Dingo Creek Vineyard & Cellar Door has changed hands and Doug & Michelle Tritton, as the new Operators, have temporarily closed the premises for renovation. We are pleased to advise that we have increased our product range from 4 to 9 varieties and we will be launching CLUB DINGO, which is our discount Wine Club, soon.

Visit us on Facebook for updates.

Email us on [email protected] for any future bookings or further information.

Doug & Michelle

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Welcome to the Dingo Creek Vineyard Website.

For all information regarding the Dingo creek Wine, Jazz and Blues Festival please go to the Gympie Rotary website for the


Dingo Creek Vineyard recently  Reviewed: Reviewer Trip Advisor



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It was like going home for Sunday lunch.”

Reviewed 24 September 2012 NEW

From the moment we arrived, we felt like we had been welcomed by a relative we hadn’t seen in a while who was so happy to have us over for Sunday lunch. Meanwhile, it was just Marg meeting us for the first time.
Although the menu wasn’t as extensive as you would get at some fancy restaurant, everything was SO delicious. There must’ve been a few locals dining with us on this particular occasion which is always a great sign, and the atmosphere was quite pleasant with conversations starting up all across the wooden deck overlooking the winery, which is also the dining area.
If you’re heading up to Noosa this summer and happen to be passing through around lunch time, it is well worth the short detour off theBruce Hwy for a home cooked meal, prepared with so much love.

Visited September 2012

Sunshine Coast winemakers David and Marg Gillespie suffered the devastating loss of their first-born daughter Rachael, who died from SIDS-related causes as a baby. On the day Rachael would have turned 21, the Gillespies established the Dingo Creek Jazz & Blues Festival to recognise the ‘milestone’ in their family’s life. Since then, the Gillespies have organised this amazing festival annually to raise funds for SIDS. To date, they have donated more than $90,000 for SIDS.

Recently, Dave and Marg have felt the need to pull back on the work load. The Rotary Club of Gympie has taken on the challenge and, with the help of the Gillespies, are working to continue and expand on the great work that has been already established. Funds raised from the event this year will again be allocated to the main beneficiary, SIDS and Kids QLD.

You can become an inaugural member of the exclusive Rachael Foundation 2012 Club. The Club will be limited to only 250 members, who will enjoy benefits including being entered into 4 weekly draws leading up to the festival, with a chance of winning from a pool of 125 prizes!

A prize pool of 125 prizes shared between 250 members…
the chances of winning are 50%!

The pool includes 124 prizes plus the Major Prize. Prizes are valued at $400, $200, $100 and $50 as well as a selection of other prizes! Check back for the complete list of prizes as they are confirmed.

The Major Prize: A Byron Bay Bluesfest package for 2 (season tickets and accommodation) valued at over $2,000.

Prizes also include 5 x Apple iPhones 3GS 8GB with $10 worth of call credits (value $400 each) from Telstra – Gympie Telstra store and Gympie Centro Telstra store
How to become a member:

You can become a member just by downloading the application and returning it to us, the application form is on the website under the Rachael Foundation icon. We accept credit card, cheque or money order – cost is just $50 per membership. Alternatively, email us at [email protected] or phone 0417 614 828. Once processed, you will receive a ticket number and be in the draws.
Visit the website for all the member’s benifits
Weekly winners will be notified by email, mail or phone and on the webpage

Chef Dale Chapman for cooking classes to remember.  These classes would make a great Christmas party idea or Chrismas Gift, Gift Vouchers are available.  E-mail Dale for further information.  [email protected] or phone  54 851 731 for Marg or Dale.



Your Hosts David and Marg Gillespie invite you to the Dingo Creek Vineyard – The Home of the annual Dingo Creek Wine, Jazz and Blues Festival at

Dingo Creek Vineyard

Dingo Creek Vineyard

Dingo Creek winery has been described as one of the prettiest wineries on the Sunshine Coast and overlooks the majestic Mount Cooroora. “Come to Cooloola” and visit our vineyard. We are located at Traveston in the Sunshine Coast hinterland near Noosa and Gympie in south east Queensland. See our location map for directions.

Over morning tea or lunch, the owner, a wine buff from years back will give you an informative lesson on grape growing and ensure that your visit is memorable. You will also be given an opportunity to enjoy wine tasting from our range of premium wines from Dingo Creek Vineyard.   Functions including weddings, coporate, birthdays and bus groups are more than welcome by appointment.

Don’t miss the next Dingo Creek Wine Jazz and Blues Festival  proudly presented by The Gympie Rotary Club on the 19, 20 & 21 of October 2012, musician John Morrison say’s “It’s a festival where you can meet and greet your favorite musician, it’s out of the box, I wouldn’t miss it, bring your sleeping bag and enjoy the whole weekend there’s nothing like it anywhere”  Visit for further updates.

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Date Claimer - 2012 Festival

Date Claimer 2012 Festival Date Claimer 2012 Festival

Dingo Creek and the Gympie Rotary Club will showcase the very best of Australia’s jazz and blues musicians to raise funds for charity, visit for more information.

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QLD Government Funded supporting Sids & Kids Qld

Supporting Sids & Kids QLD Supporting Sids & Kids QLD

The Dingo Creek Wine, Jazz and Blues Festival is benefiting from funding under the Queensland Events Regional Development Program (QERDP).  The Dingo Creek Wine, Jazz and Blues Festival Inc is extremely grateful to have received $30,000 funding for marketing and promotion of the 2010 Festival.  We are very thankful for this continuing support and faith in the Dingo Creek Wine, Jazz and Blues Festival. The... [Read more]


Supporting Sids & Kids QLD

Gympie Women's Excellence in Business Awards.

Marg & David Gillespie at the Gympie Women's Excellence in Business Awards

Congratulations go to Marg Gillespie.

Marg won the Gympie Women's Excellence in Business Awards for "Best Local Event" for the Dingo Creek Wine, Jazz and Blues Festival.

The judges were looking for the impact the event has on the community, the level of entertainment and enjoyment, the WOW factor, the effect on the economy, the history of the event and the level of commitment of the parties involved.

Marg devotes hundreds of hours voluntarily to the organising of this event and is a deserved winner, well done!

2008 QLD Regional Achievement & Community Awards Semi Finalist

QLD Regional Achievement & Community Awards QLD Regional Achievement & Community Awards

Congratulations to Dingo Creek Jazz and Blues Inc for your nomination being named in the top ten in the Events and Tourism Category.  A strong representation of over 300 nominations for this category has made the decision for the judges very difficult. We would like to take this opportunity to recognise your organisations achievements. The quality of nominations received this year has reinforced the... [Read more]