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.


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Pan fried Rockling with zucchini & eggplant salad, honey walnut vinaigrette

Trofeo Estate


Experience Trofeo Estate's unique hospitality and attitude to the sustainable production of food and wine at the vineyard, cellar door, winery and cafe.

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Phaedrus Estate


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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Prancing Horse Estate

Prancing Horse Estate

Red Hill South

Trot along for super premium cool climate chardonnay and pinot noir from a leader of the Peninsula's biodynamic farming and winemaking movement.

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Stonier Wines


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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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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Willow Creek Vineyard

Willow Creek Vineyard

Merricks North

Enjoy captivating vineyard views and elegantly crafted wines, predominantly pinot noir and chardonnay, from the stylish cellar door and Salix restaurant.

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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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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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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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