Mornington Peninsula Vignerons Association
Mornington Peninsula is especially known for its wines which thrive in the cool maritime climate and have developed alluring and delicate tastes due to the geography and treasured winemaking processes of this region.
You can easily visit some of the top wineries in the Mornington Peninsula without appointment, including Yabby Lake Vineyard (Jimmy Watson Trophy Winner for best young wine in Australia, and the first Pinot Noir to win this prestigious award), Paringa Estate, Crittenden Estate, Red Hill Estate, Main Ridge Estate, The Cups Estate, Miceli, Montalto Vineyard and Olive Grove, and Mantons Creek Estate.
All of these wineries are open daily with most featuring restaurants. Other wineries and restaurants are only open on the weekends. You can view the Mornington Peninsula wine touring map here.
You can also obtain exclusive access to other wineries through Mornington Peninsula Vignerons Association.
With wine production dating back to 1886 on the Mornington Peninsula, these vineyards are in one of the top wine producing regions in Australia, which offer geographical conditions that are similar to Burgundy in France. The wines produced offer outstanding fruit flavours with natural acidity.
Today, Mornington Peninsula is home to over 150 vineyards and over 40 wineries. Mornington Peninsula is especially well known for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, with Pinot Grigio and Shiraz as less prominent, yet significant options. Be sure to try these offerings when you visit Mornington Peninsula.
If you are looking to explore Mornington Peninsula, Portsea Village Resort offers an ideal location with its proximity to the major attractions of the area, including the Mornington Peninsula wineries, beaches, Port Phillip Bay and Point Nepean.
Portsea Village Resort also features some of the wines from the best local wineries. Our wine list is updated regularly with some of the best local wines and wines from around the world. Our location also offers a full-service restaurant that is open on Fridays and Saturday nights so that you may enjoy a pleasant dining experience.
To request information on accommodation at Portsea Village Resort, contact us on 03 5984 8484 or email to [email protected] and our friendly staff will assist you.