From the tasting team

Jane Faulkner on the Mornington Peninsula

By Jane Faulkner

10 Nov, 2021

There is so much to love about Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, where producers both new and established are making their mark with quality wines.

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What’s the allure of the Mornington Peninsula? It’s a simple question with perhaps a long answer, as visitors will attest, given it is merely an hour away from Melbourne’s CBD yet offers so much. There’s its beauty, the gentle sloping hills and shimmering water of Port Phillip and Western Port Bays either side, with the wilds of Bass Strait in the distance. Importantly, there’s good food and wine in between. But ask a vigneron and they will have a different take. 

Portsea Beach, Mornington Peninsula