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by Ian Gill (subscribe)
I'm a Victorian freelance writer & photographer living in the Macedon Ranges north of Melbourne.
Event:
Flinders Foreshore Tasting
Mornington Peninsula Pinots are renowned for their outstanding flavours and the 2018 Peninsula Piers and Pinots event will bring together 23 local producers eager to showcase their wines on Sunday 11th March between midday and 3 pm.

Victoria Melbourne Flinders Mornington Peninsula Pinot Pinots Wine Wines Wineries
The rolling hills of the Mornington Peninsula are home to one of Victoria's premier wine growing regions. Photo: Ian Gill / Footloose PhotoBank


Peninsula Piers & Pinots wine tasting is an annual event which has been staged on the Flinders Foreshore since 2002 and run in conjunction with the Piers & Pinots yacht race, organised by Flinders Yacht Club.

To complement the great range of wines on show, there'll be live entertainment, food supplied by the likes of Calamari Brothers, Flinders Sour Dough and the Flinders Hotels George Bass Café as well as coffee from Red Hill Roast.

Victoria Melbourne Flinders Mornington Peninsula Pinot Pinots Wine Wines Wineries
Twenty three local producers will showcase their Pinot at Flinders Foreshore on Sunday 11th March.


Exhibitors this year include well-known names such as Point Leo Estate, Montalto, Red Hill Estate, Tuck's Ridge and Quealy Wines to name just a few.

Tickets cost $40 per person and include a complimentary Riedel tasting glass, tasting notes and all tastings between midday and 3 pm. On-line bookings are available on the website.

Victoria Melbourne Flinders Mornington Peninsula Pinot Pinots Wine Wines Wineries
The Mornington Peninsula ranks with Tasmania and the Yarra Valley as one of Australia's great Pinot producing regions. Photo: Ian Gill / Footloose PhotoBank


Along with the Yarra Valley and Tasmania, the Mornington Peninsula is one of Australia's outstanding Pinot-producing regions. All the more reason to get on down to the Flinders Foreshore on Sunday 11th March and tempt your palate at the very popular Peninsula Piers & Pinots event for 2018.

Flinders is on the Mornington Peninsula 102 kilometres south of Melbourne, about a 90-minute drive via the M1 Freeway, Eastlink/M3, the Mornington Peninsula Freeway/M11 then the C784 and C777.

Victoria Melbourne Flinders Mornington Peninsula Pinot Pinots Wine Wines Wineries
There'll be 23 Cellar Doors on hand at Flinders Foreshore on Sunday 11th March all eager for you to taste their product. Photo: Ian Gill / Footloose PhotoBank



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Why? Take the opportunity to sample some great wines in a relaxed and colourful seaside environment at Flinders on the Mornington Peninsula.
When: Sunday 11th March from midday to 3pm
Phone: (03) 5989 2377
Where: Flinders Foreshore, Bass Street, Flinders
Cost: $40 per person. Ticket price includes complimentary Riedel tasting glass, tasting notes annd all wine tastings between Midday and 3 PM
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