MANTONS CREEK ESTATE
Mantons Creek Estate has been a family owned winery for decades. In recent years, the Pellicano family have taken over the winery, producing hand crafted, award winning premium smooth quality wine.
Located in a magnificent setting off a small beaten track in one of Australia’s premier wine and food producing regions. Mantons Creek Estate is only a short drive away, merely 80km South of Melbourne, Victoria.
The 19-hectare property was previously an orchard, herb farm and horse stud before it was developed into a vineyard during the 1990’s. The high quality maritime, cool climate wines are made entirely from estate grown Mornington Peninsula fruit.
Quattro is a unique, regional venue with indulgent views across the vines. This secluded and tranquil haven offers an exceptional intimate and relaxed Mediterranean inspired dining experience to be enjoyed sipping on estate produced wine.
The four exclusive suites at the bed and breakfast offer the ultimate luxury. Each room is especially designed to provide guests with a memorable stay. Relish an evening with a glass of wine while gazing over the northern vineyard, enjoying the fragrance of the iceberg roses.
When in need of a break from a tedious daily routine, visit and experience the tranquility at Mantons Creek Estate.
MANTONS CREEK ESTATE
Henry Tuck Snr.
Henry Tuck Snr. is regarded as the founder of the Shoreham district. Settling at Mantons Creek Estate in 1848.
Originally, named the
Mendi-Mendi Woke-Woke Creek, the waterway ran through his property which divided Flinders and Shoreham.
Henry Tuck Jnr
Henry and is wife Catherine raised their large family including Henry Jnr., born 1845. When Henry Tuck Jnr., died in June 1930 aged 84, his passing was honoured in the ‘Peninsula Post’ a paper which had published his poems for over 30 years.
Poems of Peninsula Poet
For over three decades he reflected on the events of his life, his childhood, manhood and old age. He wrote numerous verses in simple eight line rhyming verse of an old fashioned style. The post Robert Burns in spired his ideas, for friendship and good fellowship, intense patriotism and nature
Away back in the forties,
By grasses growing rank,
Flow the ever-running waters,
Where anton ‘s cattle drank.
Just away down yonder,
Where lands to seaward slope.
Young Henry, the stockman,
became’ familiar with the wild bush, the solitude, the scents and sounds of the sea.
He was an ardent lover of the windswept spaces and magical influences of nature’s teachings whilst his beloved Manton’s Creek flowed by.