A Change of Focus and a New Era for Darriwill Highton

While Darriwill Farm Highton will remain a central part of Highton Village, it is with sadness that we announce the café component of the business has closed. Like many businesses, the past few years have given us time to review and adjust our goals. While the café has been a… Read More

Exciting changes ahead

We will be getting the renovators in next week so will be temporarily closing both the café and store from Tuesday, March 6 to Friday, March 11. Hamper orders are still available from our online store. Apologies for any inconvenience and we look forward to seeing you again next… Read More

Pretty gifts to pamper her

This Mother’s Day it is time to say thank you with gifts that are all about luxury and pampering. Our Highton Village store is brimming with beautiful ideas to suit all tastes. Here are just a few of our favourites that are all about celebrating Mum. Mt Macedon Rose by… Read More

Supporting Geelong and Region Wine Producers

We’re on the search for more local wines to sell through our Highton Village store. Our customers are always asking for more local products and wines are at the top of the list. If you are a wine producer from the Geelong and Surf Coast region or know of a… Read More

Key touches for making your home inviting this Christmas

There’s no time like Christmas to make your home sparkle and brim with fun, family and friends. To help you set the right holiday mood this year, we asked Lyndell – known as Dell from Dell by Design – for her advice on how to bring some extra magic to… Read More

5 Ways to Show You Care

Now more than ever it is important to reach out to loved ones, friends and neighbours and let them know you are thinking of them.  Whether someone is nearby or far away, there are many creative and meaningful ways you can let them know you care. Here are a few… Read More

Inspirational Ideas for Outdoor Life

As we move toward late summer and into autumn, February and March are a great time of the year to make the most of outdoor living. And there’s few better ways to enjoy the outdoors than having meals outside. With tropical fruits, berries, salad vegies and fresh herbs still in… Read More

Fresh and Fabulous – Emma Bridgewater Pottery

In an area renowned for producing some of the world’s best ceramics and chinaware, it takes a true visionary to launch a new range of high-class tableware. But that is just what Emma Bridgewater did. Back in 1985, after being unable to find the right cup and saucer set for… Read More

The Award Winning Flavours of Otway Preserves

The moment you walk into the Otway Preserves kitchen, you know something magical happens there. The first thing you notice is the mouth-watering aroma that comes from years of making preserves, relishes and chutneys. Next you eye the shelves stocked high with jars and packages of all manner of goodies. Read More

Perfect Pairing: Chocolate and Wine

Here at Darriwill Farm Highton, we are unabashed chocolate fans. We like all types of cacao-covered treats from some of the best chocolate producers around the world. And, now we are all grown-up, we can add a new flavour dimension: pairing good wines with our favourite chocolates. Chocolate and… Read More

Our Favourite Kitchen Gadgets

Every home chef has their favourite kitchen gadgets and tools. We have scoured our cupboards and drawers to find our picks for the top kitchen gadgets to bring out your inner Heston or to make life in the kitchen hassle-free.   Zyliss Dial and Slice Cheese Slicer There are ordinary… Read More