Explore the contemporary art collection at Yabby Lake Vineyard, on a special behind-the-scenes Art and Winery Tour led by Paul Barfoot, curator of the collection. Drawing on a range of mediums, from large-scale sculpture to photographic works, ceramics, paintings and new media, the tour will conclude with a convivial wine tasting and discussion with Paul and the Yabby Lake team. Places are strictly limited and prior bookings essential.
Celebrate Heronswood's homegrown harvest at the home of heirloom seeds and taste-test winners. Be inspired to grow your own food and flowers in the stunning setting of Heronswood's historic house and gardens.
The Tully’s complex is set on many acres, offering a relaxed shopping experience with farm like charm. The produce store is a series of food zones; with fresh fruit and vegetables - which they pride themselves on - continental deli, gourmet grocer, butcher & seafood and other speciality items including flowers & artisan breads.
Butterfly Retreats in Red Hill is an experience for the whole family. Set on four acres of cleared grassland with mature European trees, fruit trees and an olive grove, there is something special to experience everywhere you wander throughout this picturesque property. Nestled between Lindenderry at Red Hill and Eldridge Estate, the property is flanked by vineyards providing a colourful vista ever changing with the seasons.
The first of two preview dinners commences in collaboration with Mornington Peninsula Brewery and Commonfolk Coffee. Highlights include five rounds of brews and chews, with dishes like snapper crudo, wood roasted prawns, and lamb shoulder, all served with select MP hops.
What can we tell you about the Cellar and Pantry? Well for starters this is a place people come from near and afar to enjoy. You can eat in, take out or take home a delectable array of local fresh produce, local and imported deli or cellar items home. Either way it is worthy of your time. On the busiest of days you’ll order coffee and something scrumptious to eat at the window, you’ll go inside to forage for pantry items to take home until your name is called out whereby you’ll stop everything to find a seat on the iconic deck to enjoy the moment. If there aren’t any?
Trofeo Estate is situated on the iconic Harrisons Road precinct of Dromana - in the 1930’s it was a passionfruit plantation - it is one of the Pen’s oldest vineyards but newest wineries. From the moment you enter the property, with it’s oak lined driveway, you’re surrounded by vines & beautiful rural views.
Fluffy fronds of fresh fennel provide a frilly backdrop to newly sprouted daisies. Spindly shoots of segmented, bamboo-like asparagus hide in weeds among olive groves. Explosions of colourful flowers lure you in while the tough, nettle-like stems tease you away.
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.
For our friends at Montalto, Spring is the time is when the ground begins to warm, a time to appreciate the first tender flower buds and new leaf shoots signifying nature’s awakening from its winter slumber.
The Cellar and Pantry is an institution and it’s a great place to cure a hangover, or show out of town friends a genuinely classic hinterland food experience. Either way you will leave satisfied.
This class is designed to give people the confidence to impress their guests and put on a show! It's about learning some tricks and techniques so you can serve meals that are appealing to the eye but can be prepared ahead of time.