Top 100 sparkling wines of Mornington Peninsula

Discover the top 100 best sparkling wines of Mornington Peninsula of Port Phillip as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the sparkling wines that are popular of Mornington Peninsula and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Mornington Peninsula

The wine region of Mornington Peninsula is located in the region of Port Phillip of Victoria of Australia. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Moorooduc or the Domaine Hurley produce mainly wines red and white. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Mornington Peninsula are Pinot noir et Chardonnay, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Mornington Peninsula often reveals types of flavors of cream, mint or lime and sometimes also flavors of butter, peach or tropical.

In the mouth of Mornington Peninsula is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 153 estates and châteaux in the of Mornington Peninsula, producing 653 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Mornington Peninsula go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or game (deer, venison).

News from the vineyard of Mornington Peninsula

Walls: Celebrating 50 years of Gigondas

When I have some time to myself in the southern Rhône, my favourite place to relax is the peaceful village of Gigondas. I had even more reason to visit this June, as the growers’ syndicate was celebrating the 50th anniversary of the appellation. Over a meal at Domaine du Clos des Tourelles, we had the opportunity to taste wines spanning five decades, including a remarkable 1971 that was still very much alive and kicking. Gigondas has long been recognised as an exceptional site for winemaking, bu ...

Château Lassègue names seventh-generation vigneron Nicolas Seillan as its new winemaker

Seillan takes on his new role in addition to his current position as senior vice president of finance, Château Lassègue and Tenuta di Arceno. Château Lassègue said Seillan will continue to work alongside his father, renowned vigneron Pierre Seillan, who said: ‘I am proud that my son Nicolas will continue in the tradition of our family lineage as a seventh-generation vigneron, and bring his passion and respect for the great terroirs and wines of France.’ Born into a family of French vignerons, Ni ...

Laithwaites launches wine in 100% recycled glass bottle

The W/O (standing for ‘without’) Frappato 2020 – an organic Sicilian red – is packaged in a bottle made with ‘wild’ glass (the name bottle manufacturer Estal has given to its 100% recycled glass). The launch, which forms part of the company’s pledge to become Net Zero and halve its carbon footprint by 2030, marked a ‘UK first for wine’, according to the online wine merchant. It follows a recent audit commissioned from EcoAct – a specialist company advising on sustainability, which sh ...