|Already renowned for a rich gold mining history from the 1850’s, this region around Maryborough is rapidly emerging as an area where visitors can find a wide variety of fine food and wine whilst also indulging their passions for fine art, architecture, craft or researching family history.
||The Maldon and Beyond food and wine trail provides a relaxing tourist drive through the towns of Maldon, Welshmans Reef, Newstead, Guildford and Yandoit, providing a great range of wines, farm gate produce and country eateries.
||Visitors are drawn to Castlemaine for its historical streetscapes with great cafes and restaurants, the botanical Gardens dating back to 1860, and a numer of galleries and museums.
||Visit the towns of Faraday, Harcourt and Sutton Grange on this country living Trail featuring fresh fruit, wines, ciders, chocolates, olive oils and crafts with wonderful natural features in the Mt Alexander Regional Park.
||Coliban Bridge at Metcalfe is the place where the boundaries of three wine regions join, the Macedon Ranges, Heathcote and Bendigo. The area is home to a dozen wineries producing premium wines from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz, Chardonnay and Riesling.