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“Easter weekend tour”

Yarra Valley Wine Tasting Tours
Ranked #15 of 104 Food & Drink in Melbourne
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Yarra Valley Wine Tasting Tours specialises in small personal wine tours from Melbourne to Victoria's Yarra Valley. We operate a daily wine tour on board of our luxury Mercedes Benz vehicles, maximum 14 or 17 people, where our passengers will enjoy the best of the Yarra Valley. The main highlights of the tour include visits and wine tastings at 4 top Yarra wineries, including Domaine Chandon for a flute of sparkling/champagne, a restaurant lunch with a glass of wine with lunch, a visit to the quaint Yarra Valley Dairy to sample their handmade cheeses (Monday-Fridays only) as well as a chocolate tasting at the Yarra Valley chocolaterie. The tour will be conducted by one of our team of experienced drivers/guides; Alex, Ben, Christian, Geoff, Jodie, John or Sasha - all of whom have earned many favourable reviews from other Trip Advisor members. This tour is a great way to experience the best of the Yarra. Join us for wine, champagne, cheese, chocolates and a great day out!
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a tour of the boutique wineries in the Yarra Valley in Easter Saturday. I was so exited from the minute I booked and the tour definitely did not let me down! We more than enjoyed the day, met some great new people, saw the beautiful country side and of course, tasted some delicious wines and learnt so much more about wines and the Yarra region. The booking process was super easy, multiple pick up locations and a very friendly driver.
Would highly recommend and I’ll be trying out the other tours as soon as possible!

Thank Emily A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went on the boutique winery tour, which is only done on a Saturday, which visited four wineries, a chocolate factory and also includes lunch. In addition to tasting wine, there was also some cider tasting at the first two wineries and beer tasting at the first winery. All the tastings were good but I particularly enjoyed the tasting at Ferguson’s they had a great selection of wines and staff there really made the tasting a great experience. We also had lunch at Ferguson’s and the set menu had some really good options, I had the gnocchi and it was excellent. The last stop on the tour was at the chocolate factory, which in addition to a great selection of chocolates also has ice cream, we had about 30 mind there. What really made this an excellent tour was our driver Darryl. He had a lot of knowledge of the area but he also interacted with us making it a very enjoyable day. I would definitely recommend doing this tour and the next time I am in Melbourne I will look to do their other wine tour

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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

A fun filled day with a small group and we visited Yerings, Chandon, St Huberts, Rochford vineyards. Complimentary lunch at Rochford was delicious and the tastings started at about 11am when we reached our first stop. There was always complimentary tastings at all the places including the cheese and chocolate factories. It was a well paced day though I felt the last stop at St Huberts was probably one of the more mediocre vineyards. Thanks to our great guide and we were all back in the city by evening time.

Thank KeithB17
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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

What a brilliant day! We had Christian as our guide who was great. We went to St Hubert’s, Oakridge, Rochford, The Chocolaterie and Chandon. The price included wine tasting at 3 of those wineries, plus one cheeseboard, lunch, a glass of wine with lunch and a glass of sparkling at Chandon as well as chocolate tasting. I highly recommend this tour for people of any age. It’s not rushed, it’s informative and it does local pick ups for those who live closer to the Yarra valley and don’t want to travel into the city to go back out. Would do it again for sure!

Thank Tayla C
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Yarra Valley is about a 45 minute drive from central Melbourne. There are approximately 80 wineries, mostly of smaller production and emphasizing several varieties of white wines. Start your inquiry by going to the Visitors Center on Freedom Square. There several tour operators to select from for a day long adventure with prices ranging from $130-$150 Australian per participant. You should be able to four wineries, including lunch and should finish at Domaine Chandon for a nice glass of something that would be called champagne if you were in France. The tasting rooms are modest by Napa Valley standards but the wine is excellent.

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