Yarra Valley Winery Tours | Yarra Valley Wine Tours
A culture to appreciate, gourmet cuisine to savour, and world-class wines to taste. Experience all this in Yarra Valley, one of Australia’s premier wine regions. Plus, the panoramic picturesque landscape of the valley and impressive views of the Yarra Ranges.
Make your Yarra Valley wine tour sensational as you explore the different variety of wines ranging from Chardonnay to Cabernet Sauvignon, from Tempranillo to Shiraz, from Pinot Noir to a range of sparkling wines.
Reasons to visit the Yarra Valley
Not only that the Yarra Valley is the nearest premier wine region to Melbourne, the region prides as one of the oldest winemaking traditions in Australia dating back to 1838. That’s over 170 years ago. A 90-minute drive from the CBD, you can experience the sensational cool and temperate wines of Victoria, right from the rustic cellar doors.
It’s exciting to know what makes Yarra Valley wines distinct. Perhaps, the secret lies in the type of soil and the region’s cool climate.
Aside from wine, there’s an array of food to choose from with ingredients sourced from local gourmet farms. The convergence of wine, food, natural scenery, and people make your Yarra Valley wine tour experience noteworthy.
Yarra Valley Wine Tour itinerary
Enjoy the food and wine, and the company of friends as you embark on a small group journey to Yarra Valley. The tour’s cost is fair and affordable. It includes a comfortable ride, wine tastings, samples of ciders and ales, delicious lunch, and an informative driver/tour guide.
We leave Melbourne at about 7:30 to 8:30 AM and be back by around 5:30 PM.
First stop: Gateway Estate
As soon as we arrive at Yarra Valley, we visit Gateway Estate. We tour around their high-tech greenhouses. Learn and appreciate sustainable farming techniques. Sample their strawberry liqueurs, fresh fruits, relishes, preserves, and cheeses. If you wanted to buy some gourmet produce, we have cooler boxes to keep the produce fresh.
Second stop: Napoleone
Then, we visit the rustic cellar door of Napoleone Brewery and Cider House in the heart of Yarra Valley. Try their ciders and ales and enjoy the stunning views of the valley at the backdrop. They brew some of the best beers in the region.
Third stop: Killara
Enjoy a delicious Italian-style lunch at the relaxing, calm, and beautiful ambience of Killara Estate Winery. One of the region’s award-winning cellar door, get the chance to taste their wine creations overlooking the vineyards.
Fourth stop: Chocolate factory
Our next destination is the famous Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice-Creamery. Delight and satisfy your sweet tooth with their handcrafted chocolates and fudges while watching chocolatiers at work.
Fifth stop: Hanrahan
We head to the upper side of the region and visit Hanrahan Vineyards where your tour to the magical Yarra Valley concludes. Sample their wines and sip your way around this elegant cellar door.
Please note, this Yarra Valley wine tour is suitable only for people 18 years old and above.