Yarra Valley is a region that has been renowned to wine experts around the world for the wineries and vineyards in the area, which produces some of the finest red wines in Australia. This eight hour day tour takes you to the heart of Yarra Valley to visit some of its most renowned vineyards in a crash course on the art of fine wines and winemaking. Both beginners and experienced wine lovers will find something to discover on this tour, which starts with a departure from Melbourne, heading first to Punt Road Wines. The enthusiastic staff provides you with the rich history of Punt Road's most award winning products and wines, which you will sample for yourself. Your next stop takes you to the famous Balgownie Estate for a delicious lunch perfectly paired with the estate's fine wines. In the boutique winery of Yerin Farm, you won't just admire the splendid views, but you'll also learn about the traditional method of making wines found in the farm, all the way down to the antique copper equipment. Your final visit of the day takes place at Domaine Chandon, famed as Moët & Chandon’s Australian production house. Discover how this famous company crafts their champagne, along with a nice glass of bubbly to enjoy. It's the kind of wine tour that truly immerses you in all aspects and qualities of wine, leaving you with a thirst for more.
Great experience with John!
John is knowledgeable in wine tasting. As my friend was not feeling well, he took care of us and gave help in anytime. Thanks for his understanding.
Most of the farm provided 4-6 wine to try. For Chandon, they gave one full glass.
I must say I had never suggest people to join day tour but I strongly recommend this to all of you.
I would join another one if I visit Melbourne again.
Jeff was our guide and he was amazing. Kept us lively throughout the day and helped us understand the history of the vineyards and also other local things. The 5 farms we visited were gracious and answered whatever questions the group had. we had ample time to meander around the farm and see the place. Most importantly, the wine was delicious!
Excellent experience! We went to a total of 3 wineries for wine tasting and lastly at moet and Chandon. Great food & great view!!! Each wineries get to taste at least 6 or more wines from white to red to dessert wine. Our driver which is also the guide was extremely good! Service was excellent. He told us stories about Yarra valley and the wineries along the way when he drove. He makes sure everyone is taken care of as well and not to miss out. He cater time for toilet and time to buy wines. It was a great trip not too rush, excellent service and great wineries to visit.
A very enjoyable tour and experience !! Yarra Valley is a lovely place to go, we enjoy the wine tasting , tried different wine and all are great ! We love the champagne as well ! Our tour guide is very knowledgeable and he teach us how to taste wine ! I learnt a lot and highly recommend this tour !!
Best wine tour so far. We went in a group of 3 exploring 4 wineries; Steels Gate, Balgownie Estate, Yering Farm and the Domain Chandon. We were chauffeured in a comfortable Australian Wine Tour Co bus and was very well taken care of by our tour guide, Kurt. He was very friendly and his story-telling was fun and wine knowledge was impeccable. Throughout the journey, we saw beautiful wine valley and spotted wild kangaroos, and sheep. The first 3 wineries offered at least 6 different types of wines for us to taste and offered discounted wine bottles if you choose to buy them. We enjoyed this trip very much! Highly recommended tour.
Our tour guide, Bill from Epicurean Tour is awesome. He is very friendly, knowledgeable and gave us his full attention in ensuring we are well taken care off. (ie, sheltering us in the rain, asking us how is the wine and food and do his best to make sure we enjoy every single bit of the trips such as stopping by at the hills to let us take photos of the sea view of Mornington Peninsula)
We have made a total of 5 visits on different vineyards. Awesome tasting of different wine from the locals produced in Mornington Peninsula. The places that we are bought to are so beautiful and calm! One came to my attention was Rare Hare as we get our lunch infront of a huge vineyard! The food is scrumptious together with the wines.
So hurry up and book this tour for awesome view, food and wines!
Thank you for the wonderful trip!