best for the future.

May 2021

Provenance is a beautiful venue with wine barrels lining the rustic walls, making for an epic backdrop for photos. I could not rate this venue higher, they were super responsive and flexible to our needs. All night we had guests commenting on how exceptional the food was! A big thank you Kristie the events coordinator for making sure everything ran smoothly on the night.

Kiera L.

Provenance Wines

Thank you Kiera! We are so pleased you had an amazing wedding with us and we wish you all the best.

April 2020

Its a great venue, great Wine selection and good space. The floor space was spacious to be able to have a sit down or stand up wedding. It had great photography locations which was amazing, and you could have it any time of the year due to having an inside space. Thank you to the coordinator they were really easy to deal with. We had an amazing day!

Chelsea S.

Provenance Wines

Thank you for your lovely review Chelsea! We're so pleased you had a wonderful day and it was a pleasure to host your wedding.

June 2024

We cannot thank all the staff at Provenance enough for making our day so so special. Everything from the very beginning of planning was done with ease and to no trouble to the team. We were able to plan our dream wedding without any stress, they were able to accomodate every request that we had and execute it to perfection. The whole staffing team was absolutely incredible and we love that we have somewhere special to go back to on anniversary's.

Ireland T.

March 2024

Beautiful venue, amazing event coordinators, incredible food. Happy to We loved every part of this venue for our big day.

Sarah J.

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