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Mornington Peninsula Wine and Cheese Tasting Day Trip from Melbourne

Melbourne, Australia
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icon8 to 10 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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Overview

Discover the wine and food of the Mornington Peninsula on a full-day tour from Melbourne. Visit five wineries, savor a gourmet 2-course lunch, and sample cheeses and other locally made goods at a dairy, strawberry farm, chocolate boutique, and other destinations. Taste some of Australia's great wines and other treats throughout the day, and take in the landscapes of this gorgeous region in Victoria.
  • Full-day Mornington Peninsula wine and food tour, from Melbourne
  • Stop into five wineries to learn about their wines
  • Sample local products like cheeses, chocolates, jam, olive oil, and fresh fruit
  • Includes 2-course lunch, wine tasting, and hotel pickup and drop-off
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Hotel pickup and drop-off
Driver guide
Wine tastings cost
Lunch

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up from private addresses

Airports

  • Melbourne Airport, Departure Dr, Tullamarine, Victoria 3045 Australia
  • Avalon Airport, 80 Beach Rd, Lara VIC 3212, Australia
  • Essendon Airport, Melbourne, Victoria Australia


Ports

  • Station Pier Cruise Ship Terminal, Port Melbourne VIC 3207, Australia


Departure Time

9:00 AM
After morning hotel pickup in Melbourne, travel to the Mornington Peninsula along a scenic road for about one hour.

Your first stop takes in the modern vineyard at Paringa Estate, where they grow pinot noir, chardonnay, shiraz and pinot gris grapes. Their award-winning wines have earned recognition in Australia, Europe and Asia.

Next up, learn about the elegant table wines of Polperro Winery; perhaps check out the trattoria in addition to the wines at T’Gallant Winemaker; take in the grapes and fruit orchards at Montalto Vineyard & Olive Grove; and visit Red Hill Estate, which has volcanic soil that creates fine textured wines.

Relax over a 2-course lunch at Max’s Restaurant, a local favorite with spectacular views of Western Port Bay. After lunch, taste a variety of fresh cheeses at Main Ridge Dairy, then visit the shop or pick strawberries (November to April) at Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm.

Heading back to Melbourne, stop into a chocolate factory in the village of Flinders to sample handcrafted chocolates and other sweet treats. Your tour ends with drop-off at your Melbourne hotel in the evening.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Paringa Estate
First, you will visit the modern vineyard Paringa Estate, where grapes of sorts such as Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Shiraz and Pinot Gris are grown. The wine produced here is the holder of many awards and prizes, acquired in the international competitions, and earned recognition not only in Australia but also in Europe and Asia.
Duration: 50 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
T'Gallant
The next stop will be T’Gallant, specialising in growing the sort Pinot Gris (Pinot Grigio). In recent years, the products of this winery have repeatedly received prestigious awards and prizes and are high in the world rankings of wineries. You can enjoy a tasting of the best works of local winemakers and optionally visit the trattoria, where you can eat a simple and delicious Italian meal. Another winery, which opened to the public in 2002 — Montalto. In addition to the extensive vineyards, you can see olive groves and orchards, which grow apples, pears, quinces, figs, persimmon, avocado, citrus and berry fields with raspberries and cranberries. From the resulting harvest, four varieties of olive oil, chutneys, preserves, jams and much more are produced. All products of local organic produce can be bought in the shop at the winery.
Duration: 50 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Red Hill Estate
Finishing your familiarisation with the winery region of the Mornington Peninsula you will visit the winery Red Hill Estate. Vines growing on the volcanic and sedimentary rocks of the local hills breathe in the sea air, result in finely textured elegant wines. The highest quality Red Hill Estate products have become a brand of Victoria’s cool climate. You can try leading sorts of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Shiraz here.
Duration: 50 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
The Cups Estate
Get some rest and lunch of two meals from the Cup Estate restaurant (at your expense). Other than great food and local wine, here you get a spectacular view of Western Port Bay.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Main Ridge Dairy PTY Ltd.
Main Ridge Dairy — a farm for the production of cheese and milk products from goat’s milk. During the tastings, you will enjoy an assortment and variety of cheeses. In the local farmer’s shop, you can buy not only cheese and milk products but also refreshments and a range of local souvenirs.
Duration: 20 minutes
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Stop At:  
Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm
From November to April anyone can come and pick for themselves a whole basket of sweet berries. During the return drive to Melbourne, you will visit the chocolate factory, located in the village of Flinders. Here you will discover, how the most delicious Australian chocolates and lollies are produced by hand, and in the local cafe. You will be offered a rich choice of not only chocolate and lollies but desserts and ice cream
Duration: 40 minutes
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  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • A maximum of 11 people per booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY BILBYTRAVEL

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Mornington Peninsula Wine and Cheese Tasting Day Trip from Melbourne?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers.

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Product code: 29867P4

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