Many beer-lovers have, under the romantic influence of a well-crafted boutique beer, indulged in thoughts of trying their hand at brewing. For Karen and Dave Golding, the influence of countryside pubs and microbreweries they visited while travelling across Germany, Belgium and England in the early 1990s was so strong that they bought a fertile plot of land in Red Hill to grow hops and set up a full-scale brew house.
In 1985, owner and winemaker Lindsay McCall established Paringa Estate winery on 10 ‘home’ acres of derelict orchard in Paringa Road, Red Hill South, which he planted with Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Shiraz and Pinot Gris.
Karavasil Architects is a multidisciplinary design studio specialising in architecture and interior design. They are highly process and research based in their approach, always curious and interested in creating experiential design outcomes.
The Red Hill Peony Estate is an exceptional floral, architectural and historic experience – it is also the first peony farm in the region. The Holmes/Sheehan family have lived on the property for 132 years, and this is the second time the recently established English-inspired gardens have been opened to the public.
As you drive through the front entrance gates and the magnificent pear archway of the Red Hill Peony Estate, you enter a property that has been in the current owner’s family for 136 years.
With fruit coming from six unique vineyards located across the Peninsula, Montalto Vineyard and Olive Grove creates interesting and complex wines reflecting the fantastic diversity of the vineyards, according to winemaker Simon Black. There’s more than the multiple award winning wines and the restaurants 11 chef’s hats since 2002 that make a visit to Montalto such a rewarding place to visit.
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.
Sit by the fire, watch the smoker with the mouth watering low and slow barbecue from Jimmy Brisket, try some special dark brews, join us in the brewhouse for a tour and dark beer vintage tasting. Celebrate the best things about winter over the shortest days of the year.
Something unique happened the other night in Red Hill South. We stumbled upon a dining pop-up that, apart from having incredibly delicious food, blew us away because it was so humble, imaginative, and authentic. It reminded us of days when things were a lot simpler, yet the food was far from that; it has such a sophistication, where the flavours of each meal took you on a journey far away.
Welcome to Biji Dining, the husband-and-wife team of Harry Mangat and Sandy Soerjadhi. Think of these guys as two adventurous, humble, and trailblazing spirits with a back end of mixing it with some of the best establishments and people in the business. Raymond Capaldi, Peter Gunn, Blayne Bertoncello, Rosheen Kaul, and Ross Magnaye, not to mention the time spent in Attica.
The Mornington Peninsula’s Winter Wine Weekend is a firm circle on calendars around town. Pull on your jumper and boots to celebrate mid-winter with our wineries offering food here, wine by the bottle there and the countryside its usual beauty to explore.
Red Hill is the 'grand dame' of Victoria's craft markets. Located in one of the State's most picturesque settings, Red Hill Community Market started in 1975 as a community based event where 28 local producers a...