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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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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Staindl Wines

Red Hill South

Visit Staindl to taste fine, long, textured pinot noir, chardonnay and riesling, cultivated under the principles of biodynamic farming and viticulture.

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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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Foxeys Hangout Winery

Red Hill

Hang out on Foxeys' hill and put your appetite in the hands of the chef and feast on a seemingly endless stream of tasting plates with matched wines.

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Box Stallion Winery

Merricks North

Stop in for a classic and eclectic range of quality wines and great food at this converted horse stud and stable. Relax with live music on Sundays.

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Dromana Estate

Dromana Estate

Moorooduc

Taste an extensive range of estate wines from four different labels: Dromana Estate, Mornington Estate, i (Italian varietals), and David Traeger wines.

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Monalto Vineyard and Olive Grove

Montalto

Red Hill South

Catch the infectious love of all that's fine, with Montalto's art, design and wine flattering the food, awarded a hat in The Age Good Food Guide.

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Main Ridge Estate

Red Hill

Visit the first commercial winery established on the Mornington Peninsula for the main affair: chardonnay and the 'acre' and 'half acre' pinot noir.

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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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Prancing Horse Estate

Prancing Horse Estate

Red Hill South

Prancing Horse Estate is a super premium cool climate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir producer that leads the Mornington Peninsula's biodynamic movement....

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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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Paringa Estate

Paringa Estate Winery and Restaurant

Red Hill South

Take in magnificent valley views and a range of award-winning drops at this winery specialising in pinot noir, chardonnay, shiraz and pinot gris.

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The Cups Estate

The Cups Estate

Fingal

Fill your cup at the cellar door with great wines and local produce. Stay for lunch on weekends to enjoy the views, art displays and live entertainment.

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T'Gallant Winemakers

Main Ridge

Measure wine on the 'pinot g' spectrum at the T'Gallant cellar door, stay for a trattoria lunch or visit the bar for wood-fired Roman-style pizza.

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Stumpy Gully Vineyard

Moorooduc

Relax with a wine on the deck at this family-operated winery featuring merlot, marsanne, shiraz and sangiovese as well as chardonnay and pinot noir.

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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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Nazaaray

Flinders

Taste award-wining pinot noir and gris from the Peninsula's smallest and southern-most vineyard at the cleverly converted 'red rattler' cellar door.

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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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