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Win a case of Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir from Visit Victoria

Many know Victoria, Australia’s smallest mainland state, as the home of Melbourne — the country’s capital of cool with a world-class dining scene and a range of artistic, musical and sporting spectacles. What some may not know is that the state punches well above its weight in terms of wine, too, and is home to the most boutique wineries in the country, with more than 600 cellars. Many can be found within a two-hour drive of the city, making it the perfect location for a wine road trip.

Ranging from cool-spiced Shiraz in Victoria’s highlands to maritime-influenced Pinot Noirs from the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria’s cellars offer more than a typical stand-up tasting experience, with many pairing art, food and outdoor activities to create a truly memorable experience. A visit to a boutique winery here often means a brush with the winemaker or a chat with a member of the family who established the business.

Beloved for its pristine beaches and gloriously green hinterland just an hour's drive from Melbourne, the Mornington Peninsula is the largest wine producer on the so-called ‘Pinot Coast’, home to more than 50 boutique cellar doors and renowned for its Pinot Noir. Visitors can combine wine tasting with farm-to-table cuisine at celebrated restaurants such as Laura, Ten Minutes By Tractor, Port Phillip Estate, Montalto and Paringa Estate, or even tour the heart of the region's wine country on horseback. The Pinot Coast wine trail hugs 750km of Australia’s southern coast and effectively wraps around Melbourne. It consists of three regions: Geelong, the Mornington Peninsula and Gippsland. The Pinot Coast offers a diverse array of maritime and aquatic experiences, in addition to its wine and food. There is also the opportunity to surf at beaches along the coast, from the iconic Torquay and Bells Beach in the west near Geelong to Cape Conran in East Gippsland.


Visit Victoria is offering one lucky Spectator Club member the chance to win a case (six bottles) of Stonier Pinot Noir, sourced from the Mornington Peninsula. Stonier is one of Australia’s leading producers of premium Pinot Noir crafted from a selection of the region’s oldest vines, each one contributing nuances from within the different sub-regions of the peninsula. With a fruit spectrum of dark cherry and brooding raspberry, the recipient will be transported to this coastal wonderland from the first sip.

For more information about the wine regions in Victoria, visit www.visitmelbourne.com


Terms and conditions

The promoter is: Spectator Ltd (company no. 1232804) whose registered office is at 22 Old Queen Street. The competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom aged 18 years or over except employees of The Spectator and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the competition. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions. Only one entry will be accepted per person. Multiple entries from the same person will be disqualified. Closing date for entry will be 31/08/2021. After this date then no further entries to the competition will be permitted. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason. The rules of the competition and how to enter are as follows:

  1. The Spectator reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
  2. The Spectator is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.
  3. The prize is as follows: a case of Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir from Visit Victoria

The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.


  1. Winners will be chosen:31/08/2021 by our judges, from all entries received and verified by Spectator and or its agents.
  2. The winner will be notified by email within 28 days of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
  3. The promoter will notify the winner when and where the prize can be collected / delivered.
  4. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  5. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  6. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by [English] law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of [England].
  7. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current [UK] data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
  8. Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.
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  • The Spectator ‘s decision as to those able to take part and selection of winners is final. No correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into.
  • The Spectator shall have the right, at its sole discretion and at any time, to change or modify these terms and conditions, such change shall be effective immediately upon posting to this webpage.
  • The Spectator also reserves the right to cancel the competition if circumstances arise outside of its control.

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