Meet the Gourmet Producers- Private Tour
- Duration: 10 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Victoria
- Product code: producers
Your day starts with house roasted coffee at Green Olive at Red Hill. Owners Greg and Sue grow olives, grapes, herbs and veggies, raise sheep and chooks and have an amazing farm shop full of goodies. You're welcome to wander the productive vegetable garden and olive grove.
Visit the little known Bass & Flinders Distillery to uncover the traditional pot still method and double distillation and taste fine brandy, gin, fortified wines and brandied fruits. (Saturday and Sunday only)
Travel on to award winning restaurant, Max's at Red Hill Estate, for a culinary delight. After sampling his celebrated produce, including 100% Mornington Peninsula Olive Oil, Morello Cherry balsamic and house made Dukkah, Max will prepare a delicious two course menu of Mornington Peninsula produce, including glass of Estate wine.
Discover the secrets of wine making with the 2011 Young Gun Of Wine, Mike Aylward at Ocean Eight. Indulge in a private barrel tasting in his family's underground barrel room.
Bess and Damian will introduce you to 'the girls' at Main Ridge Dairy. See the goats being milked before tasting the range of cheeses produced here. Last stop on the tour is the family run Mornington Peninsula Chocolates. Milton, Isilda and Cass will take you through a tasting of their hand-crafted artisan chocolates, made using traditional French, Belgian and Swiss techniques.
- pick up from your accommodation in our Mercedes Vito
- morning coffee and farm talk
- wine tastings
- two course a la carte lunch at Max’s Restaurant with a glass of Red Hill Estate wine
- cheese tasting
- chocolate tasting
- bottled water
- wine touring map