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Yarra Valley Wine and Winery Tour from Melbourne

Melbourne, Australia
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icon8 hours  (Approx.)
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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, Steels Gate 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.
  • 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 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 Travellers Choose This Tour

Visiting four Yarra Valley wineries, all with a different ambience, offers a comprehensive overview of the region's wines.
Your day trip starts with pickup in Melbourne for the 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. (If the winery is not serving lunch on the day of the tour, a similar location will be substituted.)  

Next, make your way to Steels Gate 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 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.

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Great tour
Maria L
, Nov 2019
Learned lots about wine and our guide Chris was great. Would definitely recommend this tour to everyone
Worth participating!
, Nov 2019
Thanks to our guide Keith, we really enjoyed this tour. His Knowledge of wine is amazing. All four wineries had their characters and special wines, so we were never bored. You can relax with delicious wine and a wonderful view.
Great tour
, Nov 2019
My friend and I really enjoyed our trip. The wineries that we had visited all were different. The lunch was delicious and I really liked how we got to choose what kind of wine we could have with our lunch choice. I would definitely do this tour again.
, Oct 2019
It was very good, the guidance was good and got to know about wines. the Chandon winery stop was very good
Great wine tasting
Cindy W
, Oct 2019
Our guide Tony was fantastic and knowledgeable. The wineries we visited were good and the lunch served was first rate.
Great day, thanks!
Sarah S
, Oct 2019
We really enjoyed this tour, there was no mucking around picking lots of people up and making lots of unnecessary stops. We were straight on the road to the wineries. Lunch was okay - the lamb was good but very small portion, all other options were basically indian/curry, including the fish tacos. Only other thing to keep in mind is that the actual stops are not the same as the ones listed here in the description! We stopped at Yarrawood, Steels Gate, Helen & Joeys and then to Domaine Chandon at the end. Also it was disappointing to only get to try 1 of the wines at Chandon...but otherwise a really fun day, the driver was very chatty and the wines were great. Thank you!
Wonderfully day!
, Oct 2019
We thoroughly enjoyed our time visiting the country side of Melbourne ~ Yarra Valley. As well as visiting the four beautiful vineyards. They were all picturesque & unique in their own way. The wine samples were enjoyed, even the cider beer. We also enjoyed our lunch, choose the lamb if it’s an option, you won’t be disappointed. Thankful for our time spent admiring the beautiful vineyards, we even spotted a family of kangaroos hopping through at one stop, which was the highlight (or one of them). Take the time to take the tour!
Excellent Wine Tour
, Oct 2019
Our tour guide, Mark was very personable! Upon arrival, he laid out the day's schedule for us and told us how long our ride would take which I appreciated. There was nothing fancy about the tour bus, but we had a small group which made the trip more comfortable as we did not have to share seats. All of the wineries we visited had gorgeous grounds! The lunch provided was amazing (I had the lamb); it was the best meal I had the entire trip. We opted to pay for dessert which was also delicious. Overall great tour!
Wine Tours
, Sep 2019
We had a great experience on the Yarra Valley Wine Tour. Our guide Kevin was very pleasant and shared his vast knowledge of wine with us. I would definitely recommend this tour.
Lots of fun!
Zubin E
, Sep 2019
Really enjoyed this trip. Our guide was very friendly and super knowledgeable. Managed to meet a lot of friendly people from all over the world. Plus we got to taste a decent amount of great local wines.

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