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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, 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. 


  • 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

Sylvia W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Excellent tour. Knowledgeable guide. The food at lunchtime was very good. Well worth doing.

Nicholas B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

This tour was amazing!

Jo B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Loved the day. Nick was a fantastic tour guide and the group had lots of fun. The lunch was excellent at Balgownie Estate and finishing with a glass of sparkling was excellent. Thanks.

Gregory D H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Tony was an excellent tour guide, friendly and informative. Delicious lunch, beautiful scenery. Needed nibblies or crackers during wine tasting as some people enjoy but have low tolerance to alcohol.

Kim N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

I highly recommend this trip to anyone who wants to have an informative and fun day with a top tour guide/driver. Thank you David/Spud for a fantastic day that all 6 of us will remember :

Claire S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

This experience was just perfect! John our guide was so lovely. I am travelling alone but that was no problem at all. Everyone was super kind and lovely! 5 stars!

Aleksandra Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

This tour was absolutely amazing!
We especially enjoyed a company of our guide tour/driver who was able to get everyone attention by telling his amazing stories and jokes! He also had an extensive knowledge about wines and champagnes, the production processes and the wineries. Highly recommended!!!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016


Lynette S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Spud was the perfect tour guide. He was very informative and extremely thoughtful.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

I was very impressed with this tour and thought the value was excellent. The guide was sure to tell us points of interest along the way and the drive was beautiful. He had an excellent knowledge of wine and lunch had an excellent view and upscale food. The vineyards were A and time at each stop was adequate to see and taste without feeling rushed or bored.

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