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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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Truffle Gin Cocktails – A must try!

Visit Bass and Flinders Distillery to taste their standalone Truffle Gin, crafted to accentuate the earthy characteristics of fresh local Australian Black Perigord Truffles. These have sourced from some of our local Red Hill farms and the distillery’s finest hand-crafted eau de vie, a grape based spirit produced in-house by distillation of Victorian wine which gives this gin its smooth texture.

This seasonal offering from the distillery is only available until stocks last either from the cellar door in Red Hill or the distillery’s website. While you’re checking them out, book in to celebrate this year’s Truffle Gin release with a fabulous truffle hunt, be quick though!

Now here are some suggestions for you to enjoy Truffle Gin at home!  

It is best served neat, but here are just a few cool ideas…

Truffle Gin Martini

60ml Truffle Gin

15ml Castagna Vermouth

Fresh Thyme Sprigs
Combine Truffle Gin and the vermouth in a mixing glass.

Add ice and stir for 10-15 seconds until chilled.

Serve in a chilled martini glass

Garnish with fresh thyme

 Truffle Gin and Tonic

45ml Truffle Gin

Tonic (Preferably Fever Tree Indian or Strange Love Tonic No. 8)

Garnished with a sprig of rosemary and lemon zest. Or with an olive and thyme.



Truffle Gin Aviation

50ml Truffle Gin

20ml Lemon Juice

10ml Maraschino

15ml Creme de Violettes.

Garnish with fresh thyme

Mix all ingredients together in an old-fashioned champagne glass.

Find more inspiration for this winter HERE>>

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Author: Ebony MPT

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