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Five Glorious Reasons and A Trifecta For Salix

Published: Tuesday 18th of October 2011


It is over ten years since Melbourne gained its place in the globally renowned Great Wine Capitals list. As surrounding wine regions have grown, the Mornington Peninsula has definitely benefited from increased visitations (local and international) and more demand for the region’s premium wines. Lately the outstanding quality of other fresh produce is contributing to the wonderful dining choices. The restaurants are flourishing and recent awards and critical acclaim suggests the Mornington Peninsula will soon deserve the mantle "Great Food Capital."

An unprecedented five restaurants were given one chef’s hat in the 2012 The Age Good Food Guide awards. "A distinction no other town in the state can claim, not even noted gourmet hot spots Kyneton, Daylesford and Beechworth," says Guide Editor, Janne Apelgren. "Victoria's regional dining scene is stronger, healthier, more vibrant and interesting than any other state," she says.

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