- Tour the stunning Yarra Valley region
- Visit two highly renowned boutique wineries
- Experience the rustic charm of a cider ale house at Napoleone Cider House
- Indulge in samples from a famous Chocolatarie & Ice-Creamery
- Enjoy a restaurant winery lunch
- All wine, beer and cider tastings included
- Entry to two wineries, a cider house and brewery and chocolaterie
- Enjoy a tasting at a local farmhouse
- Inner city pickup and drop off
- On-board cool box keep your purchases fresh
Souveniers and any additional purchases made on the day itself are at own expense.
Why do we love this
Who doesn't love a wine tour? We love this trip because you get to try delicious local goodies, chocolate, cider AND wine - all the good stuff.
WHAT TO EXPECT
The lush green hills of Yarra Valley have welcomed visitors for over 150 years. Bring your friends and sip world-renowned red, white and sparkling wines. Local winemakers will welcome you into their wineries and offer many tastings of their gourmet produce. On this tour will enjoy the very best of what the Yarra Valley region has to offer!
Gateway Estate Farmhouse
At Gateway Estate, you will have the pleasure of tasting the best seasonal local products such as stone fruit, berries and apples, as well as a selection of local cheeses and delights. Gateway Estate also accommodates an indoor ‘U-pick’ greenhouse with strawberry picking available most of the year. Do not miss out on the Gateway strawberry liqueurs and ports. Maybe even try the famous ‘strawberry shot-cake’?
Yarra Valley Chocolaterie
Indulge on free chocolate, watch the French & Belgian chocolatiers create over 250 different chocolate varietie and try a piece from the ‘Great Wall of Chocolate’. Be prepared for mind-blowing sweet treats, such as chocolates with nuts and fruits from the Chocolaterie’s orchard of plums, cherries, apricots, almonds, citrus and more. And on a hot day, what could be better than delicious home-made ice cream?
Napoleone Cider House and Brewery
This day is not only about wine. Welcome to the rustic, inviting cider house of Napoleone, here you will be offered a generous tasting of ale and four ciders. If you are new to cider, be prepared for a taste bud delight! The Yarra Valley has been the home of cider since the 1900s, three generations of the Napoleone family have been in the cider game. The ciders you will taste are brewed on site, using only premium estate-grown apples and pears, with 100% fresh juice: no concentrates, no additives and they are even gluten free!
Killara Estate Winery
Enjoy an Italian style winery lunch of pizza's, pastas and antipasto platters at Killara Estate, an Italian family run vineyard overlooking some of the best views of the Yarra Valley wine region. Share in your knowledge and skills with the winemakers as you enjoy a variety of quality wines at the cellar door, whilst soaking in the Mediterranean atmosphere before returning to Melbourne.
We finish the day visiting a boutique vineyard Hanrahan Winery, where you get to sample a variety of quality wines.
Visit award-winning wineries
For the rest of the day we will be visiting no less than three award-winning wineries. All wineries offer nothing but an exceptional standard of customer service in wine tourism. Each has its own specific international flair, Dominique Portet will showcase its traditional French style wines including sparkling and rosé, Killara Estate Winery with Italian inspired wines, delicious antipasto plates and some of the best views in the Yarra Valley. While Hanrahan’s Winery; is a relaxed boutique winery with rolling hills, splendid wine and delicious cheese platters!
Each tour includes:
All wine, beer and cider tastings
Entry to two wineries
Entry to a cider house and brewery
Entry to the chocolaterie
Tasting at a local farmhouse
2 course winery lunch
Free Water throughout the day
A professional, entertaining tour guide
Inner city pickup and drop off
On-board cool box keep your purchases fresh
- Operates: Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat & Sun
- Duration: 1 Day
- Departure point: : St Paul’s Cathedral, corner of Swanston St & Flinders St at 07:45am (possibility to change to another pickp-up location in the checkout page)
- Departs: Melbourne 7:45am (approx.)
- Returns: Melbourne 5:30pm (approx.)