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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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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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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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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Paradigm Hill

Paradigm Hill

Merricks

Stop to savour very good riesling, shiraz, pinot gris and pinot noir from the cellar door's deck, along with tasting plates of savoury delicacies.

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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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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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Montalto

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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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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