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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Hickinbotham of Dromana

Hickinbotham of Dromana

Dromana

Tap into acclaimed beers, wines, food and provincial bakery treats at this quirky, rustic cellar door. Highlights include a chardonnay with aligote.

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Yabby Lake Cellar Door

Yabby Lake Vineyard

Tuerong

Enjoy award-winning single-vineyard chardonnay and pinot noir and single-estate coffee over lunch with vineyard views at the cellar door and cafe.

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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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Elan Vineyard and Winery

Balnarring

Sit back and enjoy the views while sipping on beautiful, estate-grown wines, including riesling, chardonnay, gamay, merlot, cabernet merlot and shiraz.

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Paringa Estate

Paringa Estate Winery and Restaurant

Red Hill South

Enjoy award-winning food and wine with magnificent valley views at this Red Hill winery and restaurant hatted by The Age Good Food Guide.

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Merricks Estate

Merricks

Enjoy high-quality wines from estate-grown chardonnay, pinot noir, shiraz and cabernet sauvignon. Try the estate's new label Merricks Thompson's Lane.

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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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Red Hill Estate

Red Hill Estate

Red Hill South

From $5 - $5

Gather the troops for day down the coast. Sip on a glass of Red Hill's popular sparkling wine while taking in panoramic views of Western Port Bay.

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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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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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