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Mornington Peninsula Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries
Wine, Beer, Cider, Cocktails, Gin, Rum. You name it, we got it!
Green Olive at Red Hill
At Green Olive they grow olives (shocking right), grapes, herbs and veggies, raise sheep and chooks and turn amazing produce from local farmers into a range of goodies you'll love. Green Olive at Red Hill embodies a whole farm experience, so you'll feel right at home while sipping on an award-winning wine tasting platter (served with fresh olives, of course!)
Mock Red Hill Cider
An apple a day keeps the doctor away! The new breakfast of champions is a tasting paddle from the epic folks at Mock Red Hill Cider. As a family owned business for five generations, you can say with confidence they know what they're doing! Top tip: try and spot their super cute doggo
Next up we have the beautiful T'Gallant, located on a former apple orchard nestled amongst the rolling hills of Main Ridge. As the pioneers of Pinot Gris and Grigio in Australia, they'll show you the differences between the more mineral Grigio to the luscious and complex Gris. Along with their sparkling Moscato and Prosecco, crisp Rosé, fruit-driven Pinot Noirs and more. Oh and did we tell you thier views are made for that perfect Insta shot.
Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm
Pick your own fresh strawberries at Sunny Ridge Farm.
Ten Minutes by Tractor
Ten Minutes by Tractor is the convergence of wine journeys that began almost 40 years ago, a group of individuals and vineyards came together over time to create the winery that exists today. Ten Minutes by Tractor is a much-loved gem on the Peninsula, offering fantastic wine tastings. Top tip: they have a wonderful cheese-only menu!
Manton's Creek Estate
Red Hill Estate
Red Hill Estate is a popular stop and with very good reason. Boasting one of the best views from any winery in the world, they are renowned, not only for their fine wines but also for our superb, panoramic views of Western Port Bay. The cellar door hosts are not only wonderfully friendly but also very informative, it is no wonder this is an all-time favourite! And if that wasn’t enough to convince you, Red Hill estate offer a 15 wine tasting for $5.
Red Hill Brewery
It's beer o'clock! Karen and David established Red Hill Brewery back in 2005 and have created a fantastic place to hang out and enjoy some awesome craft beer. They never stop experimenting, using local produce such as cherries, honey and truffles, plus regular brews that are aged in barrels, sourcing oak barrels from local wineries and distilleries. The beers are made in small batches (800lt) and made with love, frothies with your mates never tasted so good!
Red Gum BBQ
Carnivores, gather your steak knives and prepare your BBQ sauce. We’re about to drop some American-style, slow smoked heaven into your lunch stop. Red Gum BBQ is your one-stop-shop for top quality, warm vibes, authentic southern BBQ paired local Victorian craft beer.
Arriving at Mont Rouge is like being transported to a little town in the south of France. Surrounded by acres of stunning vineyards and a French-inspired cellar door where the wine is all still bottled by hand. The cellar door is warm, friendly and the perfect spot to relax over a couple of glasses of wine.
Port Phillip Estate
An architectural landmark, Port Phillip Estate is one of Australia’s most exciting food and wine destinations. The light-filled Dining Room and Cellar Door open to an expansive outdoor deck with spectacular views.
Tucks Ridge Winery
Oh Tucks, what a venue! Tucks mixes it up by doing "blind" wine-tasting where you can rate your tastings on the whiteboard tabletop. Extra points if you can guess what you've tasted! With a lounging lawn overlooking the vineyard, you can share a bottle with your pals whilst working on that tan.
Our friends over at Montalto manage the production of the three ranges in the Montalto stable of wine. Their wine tastings are relaxed, handpicked for your wine-preference and guided by the knowledgeable Montalto team so you are guaranteed to walk away learning a thing or two (and with a guaranteed smile). Their wines are award-winning so you will not be disappointed!
Maze and Lavender Gardens
The Ashcombe Maze & Lavender Gardens is home to Australia's oldest and most famous hedge maze, a beautiful circular rose maze, and the year round flowering Lavender Labyrinth, all set among 25 acres of world acclaimed gardens.
Cellarmaster Craig will take you on a journey of all their beautiful cool climate wines and some stunning reds sourced fruit from Heathcote. Their wines are grown, made and bottled on the Pier 10 vineyard. They are truly estate grown, handpicked with care and made with passion. Check out their grazing menu if you're feeling a little peckish!
Pt. Leo Estate
Oh the instagram boomerang is calling, love art? You're in for a treat! Not only offer a stunning vineyard, Pt. Leo also boasts a sculpture park with over 60 different sculptures to admire.Tastings include: Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Shiraz.
JimmyRum is a craft rum distillery with an audacious goal, to change the way Australians think about rum. Uncomplicated, unpretentious and unruly, they are putting together rums that are distinctive and downright delicious. Even if you think you may not be a "rum person" JimmyRum are quietly confident one of their signature cocktails will change your mind!
Jetty Road Brewery
You can't beat local, so now you're in for a treat with the boys at Jetty Road who were born and raised on the Mornington Peninsula. They have nailed creating an environment where people are able to learn about the craft beer experience where the thing they take seriously is creating excellent tasting beer, and not so much themselves. A buzzing place where mates come to gather, Jetty Road is a must for brew lovers!
Mr Little Cider and Little Spritz
Mr Little Cider's philosophy is simple- the best cider emerges from the best ingredients. They use only 100% fresh whole local Australian apples, crush them to extract their delicious juice and then ferment this juice. Be brave and try one of their brand new cider flavours such as Mango-Lime, Strawberry or Ginger- Apple (spoiler alert, they're all amazing!)