You can enjoy wine tours to Mornington Peninsula wineries within 5 coastal regions; Frankston, the Northern Peninsula, Western Port Bay, the Peninsula Hinterland and the Southern Peninsula. Quite warm summers and fairly cool winters are to be expected of the Mornington Peninsula climate.
Located between 40 - 80kms from Melbourne in Victoria, the Mornington Peninsula wineries region makes for a great coastal holiday spot or a quick visit and wine tour.
Wining, Dining and Waking Up
"Wine Tours are amazing in the Mornington Peninsula, but you need to eat and sleep as well"
The Mornington Peninsula has a barrel full of choices if you need a place to roost for a night or two. Ranging from camping and caravan options to historic country houses, elegant hotels, estates and mansions, there are spoils for everyone on every budget. You can also find Mornington Peninsula vineyards accommodation, hilltop bed and breakfasts, and traditional hotels and cottages to nestle in.
As this is a coastal location, a lot of the Mornington Peninsula wineries and restaurants are proud to use local produce and seafood, so get ready for some seriously fresh fish. If seafood isn’t your thing, never fear as there is still heaps to choose from.
You will also discover many restaurants located on the beach or overlooking the ocean as well as fine restaurants within the Mornington Peninsula vineyards and wineries.
Speaking of the Mornington Peninsula wineries, there are over 50 to visit and sample from as well as plenty of Mornington Peninsula wine tours to choose from. Tour around for a day, or stay for a while and take a variety of wine tours.
"Other things to do between wine tours in the Mornington Peninsula"
There is an obscene amount of things to see and do along with the Mornington Peninsula wine tours and wine tasting, especially for the more active people. There’s golf, surfing, fishing, bushwalking, cycling, swimming, kayaking, scuba diving, horse riding and swimming with seals or dolphins. However, if you want something more relaxed, check out their mazes, the fossil beach, wildlife, the chairlift ride, or a variety of different museums and art galleries.
If events and festivities are more your style, the Mornington Peninsula have plenty. Things like Sand Sculpting, the Enchanted Maze Festival, Redhill Markets, the 54 Hole Tournament, The Great Southern Steeple Chase, Mornington Racecourse Market, Winter Wine Weekend, the Amateur Winemaking Competition, Interfaith Festival and the Coolart Jazz Festival are all fun to get involved in. Don’t forget to check with the visitor centre for the inside story.
The Boffin Breakdown
"Info for Wine Tours enthusiasts in the Mornington Peninsula"
The Mornington Peninsula vines cover 775 hectares of land and are harvested from late March to mid May. On average they crush 3500 tonnes of grapes per year. This all began in 1866, when the Mornington Peninsula vineyards produced their first drop.
The Mornington Peninsula is most recognised for their Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Gris and Viognier. All of these are a must try when in the area, as well as many of the other varieties produced in Mornington Peninsula wineries.
Check below for the operators of Mornington Peninsula wine tours.
Wine Tour Operators in the Mornington Peninsula Wine Region
Vinetrekker Wine Tours
Private single day and overnight food & wine tours in discreet, luxury vehicles...
At least 2 people, Departing from Melbourne CBD & Regional VIC
Specialist in Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula Wine Tours. Discover the scenic Yarra Valley or Mornington Peninsula only one hour from Melbourne on a guided Winery Tour. Visit some of the best wineries including the famous Domaine Chandon...
Departing from Melbourne CBD and some regional VIC