The General Functions

The General, built in 2016, is a tribute to the original McLaren Flat General Store and Post Office built in the late 1800s. The General was built in place of the telegraph room that operated through the early 1900s.

A beautiful modern space The General Wine Bar home to Zonte’s Footstep wines operates as a cellar door Friday and Saturday and is available as a private function space Monday to Thursday; Friday and Saturday Evenings and Sundays during the daytime. Our cosy venue is the perfect place for birthdays, corporate events, meetings and workshops.

The General Wine Bar is a unique function space that your guests will rave about. We are totally flexible and willing to work around your vision for your event. Enquire today to discuss your options.

Venue Hire

Venue Hire covers use of internal space, front and side verandah and external space along driveway to the toilet area.

The General tables, chairs, wine barrels, stools are all available for use and can be arranged however necessary. There is a mix of indoor and outdoor furniture options available.

The Sound System, projector and screen are included in the room hire fees.

Catering options are:

  • External Catering – food can be bought in from external sources pre-prepared. There are fridge/freezer facilities, and ovens available for heating items should this be required.
  • Catering Onsite – the kitchen facilities are available for qualified chefs/catering businesses, Public Liability and Business Insurance Certificates will be required.