Our Farmers

Prickly Moses Handcrafted Beer

Our most popular craft beer! After many years of research (and many samples of beer) the decision was made Prickly Moses was born. Blessed with the availability of pure Otway rainwater, Prickly Moses brew all of their beers with this ‘gift from the gods’. It is well known that you need good water to make good beer and there’s nothing better than water from the lush rainforest. The beers are prickly by name…smooth by nature.

Forbidden Fruit Cider

Forbidden Fruit Cider is Prickly Moses’ little sister.The Cider is so good it should be a sin! We have three types of ciders. They produce four different ciders, the Forbidden Fruit Cider Original, Forbidden Fruit Cider Organic and two very refreshing seasonal summer ciders, the Apple Berry Cider and the Apple Mango Cider.

Berry World

Gorgeous little strawberry farm with very friendly staff. They take you personally through the varieties and provide advice and tasting prior to picking. Bring your friends, children grandies for some guaranteed fun time. There is a cafe where you can enjoy sweets and savoury platters, including strawberry thickshakes, decadent cakes, hot coffee and much more.

Otway Fields

Located in Gerangamete, at Otway Fields they create beautiful award winning jams, chutneys and many other preserves using only local and organically grown produce, following organic food growing practises and not using any chemicals on the products. The chooks are free range and enjoy the run of their farmyard.

Gorge Chocolates

Gorge Chocolates creates delectable treats using Belgian chocolate. Located just down the road from the world famous Great Ocean Road and the equally famous 12 Apostles, you will find Gorge Chocolates nestled in a serene country location. Gorge Chocolates is a working farm with vineyard, horses, dogs, koalas and over 70 different chocolates.

Otway Pasta Company

Otway Pasta Company is a small boutique pasta manufacturer located in the Otway Region of Victoria. There pasta truely stands out, because they only use “true” Free Range local Eggs and a special blend of Durum Wheat Semolina, “00” White Flour and Organic Khorasan Flour. These flours are the highest quality available in Australia. Khorasan is an “ancient’ grain and imparts a wonderful flavour and texture to the pasta. The pasta is manufactured using an authentic Italian process on a machine that was imported from Italy over 30 years ago.

Apostle Whey Cheese

Located just a short drive from the Twelve Apostles and Great Ocean Road, Apostle Whey Cheese is a great spot to sample an unforgettable wedge of country life. It is the home of award-winning, delectable hand-made cheeses, prepared on a family farm from pure milk produced by contented herd of Jerseys and Friesians.

Forrest Cordials

Forrest Cordials celebrates real fruit and real flavour. Made from local organic produce, Forrest Cordials reinvents flavoured water and even cocktails.

Gosling Creek Wine

Gosling Creek flows from the Great Otway National Park through fern gullies and picturesque rolling countryside to the Barwon River. The vineyard is located on the northern slopes, where the maritime influences of Bass Strait make an ideal location for cool climate grapes.

Lana’s Garden

Lana’s Garden is based in Warrnambool and 90% of the rhubarb in their products is grown in their back yard. Currently there are four products in Lana’s Garden range of rhubarb preserves. Rhubarb and Raspberry Jam, Rhubarb Relish, Rhubarb Coulis and a savoury Rhubarb Sauce. Lana’s Garden products are handmade in small batches, each batch is individual in colour depending on the varieties used. All products are gluten free and do not contain artificial colours, artificial flavours or artificial preservatives.

Cooks Treat

Ever struggled to think of something delicious to eat or cook? For Cooks Treat cooking is a passion. There is nothing that compares to good old homemade. Let Cooks Treat help you with great recipes, flavoursome condiments, sauces and rubs. With Cooks Treat you will have an endless versitile, ease of use option to provide you and your family with great tasty food.

Otway Chef

Otway Chef combines sea salts infused with the flavour of pure, natural ingredients in a way that offers both professional and home chefs the oportunity to create memorable dishes with little effort. Otway Chef hand cruches the spice blends using a mortar and pestle and harvest as many fresh, local ingredients as possible, giving you a taste reflective of the beauty and uniqueness of the world renowed Otway Region and Great Ocean Road.

Screaming Seeds

Screaming Seeds Spice Co. passionately creates fresh and heavenly spice blends to seduce your tastebuds in the fragrant world of spices and cooking! They offer 24 deliciously fresh spice blends, all freshly roasted, crushed and blended, conveniently ‘ready to add’ to your cooking. Screaming Seeds and spices are 100% natural, gluten free, nut free and without artificial fillers, preservatives, MSG, soy and anti-caking agents.

Tanybryn Park Limousins

At Tanybryn Park Limousins they aim to breed docile, easy calving, polled animals with good structure, suited to a variety of purposes. They also make sure they assess the animals when they have good structure and muscles. All the limousins they breed are tested for a variety of genetic markers – the double muscling gene, horned/poll status, disease carrier status, colour etc. Bulls are semen tested before sale and all animals are vaccinated to give them the best start possible.

Timboon Railway Shed Distillery

The whisky they make at the Timboon Railway Shed Distillery is a single malt whisky, distilled in a pot still, using malted barley as the only grain ingredient. The inspirations are the great single malts of Scotland and the Isles, so it’s only natural that the whisky is made to the same time honoured traditions.

Woodlands Wild

The quality of the livestock of Woodlands Wild is exceptional. They combine organic and traditional farming for free range livestock care, improved land care, environmentally friendly food yield, and efficient stewardship of resources. Free range, grass fed livestock provided with the best possible care.

Brown Magpie Wines

Brown Magpie Wines is nestled into the hinterland of the Otway Ranges. The grapes are wholly estate grown, hand-picked and processed within hours of harvesting. As guardians of the winemaking magic, Brown Magpie Wines encourages the activity of desirable microbes and use clean, science-based practices to eliminate undesirables. Pruning, shoot thinning and disease control is carefully monitored to ensure the highest standard of canopy management and hence quality of fruit.

Hello Coffee

Hello Coffee is a local coffee brand from Apollo Bay. At Tastes of the Region we sell their Daily Coffee Blend. The Daily Blend is a meticulously crafted blend of specialty Honduran, Sumatran, and Ethiopian coffees. It’s your go-to morning blend, bursting at the seams with a rich, full body and sweet tropical fruit. Hello Coffee designed it to punch through a morning flat white.

Bees of Eden Honey

Bees of Eden produces the best local honey in the region, supporting the organic industry, and bees. They’ve sourced their wildflower Australian raw honey from a local third generation Apiarist dedicated to harvesting 100% Pure Bush Australian honey from native flora away from GM crops and pesticides. The honey is infused with the world’s finest organic plant oils, known for their therapeutic qualities to uplift, relax or renew. Also, it’s not heated beyond hive temperatures!