Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula is Melbourne’s summer playground. This region features many boutique wineries, close to the beautiful beaches of both Port Phillip and Westernport bays.

Map - Mornington Peninsula wine regions VictoriaLocation and drive-time

Located 60 kilometres south east of Melbourne, the Mornington Peninsula is a 90 minute drive away, by Rolls Royce or another car from our luxury range.

Small map and representative photo here

Wine styles

The Mornington Peninsula wine region produces cool climate whites. Pinots are a specialty.

Landscape and climate

Vineyards Mornington Peninsula wine regions VictoriaBack roads on the Morning Peninsular wind through pretty hill country with dramatic sea views. Soil types in this region vary from yellow brown; and brown over well drained clay; to the deep red volcanic soils around Red Hill, and sandy loams nearer to Moorooduc.

The Mornington Peninsula enjoys a Mediterranean climate moderated by sea breezes.

Example Wine Tour Itinerary

This itinerary may be varied to suit your interests.

  • Leave city at 9:30am travelling via freeway most of the way
  • Enjoy morning tea overlooking an enchanting seascape
  • Visit a winery before lunch
  • Lunch at an eatery setting on a winery
  • Visit 2 - 3 more wineries in the afternoon
  • Return to Melbourne by 5.30 pm.

Vineyards Mornington Peninsula wine regions VictoriaRestaurants, accommodation and other ideas

Fresh local produce is used in a good selection of restaurants that are often set on wineries overlooking vines, hills or sea views.

The selection of a venue for lunch can greatly enhance your wine experience, by offering you the opportunity to taste the wines of the region matched to fine food. We are able to advise you on establishments where regional wines are well represented on the wine lists, staff are able to guide your wine selection to match your food and, wines can be ordered by the glass allowing you to experience more than one wine with your lunch.

For an overnight stay you can select from Luxury retreats to simple bed and breakfast establishments.

 

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