The estate-grown chardonnay and pinot noir are the star picks here; tastings cost $5 (redeemable on purchase) and tours ($49 for two people, including a tasting and cheese) are held on weekends. Book ahead for the tours.

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1. Medhurst Wines


A modern, architecturally notable winery on 35 acres of vines, Medhurst produces highly regarded pinot noir, chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon. Tastings (…

2. Rochford Wines

2.61 MILES

This large winery produces chardonnay, pinot noir and cabernet sauvignon, which can be tasted at the cellar door ($5, redeemable on purchase). There's…

3. Punt Road Wines

3.25 MILES

This well-established Yarra Valley winery has a slick cellar door staffed by a knowledgeable team offering free tastings of its mass-market, estate-grown…

4. Sandra Bardas Art Gallery

3.52 MILES

Located on the former site of the Corenderk Mission, a government reserve for Indigenous Victorians who had been dispossessed of their traditional lands,…

5. Domain Chandon

3.62 MILES

Chandon is an example of mass wine tourism done well. The winery – a subsidiary of Moët & Chandon – produces sparkling wines and has a restaurant, lounge…

6. Yering Farm

4.26 MILES

This unpretentious family-owned winery produces eminently quaffable pinot noir and chardonnnay that can be tasted in an old hay shed (tastings $5,…

7. TarraWarra Estate

4.33 MILES

Though the art gallery and restaurant are the main attractions here, the winery has a lair-like underground cellar door and barrel room designed by…

8. TarraWarra Museum of Art

4.36 MILES

Housed in a striking Allan Powell–designed building at TarraWarra Estate, this excellent gallery showcases Australian art from the second half of the 20th…