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

Trofeo Estate

Dromana

Trofeo Estate and Whispering Vines Cafe is an eclectic mix of old world knowledge, modern wine science and sustainable agriculture. Situated on...

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Port Phillip Estate

Port Phillip Estate

Red Hill South

Treat all the senses at Port Phillip Estate, listed in the top 100 of the AGT Restaurant Awards, with terroir, design, wine and food in the spotlight.

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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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Willow Creek Vineyard

Willow Creek Vineyard

Merricks North

The grand red-brick entrance of Willow Creek Vineyard denotes the vineyard that was planted in 1989. Predominantly pinot noir and chardonnay, it has...

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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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Regardz Cellar Door

Stumpy Gully Vineyard

Moorooduc

Relax with a wine on the deck at this family-operated winery featuring merlot, marsanne, shiraz and sangiovese as well as chardonnay and pinot noir.

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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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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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