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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Befor harvest

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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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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Bistro Deck

Polperro Winery

Red Hill

Enjoy a weekend wine experience at this cellar door, bistro and accommodation on a stunning 25-acre property in the heart of the Peninsula wine region.

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Winemaker and Owner Kathleen Quealy

Quealy Winemakers

Balnarring

The Quealy McCarthy family established their Mornington Peninsula winery in 2006. They have a long history in the region, beginning their winemaking...

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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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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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Lee brothers outside their cellar door

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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