Mornington Peninsula Wine Tours – The Mornington Peninsula is one of Australia’s enticing tourist destinations. Just a short and relaxing drive from the second most livable city in the world, Melbourne, the region boasts fabulous hotels, food and wine, cellar doors, farm gates, bike trails, walks, galleries, The Eagle Sky Lift, Peninsula Hot Springs, world-class golf courses, views that take your breath away and an array of bay and surf activities – unbelievably all within minutes of each other.
Whether you desire the majesty of the Hinterland, taking in the beautiful townships of Red Hill, Main Ridge, Shoreham, Flinders, Pt Leo, Merricks, Balnarring and Arthurs Seat or the shimmering blue of the coastline, taking in Mornington, Dromana, Blairgowrie, Sorrento, Portsea and Cape Schank, these tours maximise value and enjoyment and minimise stress and time-wasting.
At Ridge Rider, they offer Mornington Peninsula wine tours via their signature Hop On Hop Off service as well as private tours, shuttle service and private driver service. Forget the worry of knowing where to go, what to do and how to get there and let their dedicated team of experienced driver/guides get you where you want to go.
Service TypesFood and Wine Tours Free Wifi
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The most popular of the Ridge Rider wine tours. Considered the heart of the Mornington Peninsula wine region the Red Hill – Main Ridge location is home to some of the oldest and most established vineyards.
With rich volcanic soils, ideal rainfall and exposure to sunlight combined with cool ocean breezes, the wines from this special part of the Peninsula are sure to delight you.
Popular with the “on trend” customers the Jackalope to Pt Leo circuit is another of our sort after Ridge Rider wine tours. The tour is a magical journey through time as you take in the rustic charms of the 100 year old Merricks General Wine Store as well as the glittering beauty of new venues such as Jackalope and Pt Leo Estate. You will also visit Quealy Wines home to the family of the regions most highly regarded wine makers.
A possible 6 stops will see you visit; Jackalope, Quealy Wines, Stonier Wines, Merricks General Wine Store (lunch stop), Pt Leo Estate, Paringa Estate.
Tours available daily and are five hours duration from 11.30 am to 4.30 pm. How many venues visited depends on the speed with which you want proceed. Advance bookings are required. They collect and return you to your local area accommodation.
(Tasting fees not included as they are generally waived on any wine purchase/order).