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Wine Food Farmgate Trail

Find Mornington Peninsula wineries, farm produce, restaurants and more

One of life's greatest pleasures is the Mornington Peninsula - a place where you can eat, drink, forage, shop, learn, and tour. Wine Food Farmgate reveals the Mornington Peninsula’s most delicious secrets. How do you get a sensational seasonal snapshot of the Mornington Peninsula? Just follow the Mornington Peninsula Wine Food Farmgate trail, where you can eat, forage, sip, shop, learn and tour the very best of this region.

Just drive through our region, and the Peninsula's love affair with wine, fresh produce, seafood and bountiful food on the table is quickly revealed. Taste it, sip it, pick it, catch it, take it home with you. Summer brings berries and cherries, while autumn is time for apples and pears.  In winter, forage through the hinterland for seasonal produce, warm up with a meal beside a roaring fire or enjoy your favourite tipple overlooking glorious countryside. Stride out on a beach walk then reward yourself with hot soup or a woodfired pizza and a glass of red wine in a seaside village. Return in the Spring for crisp, fresh vegies and cherry blossom. 

You will find many wine, food and farmgate experiences hidden away throughout the Mornington Peninsula. You just need to know where to look. To help you discover them, we've brought the finest together to create the Mornington Peninsula Wine Food Farmgate Trail.

Download our Wine Food Farmgate Trail Map here, or our seasonal produce calendar here.

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Award Winning Whisky Newcomer - Chief's Son Distillery

Mornington Peninsula’s whisky newcomer, Chief’s Son Distillery, is making an impressive entry onto the world whisky stage with its sixth international award within 11 months of their launch.

Barrel number 01 of their ‘900 Standard’ Single Malt Whisky at 49.50% was awarded Best Australian Single Cask – Single Malt Whisky in the first round of the 2020 World Whiskies Awards in London in February. In the same awards, they also took home a Silver for their ‘900 Standard’ Single Malt Whisky at 45.00% per cent in the Australian Single Malt Whisky NAS category.

Owners and Distillers Stuart and Naomi McIntosh said it was ``an incredible honour to take out such a prestigious award, especially with the very first barrel we ever filled, launching our whisky to the world.’’

Chief’s Son Distillery is a confident splash of new world methods and unapologetic vision, infused with distinctive Australian character and quality. The distillery name connects the meaning of McIntosh or ``Mhic an Tòisich’’ in Scottish Gaelic, which literally means ``Son of the Chief’’.  

The McIntosh signature ‘900’ stamp on their core range signifies the nine centuries between the formal establishment of the McIntosh family name and that of the establishment of the distillery.  "During these 900 years, each generation has passed knowledge, experience, love and passion to successive generations," owner Stuart McIntosh shares.

In late 2019, Chief’s Son Distillery won four international awards held in Hong Kong, including a prestigious Masters Award for their ‘900 Standard’ Single Malt Whisky at 60.00% in the Luxury Masters Awards.

Stay tuned for the much-anticipated outcome of World’s Best Single Cask – Single Malt Whisky to be awarded on 26th March 2020.



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Author: Allison

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