Giant Steps/Innocent Bystander, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Asutralia
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Food & wine

Discover the region where exceptional food and wine are the norm rather than the exception, where international 'slow food' festivals are celebrated alongside sleek architecturally designed winery restaurants, and where wholesome country hospitality is the ideal seasoning to modern dining.

Vineyard dining and mountain retreats
Match the Yarra Valley's abundant fresh produce to fine wines as you linger over long lunches in winery eateries and 'hatted' restaurants with views of the rolling hills and boundless vineyards.

Tuck yourself in amid the towering trees and misty ranges of the Dandenongs and indulge your sweet tooth with the fresh cream and just-baked scones of the famous Devonshire teas.

Where the world goes for wine
Choose from over 40 winery cellar doors to visit and see why the Yarra Valley sets an international benchmark for premium cool-climate wines. Take a tour to learn the secrets of terroir and tradition and taste the trademark pinot noir and sparkling wines.

The region's bounty
Celebrate the region's other great harvests with the lush farmland also yielding freshwater fish, artisan dairy products, organic fruit and vegetables, and pastas and preserves.

Highlights

Mandala Wines, Yarra Valley and the Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia. Credit: Mandala Wines

Yarra Valley wine region

Sip, sniff, and savour fine wines within the hallowed walls of historic Victorian viticultural institutions, or discover secret winery gems.

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Zonzo, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Restaurants

Please your palate, sate your appetite and sample to your heart's content on city-quality food at restaurants in the stunning Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.

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Bread at Giant Steps / Innocent Bystander, Healesviile, Victoria, Australia

Local produce

Gather regional produce for an unforgettable picnic lunch with fresh Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges fruits, vegetables, cheeses, and ice creams.

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Hargreaves Hill Brewery, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Craft breweries

Tour along the Yarra Valley Cider & Ale Trail and enjoy a cold brew from seven enticing artisan cider and beer producers.

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De Bortoli Estate, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Food and wine tours

Let experts introduce you to the Yarra Valley's famous food and wine on a tour in a chauffeured car, roaring motorcycle or drifting hot air balloon.

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