Yarra Valley Gourmet Small-Group Ecotour from Melbourne

Day Trips & Excursions in Melbourne

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from$97.83
4.5 out of 5

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Experience all that the Yarra Valley has to offer on a full-day tour from Melbourne. Travel by comfortable minicoach to the Yarra Valley where you will get to taste the local produce from Yarra Farm Fresh, De Bortoli Wines, Rochford Winey, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie, cheese tastings at Yarra Valley Dairy, and more!
While the Yarra Valley is a world-renowned wine growing region, wine is only half the story of this gourmet wonderland and this tour provides a fine blend of the very best of the region’s wines and other gourmet products.Start the day with an exclusive farm gate visit at Yarra Farm Fresh, for a palate-cleansing fruit experience. At this boutique, third-generation orchard, you will sample a range of freshly-made juices and learn about the patented technology that creates each glass. You will also sample and learn about the wide range of apples grown on the property.Next, travel to one of the valley’s true icons, De Bortoli Wines where you will enjoy a tasting from their extensive range of quality wines. Learn how to swirl, sniff and slurp like true connoisseurs, while tasting some cool-climate wines.The variety of cheeses at the Yarra Valley Dairy are truly stunning and will have your taste buds working overtime!Our lunch is at the fabulous Rochford Wines where our guests can choose from four different main meals, with a glass of wine & tea/coffee. Take some time to explore the gift shop, or perhaps climb the spiral staircase to enjoy the panoramic views from Rochford’s famous lookout tower.The next stop is Yering Station, where you will taste another sampling of wines produced in this region.Before returning to Melbourne, visit the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie where you’re welcomed with free chocolate tastings, displays of thousands of premium chocolates and European chocolatiers at work handcrafting their creations.You will commence the journey back to Melbourne knowing that you have truly enjoyed the very best that the Yarra Valley has to offer.

What’s included

  • All tastings
  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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