Lindenderry in Autumn

It's the other Marysville

Put down your Mornington Peninsula pinots, there's serious shopping to be done in this hinterland hot spot, writes Sally Paterson.

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Stonier winery. Image supplied.  SHD TRAVEL FEB 12 MORNINGTON PENINSULA.

Drop by: Mornington

Winsor Dobbin presents the third in a series of guides to visiting Australia and New Zealand's top wine regions.

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Cheese ... Damien and Bess Noxon of Main Ridge Dairy.

Gourmets in gumboots

Sue Wallace enjoys farmhouse hospitality as the coastal food and wine region opens its doors to visitors in search of flavour.

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View from the balcony

David Reyne searches for some of the finest places to eat and rest around the Victoria.

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Sunday lunch: Green Olive at Red Hill

OLIVES from the grove, estate-grown wine, free-range eggs from the property's chickens, herbs from the garden, home-made sausages and terrific wood-fire oven-baked bread are clues that this new venture on the Mornington Peninsula is serious in its efforts to keep carbon miles low.

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Herd mentality ... (left) Damien and Bess Noxon; milking time.

Year of the goat

Tricia Welsh discovers one family's passion for milk and cheese among the pastures of Main Ridge Dairy.

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