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Yarra Valley Food and Wine Small Group Tour

Highlights
  • Comprehensive intro to Yarra Valley wines and tastings with the winemakers
  • Dine with a view: 2-course lunch overlooking lovely Yarra Valley vineyards
  • Convenient hotel pickup and round-trip transportation from Melbourne
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Yarra Valley Food and Wine Small Group Tour
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Yarra Valley Food and Wine Small Group Tour from Melbourne
From $152.49
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Yarra Valley Food and Wine Small Group Tour from the Yarra Valley
From $152.49
Overview
Right on Melbourne’s doorstep, the Yarra Valley is renowned for its fine wines and gourmet cuisine. This small-group tour is limited to 10 people for a more intimate tasting experience, and offers an itinerary to satisfy the most discerning wine lovers and foodies. Sample regional wines and cheeses at De Bortoli Winery, enjoy a 2-course lunch amid the vineyards, and meet the winemakers at the Dixons Creek Estate.
What to Expect

Your tour starts with pickup from your central Melbourne hotel. Traveling aboard an air-conditioned minivan, set out on the 1-hour journey into the Yarra Valley—a scenic drive through the Melbourne suburbs and lush countryside.

The first stop of the day is De Bortoli Winery, a family-run establishment renowned for its chardonnay and pinot noir varietals. After learning a little about the winemaking process and the region’s most popular grapes, sample some of the award-winning wines for yourself, accompanied by a selection of regional cheeses.

Continue to Dixons Creek Estate, where you have the chance to meet the winemaker, Graeme Miller, and discover the secrets of Dixons Creek wine directly from the source. After a guided estate tour, enjoy your second tasting of the day—a selection of red, white, or rosé wines.

Depending on availability, enjoy lunch at either Tokar Estate, Soumah, or Ezard at Levantine Hill, where you are treated to a 2-course gourmet meal. As you feast on the seasonal dishes and taste regional specialties, gaze out over the verdant expanse of vineyards.

After lunch, the final stop of the day is at Coldstream Hills Winery, where you admire the impressive tiered vineyards before heading to the cellar door for a guided wine tasting.

Finally, relax on the scenic drive back to Melbourne, where your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.

* Please note: from July 1, 2018 onwards, this tour will visit Coombe, The Melba Estate instead of Yering Farm & Dixons Creek Estate.
Tour guests will be offered 2014 Tribute Series Nellie Melba sparkling blanc de blancs on arrival matched with a beautiful freshly shucked Sydney Bay oyster with red wine vinegar & shallot dressing. 
Guests will then continue the wine-tasting with a showcase of the award-winning estate grown Coombe Farm Wine, approximately 6 in total.

Reviews (193)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Yarra Wine Tour 11032018

We had a most entertaining, informative, and relaxing tour with Bill. He kept us moving and was extremely helpful (even at the wineries) that were busy due to Melbourne Cup visitors). We would highly recommend to any visitors to Melbourne to partake in this tour...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A great day of wine tasting

We had a fantastic day on the Yarra Valley tour hosted by Bill! He was warm and congenial, and really helped our small group of 6 break the ice...then the wine did the rest! And oh, the wine. The tour is robust, with 5 stops...More

Thank jerryt449
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Yarra Valley wine tour

Thank you Bill for a great wine tour in the Yarra. We had a very relaxing day and visited great wineries. Can’t wait for next year and a new tour with Bill!

Thank Sean T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great day in the Yarra

We only had 4 people on the tour which made for a very intimate day trip. Nikki was really helpful and a great guide for the day. All the wineries visited were great and the lunch was excellent. Would recommenced to a friend anytime.

Thank Nick T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
A great way to get a taste of Yarra Valley

Bill was our entertaining tour guide on our wine tour of the Yarra Valley. Our group was small (only 4 people) which made it very nice and allowed everyone to get to know each other along the way. On our drive up, Bill covered a...More

Thank Getaway_Canuck
Nicci C, Director of Sales at Epicurean Food and Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely, detailed review of the day you spent with Epicurean! Dominique Portet must have thought you were lovely too -and in need of extra wine :) Hope to see you next time you are in Melbourne

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Emmy R
April 17, 2018|
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Response from Nicci C | Property representative |
The max number of guests on this tour is 10 pax as the bus sits 12 only. Epicurean are small group tour operators only-not over 10 guests
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