The scenic Yarra Valley is a food and wine lover’s paradise. Only an hour from downtown Melbourne, this world famous wine region boasts over 300 vineyards and 160 wineries. This is a perfect day trip to complement your Melbourne visit.
Throughout the region, there are a host of sensational restaurants all serving delicious local produce. Enjoy fine food and sample a wine or two with spectacular views across vineyards, cattle farms and native eucalyptus forests.
A first stop at Domaine Chandon for a glass of premium Australian sparkling wine with one of the Yarra Valley’s most mesmerizing views. We then select wineries to suit your palette based on what we learn from your preferences. The Yarra Valley has so many different varieties of wine and we know all of the wineries including some hidden secret boutique wineries.
Our lunch at Tarrawarra Estate is truly memorable experience with one of the Yarra Valley’s best chefs cooking stunning food all sourced from local farmers and producers.
The rest of the day is up to you. Choose from more wine, visit Napoleone Brewery and Cider House for a crisp ale or cider, enjoy a cheese platter at DeBortoli, for gin fanatics visit the renowned Four Pillars Gin Distillery, sample chocolates and eat ice cream at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery.
As an option, you may wish to include a visit to Healesville Sanctuary, undoubtedly one of Australia’s best wildlife displays.