Payne's Rise vineyard is incorporated into the 1860's homestead and property of Seville's first settler, Thomas Payne. Our cellar door gives visitors the opportunity to wander through the original house and outbuildings.

We aim to present a place rich in history, charm and character, where our visitors can relax and enjoy our fine wines.

We invite you to experience first hand the early history of our unique property. Relax under ancient elms and oaks surrounded by the wonderful panorama of the Yarra Valley. Sample our fine wines. Enjoy a grazing platter or coffee and delight in our eclectic mix of old and new.

Functions & Events


Our unique buildings and grounds are available for functions of all sorts. If its worth celebrating, its worth celebrating at Paynes Rise. We have catering available to suit all budgets.

Paynes Rise participate in the three major Yarra Valley wine festivals. Shedfest which occurs on the second weekend in October annually, The Shortest Lunch, held on the weekend closest to the shortest soltise and Yarra Valley Grape Grazing. Grape Grazing is making its return to the Valley this coming February 15th &16th. Check website and Facebook on all these events for updates. We also have regular Live Music Days - usually the last Sunday of the month 1 - 5pm

Functions are available at any stage

Weddings @ Payne's Rise


At Paynes Rise we realise that your wedding day is a very special occasion. From the moment you make contact through to the day your event takes place, everyone at Paynes Rise will be doing their utmost to ensure that your event is a truly memorable experience.

We understand that it is a very personal and an important day, which requires a lot of thought and planning to ensure it will be a day to remember for all.

From the ceremony to the end, Imagine a romantic ceremony in our superb gardens under the ancient Oak tree or by the dam or maybe amongst the vines -­ followed by a stylish reception with the emphasis being on fine food and professional friendly service.
Our aim is to provide you and your guest with an unforgettable experience, ensuring you the stress is taken away, so you can relax and enjoy the most important day of your life.

Our team of experienced Functions & Events Managers welcome the opportunity to meet with you and discuss with you directly all the niceties of your wedding day, ensuring you the confidence and support to make your wedding a day to remember.

Yarra Valley Catering Executive Chef and team of staff have designed menus to suit a wide range of tastes, whether it is a casual wedding or a lavish affair or if you prefer, we can tailor a package to suit your requirements.

In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact us at Paynes Rise should you have any further questions or if you would like to arrange an appointment to view the Estate.

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