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Mornington Peninsula Wine and Cheese Tasting Day Trip from Melbourne

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Highlights

This day trip from Melbourne to the wineries of the Mornington Peninsula includes a visit to multiple local wineries, cheeseries, a strawberry farm and a chocolate factory.

What You'll Get

Spend on the Mornington Peninsula, an hour drive from the centre of Melbourne. In the program is a visit to multiple wineries of the region, ones such as Paringa Estate, T’Gallant, Montalto and The Cup estate.

Throughout the day you will enjoy great treats and the incredible panoramas and scenery of the Mornington Peninsula.

The Mornington Peninsula is located just an hours drive from Melbourne. Clean air, vineyards and olive groves, you will be transported into another world.

The tour program includes visits to multiple wineries. 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.

The next stop will be T’Gallant, specialising in growing Pinot Gris (Pinot Grigio). 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 that 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. 

Finishing your familiarisation with the winery region of the Mornington Peninsula you will visit the Montalto winery. Vines growing on the volcanic and sedimentary rocks of the local hills breathe in the sea air, result in finely textured elegant wines. 

Then awaits you some rest and lunch of two meals from the Cup Estate restaurant. Other than great food and local wine, here you get a spectacular view of Western Port Bay.

The next interesting point of this trip will be the 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. 

Then the Sunny Ridge strawberry farm awaits you. 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.

Upon returning to Melbourne, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • A maximum of 11 people per booking
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver guide
  • Entry/Admission - Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm
  • Entry/Admission - Red Hill Estate


Exclusions
  • Wine tastings cost
  • Lunch


Departure Point
Melbourne CBD hotels

Departure Time
9:30 AM

Duration
10 hours

Voucher Info
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The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here.