MP Experience Tours & Transfers


The Directors of MP Experience, brother and sister team Max and Danielle, grew up on the Mornington Peninsula. Max owns the award winning and pioneering restaurant Max's at Red Hill Estate and Danielle has years of experience in winery touring. Together, they have unparalleled and extensive knowledge of the area, the culture and the people that make the Peninsula what it is today.


WINERY TOURING
Discover what the region is famous for its wine! With more than 50 cellar doors specialising in cool climate wines, in particular Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, there is always somewhere new to visit and new wines to discover.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER FOR VERVE GUESTS

3 HOUR FOOD AND WINE TOUR
The three hour tour includes wine tasting at  three cellar doors, as well as a two course lunch and glass of wine.

You will be collected from your accommodation in an 8 seater Mercedes Vito or luxury C class sedan for an afternoon of food & wine!

A great way to experience  the Mornington Peninsula.

Special rate of $220 per person when booking one of our Verve Beachside houses!

 

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

Red Hill Black Gold Truffle Hunt - Private Tour
Experience the thrill of finding a truffle, known as black gold.
Jenny McAuley and her dog, Thomas, will take you on a truffle hunt
through the oak and hazelnut trees on this private Red Hill
property. You will have the opportunity to smell, handle,
photograph and even purchase the freshly dug truffle.

Following the excitement of the hunt, relax at the award winning
Max's Restaurant and indulge in a five course degustation menu,
featuring the local truffles. Each dish is matched to Red Hill Estate
wines. Leave with recipe cards to inspire you at home.

Truffle season begins mid June and runs throughout winter.

$110.00 per person. Includes tour, tasting and sales opportunity.

 

Exclusive Elgee Park Sculpture walk & Vineyard Tour
Join MP Tours for an opportunity to visit a unique private property on the Mornington Peninsula where vineyard, garden and art sit in harmony. The experience will continue with a wine tasting and seasonally inspired lunch at the iconic Merricks General Wine Store and visit the adjoining Merricks House Art Gallery.

Elgee Park is renowned for its Quarter Horse Stud and the historic Elgee Park Winery. The five hectares of special varieties probably represent the earliest surviving vineyard in this distinctive wine region. Over the past 30 years, Baillieu Myer and his family have added yet another dimension to the property by collecting more than fifty large scale outdoor works by renowned sculptors.

Public Tour $145pp
Minimum 6 - Maximum 20 guests
10am to 3pm

DONT MISS OUT! BOOK NOW! Only 4 tours available - every Saturday in September, 2016 

 

MP TOURS OFFER A NUMBER OF AMAZING TOURS -  SEE BELOW  FOR  MORE TOUR DETAILS... 

 

THE MP EXPERIENCE SIGNATURE TOUR

Meet the 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. The will share their passion and their vision with you on an olive grove walk and farm talk.
Discover the secrets of wine making with the 2011 Young Gun of Wine, Mike Aylward at Ocean Eight. A private barrel tasting of his superb wines will tantalise the palate and prepare you for lunch.
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 four course degustation menu of Mornington Peninsula produce. Each course is perfectly matched with wine from the estate.
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)
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.

 

Experience Tour (1 Day Wine Tour)
Pick up from your Verve Beachside property  in our luxury Mercedes Vito*
Tutored tastings at four wineries
A two course lunch and glass of wine at Maxs at Red Hill Estate
Cheese or Chocolate Tasting
 

Bliss Tour
Pick up from your Mornington Peninsula accommodation in our luxury Mercedes Vito*
Chocolate tasting including an indulgent hot chocolate or chocolate granita (seasonal)
A two course lunch and glass of wine at Maxs at Red Hill Estate
Entry to the Bath House at Peninsula Hot Springs, incorporating the hill top view pool, Turkish steam Room, sauna, cave pool and reflexology walk


 

Wildlife and Scenery
Wild coastline, tranquil bay beaches, breathtaking scenery and spectacular views - the Mornington Peninsula has it all. This tour will take in the stunning panoramic views from Arthurs Seat, the famous beach boxes and more.
You then have the option to get up close and personal with Australia's wonderful wildlife at the award winning Moonlit Sanctuary OR discover the historic Cape Schanck Lighthouse on the rugged coastline.

 

Panorama Tour
Pick up from your Mornington Peninsula accommodation in our luxury Mercedes Vito*
Scenic tour including Arthurs Seat, bathing boxes and more
A two course lunch and glass of wine at Maxs at Red Hill Estate
Entry and tour at Moonlit Sanctuary OR Cape Schanck Lighthouse

 

For Booking Enquiries:
e:
concierge@vervebeachside.com.au
p: 03 9866 4922