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Owned by the Mitchell family since 1999, Montalto is where seasonal, heirloom produce is grown, shared and celebrated.

About Montalto

A visit to Montalto on Shoreham Road in Red Hill South is never complete without a memorable meal at the award-winning restaurant. Offering a warm and relaxing dining experience, Montalto has a contemporary vibe, with locally made chestnut tables, while floor-to-ceiling glass windows allow guests to drink in breathtaking vineyard views. Sourcing seasonal local and estate-grown produce to be cooked on the wood fire grill - allowing the ingredients to sing - the Mod Oz menu presents starters like fried Akoya oysters and celery aioli, or local snapper, kohlrabi and labneh. For the main, delve into Warilada beef, potato Dauphinoise and horseradish, or cuttlefish, abalone, charcuterie XO and peas; before indulging in a sweet finish of blood orange and almond cake with fior di latte ice cream.

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A few words from Montalto

Montalto is a place where you can celebrate life and enjoy a moment out of the ordinary.

Owned by the Mitchell family since 1999, Montalto is where seasonal, heirloom produce is grown, shared and celebrated. Montalto's home estate of 30 acres under vine is the primary source for our wines, and the expansive kitchen gardens and orchards supply our kitchens in The Restaurant and The Piazza.

Our award-winning winemaking team, led by Simon Black, create wines of exemplary quality and character, utilising winemaking techniques that complement the unique qualities derived from only the very best parcels of fruit taken from our five vineyards, in a style that reflects each cool-climate, martine-climate vineyard site, unique to our location on the Mornington Peninsula.

Perfect to drink now, or to cellar, Montalto wines are to savour.


Like the seasons, the menu in The Restaurant at Montalto continues to be ever-changing, however always showcases a celebration of our estate-grown heirloom produce, alongside the very best locally sourced ingredients from across the Mornington Peninsula.

Specifically designed to share, curated collections of dishes arrive at the table in a series of courses. Each course masterfully highlights the deep connection between our estate gardens (expertly managed by our Produce Manager Julie Bennett), our kitchens and our award-winning wines, inspired by our Culinary Creative Director, Matt Wilkinson.

We invite you to enjoy lunch in The Restaurant, from Friday - Monday, whilst looking out over the breathtaking view across our Red Hill vineyards, Sculpture Trail through to Western Port on the horizon.

Reservations are essential.


Montalto is all about sharing: food, wine and good times with loved ones; connecting with each other and to the surrounding environment. The Piazza is an outdoor dining experience where you can sit amongst Wendy's Garden and likely see chefs picking produce, herbs and flowers for the day's menu.

Enjoy an abundant menu of casual starters, mains, sides and desserts – all matched with our award-winning wines, whilst overlooking our estate gardens and vines.


Montalto's warm and welcoming Cellar Door team invite you to taste our award-winning wines. Relax and enjoy a selection of wine varietals, hand-picked by our team, as they personally guide you through our portfolio. We have three seated tastings available to reserve online: Latest Release, Single Vineyard Exploration & Museum vs Latest.


Since 2002, we've invited guests to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of our estate at a collection of secluded picnic sites – all of which have been specifically chosen for their unique and stunning locations.

Every private picnic begins with a bespoke wine tasting in our Cellar Door. Our highly trained, friendly staff will help you select the perfect wine for your picnic, based on your personal preferences and the generous, seasonal menu showcasing our estate-grown heirloom produce, alongside the very best locally sourced ingredients from across the Mornington Peninsula.

With wine and a detailed map in hand, you'll gently make your way to your covered, private picnic site where you'll find your table beautifully set with white linen, tableware and glassware. Enjoy a glass of wine in the spring sunshine before settling in for lunch.

A selection of stunning starters will be ready for you to enjoy upon your arrival to your picnic site. Magnificent main courses and decadent desserts will be be personally delivered by our dedicated Picnic Patrol team.

Need more wine? You can radio our Picnic Patrol anytime and we'll come straight out with whatever you need. We're at your service.

When the day is done, wander back through The Piazza for one last glass of wine looking out across the estate before you go. Don't forget to pop your head into The Cellar Door to pick up a bottle of your favourite wine to enjoy at home.


Sculpture is an integral part of life at Montalto and a highlight of any visit to the estate. Our 1km Sculpture Trail winds through our vines, along wooden boardwalks and through the wetlands and affords spectacular views of both the sculptures and the property along the way. Allow up to an hour to enjoy the trail at your leisure.

Location & Map

33 Shoreham Road, Red Hill South 3937 VIC - See Map

Opening Hours

Mon  11:00:AM - 5:00:PM
Tue  11:00:AM - 5:00:PM
Wed  11:00:AM - 5:00:PM
Thu  11:00:AM - 5:00:PM
Fri  11:00:AM - 5:00:PM
Sat  11:00:AM - 5:00:PM
Sun  11:00:AM - 5:00:PM

Groups & Functions

Whether it’s an intimate gathering for 15, or a milestone celebration for 140, Montalto offers dining options to suit every occasion. Montalto has achieved countless accolades over the years, including annual features in the Good Food Guide. The menu draws its inspiration from the 4 acres of kitchen gardens featuring seasonal, heirloom estate-grown produce year round, along with locally sourced ingredients from across the Peninsula. The menu is expertly matched with our award-winning wines.

  • Up to 90 Guests
  • Birthday Party
  • Charity Event
  • Christmas Party
  • Cocktail Party
  • Conference
  • Corporate Function
  • Dinner Party
  • Engagement Party
  • Product Launch
  • Wedding
  • Canapes
  • Set Menu

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