Run by Melbourne locals, in this all inclusive Food & Wine Luxury Tour of the Mornington Peninsula you will enjoy some of the best cool climate wines of the region, together with lunch made from local produce of the Region.
All inclusive Food & Wine Tour Includes
Three award winning cellar doors
Wine tastings with appetizers
Chilled Water Bottles
Chocolate Desert tastings
Scenic drive along the beach
Professional Tour guide
Small Groups, max 14 in luxury Mercedes vehicle
Nice people ;-)
YOUR TOUR ITINERARY
We’ll pickup you up at your city hotel between 9.15am – 9.30am, or at Federation square around 9.40am, in our luxury appointed Mercedes mini-coach. We drive along the beach to the gorgeous seaside town of Mornington. Enjoy some freshly roasted coffee while taking a leisurely walk. Think boutiques, art galleries, gift shops and gourmet stores.
Shortly after we’ll visit our first handpicked award winning winery. Choice from Hickinbothan of Dromana, Yabby Lake or Crittenden Estate. These are iconic wineries synonymous with the best classic cool climate styles in the region.
For lunch, we will visit one of our friends at either The Green Olive or the Epicurean. Both establishments are award winning restaurants.
The Green Olive – described as a food lovers paradise, owner Greg & Sue grow olives, grapes, herbs and vegies, raise sheep, pigs and chooks, and turn this amazing produce and other from local farmers in a range of tapas and good food that will nourish your heart and soul. Here you can have a choice of some tapas dishes and a glass of wine.
The Epicurean Red Hill is truly a significant destination on the Mornington Peninsula. As you enter, you can smell the on site roasted coffee through the air, the creamy formageria cheeses and the largest selection of tasting and bottled wines in the region. Homemade pastas, cheeses, cakes, spreads, conserves, sauces, and the best wines of each local sub-region are all available to take with you on your travels.
After lunch, a short drive and we’ll visit the coastal town of Flinders. Here you will enjoy the sea breeze as it hits you and enjoy a stroll, and artisan made chocolate at MPChocolates. Award winning delicacies using traditional French, Belgian and Swiss techniques, techniques perfected by working alongside the worlds most famous Master Chocolatiers.
On way home we stop by Moorooduc Estate , Pier 10 at Shoreham or Montalto Vineyard. Family run vineyards that have developed an enviable reputation for complex and food friendly wines. Our drive home takes us back through the rolling hills, back home to your hotel and dropped off at your preferred location in the city. A tour group photo is shared with the group post the tour to remember a day out with great food, wine and friends. The photo is taken with a professional SLR camera, the Canon 7D and shared by email for you to print.