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  • Location:Melbourne, Australia
  • Duration:8 hours (approx.)

Yarra Valley Wine and Winery Tour from Melbourne

Experience the delights of Victoria’s wine country on this Yarra Valley wine tour from Melbourne. With an informative wine guide, you’ll visit four popular wineries: Balgownie Estate, Punt Road Winery, Domaine Chandon and Yering Farm. Enjoy plenty of tastings as well as a winery lunch while you learn about winemaking in Australian and admire the picturesque landscapes. Choose your appropriate pickup location when booking. 

Highlights

  • Day trip from Melbourne to the Yarra Valley
  • Enjoy wine tastings at four distinctive wineries
  • Admire the scenery during your drive through the fertile Yarra Valley
  • Have lunch with a glass of wine at Balgownie Estate or an equivalent winery
  • Take a private tour, sip a glass of sparkling wine and enjoy light nibbles at Domaine Chandon
  • Learn the tasting technique - swirl, sniff, slurp and then taste a variety of styles from sparkling, red, white and sweet wine

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

A wine-lover's delight! The guide shares in-depth knowledge about winemaking and the region as you visit four Yarra Valley wineries, all with a different ambience.

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What You Can Expect

Yarra Valley Wine and Winery Tour from Melbourne

Domaine Chandon, Yarra Valley

Your day trip starts with pickup in Melbourne for the approximate 1-hour drive northeast of the city to the Yarra Valley. Throughout your tour, your knowledgeable wine guide provides entertaining commentary and information about the Yarra Valley wine region and the varietals produced here.

Make your first stop at Yering Farm, where you’ll enjoy your tasting in the cellar door (tasting room) converted from an old hay shed. As you sample wine, take a look at copper winemaking tools used more than a century ago. Then head to Balgownie Estate, where you’ll spend half an hour at the tasting table, sampling varietals like shiraz and cabernet sauvignon, before moving into the winery restaurant, with views of the vineyards, for lunch and a glass of wine.  

Next, make your way to Punt Road Winery for a tasting of classic Australian varietals, and then head to your last stop, Domaine Chandon. At this Australian outpost of famed French Champagne house Moët & Chandon, you’ll enjoy a private tour of the property to discover how sparkling wine is produced. Finally, enjoy light snacks and a glass of bubbles while taking in the views.

Your day trip ends with the drive back to Melbourne, where you’ll be dropped off at your pickup point.

Please note: If lunch is not being served at Balgownie Estate on your tour date, you’ll enjoy lunch at a similar location.

Customer Reviews

Louey11

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Really enjoyable tour! Brett was a fabulous guide and driver.

Chelsea L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Really enjoyable day. Our tour guide was really knowledgeable and friendly. Seeing the different wineries was interesting, especially the contrast between the larger more commercial ones and the family owned ones. Highly recommended!

anna1306

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

This tour was all we expected it to be.
Tasted a good selection of wines and the bus driver/guide was fantastic, very knowledgeable and fun.

Alan T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

The tour was well organized, with just the right number of people, just the right driver/guide, just the right unique wineries, and an excellent lunch...! Definitely, highly recommended.

Calvin C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

It was an unforgettable experience. The guide was excellent and the wine was great. The four wineries each had its own characteristics. We all enjoyed this trip very much.

Jeonghyun K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

It was awesome. I'd like to recommend this to my friends.

Heather M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Great trip driver was very good and knew a lot about the different wines and vineyards we visited. A very enjoyable trip and highly recommended

Reiko R H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Nice and relaxing day trip! Duke, our driver and guide, was knowledgable and very pleasant. Highly recommended.

John D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Very knowledgeable and fun tour guide. Four great stops that made for great tasting and an enjoyable day.

Sara Bianca D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Lovely countryside and equally lovely wines. Worth every penny!

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