Yarra Valley is Australia’s one of the premier wine regions. It’s 54 km north east of an Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and is about an hour drive. You will find one of Australia’s finest Pinot Noir and Chardonnay in Yarra Valley.
Yarra Valley along with Mornington Peninsula are two most popular wine regions in Victoria, Australia.
Best Yarra Valley Wineries
The beautiful eye catching lawn and gardens around the driveway as you enter Chandon represent what you are heading into and what this venue provides and caters for – a crisp sparkling style wine.
Owned by the world famous French champagne Moet & Chandon the self guided tour takes you through the history of the vineyard along with other locations you can enjoy their champagne in the world.
The beautiful views of the Yarra Ranges from the bar and dining area sets for a perfect tasting of sparkling wine on a Sunny day.
727 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream
1030-1630 hrs Mon – Sun
A spectacular view at the entrance of the big Burgundy glasses and then the drive in to through the vineyards takes you through to try some of the magnificent wines created by Chief winemaker David Bicknell who is a master of the craft and awarded Gourmet Traveller’s winemaker of the year 2017.
With panoramic views of the vineyard, the restaurant run by Matt Stone and Jo Barrett is also a top drawer.
864 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream
1000-1700 hrs Monday – Sunday
Come to Yarra Yering and enjoy the rare opportunity to taste the rarely available wines which make collectors editions.
The tasting room provides glamorous views of the vines and the Yarra Valley through the big window. There are few different options for the guided tasting in Dr Carrodu’s house which was converted into the tasting room in 2011.
4 Briarty Rd, Gruyere 1000-1700 hrs Monday -Sunday
The huge venue is not only home for the world-class wines but favourite destination for weddings, lunches, dinners and the very famous Day on the Green concert with mega stars like Sir Elton John, Robbie Williams, Stevie Nicks. A big lunch venue overlooking the huge gardens to one side and the vineyard on the other provides beautiful views of the whole area. Rochford do not do any halves and have also recently started making their own Gin which is getting popular very quickly and competing with the Four Pillars Gin Distillery in Healesville.
878-880 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream
Zonzo Estate Winery
If you are on a day tour of the Yarra Valley, this stylish Italian and traditional pizza restaurant at the Zonzo Estate Winery is a perfect place to dine in for lunch or a little snack as their pizzas just magnificent.
Their cellar door is converted from old horse Stables where they offer wine tastings.
Being an award winning wedding venue located in the heart of the Valley they can be closed for a private wedding function so it’s advisable to call and check availability before rocking up here.
957 Healesville-Yarra Glen Rd, Yarra Glen
1200-1600 Wed-Fri, 1130-1600 Sat-Sun
Founder Elias Jreissati has created this award winning winery producing high quality homestead signature wines to enjoy with some of the best food on offer in their very own restaurant Ezard At Levantine Hill.
They offer all day dining, signature restaurant and also helicopter experiences. One of the very best restaurants in the Yarra Valley and is also home to some of the high end weddings.
882 Maroondah Hwy Coldstream
Tarrawarra is a class act of art and wines combined with the visual effects by architect Allan Powell. You will always find sports cars in the car park and a really beautiful entrance into the landscaped grounds.
Owners Marc and Eva Besens’ collection of art is on display in the Tarrawarra Museum of Art, exhibiting modern Australian art. The winemaker Clare Halloran creates beautiful Chardonnay aging 10 months which is available for tasting.
311 Healesville-Yarra Glen Rd, Yarra Glen
Four Pillars Gin Distillery
Located in Healesville, Four Pillars Gin Distillery is home to the Victoria’s very own world famous Gin.
You can watch the Gin being made while tasting the different range of Gin, including an Australian Gin, Spiced Negroni, Rare Dry and Navvy Strength.
The young staff here has the biggest smiles all days and are most friendly and full of energy.
2a Lilydale Rd, Healesville
Hire a car and driver
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