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** GUESTS RECEIVE DELICIOUS GOURMET BREAKFAST HAMPER WITH LOCAL MORNINGTON PENINSULA PRODUCE AND HAND MADE TUSSIE MUSSIE PRODUCE
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Etched in the memory of those who have been fortunate enough to experience Tussie Mussie Vineyard Retreat is a vision of breathtaking beauty, tranquillity and something uniquely special which will remain with you forever.
The Vineyard Lodge consists of four king suites, each wih their own bathroom suite (two have baths and one has a huge corner spa bath), lounging area, TV, private entrance and terrace and 2 have their own wood burning fires.
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Additional Location Information
Tussie Mussie Vineyard Retreat can be found at 206 Bittern - Dromana Road, Merricks North, on the Mornington Peninsula:
One hour away from the Melbourne CBD
less than 90 minutes from Melbourne International Airport
It is easily reached along either the Eastern Freeway or the scenic coastal road hugging Port Phillip Bay
By separate arrangement we can arrange your transfer from the Melbourne CBD or from the Melbourne International Airport
As you drive along the Mornington Peninsula you could be forgiven for thinking that you have left Australia behind. Rolling hills of olive groves and vineyards meet award winning restaurants, bustling markets and beautiful beaches.
Award Winning Dining
Veraison at Bluestone Lane
Veraison Restaurant & cellar door with its elegant yet casual dinning, delivers Modern Australian style food. The building features old bluestones, once former lane ways of Melbourne, which add character. With floor to ceiling windows take advantage of the picturesque rural outlook accompanied by native wildlife, the stone fireplace & Austrian built baby grand piano make for the perfect ambiance. Local Executive Chef & Proprietor of Veraison Restaurant Mark Poulter, uses only the best produce, Along with the estates organic kitchen garden, feature predominantly with other local gourmet produce.
Salix offers a true hospitality experience in a spectacular glass fronted space overlooking the vineyard and the wooded hills beyond. Enjoy a modern seasonal menu sourced from local and afar. The Wine List features all available vintages of the award winning Willow Creek Vineyards wines. For a more casual time , enjoy the relaxed cellar door bistro, with a ever changing tapas style menu, very family and budget friendly.
Port Phillip Dining
This cellar door restaurant and winery is an architectural landmark for the region and home to Kooyong and Port Phillip Estate wines. Taste the full range of superb wines at the cellar door, or dine on Chef Simon Wests seasonal menus in the dining room whilst enjoying spectacular views overlooking vineyards to Westernport Bay.
Darling Park Winery
A a small premium family-owned vineyard, one of the original plantings on the Peninsula. Specialising in Pinot noir, Pinot gris, Chardonnay, Viognier and Shiraz, and also offering a couple of wonderful, original blends. Cellar door is open 11-5 on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, most public holidays and every day in January. Child-friendly, starring a stunning mosaic playground. The light menu focuses on regional produce, featuring local cheeses and treats matched to our award-winning wines. In winter, snuggle in to a fireside couch with a bowl of soup. Picnickers are very welcome, too. Bring your own or they willl happily make you a hamper.
The Long Table Bar & Dining Room
The antique school tables, velvet covered bentwood chairs & church pews are all part of the whimsical décor as are the beautiful ink & watercolour paintings on the walls of brassicas, sardines & asparagus. With open fireplaces, outdoor bocce court & alfresco dining in the warmer months you could almost be mistaken for being in provincial Europe. Open for dinner and private functions the emphasis is on regional tastes & local produce in a relaxed rural setting. Rustic charm, sophisticated European inspired food, award winning wine list, open fires & alfresco dining - an essential destination.
Box Stallion Winery
Award winning wines, combined with the appeal of the rustic red barn cellar door restaurant, make this a memorable destination to enjoy great food & wine in a relaxed casual atmosphere. With Live music every Sunday & picturesque views, Box Stallion is a family friendly environment. Tastings & Lunches are available 7 days a week to groups large and small.
Montalto Vineyard & Olive Grove
Estate grown and made wine, extra virgin olive oil and produce range reflecting the terroir. Acres of kitchen garden and orchard provide fresh seasonal produce to the Chefs Hat Montalto Restaurant, voted Australias Best Winery Restaurant. Simple, produce-driven food in the Piazza & Garden Cafe as well as elegant, catered private picnics.
Maxs at Red Hill Estate
With stunning views to Westernport Bay & Phillip Island, this award winning modern Australian restaurant places a high emphasis on local seasonal produce.
La Petanque Restaurant
Set on a 20 acre property, La Petanque Restaurant offers stunning views over the vineyard and nearby olive grove. Talented Head Chef Simon Buckley is creating contemporary dishes inspired by the South of France. The wine list is extensive, with 600+ wines and 30+ by the glass.
Morning Sun Vineyard
Enjoy the famous polenta fries or a wood fired pizza in the rustic cellar door overlooking the vineyard. Taste award winning wines and estate grown olive oil blended to perfection from four varieties. Wander through the gallery and organic vegetable gardens.
Vidoni Estate Vineyard
100% Estate grown, cool climate premium wines of distinction. Come and discover these elegant award winning wines. Sample a divine Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio, Merlot, Shiraz and Pinot Rose.
Main Ridge Dairy
A farmhouse cheese factory and goat dairy located in Main Ridge. The only large commercial dairy operating on the Peninsula. Known to produce a milk of the highest quality that is then handmade into a range farmhouse cheeses. Careful herd management, gentle handling of the milk and a passion for cheese helps create a range of beautiful cheeses right here on the farm.
Red Hill Cheese
Divine artisan cheeses handmade at this factory in the forest. This cellar door for serious cheese lovers promises a high end flavour experience with a broad range of cow, sheep, and goat cheeses. Treat tourself to a tasting plate of the cheesemakers daily selction for an informed choice of cheese to purchase.
Winner of Best Restaurant/Cafe in Australia 2009 Winner of Best Restaurant/Cafe in Victoria 2009 & 2010 Winner of Best Restaurant/Cafe on the Mornington Peninsula 2009 & 2010. A wine and tapas bar that also serves delicious coffee and breakfast. Relax on the deck and enjoy the beautiful bay views with a coffee, a cocktail, a beer or one of 200 different wines. A tapas for every taste. Open 7 days a week.
209 Point Nepean Rd Dromana
Heronswood Cafe & The Diggers Club
Famous garden, Fabulous food. Stroll through one of Victorias most famous gardens with historic buildings and stunning sea views. Then dine in the beautiful rammed-earth building and choose from a menu that features a daily garden harvest and local produce prepared in an open kitchen.
Stillwater at Crittenden
Still love discovering a hidden gem? Indulge and unwind at this beautiful lakeside venue - a la carte dining featuring seasonal and regional produce, supurb lake and vineyard views, luxury accommodation, cellar door and tasting room and the exclusive Zac and Jacs kitchen produce range. Still amazed that one place can deliver so much?
Horseback Winery Tours & Spring Creek Farm
These Horseback Winery Tours are unique in the World! The ride is a quiet relaxed ride along the equestrian trails linking some of the Peninsula's finest wineries. Maritime Estate, Mantons Creek, Ten Minutes by Tractor, T'Gallant, Red Hill Estate, Montalto, Foxeys Hangout, Red Hill Brewery, Noels Gallery. The rides suit complete beginners as well as experienced riders. Enjoy award winning wines and indulge in delicious gourmet lunches.
As the name suggests, Your Shuttle now provides a personalized tour service for every occasion. Whether its a restaurant dinner with friends, a farmgate tour, or wedding among the vines, this small group tour service will provide you with all the information, planning and transport you need to make your outing a success.
Ashcombe Maze & Lavender Gardens
Home to Australias oldest & largest hedge maze set among 25 acres of world acclaimed gardens. The 3 metre high Cypress hedges have been sculpted into a shapely challenge that will delight & inspire.The Lavender Labyrinth is planted with year round flowering lavender and the view from the central crows nest over the fields of lavender is spectacular. The Lavender Display gardens provide an insight into the different varieties and the history of lavender.The worlds first Circular Rose Maze is planted with over 1200 bushes chosen for old fashioned colour and perfume. The object is to find your way to the centre - and then find your way out. Or you can just stop and smell the roses. The fully licensed Maze Café serves light lunches and delicious Morning and Afternoon Teas. The vaulted ceilings and towering windows of the mud brick café overlook the spectacular gardens.
Morning Peninsula Chocolates
A small manufacturer of exquisite handmade award winning chocolates using Belgian, French and Swiss couverture. Combining the latest and traditional techniques from Europe to create their own unique style. With several gold medals under their belt as well as winning the ultimate Chocolate Champion trophy for 2008 at the Melbourne Fine Food Awards / Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV), these are chocolates you do not want to miss out on. Visitors can witness professional chocolatiers producing the exquisite chocolates through a viewing window and truly live the chocolate experience.
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