Mornington Peninsula grapes, Victoria, Australia. Photo: Adrian Lander
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Mornington Peninsula wine region

Pristine beaches and gloriously green hinterland – this much-loved holiday favourite is just an hour's drive from Melbourne, and home to more than 50 boutique cellar doors and the region's renowned pinot noir.

Passion for pinot
Hear the stories of passionate peninsula vintners, who grow their own fruit and produce their own wines. They'll tell you all about the famed regional pinot noir and the cool-climate chardonnay, and let you in on the secrets of the newer regional varietals, including pinot grigio, pinot gris and shiraz.

Regions within a region
Taste different styles on a cruise around this compact and diverse region. Climate, topography, land and soil structure create distinct micro-climates around the hinterland villages of Red Hill, Main Ridge and Moorooduc, and Merricks, Balnarring and Dromana on the coast.

Chat with other wine buffs on your tasting journey, or relax and take advantage of award-winning winery restaurants, casual eateries, accommodation and broad sundecks.

Highlights

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Port Phillip Estate

Port Phillip Estate

Red Hill South

Treat all the senses at Port Phillip Estate, listed in the top 100 of the AGT Restaurant Awards, with terroir, design, wine and food in the spotlight.

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Phaedrus Estate

Moorooduc

Pack yourself a picnic, meet the winemakers for an informal tasting and try a pinot noir, shiraz, pinot grigio, chardonnay or pinot gris, or three.

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Willow Creek Vineyard

Willow Creek Vineyard

Merricks North

The grand red-brick entrance of Willow Creek Vineyard denotes the vineyard that was planted in 1989. Predominantly pinot noir and chardonnay, it has...

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Stonier Wines

Merricks

Call in for daily wine tastings just a stone's throw from Melbourne. Stonier specialises in reserve and single vineyard chardonnay and pinot noir.

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Old Cellar Door Tractor

Ten Minutes by Tractor

Main Ridge

Allow many minutes to indulge in the polished cuisine and fine wines at the winery and restaurant, listed in the top 50 of the AGT Restaurant Awards.

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Eldridge Estate of Red Hill

Eldridge Estate of Red Hill

Red Hill

Savour the elegance and palate length of these single-vineyard Peninsula wines. Don't miss the highly recommended gamay, chardonnay and pinot noir.

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Elan Vineyard and Winery

Balnarring

Elan Vineyard and Winery was established in 1985. The name Elan was inspired by their desire to produce premium wine made with flair from grape...

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OCEAN EIGHT

Ocean Eight Vineyard & Winery

Shoreham

Taste and purchase top quality pinot noir, chardonnay, pinot gris and sparkling wine at this family-run cellar door. Open Thursday to Sunday only.

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Darling Park Winery

Darling Park

Red Hill

Taste your way through a range of exquisite regional wines. Darling Park specialises in pinot gris, voignier, chardonnay, rosé, pinot noir and shiraz.

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Moorooduc Estate

Moorooduc Estate

Moorooduc

Visit this small family-run winery for complex and food-friendly wines and hand-crafted produce. Don't miss the acclaimed 'The Moorooduc' chardonnay.

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