For all things gourmet with personalized service, join this small group Yarra Valley Food and Wine Tour from Melbourne. Enjoy private wine tastings accompanied by international and local cheeses, meet a Yarra Valley winemaker and pause for lunch in a winery served with matching wines. Your full-day tour includes a professional guide with local knowledge, plus return hotel transfers.
Head for De Bortoli Winery, a third generation, Italian family owned winery. From its vineyards in this premium wine growing region, De Bortoli makes a wide range of award winning wines including the world acclaimed sweet white Noble One. Taste a selection of De Bortoli wines accompanied by a selection of local and international cheeses.
Next, visit the working winery, Dixon's Creek Estate where you get the chance to meet winemaker and pioneer of the Yarra Valley, Graeme Miller.
Continue your food and wine journey with a two-course lunch at Domaine Chandon or Tokar Estate while enjoying stunning views of the vineyards and lake.
After lunch, visit Coldstream Hills Winery for wine tasting and and visit to the "amphitheater" style vineyards.
Conclude the afternoon at 10th generation wine maker Dominique Portet and visit the cellar door and enjoy some afternoon tea before departing the Yarra Valley and arriving back to Melbourne.
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Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
Return Details: Returns to original departure point at approximately 5:30pm Itinerary: 9:15am - Depart from your Melbourne accommodation. 10:30am - Hosted Cheese and Wine tasting at De Bortoli Winery 12:00pm - Cellar door tasting at Yering Station Winery and visit to the Yering Station Produce Store and Art Gallery. 1:00pm - Two course lunch and 2 glasses of wine at Domaine Chandon or Tokar Estate 2:30pm - Cellar door tasting at Coldstream Hills Winery and visit to the "amphitheater" style vineyards. 3:15pm - Afternoon tea and cellar door at 10th generation winemaker Dominique Portet. Enjoy the Mediterranean surrounds 4:00pm - Depart the Yarra Valley. 5:30pm - Arrive back at your Melbourne accommodation.
Cheese tasting at the Yarra Valley Dairy
Live commentary on board
Transport by air-conditioned coach
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks, unless specified
Tasting glasses at vineyards are not complimentary
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
Minimum age is 18 years to consume alcohol
Not recommended for child aged 18 and under
Children must be accompanied by an adult
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Note: Flights are NOT included and unless otherwise stated above transfers and car hire are also NOT included.