Yarra Valley: Winery Tour with Lunch at Yering Station
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Located an hour from Melbourne and known internationally as a quality producer of chardonnay, pinot noir and sparkling wines is the beautiful Yarra Valley. The small group tour visits 5 contrasting vineyards with lunch at Yering Station.
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Travel in a small group so the tour is much more personable
Enjoy the variety and contrast of the 5 vineyards
Enjoy a memorable a la carte main course lunch at Yering Station
Take in the beautiful scenery the Yarra Valley is known for
Travel to the north-east through the bush laden suburbs of Templestowe, Eltham and Kangaroo Ground to the De Bortoli Vineyard at Dixons Creek. This is an elegant start to the day as you'll enjoy a pairing of selected wines and cheeses.
It's then on Yering Station, the site of the first vineyard in Victoria in 1838. You'll enjoy a tasting of their estate wines in the original winery (circa 1859) that also features local artworks and produce. For lunch, you'll adjourn to their stunning restaurant. With its world-class views and cuisine, you’ll have an a la carte selection from which to select your main course meal and glass of wine.
After lunch, it's a change of pace with a visit to Payten & Jones, one of the smaller producers in the Yarra Valley. Behn Payten and Troy Jones produce small-batch, approachable wines with a personality that includes the familiar chardonnay and pinot noir, together with syrah and some Mediterranean varietals.
The afternoon continues with a visit to the Coldstream Hills Winery at Coldstream. Established by James Halliday, one of Australia’s leading authors and commentators on wine, the wines are beautifully crafted and have enjoyed success at numerous wine shows, especially the chardonnay and pinot noir.
The final stop for the day is at the charming Medhurst Vineyard. Established in 1999, the family-owned vineyard of 35 acres has a delightful elevation in the foothills of the Warramate Ranges and produces a small selection of elegant table wines. On days when Coldstream Hills and Medhurst are not open (Tue, Wed & Thu) visits would instead be made to Punt Road and/or Oakridge Vineyards.
City hotel pick up
Main course a la carte lunch
Glass of wine and coffee at Yering Station Vineyard
Cheese platter at De Bortoli Vineyard
Confirmed bookings cancelled within 24 hours of date of tour – 100% cancellation fee.
Confirmed bookings cancelled within 72 hours of date of tour – 50% cancellation fee.
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
Reconfirmation of pick up time and driver details will be advised via email or mobile the evening prior.
Dress code is smart casual. No singlets or thongs.
Minimum drinking age is 18 years.
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund