A sweet day trip of an hour’s drive southeast down the coast and then inland brings you to this lil’ wine region. Montalto Vineyard & Olive Grove / 33 Shoreham Rd / Red Hill Sth / 5989 8412 / lunch daily, dinner Fri-Sat / montalto.com.au / does fab eats n’ tipples in the casj café and glammy, glassy resto, or fromage fans should cool their lalls at DOC Pizza & Mozzarella Bar / 22 Main St / Mornington / 5977 0988 / 9.30am-10.30pm daily / docgroup.net. Motor along the coast to tony Sorrento and Portsea, both of which boast pier-dotted bays and wavey ocean shores. Stay in Portsea at retro pad Zealandia / 0418 121 779 / zea landia.com.au, or by St. Andrews beach at romantic Big Blue Backyard / 5988 6011 / bigbluebackyard.com.au. Get bubbly at Peninsula Hot Springs / 140 Springs Lane / Fingal / 5950 8777 / 7.30am-10pm / peninsulahotsprings.com, then pop by Hamptons-y bistro Merricks General Wine Store / 3460 FrankstonFlinders Rd / Merricks / 5989 8088 / 9am-5pm / mgwinestore.com.au.