Top 14 Mornington Peninsula Wineries in 2020 That You’ll Love

Updated: Mar 15

1. Port Phillip Estate


Location: Red Hill, Mornington Peninsula


Wine Specialties : Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, & Pinot Noir


What Makes it Special: It's abstract sculptural form is characterized by it's curved, limestone rammed-earth wall structure. Surrounding it is the breath-taking scenery of the Westernport Bay and rolling hills of the Mornington Peninsula. This architectural landmark is not just a beautiful sight-to-see, but also serves as an exciting restaurant and wine destination.

The elegant dining room offers a Mediterranean-style, contemporary food menu. While enjoying your mouth-water delicates, you will be drawn away by the panoramic views of it's picturesque vineyards and landscape. Its menu comprises of locally-sourced produce from Port Phillip Bay & vegetables from around the city.

Enjoy up to 20 wines in the cellar door, featuring Farrago Chardonnay and their own Pinot Noir!


2. Green Olive


Location: Red Hill, Mornington Peninsula


Wine Specialties: Sparkling, Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Rose, Pinot Noir, & Shiraz


What Makes it Special: Family-owned, this winery really prides itself on using all natural ingredients harvested from it's 27-acre farm and produce sourced from local farmers! They grow their own olives, grapes, herbs and veggies in rich volcanic soils, cool climate and between the bays location. You can't go wrong with their amazing food and wine tasting experience.


3. Main Ridge Estate



Location: Mornington Peninsula


Wine Specialties: Chardonnay & Pinot Noir







What Makes it Special: This is the home of Mornington's first licensed winery, established in 1975! Raving advocates have referred to it as an "absolute divine", "a tucked away treasure", "a vineyard in heaven", and so much more!

4. Elridge Estate


Location: Red Hill, Mornington Peninsula



Wine Specialties: Sauvignon Blanc, Gamay, Chardonnay, & Pinot Noir

What Makes it Special: With a mission to produce handcrafted, premium quality wines of distinction they really got it going! Their stunning scenic views are what they describe as a "...true sense of place."!



5. Mont Rouge Estate



Location: Red Hill, Mornington Peninsula


Wine Specialties: Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Shiraz, & Pinot Noir


What Makes it Special: It's unique, French-inspired cellar door showcases handmade, estate-grown wines that you can not find anywhere else in the globe! Complementing the everlasting taste of their wines, is a seasonal menu designed for those who like to eat a casual lunch in a picturesque scenery with their loved ones.


6. Red Hill Estate



Location: Red Hill, Mornington Peninsula


Wine Specialties: Chardonnay & Pinot Noir


What Makes it Special: Red Hill Estate is a multi-award winning wine producer with a driven passion to create wines that are wonderfully textured, complex and elegantly understated! You'll love the jaw dropping views of the Western Port Bay mixed with a cool maritime breeze!

7. Manton’s Creek Estate



Location: Mornington Peninsula


Wine Specialties: Chardonnay & Pinot Noir


What Makes it Special: The Pelicano family has set out to produce hand-crafted, award winning, premium quality wine! Their approach is like no other... All of their vines are hand pruned, hand harvested and dry-grown to give it a sustainable, sensible touch.

Additionally, they offer a Mediterranean-style dining experience, with views outlooking the lovely vines.Inside the cellar door, you will notice that they have put a lot of effort into materials that emphasize a sense of maturity, quality, & richness to complement its surroundings.

8. T'Gallant Cellar Door



Location: Mornington Peninsula


Wine Specialties: Pinot Grigio, Pinot Gris, & Pinot Noir


What Makes it Special: The name stems from a sailor's abbreviation of the word, topgallant. It's meant to symbolize the peak, the top, the epitome! T'gallon specializes in Pinot varieties, using natural ingredients to create a taste that is exquisite, and eccentric

9. Tucks


Tuck's Winery

Location: Mornington Peninsula

Wine Specialties: Chardonnay & Pinot Noir


What Makes it Special: Uses chic aesthetics and gorgeous sceneries to give their visitors insta-worthy photos! Their fruits are made in their own soil, and nurtured to reflect complexities of the vineyards. It's designed for those who desire something natural, but different.




10. Montalto



Location: Red Hill, Mornington Peninsula


Wine Specialties: Chardonnay & Pinot Noir

What Makes it Special: Their focus is on creating wines of superb quality and character. They source their wine from 5 vineyards throughout the Mornington Peninsula. Unlike most wineries who grow their own fruits, Montalto uses this technique to allow a selection of wine varietals! The wine room opens up to an absolutely astonishing, panoramic view of the vineyards, wetlands, and beyond!

11. Pt. Leo Estate


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Location: Mornington Peninsula


Wine Specialties: All Kinds of Varieties; No specialty.


What Makes it Special: Surrounded by a 50-hectare vineyard, Sculpture Park, Western Port Bay, and the coast of Phillip Island. This must-visit winery also has a restaurant on-site that offers a seasonal menu of food that is only cooked using regional produce! Their hope is to to manage their vineyard with sensitivity and produce wine that speaks clearly of variety and place.

12. Paringa Estate



Location: Mornington Peninsula


Wine Specialties: Chardonnay, Pinot Nois, & Pinot Gris


What Makes it Special: One of the most highly sought-after, premier food and wine destinations in the region! The restaurant oversees the smooth, rolling hills of the vineyard; while also featuring large windows that look down into the winery. Their menu is a collabaration of locally sourced, seasonal produce.

13. Crittenden Estate



Location: Mornington Peninsula


Wine Specialties: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio, & Pinot Gris


What Makes it Special: Crittenden Estate is a family owned and operated boutique winery, that does things out of the norm for their customers! They offer a seated, tailored wine tasting journey with an expert cellar door team to guide along the way.

14. Trofeo Estate


Location: Mornington Peninsula


Wine Specialties: Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay & Cabernet Sauvignon


What Makes it Special: Wines are Estate grown and handmade in Terracotta Amphora. Their food is garden grown and sustainably sourced, providing the very best of seasonal and local flavours.


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