Get off the beaten track and down some Laneways in Melbourne on this 2 hours walking tour. Drink coffee with our local guide.
All about the 1 Day Discover the Yarra Valley Wine Tour
The Wurrundjeri people called the Yarra River “Birrarung” which means “river of mists”. You will be enchanted by this mystical valley complete with gourmet delights.
Our day begins with a visit to Gateway Estate Farmhouse for a tour of the high tech hydroponic greenhouse, where they grow strawberries and capsicums, plus share platters of fresh fruit and seasonal produce. After which we visit the rustic cellar door of Napoleone Cider and Brewery House for generous samples of delicious ciders and ales. After generous wine tastings at Rochford Wines, we head over to Killara Estate for a rustic Italian style lunch overlooking some of the best views over the Yarra Valley region. The lunch includes pizza’s, pastas and antipasto plates, followed by a wine tasting by Killara Estate. (wine not included during lunch)
Throughout the day we visit two of our favourite boutique award winning wineries and one cider house and ale brewery, each selected for excellence in customer experience and quality wine tastings. Before heading back to Melbourne we stop off to indulge in free chocolate at the picturesque Yarra Valley Wine Tour Chocolateire and Ice-creamery, offering over 250 different handcrafted chocolate and truffle varieties. You’re sure to walk away with something delicious from the ‘Great Wall of Chocolate’.
1 Day Discover the Yarra Valley Wine Tour
Tour itinerary - 1 Days
Yarra Valley Wine Tour
Wines do a lot of wonders. They can make you feel happy and relaxed. They break down the walls you set to shut yourself off from the world of strangers. A glass of dry wine builds bridges and unforgettable friendships. So, experience the fun and satisfy your senses with the best Shiraz or Pinot Noir.
The wines of Yarra Valley are simply sensational. The flavor, the color, the dryness. They’re artistically crafted to deliver the best hit just at the right spot. The different varieties of wine ranging from dry to red to sparkling will make your day at the Valley all worth it.
As the magic of wine sets your spirit on high explore more places and spaces beneath the surface of Yarra Valley. Understand the mystery and the secret hidden underneath the soil that grows the best vines that produced world class wines. Australian wine is truly the best in the hemisphere because the fertility gods and cool climate made them so!
Highlights of the Yarra Valley winery tour include the stunning views of the region, wine tastings at two renowned wineries and one cider ale brew house experiencing the rustic charm and picturesque orchards followed by indulging in free samples from a chocolate factory. You can also try some local produce from a gourmet farmhouse.
Our Melbourne wine tours commence with a visit to Gateway Estate that used high tech hydroponic greenhouse to grow strawberries and capsicums. Learn some lessons about sustainable farming techniques employed by the farmhouse.
At the estate, you can share some platters of fresh fruit and seasonal produce. You can pick strawberries from the farm and sample their strawberry liqueurs, preserves, and cheeses. Fruit picking has an extra cost though.
Our next destination is the rustic cellar door of Napoleone Cider and Brewery House. We will have free samples of their ciders and ales. The brewery is at the heart of the Yarra Valley.
We also visit and taste the wines Hanrahan Winer and sample a variety of quality wines in this boutique vineyard.
On the upper side of Yarra Valley is the Killara Estate Winery. There you can enjoy delicious platters and Italian inspired wines. Have fun and enjoy the amazing views of the valley.
With just less than an hour drive from Melbourne, Yarra Valley has been in the business of producing and delivering world class wines for seventeen decades. That’s a long history right there. The region’s proximity to the city makes it a favorite Melbourne wine tours destination.
Aside from the wine, there are other reasons why you should visit the Yarra Valley. One of them is great food. The restaurants served exquisitely prepared dishes from local gourmet produce. We will have lunch at a restaurant overlooking the Yarra Valley. They have a great selection of delicious food.
The other reason why you join us in our Yarra Valley wine tour is the great and amazing views of mountain ranges, rolling hills, and vineyards all across the valley. Truly mystifying, the valley makes you turn inward to search the deep recesses of your soul to find the connection that links the land and the life it hosts.
Prior to hitting the road back to Melbourne, we will have a stop at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery that offered more than 250 different varieties of handcrafted chocolates and truffles.
We provide you an experienced driver for your ride. A professional tour guide who is friendly, hospitable, and informative will accompany you along the way.
|Tour code: AT-7YV1|
Adult. For Travel April 1 2019 to March 31 2020
Daily from Melbourne
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
Only hand luggage is allowed on day tours.
All wine, cider and food tasting are included in the price of the tour. Just bring money for any extras you wish to purchase and take home.
This tour is suitable for 18’s only.
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