Through special arrangements with equestrian training facilities in the Macedon Ranges and surrounding areas, Wine Tours Victoria offers a unique experience for all thoroughbred racing fans.
Operating on the first Sunday and Monday of November during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, the Thoroughbred Stud tour by Wine Tours Victoria will give you the opportunity to talk to the owners and managers of some of Victoria's premier stud farms.
You will visit top class stud farms where you will receive a guided tour of the complex and view the resident stallion parade, enjoy lunch at a local winery and visit a cellar door or two for a tasting.
The personalised tours enable you to:
- View magnificent stallions paraded before you.
- Meet the owners and senior staff. Ask questions, they are only too pleased to answer.
- View mares with their newborn colts and fillies... future racing champions.
- Visit pre-training & training facilities.
In addition, your tour will include a wine tasting and winery lunch, plus morning tea along the way.
Price & booking
Tour pricing information (GST included)
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Thoroughbred Stud Tour
Entry into stud farms, lunch at a winery and tastings at cellar doors.
Cancellation and booking policy
Cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to tour departure to avoid being charged full tour charge.
Days of operation
Departure details: 03/11/14 - 03/11/15
Mon: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Sun: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Tour starting location
- Animal Viewing
- Wine tasting
A day of pure indulgence is close at hand, when on a Wine Tours Victoria winery experience.
Enjoy premium wines, fabulous food and magnificent Victorian Countryside while touring one of Victoria's principal wine regions - the Yarra Valley, the Mornington Peninsula, the Bellarine Peninsula or the Macedon Ranges by Wine Tours Victoria. Experienced hosts will ensure you have a day to remember as they show you the best of the regions attractions.
Wine Tours Victoria hallmark tours provide small personalised touring, which ensures maximum enjoyment and lasting memories. The theory is that visiting a winery is best done in a small group (two to ten people); this ensures special treatment for all guests. More individuals are booking, as they know they will be with a small group and can interact as much or as little as they like. They also know they will learn about the wines, regions and most likely, meet the wine makers along the way. Only small group touring can offer this.
A winery tour is a day of memories - of fresh air, countryside, yeasty smells of wine casts, and memories of that smooth Cabernet with the lingering finish. Combine this with a lunch of regional produce, and you have the perfect day of indulgence.
Call for a quote for corporate and social groups, they are especially popular. Flexible itineraries and tour options which offer surprising combinations can be provided.
Melbourne is the food and wine capital of Australia and Wine Tours Victoria have designed tours to combine wine tastings, wildlife, cooking classes and overnight stays.
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