Originally the Tully’s site was an apple orchard however today the business is driven by three generations of the Brancatisano family who have been providers on the Peninsula since the late 1950’s. While respecting the history of the site, Tully’s appreciates that supporting & promoting local regional lines - most of which are sourced directly from growers – is integral to the business and the community it serves. The family are also passionate about delivering quality fare and a family friendly experience built on service.
Hawkes Farm and farmgate store is not only famous for selling their own farm grown product in Boneo, but also a wide range of fruit, vegetables and other gourmet products. For many, it's a one-stop shop for their pantry needs. Best of all, their food truck is open on the weekends cooking their famous thrice cooked hot chips - hand-cut from their own potatoes grown on the farm. The veggie patch is the perfect place to sit and enjoy their delicious coffee & treats, and kids will love their 1970s Farmall tractor that takes pride of place.
Trofeo Estate encompasses a vineyard, cellar door, winery, & a thriving cafe. At the core of the estate is a philosophy that embraces the practice of biodynamics, sustainability & old world winemaking techniques & this is expressed through fresh, home grown produce from the kitchen and café, delicious take home condiments and stunning array of wines from the cellar door.
Back in the days before impersonal supermarkets and oversized shopping centres, the humble general store was a community hub, a place that served an important social, as well as supply, service. In 1924, Merricks General Wine Store opened to serve a variety of needs of the local community. Built in a prime location on Hastings-Flinders Road, between Balnarring and Shoreham, it was a central point where locals could stock up on household items as well post mail, make phone calls at the phone booth, do banking and fill the petrol tank – a one-stop shop with friendly, familiar faces.
6 April 2019, 5:30 PM to 6 April 2019, 9:00 PMOver the course of the year, we welcome our Wine Club members, locals and holidaymakers to the Western-port side of the Mornington Peninsula, to Pt. Leo Estate ...
It’s a sunny, chilly autumn afternoon and Jenny McAuley of Red Hill Truffles is preparing for the busiest season of the truffle calendar. ”The truffle season starts at the beginning of June and runs for 12 weeks,” explains Jenny. “The truffle starts growing in the ground in the first week of December and it takes until the first of June to grow and ripen. The fungus grows on the root of tree, and the tree likes the fungus because the fungus kills the grass around the tree that competes with it for the sugar, water and elements it needs to thrive.