Hoddles Creek is an area with dense thick Australian bushland punctuated by expansive and undulating agricultural land used for cattle, berry and tree farms. Home to many thriving and well respected vineyard sites this area is one to watch in the premium wine scene. Producers such as Mac Forbes and the internationally recognised Hoddles Creek Estate rapidly building up the acclaim for the region.
The area follows the banks of the Hoddles Creek, which was named after Robert Hoddle, who surveyed the area in 1844. The town developed thanks to the Victorian Gold Rush in the 1860s and was home to one of the largest minefields in Victoria up until the 1900s.