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Winter Wine Weekend 2022

After a two year Covid induced hiatus, we are very excited to announce Winter Wine Weekend is back 11-13 June 2022.

The Mornington Peninsula’s Winter Wine Weekend is a firm circle on calendars around town. Pull on your jumper and boots to celebrate mid-winter with our wineries offering food here, wine by the bottle there and the countryside its usual beauty to explore.

This annual three-day celebration has been held during the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in June since the 1980s.

Saturday 11 June – Winter Wine Fest

The weekend opens with a showcase exhibition and tasting on Saturday 11 June from 11am to 4pm in the Pavilions at Red Hill Showgrounds. This is a rare opportunity to experience 40 Mornington Peninsula wineries exhibiting over 150 premium wines in one place at one time, highlighting the incredible diversity in wines resulting from the climate and terroir unique to the region.

Purchase Tickets:

Ticket Information: Tickets are $126.83 (includes $5.30 Eventbrite fee and $11.53 GST).

Your ticket includes:

  • a complimentary Riedel tasting glass
  • all wine tastings
  • a tasting book, and
  • three entree sized dishes (more food vouchers also available for purchase)

Designated driver tickets are also available for $81.51( includes $4.10 Eventbrite fee and $7.41 GST) and include all of the above except no wine tastings are included. You can pick up your Riedel glass on your way home.

Liquor Licensing Requirements: As per Producer’s Licence conditions, wine by the glass will be available to purchase to enjoy with your meal if desired, but any wine purchased by bottle must be sealed and cannot to be consumed at the venue.

2021 Ticket Holders: If you elected to hold your 2021 ticket(s) we have transferred them to Saturday 11 June.

Children: Children are welcome and don’t need a ticket to attend, however, please understand that as an 18+ wine tasting event we don’t specifically cater for children on the day with food or activities and they must be under your supervision at all times. There are playgrounds located at the Red Hill Reserve.

Dogs: As much as we love them, we ask that you please leave your furry friends at home.

COVID Information:

  • You must be at least double vaccinated to attend the event and you will be asked to show your vaccination certificate on check in
  • Sanitising stations will be available throughout the venue
  • Masks are optional
  • If you are feeling unwell and displaying any COVID like symptoms please stay at home and do not attend the event.


If the event is cancelled by Victorian Government restrictions at the time a full refund will be given.  Otherwise, refunds will only be given for cancellations 7 days prior to the event