Experience the best food and wine tastings the Yarra Valley has to offer in one day. This experience is sure to please any foodie and lover of fine wine. On this tour you will sample fine wines & cheeses, oyster and wine match and a 2 course lunch with a glass of wine at leading restaurant
Just over an hour from Melbourne City your journey to the Yarra Valley will take you through rolling hills and countryside where on most days you will see a mob of Kangaroos! Your day starts at the De Bortoli Winery, a third generation, Italian family owned winery and one of the biggest wine companies in the Yarra Valley. Here you will enjoy a hosted tasting of cheese from the Cheese Maturation Room matched perfectly with Yarra Valley estate wine.
You will visit Coombe Estate (closed on Monday) for a perfectly paired oyster and sparkling wine match. Coombe Estate is the once home of Australia's first opera diva, Dame Nellie Melba. The cellar door is surrounded by beautiful gardens. The historic home includes a gallery and providore for you to enjoy
Your next stop will be lunch for a 2 course lunch with a glass of wine at Tokar Estate or Dominique Portet. Seated on the terrace overlooking the vines in warmer weather, both lunch options are local favourites and provide delicious local, seasonal produce for you to enjoy. A glass of wine will be expertly paired at cellar door.
After lunch you will visit 9th generation winemaker Dominique Portet where you can soak in the stunning surrounds and passion of the family owned winery and enjoy a wine tasting of the highly awarded wines including Cabernet Sauvignon and the regions renowned varietals, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Your last winery visit is Helen and Joey Estate, a new winery in the Yarra Valley that is building a reputation quickly in producing elegant and complex chardonnays and pinot noirs aswell as shiraz and cabernet sauvignon
Once this experience has been confirmed changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:
This tour runs with a minimum of 2 guests and a maximum of 10 people
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This experience departs from Melbourne City (Hotel or accommodation) or central pick up location is St Pauls Cathedral on Flinders Street.