Must see wineries in Mornington Peninsula

Check out the top three wineries in Mornington for your next weekend adventure.

Are you wanting to get away and treat yourself with quality Australian wine? Look no further then Mornington Peninsula. Located just an hour away from Melbourne, Mornington Peninsula is well known for its Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

  1. Merricks Creek

Established in 1998, Merricks Creek Winery is a family run business positioned in the heart of the Mornington Peninsula. Focusing on producing quality estate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, the exquisite wine is accompanied by share plate for everyone to enjoy. The rustic yet modern architecture of the winery is the perfect setting to enjoy all things Merricks Creek have to offer, and will leave you wondering why you haven’t visited before.

  1. Rahona Valley

Created by Toby Pieters and his partner Dianne Gardiner in 2014, the Rahona Valley is run by passionate Australian winemakers who have worked throughout the world in different wineries. Located in the Red Hill region, Toby and Dianne aim to produce quality wine while ensuring they are practising sustainable farming principles. Secluded and surrounded by an elegant vineyard, it’s the perfect location to sample Rahona Valley’s wine in their four or eight wine tastings. With a special focus on Chardonnay, make sure you book ahead to secure your spot.

  1. Montalto

Opened seven days a week, Montalto is another family owned and operated winery in the Mornington Peninsula. Specialising in Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, Montalto has over 200 vineyards specialising in these wines. With experiences including; private picnics, Plazza dinings, wine tastes and even weddings, Montaltohas got you covered for all things wine in Mornington. If you don’t believe us, the Gourmet Traveller magazine even awarded Montalto the Best Winery Tourism Destination. 

With so many great wineries on the Peninsula, which one are you going to visit first?