Look no further than Montalto for your food & wine needs. Essentials Boxes, wine, beer, cider, take-home meals and pantry items are all available to pre-purchase online.
Times are topsy turvy but we are still here, albeit in a different guise. Due to the rise of COVID-19 we have modified our offering to fit within government guidelines.
Come and enjoy fabulous Fridays at Pt. Leo Estate dedicated to the deliciousness that is fried chicken. We invite you to finish your week by relaxing in our all-weather Wine Terrace while taking in the breathtaking views of our vineyard and Sculpture Park.
The finalists are confirmed, and we're excited to announce an incredible roll call of Australia's finest sculptors and visual artists for Montalto Sculpture Prize 2020. 24 sculptures will be installed with the winner announced at Montalto on Sunday, 23rd February.
Montalto Sculpture Prize is among the most valuable private sculpture prizes in Australia - and founders John and Wendy Mitchell have, once again, confirmed a prize value of $40,000 for 2020. The winning piece becomes part of the stunning Sculpture Trail at Montalto in Red Hill, on the Mornington Peninsula.
There’s nothing we love more than getting off the beaten track. Yabby Lake, is one of these destinations - frequented by many, yet passed by even more as they approach the Balnarring exit (off the Peninsula Link).
If you’re wondering where we go to enjoy some of the finest food, artistic sculptures and uninterrupted views on the Mornington Peninsula it’s Pt. Leo Estate. With three dining choices including Laura (a more refined dining experience offering a set menu that tells a local seasonal harvest story), Pt. Leo Restaurant (a modern restaurant with a large wood fired oven that is the heart of its food offering) and the Wine Terrace (the simple things like a glass of wine and charcuterie plate is all that matters).
A significant amount of foodie lust is generated when the words Pier Street Kitchen are mentioned - a perfect neighbourhood establishment, full of friendly people and good vibes.
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.
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.