Merricks General Wine Store is delighted to host a busy program of events that showcase fine art, wine and food.

FOOD, WINE, ARTS & EVENTS

Well-known and loved chefs Maggie Beer and Stephanie Alexander have both launched books at Merricks General Wine Store; art exhibitions have been opened and, of course, new wines released. The heritage buildings provide a unique and welcoming venue for a variety of events.

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Book Launch

MEET THE AUTHOR LUNCH SERIES: CRUDEN FARM ‘GARDEN DIARIES’

2nd June 2017 - 12pm

Join us for a special lunch as we host Paul Bangay and Michael Morrison to celebrate the launch of Cruden Farm ‘Garden Diaries’. Gardener Michael Morrison worked alongside the late Dame Elisabeth Murdoch at her home Cruden Farm for many years to create one of Australia’s finest private gardens. His garden diaries reveal how the […]

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Seasonal Dinner Series

AUTUMN SEASONAL DINNER SERIES

28th April 2017

Join us for french country fare, superbly matched wines and stimulating conversation as we celebrate the makers and leaders in Australian Agriculture.

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THE TRADERS

IT’S BACK ‘THE TRADERS’

8th April to 5th June 2017

Giftware and furniture for the home, garden objects and outdoor, autumn essentials for the wardrobe, art and more. This autumn, a unique mix of artisan Traders, inspired by the country, present their local and travelled wares.

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DRINKS & CANAPÉS ON THE DECK WITH PAUL BANGAY

Thursday 10th November 2016 - 5pm

Drinks & canapés on the deck with Paul Bangay to celebrate the launch of his new book “COUNTRY GARDENS”

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Lunch with acclaimed author Graeme Simsion

Friday 23rd September 2016

Celebrating the launch of his new book The Best of Adam Sharp

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Music Event

Cousin Leonard & The Reunited

Friday 16th September 2016

A farewell for the Williams Brothers as they head off to Europe & UK to launch their latest album “Light Pass” -signed copies will be available on the night.

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TRUFFLE MELBOURNE RED HILL POP UP WEEKEND

16th - 17th July 2016

Merricks General Wine Store is partaking in the Truffle Marketplace showcasing our homemade kitchen produce along with a range of Elgee Park and Baillieu wines.

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LORT SMITH LUNCHEON

Thursday 9th June 2016, 12.30pm

You are invited to attend a special 80th anniversary luncheon hosted by Lort Smith

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Break The Drought Dinner

Saturday 30th April 2016, 7pm - 10pm

After the driest Mornington Peninsula summer on Elgee Park record (since 1958) we are pulling out all stops to collectively break the drought!

Celebrate Autumn and all its offerings with the chef & the winemaker.

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Summer Trading Hours

December 2015 & Janaury 2016

Open until 7pm Fridays from 6th Nov 2015 & then everyday after Christmas until Sunday 24th Jan 2016
CLOSED Christmas Day, Boxing Day & NY Day

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Merricks Twilight Mini Market

Friday 4th December 2015 3.00pm - 7.00pm

Come and join us on the deck and the lawn for THE FIRST EVER Merricks Twilight Mini Market.

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Lunch With Magda Szubanski

13th November 2015

Heartbreaking, joyous, traumatic, intimate and revelatory, Reckoning is the book where Magda Szubanski, one of Australia’s most beloved performers, tells her story.

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Lunch With Paul Bangay

9 OCTOBER 2015

Gardens designed by Paul Bangay are renowned for their elegant proportions, careful use of materials and inspired choice of plants.

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Lunch With Maggie Beer, A Culinary Icon

29 MAY 2015

Her line of products is arguably the most highly esteemed and much loved range for Australian gourmets.

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Lunch With Phillip Johnson

21 AUGUST 2015

Sustainable landscape designer, Phillip Johnson, believes that connecting with the earth is one of the most invigorating and energizing things you can do.

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Bastille Day

14 JULY 2015

Celebrate bastille day with the locals by the fire.

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African Safari Night

JULY AUGUST 2015

Join local Merricks man, Sean Willmore, on the frontline of conservation across the globe.

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Vignerons Club

Join up for the latest local wine news, tastings, events and offers.

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Art Gallery

Explore exhibitions of prominent Australian artists and sculptors in a heritage building.

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Functions

A versatile venue for a memorable occasion and successful function.

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Our Story

Evolution of a loved local 1920s store to bistro, gallery, cellar door produce store.

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