Winter Wine Weekend is held during the Queens Birthday long weekend in June every year and there are 2 parts:
1. Winter Wine Fest - Saturday only (ticketed event) at Red Hill Showground
2. Cellar Door activities and events - all Weekend at 48 participating Cellar Doors
The opening event of the weekend is the Winter Wine Fest (Saturday only 11am - 4pm), held at the Red Hill Showground is an exhibition and tasting which traditionally marks the beginning of the extensive Winter Wine Weekend program. One place on one day all under cover where you can taste around 200 premium wines from 47 wineries matched by a special menu created by 8 chefs and one cheesemaker here.
Pre booked tickets are $65 and on the day $70 - each ticket includes a complimentary Riedel tasting glass, all wine tastings, a tasting book and two entree sized dishes (more food vouchers also available for purchase). Designated driver tickets are also available for $55 ($60 on the day) and include all of the above except no wine tastings are included.
For more information visit the Mornington Peninsula Vignerons Association website.