The Twisted Vine is nested behind the gums between Hunter and Henderson Hill Roads. Although imposing this magnificent structure in the foreground of the Silvan Winery offers a touch of the Mediterranean.
Local concreter John “Black Johnny” Vigliano completed the building in 1986. The fully concreted driveway with over 100 car spaces for parking provides ease of access for all patrons, including taxi drop-off area and wheelchairs.
The Tuscan Bar
The meticulously manicured gardens with conifers shaped like wineglasses greet you before entering a large undercover area with heat lamps for cooler evenings.
The wine-barrelled seating arrangements provide patrons the opportunity to sample cellar door from the Estate’s collections and to drink in the ambiance of this unique venue.
Our Tuscan bar is located in the foyer of the restaurant it’s an indoor outdoor alfresco bar. With a stage for all your band needs, tables and couches for you to relax and enjoy the music and views.
We cater for a sit down function, but it’s most popular for a cocktail style function. This includes the use of the courtyard for you and your guests.
For the ultimate in light lunches and glamorous evening dining this relaxing area, with an extra large open fire for winter months and cool air-conditioning for the summer, serves an experience for the palette.
John’s commitment to serving fresh food is proven by making their own bread and pasta. A new pasta selection is now being prepared to give you even more choices. Several meat dishes are available including steak, chicken, kangaroo and fish.
To complement these “live-art” meals the fully stocked wine bar serves its Estate’s excellent collection. You also have a choice of other Yarra Valley wines, as well as wines from John’s vintage wine rack.
The Vineyard Room
Also referred as the Function Room, this elegant upstairs area boasts “auctions, weddings, birthday celebrations, funerals and divorces” states John.
Breathtaking views of the Silvan Winery and surrounding rural crops create soothing vistas from all windows. With capacity of 120 guests, self contained bar, private balcony and priceless views.
While meandering along the garden path one discovers an open paved area where settings for outside weddings and other celebrations are held. Safely fenced for children and looking down on the swimming pool and the working vineyard, this outside section of the Twisted Vine fulfils all your tastes.
This divine area is one of the many places where you can hold a ceremony. It’s centred with a magical red carpet, white chairs and a signing table for you to use. We can seat up to 120 guests. If it is a rainy day we do have the option of the Tuscan bar for your ceremony!