- At what temperature should the wines be served?
Quality Pinot Noir and Chardonnay should be consumed at room temperature. This allows for maximum aroma and flavour release. In very hot weather a short spell in the fridge might be beneficial.
Our Rosé is best served chilled.
- Do you take group bookings?
Yes, contact us to make reservations for groups of 8 or more.
- How did Myrtaceae get its name?
Myrtaceae is a botanical name which includes many of Australia's trees and shrubs, including Eucalypts and Ti-Tree, which are significant on the Peninsula. For example, the Swamp Gum (not native to the Mornington Peninsula) is Myrtaceae Eucalypt Ovata.
- How do I order?
Simply ring us on 5989 2045 or contact us via email.
- How do you pronounce Myrtaceae?
It is pronounced mer-tay-see.
- How long have you been at Myrtaceae?
33 years. We purchased the property in 1984 and opened the winery in 2004.
- What is the Land for Wildlife sign for?
We have designated seven acres at Myrtaceae to the Land for Wildlife scheme. This area is located at the headwaters of Main Creek and is undergoing regeneration. Considerable weed removal has been done, the vegetation has doubled and we have the endangered Sword Grass Butterfly flourishing.
- What payment methods do you accept?
Cash, Mastercard and Visa.
- When is your cellar door open?
Our cellar door is open from 12 to 5pm on weekends, public holidays (except Good Friday & Christmas Day) and daily between 27 December to mid January.
- Why is the Rosé called Selwyns Fault?
The vineyard is almost sitting on the Selwyn Faultline which, together with the Bellarine Fault, created Port Phillip Bay. It is also a family name.