Its serene country location, fine wines and wood-fired catering using only the freshest local produce makes Shadowfax Winery a top choice among wine lovers.
Shadowfax Winery is perfectly located in the heart of the Werribee Park Precinct, just 30 minutes from Melbourne and 35 minutes from Geelong.
Designed by award-winning architects Wood Marsh, Shadowfax’s contemporary building overlooks a picturesque 20-acre vineyard and is surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens and impressive stone sculptures.
With its serene country-like setting, fine selection of wines and superb Mediterranean-style menu, Shadowfax is the perfect venue for wedding receptions of all sizes and formats.
The winery’s resident chef, renowned for his love of wood fire cooking, uses only the finest and freshest local produce including handpicked vegetables and herbs from Shadowfax’s own kitchen garden to tailor a menu to suit your individual style and preference.
Shadowfax’s event team is warm, friendly and professional at every turn. From welcoming guests with glasses of sparkling wine on arrival to farewelling everyone at the end of the night, they will take care of every detail in between and ensure your special day is a most memorable one.
Mr Matthew Ehmke
Matthew’s hospitality career has spanned 14 years and through hard work, determination and a great deal of talent, he has worked at some of the finest restaurants and wineries in Victoria including Th...moree Rocks in Mornington, Montalto Vineyard and Ten Minutes By Tractor in Red Hill, Donovans and Richmond Hill Café & Larder.
Overseeing the busy restaurant, cellar door and weddings, Matthew has established Shadowfax as one of Melbourne’s must-experience food and wine destinations.
The team as Shadowfax were great. Easy to work with, they provided us with a stunning ceremony reception venue and food and wine that was better than we could have dreamed! Family friends commented that it was the best wedding food they'd ever had.
As Werribee locals, we frequently visit Shadowfax for lunch and it is consistently impeccable. Our wedding was no exception, the service, the food & the grounds are spectacular. I would highly recommend Shadowfax for anyone wanting a classy yet relaxed venue.
We had our wedding and reception at Shadowfax back in February. We are so happy we decided to have it there. The venue itself is incredible. Their food is spectacular as well as their wine. This also goes for regular days when we have been there for lunch.
Their staff was absolutely amazing to deal with. They were so helpful in helping us plan both the ceremony and reception. So we highly recommend them both for event hire and simply just a place to go out and eat:) They helped to make our special day so much more memorable. Looking forward to going there again!
Renee, Matt and the team made sure our wedding night was perfect. The venue looked fantastic, they managed other vendors including balloons installers, and arranged some neon signs we’d hired. The food was so delicious and there was more than enough to go around. The share plates also meant the people were able to choose more of what they loved the most. The wine was by far the best wine we tasted when looking at venues. There were also lots of staff to help our guest with everything they wanted. We had so much positive feedback about the venue following our wedding. Do take the time to visit the venue so you can meet the lovely staff and taste some of the delicious wine for yourself. You won’t be disappointed!
This was such a great venue for an all in one option. The venue was great for organising everything beforehand and a pleasure to deal with. Everything ran smoothly on the day and the food was absolutely amazing! Big shout out to Ben
Shadowfax Winery was perfect for our small intimate wedding. Renee and Matt from Shadowfax Winery were both so helpful and easy to work with. The food and wine were all amazing, all our guests loved it! My husband and I are so happy that we chose Shadowfax Winery as our wedding venue!
Shadowfax ticked all our boxes for our non-traditional wedding, or Love Party!
The venue has a big indoor and outdoor area which is open and flows nicely. We were lucky to have great weather and did our ceremony outside on the big green lawn, but there was the option for a cosy, rustic wine cellar ceremony if the weather was bad. The service was fantastic, our guests always had a drink in hand, and the food (we chose stand up finger food) was delicious. The style of the place can be described as industrial, warm and funky. It is well worth checking out to see what they can offer, if anything, it’s a great excuse for a wine tasting and to eat wood fired pizzas! Being a five minute walk down the road from the Werribee Mansion meant that we (and our guests) could stumble back to our accommodation at the end of the night. Highly recommended venue!
Shadowfax Winery were fantastic. I had both my ceremony and the reception there. The staff are really, really good. We had a surprise wedding and they helped us in organising that without charging any extra. The food is always good at Shadowfax, the wine is even better. I didn't want to do much planning so I called them up and they planned a lot of my day for me. Everything was sorted in 2 days! 5 Stars!