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Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park is renowned for its involvement and support of important conservation breeding programs, including the critically endangered Orange-bellied Parrots, of which there are less than 50 in the wild. Moonlit Sanctuary has partnered with The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), Zoos Victoria, ... Read More

Mentis Assist has welcomed the launch of a community partnership with Peninsula Hot Springs on 15th March 2017, as an exciting opportunity to work hand-in-hand with one of Australia's major health and wellness centres. The two organisations share a common goal to improve mental health and wellbeing of the Mornington Peninsula community.It is estimated ... Read More

Throw on your sunnies, roll out the picnic rug and have your epicurean swagger at the ready, The Peninsula Picnic, presented by Infiniti, is back with a new day, a hot line-up and a menu packed full of local food and wine. On Saturday April 1 the thermostat will be set securely to 'vino and chill' as Melbourne rhythm ensemble The Cat Empire headline ... Read More

The power of touch combined with the restorative powers of the earth has inspired a new wellness experience at Peninsula Hot Springs. Clay Ridge is an outdoor journey like no other - where therapeutic clay powder is mixed with geothermal water to create the clay which you can then apply to your own skin. Inspired by ancient traditions these detoxifying ... Read More

To mark its 15th year anniversary, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park has opened a 20 aviary Orange-bellied Parrot breeding facility to protect one of the world's rarest and most endangered animals.With less than 50 left in the world, the new aviary gives a significant boost to the captive breeding program with the facility able to house 40 ... Read More

HOP CULTURE, an obvious play on pop culture, is an American-style Session IPA designed to appeal to the masses. Think of The Beatles, Warhol, Bowie, Ferris Bueller, and Kevin Bacon all wrapped up in a can...A fruity explosion greets your senses as you crack the can releasing the hoppy, pine aromas awaiting inside, while the lean, restrained palate offers ... Read More

Mornington Peninsula tourism operators showcased the very high quality and diversity of their visitor experiences when ten businesses enjoyed spectacular success in the 2016 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards on Thursday 24 November. The event recognises not only the efforts of individual operators but also the collaborative efforts of the Victorian tourism ... Read More

A stylish addition to the Polperro experience...The picture perfect Polperro is now offering guests the opportunity to picnic on our working vineyard property. Wander down the produce garden path, past the ancient angophoras and settle in for a long lazy afternoon.Head chef Daniel Kerekes brings his trademark style, blending of European and Asian flavours ... Read More

Australia's Wine List of the Year Awards have been decided and we have won the Best Pub Wine List in Victoria!An expert team of judges have cast their eye over the nation's leading lists to come up with the very best restaurants, bars, pubs and clubs in which to enjoy the greatest wines, aperitifs and digestifs the world has to offer.The Flinders Hotel ... Read More

Four Mornington Peninsula restaurants are included in this years awards by the Age Good Food Guide. The coveted 'chefs hats' have again been awarded to:Ten Minutes by Tractor (2 hats), Montalto Olive Grove and Vineyard (1 hat), Paringa Estate (1 hat) and Port Phillip Estate (1 hat).

The 2016 Awards For Excellence were announced on 15th August with the Mornington Peninsula featuring heavily:Winner Restaurant in a Winery - Stillwater at Crittenden, DromanaWinner Seafood Restaurant - The Rocks, MorningtonWinner Breakfast Restaurant & Winner Restaurant in a Hotel/Motel/Resort - Woodman Estate Luxury Country house, Restaurant and Spa, ... Read More

Local Mornington Peninsula Producer Woodman Estate Fine Foods is celebrating after winning four medals (one gold, two silver and a bronze medal at the 2016 Australian Food Awards (AFA) for their jams & preserves.GOLD Medal Woodman Estate Fine Foods : Rhubarb & Ginger PreserveSILVER Medal Woodman Estate Fine Foods : Peach & Cardamom PreserveSILVER Medal ... Read More

Burke Brandon of Red Hill Cheese is officially a champion cheesemaker - winning the highest overall award for the Goat/Sheep/Buffalo category at the recent Australian Fine Food Awards for his "Venus Blue" sheep cheese. Bess and Damian Noxon of Main Ridge Dairy also took out 4 gold and 4 silver awards for their goat cheeses, adding to their already impressive ... Read More

INTRODUCING AUSTRALIA'S FIRST IN-CAN NITROGEN CHARGED BEER:DOG'S BOLLOCKS by MORNINGTON PENINSULA BREWERYNitrogenated (Nitro) beers have been a growing trend in the craft beer industry across the world, providing a smooth, creamy texture, with the gas reacting differently than standard CO2. Due to the complexity of packaging Nitro-charged beer, it is ... Read More

The Mornington Peninsula is officially the home of some of the world's best craft beer with two brewers, Red Hill Brewery and Mornington Peninsula Brewery winning the prestigious Gold Medal for their Imperial Stouts, one of the mostly hotly contested medals at the 2016 Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA).Red Hill Brewery have consistently received ... Read More