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Yarra Valley Wine Tour from Melbourne

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time

    Pick-up starts from 9am.
    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 10 minutes early.

  • Duration
    Approx 8 hours
Inclusions
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned deluxe coach
  • English-speaking guide
  • Guided tours of 4 wineries including wine tasting
  • 1 course gourmet lunch with glass of wine, tea or coffee
  • WiFi facility on the coaches

Key Highlights

  • Exceptional value wine tasting tour!
  • A real wine expert as your guide will entertain and educate you
  • A La Carte Lunch at Balgownie Estate including a glass of estate wine
  • Enjoy “Free WiFi” facility in the coaches
  • Private tour of Domaine Chandon plus a glass of their premium sparkling wine
  • Cellar Door Tasting at Yering Farm, Steels Gate Wines and Balgownie Estate
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!

Overview

Sample some of Australia’s finest cool climate wines on a full-day tour of the picturesque Yarra Valley.

Accompanied by a wine expert, enjoy Cellar Door Tasting at three top wineries – Yering Farm, Steels Gate Wines and Balgownie Estate. At Balgownie Estate you will also be treated to a delicious a la carte lunch at a restaurant with stunning views.

Finish the day with a flourish when you visit Domaine Chandon where Australia's best sparkling wines are made. Tour this elegant winery and find out how the world-famous ‘bubbles’ are produced. Emerge from the riddling room to jaw-dropping vistas of the verdant valley and a relaxing glass of Chandon.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    Approx 8 hours

  • Start time

    Pick-up starts from 9am.
    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 10 minutes early.

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to any one of the following pickup points, 10 minutes prior to the start time:

    • 9:00am Radisson Flagstaff Hotel 380 William Street, Melbourne
    • 9:20am Holiday Inn on Flinders Lane, 575 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
    • 9:25am Immigration Museum 400 Flinders St (Cnr Market St), Melbourne
    • 9.35am QV Melbourne 210 Lonsdale St, Melbourne
    • 9.40am Grand Hyatt Russell St Entrance, Melbourne
    • 9:45am Her Majesty’s Theatre 219 Exhibition Street, Melbourne

    Please mention your preferred pickup location at the time of booking.

  • Ending Point

    You will be dropped off at your original pick-up point.

Itinerary

  • For your full-day Yarra Valley Wine Tour from Melbourne you will be picked up from the designated pick-up point that is closest to where you are staying. For this tour, you will travel in a deluxe coach and an expert guide will accompany you. At around 10am, you will depart from the final pick up point for Yarra Valley. The journey takes just under an hour. The Yarra Valley is internationally recognised as one of Australia's leading wine producing regions, famous for its cool climate masterpieces. Your first stop is at Yering Farm, one of the Yarra Valley’s boutique wineries. It has stunning views and is oozing with rustic charm. Try wines made with traditional methods in their cellar door, which showcases antique copper wine making tools used by pioneer wine makers. The next stop, around 12 noon, is at Balgownie Estate. Here you can indulge in a guided tasting session at Balgownie Estate tasting table. Make your selection of wine for lunch and take your complimentary glass of wine to the restaurant with its magnificent vineyard views. Lunch includes a main course, a glass of Rochford wine and tea or coffee. After lunch you will travel to Steels Gate Wines. The enthusiastic and knowledgeable cellar door staff will share with you some of award winning wines. This winery has a rich history and is the ideal place to sample a selection of exciting wines that reflect the earthiness and personality of the Yarra Valley. The wines here speak for themselves but we will let you be the judge. End the day with a visit to Domaine Chandon, the Australian production house of the French Champagne company Moet & Chandon. Domaine Chandon is dedicated to the production of méthode traditionnelle sparkling wine and premium quality, cool-climate still wines. Enjoy a special guided tour through the winery and learn about the process of making sparkling wine.At around 3:30pm, you will depart the Yarra Valley for Melbourne, arriving in the city at around 4:30pm. You will be dropped off at the point where you were picked up.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned deluxe coach
  • English-speaking guide
  • Guided tours of 4 wineries including wine tasting
  • 1 course gourmet lunch with glass of wine, tea or coffee
  • WiFi facility on the coaches
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Customer Reviews

  • Entertaining Wine Tour Yarra Valley
    Andrea B Wertheimer, United States 02/12/2016
  • Great tour, relaxing and great fun
    Susan A Healey, Australia 01/17/2016
  • This was a really good tour. I can't fault it at all, It ticked all the boxes for me and my 2 cousins!
    T Jordan, Australia 09/02/2015

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