Landmarks are easily recognised from distance or word and Tully’s Corner Produce Store is no exception as an iconic gastronomic destination located at the famous Tully’s Corner on the Moorooduc Hwy. The store is set on many acres, offering a relaxed shopping experience with farm like charm and there’s also Apple Espresso, a rustic, bustling Italian inspired café.
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. General stores were once prolific in towns across the Peninsula region, stocking everything from kerosene and toothpaste to fresh bread and milk, run by owners who knew many of the customers by name. In 1924, Merricks General Wine Store opened to serve a variety of needs of the local community.
Trofeo Estate is situated on the iconic Harrisons Road precinct of Dromana - in the 1930’s it was a passionfruit plantation but today it is one of the Pen’s newest vineyards. From the moment you enter the property, with it’s oak lined driveway, you’re surrounded by vines & beautiful rural views.
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.