Mushrooming starts with slippery jacks

slippery jack, forage, mushroom

The mushrooming season has just begun here in the Mornington Peninsula. A few mills of rain and a couple of cool nights and the... read more

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My Mornington Peninsula – Stuart Slater

Point Nepean (flickr: Robyn Cox)

Stu’s a veteran of our cellar door, with ten years service he’s tasted more Montalto vintages than most. He’s also got to know the... read more

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Less sugar, less waste, local food

Montalto Piazza and Garden Cafe

Some basic principles guided the recent redevelopment of the new Piazza Cafe here at Montalto. First, we wanted to provide food and drink that not only tastes good, but...

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My Mornington Peninsula – Mat Menassa


If you’ve dropped by the Montalto Cellar Door, good chance it was Mat who took you through a tasting. When he’s not exploring the local wineries, you’ll probably find...

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My Mornington Peninsula – Chantelle Waterson

A back beack in Rye

Our finance manager Chantelle knows the value of time and money, she doesn’t waste either. So if you want to make the most out of every second during a...

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My Mornington Peninsula – Sarah Luckhurst

My Mornington Peninsula-Mushroom Reef at Flinders

Sarah’s the office manager at Montalto and knows the Mornington Peninsula just about as well as anyone, she’s lived here her entire life.  So if you want to enjoy...

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