At the Stumpy Gully Winery cellar door you’ll find the winemakers, viticulturists or other members of the Zantvoort family doubling up as cellar door staff.
That’s because, after 25 years, Stumpy Gully Vineyard remains family-owned and run. Meanwhile, many wineries in the Mornington Peninsula region that started out as family concerns have been sold to larger companies.
Everyone likes to come home from a weekend wine trail with stories. At Stumpy Gully cellar door you can hear plenty: the history, the characters, the happy accidents and the real disasters. And, of course, how the wines are grown and made, based on the family’s own ideas of what makes a wine special.
Stumpy Gully Vineyards’ cellar door is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11am-5pm, only 50 minutes from the Melbourne CBD. It’s right at the start of the Mornington Wine trail at Moorooduc, just off the Peninsula Link freeway at the Mornington-Tyabb Road Exit.