LL Vineyard

Since 1876 the Edwardian homestead, McCormick House, has stood gracefully on what was fertile grazing land for over 100 years. Reborn as the cocktail bar for this iconic hotel, it stands as an enduring reminder of the history of this picturesque property.

Planted in 1989, the 11-hectare LL Vineyard has taken root in the deep volcanic soils typical of the slopes of the Mornington Peninsula, and is known for producing fine, cool climate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Over 30 years’ experience has refined and honed our practices to grow the very best wine from this unique site, with viticulturist, Ant Davenport hand-tending each vine and working closely with winemaker, Geraldine McFaul to maximise quality each season. All estate, single vineyard and Rare Hare blends are made on site in our boutique winery.

We offer a range of tasting experiences to suit your available time and passion for wine.

Wine Exploration Experience

Immerse yourself in LL Vineyard and lunch at Rare Hare.

Daily at 11am, plus 1.30pm on Weekends $185pp (max group size 6)

Allow an hour to walk among the vines and wander the winery, where we'll delve into details of vintages past and our winemaking cast. Learn the visual story of alchemy that inspires the art and design of Jackalope Hotel, then, settle into a seated tasting in our cocktail bar, Flaggerdoot. Discover our growing and winemaking philosophy, with an opportunity to taste and blend work-in-progress components of LL Vineyard Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, then compare them to the current estate wines. Our cellar door team will then take you to Rare Hare restaurant to enjoy our set menu lunch.

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Infinity Pool

The hotel's stunning, black 30-metre infinity pool laps up to the surrounding vines, showcasing a tranquil sightline from water to wine. Private pool deck conveniences include a heated plunge pool, all-day dining with sunbed service and wireless internet.