Take a detour from Mornington Peninsula's vinous highlights and relax by a barrel table under a hops arbour. Settle in and savour the aromatics and textures of the local small-batch, hand-crafted beers.
Become a beer aficionado
Toiling away behind the peninsula's winery backdrop is a growing crop of artisanal brewers, taking advantage of the perfect growing conditions like the vintners and farmers before them.
Mornington Peninsula Brewery and Red Hill Brewery are leading the charge, with Hickinbotham of Dromana winery also serving up a house beer in its restaurant. Matched with no-nonsense favourites like woodfired pizzas, the regularly changing specialty brews and refreshing ales offer welcome respite from the world of wine.
Take a tour
Arrange a tour of the industrial-style Mornington Peninsula Brewery or the popular Red Hill Brewery and learn more about the complex combination of malted barley and hops.