AUTUMN TRADERS29th April - 11th June 2018
The Traders at Merricks General Wine Store is returning. Featuring giftware for the home, winter essentials for the wardrobe, art, fine food, hampers and more, The Traders is a blend of essential classics and unexpected one off pieces curated by the Merricks General Wine Store. Introducing local artisans and travelled wares, the pop up instalment is not to be missed.FULL DETAILS
HELLO MUSIC LOVERS
HELLO MUSIC LOVERS15th March 2018, 6pm for 6:15pm
Two of Italy’s most renowned musicians, violinist Domenico Nordio & guitarist Massimo Scattolin, will play a concert on the Peninsula during their Asia/Australia tour.FULL DETAILS
Music & tales for all ages
ONE NIGHT WITH TED EGAN14th March 2018, 6pm
For the last 40 years Ted has been writing and recording songs about the Australian people who, to him, represent the real ethos of this country, perhaps the most multi cultural nation on earth. He has just completed his 30th album of songs!FULL DETAILS
LUNCH WITH DICK SMITH AC
LUNCH WITH DICK SMITH AC19th February 2018, 12pm for 12:30pm
We are sorry but this lunch is now sold out.
Lunch with Dick Smith AC
A spirited and informative afternoon with Dick Smith AC, as he discusses the principles behind his FAIR GO GROUP
SUMMER TRADING HOURS
SUMMER TRADING HOURSSUMMER TRADING HOURS
We will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
Otherwise we will be open 7 days 8.30am to 5 pm. Our coffee window open 7-12 daily for coffee/juice on the runFULL DETAILS
THE TRADERS24th November 2017 - 28th January 2018
Giftware for the home, summer essentials for the wardrobe, art, fine food, hampers & more.
This summer, a unique mix of artisan Traders, inspired by the country, present their local and travelled wares.
JOIN US FOR LUNCH WITH AUTHOR DAVID WILKINSON
JOIN US FOR LUNCH WITH AUTHOR DAVID WILKINSON1st December 2017 - 12.00pm
Join us for a special lunch as we host David Wilkinson & Tamie Fraser to celebrate his stunning new book Grand Melbourne GardensFULL DETAILS
JOIN US FOR LUNCH WITH AUTHOR JANE WEBSTER
JOIN US FOR LUNCH WITH AUTHOR JANE WEBSTER27th October 2017 - 12.00pm
French House Chic is Jane’s very personal story of a lifetime of cultivating an eye for style and bringing it to life in the home – a style that can be emulated with just some simple guidance.FULL DETAILS
DINNER WITH ACCLAIMED AUTHOR & COOK DARINA ALLEN
DINNER WITH ACCLAIMED AUTHOR & COOK DARINA ALLEN13th October 2017 - 6.30pm
Celebrating the launch of her new book GROW COOK NOURISH. Darina Allen is Ireland’s best known cook and a best-selling authorFULL DETAILS
PENGUIN BLOOM LUNCH
PENGUIN BLOOM LUNCH15th September 2017 - 12noon
Nick Place will host this special lunch with Cameron & Sam Bloom.
The international best seller and 2017 illustrated book of the year winner Penguin Bloom – is a story of how a little magpie came to be a symbol of strength and hope for Sam Bloom who became paralysed on a family holiday.
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 […]FULL DETAILS
Seasonal Dinner Series
AUTUMN SEASONAL DINNER SERIES28th April 2017
Join us for french country fare, superbly matched wines and stimulating conversation as we celebrate the makers and leaders in Australian Agriculture.FULL DETAILS
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.FULL DETAILS
DRINKS & CANAPÉS ON THE DECK WITH PAUL BANGAYThursday 10th November 2016 - 5pm
Drinks & canapés on the deck with Paul Bangay to celebrate the launch of his new book “COUNTRY GARDENS”FULL DETAILS
Cousin Leonard & The ReunitedFriday 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.FULL DETAILS
TRUFFLE MELBOURNE RED HILL POP UP WEEKEND16th - 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.FULL DETAILS
LORT SMITH LUNCHEONThursday 9th June 2016, 12.30pm
You are invited to attend a special 80th anniversary luncheon hosted by Lort SmithFULL DETAILS
Break The Drought DinnerSaturday 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.FULL DETAILS
Summer Trading HoursDecember 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
Lunch With Magda Szubanski13th 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.FULL DETAILS
Lunch With Maggie Beer, A Culinary Icon29 MAY 2015
Her line of products is arguably the most highly esteemed and much loved range for Australian gourmets.FULL DETAILS
Lunch With Phillip Johnson21 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.FULL DETAILS
Join up for the latest local wine news, tastings, events and offers.
Explore exhibitions of prominent Australian artists and sculptors in a heritage building.
A versatile venue for a memorable occasion and successful function.
Evolution of a loved local 1920s store to bistro, gallery, cellar door produce store.