Join a full-day Yarra Valley wine tour and visit four of the region's best known wineries: Yering Station, Balgownie Estate, Yering Farm and Domaine Chandon. Over lunch and a series of wine tastings, see why the Yarra Valley is one of Australia's most picturesque wine regions on your Yarra Valley wine tour, the perfect day trip from Melbourne.
You'll stop for cellar door wine tastings at Yering Station and Balgownie Estate on the Yarra Valley wine tour from Melbourne. Your helpful guide will share tips on how to taste and enjoy the wines you'll be sampling. Stay on at Balgownie Estate for lunch and choose your accompanying glass of wine at the cellar door.
Lunch is followed by wine tastings at the rustic Yering Farm cellar door. The afternoon highlight is a private tour of the award-winning Domaine Chandon winery, known for its fine sparkling wines and stunning scenery. You'll enjoy a glass of wine at Domaine Chandon with a light tasting nibbles.
Departure Dates: Daily Commences: Melbourne, Australia Departure Point:
Recommended departure point:
St Paul's Cathedral, corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets, Melbourne
Or one of the following locations.
The George Hotel, St Kilda
7-11 Convenience Store - corner Spencer Street and Flinders Street, City
Her Majesties Theatre, City
Hertz Car Rentals, City
Roundabout at North Melbourne
9:30am (recommended departure point) St Paul's Cathedral, corner of Flinders and Swanston Street, Melbourne
9:00am The George Hotel, St Kilda
9:20am 7-11 Convenience Store, corner Spencer Street and Flinders Street, City
9.35am: Her Majesties Theatre, City
9:40am: Hertz Car Rentals, 97 Franklin St, City
9:50am: Roundabout at North Melbourne
Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
Return Details: Returns to original departure point at approximately 5:00pm Itinerary: 9.00am - 10.00am - Meet at pick up points See 'Departure Point' for places and times.
10.00am - Depart pick up point for Yarra Valley Just under an hour's trip in a luxury buses.
11.00am - Yering Station Yering Station is one of Australia's pre-eminent wine brands. You will start the day by showing you how to swirl, sniff and slurp and then you'll be ready to taste some of Yering Station's award winning benchmark classic Australian wines.
12.00pm - Balgownie Estate Balgownie Estate is one of Australia's great small vineyards famed for its long lived Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. The first 30 minutes will be spent at the tasting table, a great opportunity to make a wine selection for lunch! Then it's into the Restaurant for a superb lunch while taking in magnificent vineyard views.
Lunch includes main meal, a glass of Balgownie Estate wine and tea or coffee. (Vegetarian options is available)
1.40pm - Yering Farm The old hay shed situated at the top of the hill, overlooks stunning views, has been converted into a charming rustic Cellar Door, oozing with character. The Cellar Door proudly showcases antique cooper tools used by pioneer winemakers over a century ago. A fantastic environment to enjoy superb wines made with traditional wine making techniques.
2.15pm - Domaine Chandon French Champagne company Moet and Chandon's Australian production house Domaine Chandon is the perfect way to finish the day with a guided tour through the winery that shows how the wine is made followed by a relaxing glass of Australia's best bubbly with a light tasting platter and a view that will leave you in awe. Spectacular to say the least.
3.30pm Leave Yarra Valley for Melbourne
4:30pm - 5:00pm Return to drop off points
Small group tour
Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
Transport by air-conditioned luxury minivan
Wine tasting at 4 premium Yarra Valley Wineries
Light tasting platter
Gourmet lunch at Balgownie Estate
Glass of wine with lunch
Cruise port pickup
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult, one child to every 2 adults
Minimum age is 18 years for the consumption of alcohol
Minimum age for this tour is 7 years
A consent form must be signed by the parents or guardian of children aged between 7 and 10 years prior to boarding to confirm the child's age
Not wheelchair accessible
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
This tour operates with a maximum of 24 passengers, however a maximum of 7 passengers for any one booking is allowed. We cannot guarantee that groups larger than this size will be accommodated on the same vehicle
For every confirmed booking you will be required to print a voucher for presentation at the destination. You will receive a link to your voucher via email once your booking is confirmed.
Local Operator Information
Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.
Note: Flights are NOT included and unless otherwise stated above transfers and car hire are also NOT included.