Sunday lunch: Cellar & Store, Heathcote

HEATHCOTE sheep farmers Eleanor and Adrian Dempster bought the former saddlery and saddler’s residence six years ago and converted it into a showcase for local produce, wines and stylish homewares.

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In the land of shiraz

Susan Gough Henly discovers a region where the right conditions make for fine food and wines.

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Powder Magazine (1864), McIvor Range Reserve

Heathcote - Places to See

Heathcote
Rural service centre at the foot of Mount Ida.
Heathcote, at the foot of Mt Ida, is situated amidst attractive bushland beside McIvor Creek, 109 km north of Melbourne via the Northern Highway, 47 km south-east of Bendigo and 220 m above sea-level. Its population is about 1800. The principal products of the district are wool, timber, cattle, honey and wine.

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Heathcote - Fast Facts

Heathcote
Rural service centre at the foot of Mount Ida.
Heathcote, at the foot of Mt Ida, is situated amidst attractive bushland beside McIvor Creek, 109 km north of Melbourne via the Northern Highway, 47 km south-east of Bendigo and 220 m above sea-level. Its population is about 1800. The principal products of the district are wool, timber, cattle, honey and wine.

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