Mantons Creek Estate

A boutique Winery and Cellar Door in the Mornington Peninsula

Wine Tasting at Mantons Creek

Mantons Creek Estate, nestled in the verdant landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula, stands as a testament to the region's rich viticultural heritage and its prowess in producing cool climate, maritime style wines. Owned by the Pellicano family, this secluded estate has transformed from an orchard and herb farm into a vineyard of distinction since vines were first planted in 1994. Embracing a sustainable approach to viticulture, Mantons Creek focuses on producing small batches of premium fruit with minimal organic inputs, ensuring each varietal, from Riesling to Cabernet Sauvignon, expresses the unique terroir of the estate.

Under the guidance of winemaker Michael Kyberd, Mantons Creek Estate is dedicated to a philosophy of minimal intervention, allowing the natural characteristics of each vintage to shine through. Kyberd, with a rich background in winemaking both locally and internationally, crafts wines that are a true reflection of the Mornington Peninsula's unique climate and soil. This commitment to quality and passion for winemaking is evident in every bottle, offering a glimpse into the estate's dedication to "manufacturing pleasure" through its diverse range of wines.

Visit Mantons Creek in Mornington Peninsula

The Cellar Door at Mantons Creek Estate offers an intimate tasting experience that invites guests to explore the estate's award-winning portfolio in a tranquil setting. Open from Friday to Sunday, the Cellar Door provides a seated tasting of seven wines for $15 per person, with the fee waived on purchases over $50. For those seeking a more curated journey, the Wine Flight option allows for the sampling of four signature wines, with the added delight of optional paired food bites. This experience, set against the backdrop of the estate's picturesque vineyards, encapsulates the essence of Mantons Creek, combining the pleasure of wine with the culinary finesse of their kitchen offerings.

With a commitment to showcasing the best of modern Australian cuisine with an Italian heart, the estate's dining options are a reflection of its dedication to quality and seasonality. Whether opting for the a la carte or Chef's Tasting Menu, guests are treated to a gastronomic exploration that complements the nuanced flavours of Mantons Creek's wines. The intimate nature of the Cellar Door ensures a personalised experience, making it a coveted destination for those seeking to indulge in the Mornington Peninsula's bounty in a secluded and elegant setting.

You can expect the following from a tasting at Mantons Creek:

Book a tasting at Mantons Creek

Bookings at Mantons Creek Estate are recommended to secure a spot for tasting or dining, especially given the intimate nature of the Cellar Door and restaurant. Tasting sessions are reserved for 45 minutes, with options ranging from a comprehensive tasting to a more focused Wine Flight. For dining, tables are allocated for two hours for the a la carte menu, with no time constraint for the Chef's Tasting Menu. Groups larger than 10 are required to choose from the Chef's Shared Tasting menus, ensuring a cohesive and enjoyable experience for all guests. This booking policy is designed to offer each visitor a tailored and memorable visit, highlighting the estate's commitment to excellence in both winemaking and hospitality.

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