The Yarra Valley Winery Tour is more than just wine tasting- although the wine is pretty good! Located less than one hour drive from Melbourne, the Yarra Valley is spoilt for its variety of stunning wineries with mountain views. Enjoy the delicious sweets and condiments made from amazing local produce at Yarra Valley Gateway Estate and Yarra Valley Chocolaterie. Our day tour includes cider and beer tastings at the stunning new estate of the Napoleone Cider House & Brewery, as well as 2 of our favourite boutique cellar-door wineries such as Killara Estate, Hanrahan Vineyard or Punt Road Wines.
Yarra Valley is the closest premier wine region to Melbourne and a must-visit scenic attraction. Here are three reasons why: • First, Yarra Valley produces a wide variety of the region’s best wines. Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, varieties of sparkling wines, you name it. It is something that a wine lover would desire. • Second, Yarra Valley has over 170 years of wine growing history dating back to 1838. Its location, soil composition, and cool climate enable the region to grow the best vines producing world-class wines. • And third, there’s much more than the wines and the valley’s history: the great array of food to choose from. They are sourced from some of the valley’s best local gourmet farms. Plus, the stunning views of hills, valleys, and vineyards. Gourmet produce at Gateway EstateWe bring you to the Gateway Estate where you tour around the greenhouses and learn some techniques of sustainable farming. Try their range of preserves, relishes, strawberry liqueurs, fresh fruits, and cheese. You can also have the option to pick strawberries from the strawberry plants.Some chocolates and sweetsNext, we usher you to Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice-Creamery where you can enjoy some free chocolate samples and watch the chocolatiers at work. A chocolate factory! Spoil your sweet tooth.Ciders and ales at NapoleoneWe take you to the rustic cellar doors of Napoleone Brewery and Cider House, so you can have samples of their ciders and ales. It is in the heart of Yarra Valley, helping the valley keep its liveliness and exciting atmosphere.Luscious lunch at KillaraYou don’t have to worry about where you get your lunch because everything is taken care of. Enjoy a relaxed Italian style lunch at Killara Estate Winery, one of the valley’s best. Enjoy the views of the valley and its vineyards. Pair your luscious lunch with their selection of fine wines.Wine tasting at a boutique wineryWe finish the day visiting a boutique vineyard, where you get to sample a variety of quality wines.