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7 of the Best Masterclasses and Workshops to try on the Mornington Peninsula

So, who's feeling creative? The opportunities to partake in unique and bespoke masterclasses and workshops on the Mornington Peninsula are genuinely spectacular. And whether you taste, smell, cook or construct your way through new skills and techniques, there is a new experience for all to enjoy and savour. We have gathered 7 of our best experiences for you to explore more of:

1. Candle Making Workshop at Red Hill Candle Co

Discover the Scent Lab and step into a world of fragrance as you join the wonderful team at Red Hill Candle Co in Dromana to get hands-on experience in candle making. As an experience to be shared with friends, family and all those looking to get a little bit creative, this workshop is about having fun and igniting the imagination. By the end of the class, you will have designed two of your very own custom fragranced candles to take home, keeping all the delightful memories made alive.

Discover the Candle Making Workshop at Red Hill Candle Co here.

2. Pitmaster Masterclass at Red Gum BBQ

For small groups of aspiring pitmasters or those who want to reach new heights with their BBQ skills, The Cow - Pitmaster Masterclass at Red Gum BBQ is definitely one for you to try. During the 2-hour class, you'll learn the process from Cow to Plate; the basics of the cuts, the language of the butcher, the various ways to trim based on different outcomes, rubs, sauces and the rest. Having recently been awarded a Good Food Guide Chef's Hat, these guys really do know how to BBQ, and by the end of the 2-hours, so will you!

Book your place in The Cow - Pitmaster Masterclass at Red Gum BBQ here.

3. Gin and Cocktail Masterclasses at Bass and Flinders Distillery

Taste sensations are here to be created and ultimately enjoyed at the family-owned and award-winning Bass and Flinders Distillery. The gin and cocktail masterclasses each provide opportunities to explore new flavours and aromas in a memorable and interactive group experience. Once the shaking, stirring or blending is complete, you'll have the chance to enjoy your own clever creation.

Learn more on the Gin and Cocktail Masterclasses at Bass and Flinders Distillery here.

4. Wicking Bed Workshops at Torello Farm

In this hands-on workshop, you will be taken through all the steps to create your own wicking bed at home. Self-contained, water-efficient, wicking beds have become increasingly popular to grow our much-loved veggies. Learn from the locals on the science behind how these structures work, the materials needed, suitable soils and plants, and the ongoing maintenance required. You will be growing your own fresh produce with your own wicking bed in no time.

Explore more of the Wicking Bed Workshops at Torello Farm here.

5. Sparkling Wine Masterclass at Foxeys Hangout Winery

Foxeys Hangout offers visitors the exciting opportunity to join winemaker Michael Lee for a private tutorial in the final stages of making fine sparkling wine. Sweeter? Dryer? White? Pink? It's up to you to create the perfect flavours for your palate. Of course, you can also make your own unique and personal bottle to take home!

Uncover the Sparkling Wine Masterclass at Foxeys Hangout Winery here.

6. Day with the Distiller and Distilling Experience at JimmyRum Distillery

Customised to your interests and preferences, the Day with the Distiller is a 6-8 hour experience offering the unique chance to learn the ropes of rum making and gain a behind-the-scenes walk-through and discussion of the celebrated distillery. And after enjoying lunch and a rum-based cocktail to complete the masterclass, you'll take home a 700ml bottle of the spirit created on the Day. There is the 3-hour interactive Distilling Experience on offer at JimmyRum too!

Take a look at the Day with the Distiller and Distilling Experience opportunities at JimmyRum here.

7. Cooking Classes at Georgie Bass Cafe and Cookery

A series of hands-on cooking classes led by the talented Head Chef Fred is offered at Georgie Bass Cafe and Cookery in Flinders. Favourite classes include French Dinner Party, Middle Eastern Meza and Pasta - Mastering the Art of Fresh Pasta. At the end of the course, all participants will have the chance to sit down and enjoy the prepared meal together.

Find out more about the Cooking Classes at Georgie Bass Cafe and Cookery here.

Are you feeling tempted? Discover all of the dates for these unmissable masterclasses and workshop experiences via our What's On Calendar.

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