Wine Compass

The focus at Wine Compass is to deliver the best possible experience for private groups wanting to organise special events, often including corporate days, birthday celebrations, hens or bachelor parties, or simply a day out in the wine regions with family and friends.

The aim is to organise a stress-free day that is specifically tailored to your guests and the occasion, that everyone will enjoy and remember. We tailor an itinerary to suit your requirements, relieving any of the stress and hassle, choosing the best locations and experiences for your group.

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Crittenden Estate

Crittenden Estate is an iconic vineyard, winery and wine centre located in the heart of the Mornington Peninsula, one hour’s drive south of Melbourne.

The home vineyard, first planted in 1982, is situated on the lower northern slopes of Red Hill and has ideal conditions for growing traditional cool climate European varieties. Its ideal sandy loam soils, considerable vine age and close proximity Port Philip Bay each contribute immeasurably to the premium wine styles that the Crittenden family have become known for. Crittenden Estate is now known as one of the Mornington Peninsula’s iconic wineries and is a must visit on a winery tour agenda.

After growing up on the farm the second generation of Crittendens are now fully immersed in the running of the business. Garry Crittenden’s son Rollo is now Viticulturalist & Winemaker whilst daughter Zoe takes care of the marketing. The third generation, whilst too young to be helping in the vineyard yet, enjoy the pleasure of being surrounded by vines and dirt.

The range of wines on offer at Crittenden, all available for purchase online and at the Crittenden Wine Centre, reflect Garry and Rollo’s innovative winemaking styles. As one of the first producers in the country to embrace styles from Italy and Spain they have developed a reputation for taking an experimental approach towards their wine making. Tradition, however, also plays a large part in the production of their award winning Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays from an area that is now becoming pre-eminent as one of the country’s most well reputed regions for these two styles.

 

Crittenden Estate is a centrally located Mornington Peninsula winery in Dromana and is within 15km of the following towns: Red Hill, Main Ridge, Balnarring, Merricks, Point Leo, Shoreham, McCrae and Rosebud.

 

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Moorooduc Estate

Established in 1982 by Richard and Jill McIntyre, Moorooduc Estate is a small, family run wine business that has developed an enviable reputation for complex and food friendly wines.

Moorooduc Estate offers some of the finest of Mornington Peninsula wines and hand crafted produce available for tasting and purchase.

Our cellar door is open from 11am-5pm 7 days a week.

Our philosophy in everything we do is to make the most of top quality ingredients. Intensive, hands-on care in the vineyard, with minimal use of chemicals, produces the best possible fruit for our wines. Wild yeast ferments and minimal intervention winemaking, with a nod to traditional Burgundian techniques, allow our wines to express their site specificity, or terroir. Similarly, we aim to source ingredients for the food we serve that are seasonal, local and organic.

 

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Red Hill Estate

A Mornington Peninsula Icon 1989.

We are a 5 STAR RATED, multi-award winning wine producer situated on a stunning property little over an hour from Melbourne, Australia.
Established in 1989, our property sits in an internationally recognised “Cool Climate” region on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula and currently encompasses 46 acres with 23 acres under vine.
Boasting one of the best views from any winery in the world, we are renowned, not only for our fine wines but also for our superb, panoramic views of Western Port Bay.

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Yabby Lake Vineyard

The perfect spot to escape the city and enjoy the best of this beautiful region

 

Taste single vineyard wines.  Settle in for a relaxed lunch.  Take in the stunning vineyard view from our deck.  Or stop by for single estate Market Lane coffee.

Stop off at Yabby Lake Vineyard on the Mornington Peninsula, just 50 minutes from Melbourne. With a focus on single vineyard wines, relaxed lunch menu, and single estate espresso by Market Lane. Continue Reading

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T’Gallant Winemakers

T’Gallant – Pioneers of Pinot Grigio + Pinot Gris on the Mornington Peninsula

Swirl the glass with our savvy cellar door crew. Intrepid pioneers of pinot grigio and pinot gris, very much at home on the Mornington Peninsula. Our door swings open 7 days …discover the wine for now ….salute!
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Elan Vineyard

Visit this small family run vineyard of 2.5 ha in Balnarring.

 

 

You can sit and sip in the Rotunda overlooking the vineyard, while your children can enjoy themselves in the playground.

We make estate grown, hand crafted, small quantities of special wines.

Cellar Door Wine Tastings – Open first weekend of every month from 12 – 5 pm or by appointment.

 

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Grape & Graze

Mornington Peninsula Winery Tours.

Are you are interested in learning more about the art of winemaking, or simply happy to enjoy the end result? Either way our personalised private winery tours will appeal to you

Bookings Call:  0437 861486

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Monalto Vineyard and Olive Grove

Family run Estate offering Chef’s Hat restaurant, garden café, cellar door, award winning wine, sculpture, wetlands, olives and more.

We believe our wine should be an expression of its origin, a representation of the best fruit produced from its site in a particular vintage. For the most part this means grapes from our 30 acres of vines. Care and attention to detail in the vineyard is paramount. Minimal interference winemaking preserves and enhances the individual characters from our site.

The result is a wine that we feel very proud of, and that is receiving critical and popular acclaim, residing in the cellars of wine collectors in Australia and overseas. Our wine is made in limited quantities and available only from the estate. Our cellar door offers visitors the opportunity to explore our wine with our friendly professional cellar door staff.
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