Enjoy fine food and wine on this leisurely paced tour by Vinetrekker of the Yarra Valley. Only one hour from Melbourne, the beautiful, lush Yarra Valley is recognised internationally as a premium, cool-climate region known for its elegant wines.
Travel via the 'scenic route', through the undulating and bush laden north-eastern suburbs of Warrandyte and Wonga Park to the Coldstream Hills Winery at Coldstream. Established by James Halliday, one of Australia's leading authors and commentators on wine, the wines are beautifully crafted and have enjoyed success at numerous wine shows, especially the chardonnay and pinot noir.
Visit the charming and boutique Warramate Vineyard enroute to the very famous and very French Domaine Chandon. Enjoy a superb a la carte lunch at Yering Station followed by tastings in the historic 1859 original winery. The final stop for the day is at De Bortoli, the region's largest producer. Enjoy some wonderful cheeses matched beautifully to estate wines, including their famous Noble One.
Price & booking
Cancellation and booking policy
$20 per person deposit required within one week with final payment due five days prior to departure. No refund if booking is cancelled within 24 hours of tour departure
Days of operation
Departure details: 01/04/13 - 31/03/14
Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 9:00am - 6:30pm
Tour starting location
St Paul's Cathedral
Experience the Yarra Valley
Vinetrekker offers a wide selection of private and public touring for groups of all sizes. Vinetrekker also offers flexibility and variety and can tailor a package to suit your requirements.
Some of the featured regions include the Yarra Valley, Mornington Peninsula and Macedon Ranges. These are only a few of the many tours that can be organised for you. Contact Vinetrekker directly for more information about day and overnight tour options.
Yarra Valley is a world renowned wine growing region and is home to over 55 wineries and is famous for producing Australia's finest pinot noir and sparkling wines. Tours offer a personalised and unique insight into the people, places and gastronomic treasures of this premier cool climate wine region that was first established in 1838.
The Mornington Peninsula has long been a favourite destination; offering green hinterlands, wild ocean beaches and an abundance of vineyards. With more than 180 vineyards, the Mornington Peninsula is one of the most highly concentrated wine regions in Australia.
Being cool-climate, this region is recognised for their outstanding chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot gris. Whether it's a meeting with a winemaker, cheese maker or a chocolatier you will gain an enhanced appreciation of the variety available on the peninsula and enjoy a host of fantastic taste sensations.
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