Welcome to our Charming Vineyard and Gardens in Childers, Wide Bay Region, Queensland

Nestled in the heart of Queensland’s Wide Bay region, just off the Bruce Highway, lies a charming oasis of sensory delights, Vintner’s Secret. With its five-acre vineyard, spacious and charming gardens, and inviting cafe and cellar door, Vintner’s Secret is the perfect place to relax and unwind, while savoring the best of local produce.

Whether you’re looking for a wine tasting of estate-grown grapes, a leisurely coffee or tea break, or a light meal, Vintner’s Secret has something to offer everyone.The idyllic setting, with its manicured gardens, water features, and rural vistas, provides a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. And with its easy access, ample parking, and mobility-friendly facilities, Vintner’s Secret is the perfect destination for visitors of all ages and abilities.

So why not come and experience the charm of Vintner’s Secret for yourself? Whether you’re a local looking for a new place to relax and enjoy a glass of wine, or a traveler seeking a unique and authentic Queensland experience, Vintner’s Secret is sure to delight.

Our 5-acre vineyard is home to two white grape varieties – Marsanne and Verdelho – and two red grape varieties – Shiraz and Cabernet. These are crafted off-site into the following:

– Dry white: A Gentle Nudge (Verdelho)
– Semi-sweet white: The Journeyman (Late Harvest Verdelho)
– Sparkling Verdelho
– Light Sweet Red – a blended wine of red & white grapes
– Dry, full-bodied reds – Shiraz and a blend of Shiraz, Cabernet & Merlot.
– White Port
– Red Port

Sixteen years ago, Ed Murray and Marianne Lethbridge retired from teaching careers in a busy, urban lifestyle to take up a completely different lifestyle. Join us as we explore the art of winemaking amidst the historical treasures of Childers, with the coastal allure of Hervey Bay within reach. Discover the essence of Queensland’s wine country, where history meets flavor in a truly enchanting setting.

Visit our cellar door for tastings and wine sales, unwind at our café with light refreshments, or pre-order gourmet food platters for a charming picnic for two. Elevate your gatherings with our High Teas, perfect for groups of eight or more (booking essential), or enjoy a picnic basket prepared with care when ordered at least 48 hours in advance. For special occasions and events, we offer venue hire and a variety of catering options, including art workshops, performances, art displays, and training workshops.