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Main Ridge Dairy

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Main Ridge, Australia
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About Main Ridge Dairy
Main Ridge Dairy is a goat dairy and farmhouse cheesery. We offer cheese tastings, platters, local wine, tea and coffee and dairy tours some Saturdays (bookings essential). Milking 200 goats on our 130 acre farm, our girls are all named and well cared for. Our dairy was built to be gentle on the milk and all this effort results in beautiful sweet milk of the highest quality. After milking our fresh milk is turned into a range of handcrafted cheeses all produced on the property. Our cheeses include a fresh delicate curd, gooey and decadent white mould, an aged table cheese with a nutty sweet flavor and our very hard to resist award winning marinated chevre (Gold Medal Melbourne Specialist Cheese Show).
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The vineyards, orchards, and farmlands of the Mornington Peninsula are the gastronomic playground of Melbourne’s foodies and this full-day tour checks all the boxes for food and wine lovers. Visit a dairy farm, orchard, and chocolatier to taste delicious regional delicacies; enjoy a gourmet lunch at a local restaurant; and indulge in expert-led tastings at up to three wineries, then cap it all off with a visit to the Eureka Skydeck, Melbourne’s highest observation deck.
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We loved walking around the grounds and patting the goats, followed by tasting the most beautiful goats cheese platter and pastes with a chai latte (but would skip this part unless you really want warm milk), but loved our visit!
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We arrived here within 30 minutes of their closing time and they were still very friendly and helpful and had no issues serving us. The goats are very friendly but beware they are goats, so they will eat anything, including your clothes if you stand close enough to them. We
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Very cute goats in bush pens, ducks ambling around the grounds and a variety of inside and outside seating so you can enjoy the stunning goat cheeses. The taste plate was a delicious sample of seven cheeses. Larger plates would work for a light lunch. A must do place to enjoy
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Great cheese and you can see and touch the goats. Lots of shade on the side lawn. There is a lot of goats in different paddocks. Great place to take the kids
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Visited yesterday and absolutely loved the cheese and, of course, the baby goats. Picturesque views and friendly, attentive staff. A beautiful start to our day at the Mornington Peninsula. Should have purchased more cheese, but..... that just means we will have to come back
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