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Ultimate Yarra Valley Chandon, Soumah & Four Pillars Gin
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Ultimate Yarra Valley Chandon, Soumah & Four Pillars Gin

By Epicurean Food and Wine Tours
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Right on Melbourne’s doorstep, the Yarra Valley is renowned for its fine wines and gourmet cuisine. This small-group tour is limited to 6 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 local winemakers throughout the day.
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Ages 18-99, max of 6 per group
Duration: 7h
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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
  • Personalized, intimate experience: small group limited to 6 people

  • 2-course lunch with a glass of wine at leading winery restaurant
  • 2 Premium Wine Tasting Events or Gin Tasting and an additional wine tasting with Lunch
  • Live Commentary by Professional Driver/Guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • 2 Premium Wine Tasting Events

Your tour starts with pickup from your central Melbourne hotel. Traveling aboard an air-conditioned minivan, set out on the 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 local wineries where you can enjoy estate tours and wine tastings. Enjoy lunch at a winery restaurant, 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.

Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We pick up from City Hotels and accommodation
  • Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Yarra Valley, Yarra Valley, Victoria Accommodation or Yarra Glen
  • Yarra Valley Lodge, 2 Heritage Ave, Chirnside Park VIC 3116, Australia
  • Yering Gorge Cottages, 215 Victoria Rd, Yering VIC 3770, Australia
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 3667EYV01S

  • Most travellers can participate
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 18 years to consume alcohol
  • Not recommended for child aged 18 and under
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

How much is The Ultimate Yarra Valley Food and Wine Small Group Tour (Max 6 guests)?
The Ultimate Yarra Valley Food and Wine Small Group Tour (Max 6 guests) price starts from AU$276.79. Discover and book The Ultimate Yarra Valley Food and Wine Small Group Tour (Max 6 guests) on Tripadvisor
What is the The Ultimate Yarra Valley Food and Wine Small Group Tour (Max 6 guests) cancellation policy?
The Ultimate Yarra Valley Food and Wine Small Group Tour (Max 6 guests) cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book The Ultimate Yarra Valley Food and Wine Small Group Tour (Max 6 guests) on Tripadvisor
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Karen W
Maidstone, UK48 contributions
Mar. 2020
Did the tour in March 2020, solo traveller, was meant to be on the Mornington Peninsular tour, but the company cancelled as lack of people
Did the Yarra valley instead. Great start with a collection close to my accommodation in CBD at 9am, small group, only 7 of us. Really nice day, saw some Kangaroo, tasted some lovely wine and cheese at the first location, lunch was amazing, did another 4 tastings (some not as good, but that is personal taste)
dropped off again approx. 4.30pm
Tour guide Bill was very knowledgeable, and funny. Good day out
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I believe we were on the same day with Nomad75978. Bill, our driver and guide, kept things moving and entertaining. The wine tasting stops were informative and fun. Lunch was super, but the tasting offered at that location was subpar. The sparkling wine offered with an oyster was memorable!
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Wow, what a great day we had. Thanks so much Bill for an informative, relaxing, well planned and fun day. The chosen wineries were awesome and excellent lunch choice.
Highly recommended
Thank you
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Nicci C
Thanks for bringing joy to the day ! You were destined for fun 🤩 Happy travels and hope to meet again when you’re next in Melbourne
Written 4 April 2023
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Heather
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Jan. 2020 • Couples
The scenery was beautiful. Our driver Bill was skillful,patient and had an abundance of humor
The wineries and food were besutiful
Written 13 February 2020
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Nicci C
Yes they really are beautiful. We love a great cellar door experience at Epicurean and are delighted you enjoyed your day with us
Written 29 February 2020
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Katherine M
Sydney, Australia5 contributions
Nov. 2019 • Couples
We had a great day out with Bill - he is friendly and very knowledgeable. The tour was very well organised and generously showcased a range of wines from the Yarra Valley region. Highly recommended.
Written 23 November 2019
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aeropostale
California27 contributions
Aug. 2019
Really happy to have booked this tour of Yarra Valley, I highly recommend it! We got to taste at five wineries and had a delicious lunch. Definitely more than enough wine and food to satisfy you. We had Bill as our host and felt taken care of from the pickup in Melbourne to the end of the day. Also a treat to see kangaroos lounging amongst vines!
Written 29 September 2019
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PorangiPatu
Coburg, Australia1 contribution
Aug. 2018 • Friends
We had a small group of 6 people but had an excellent time with tour guide Bill. Bill was very wise and had a god knowledge of the local area. The wineries we visited were all very lovely and the lunch was delicious! Will definitely recommend to other visitors!
Written 11 August 2018
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Always great to have locals join the tour. Thank you for your recommendation of Epicurean!
Written 12 August 2018
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disc0dave
St. Neots, UK14 contributions
Mar. 2018 • Couples
Great day with our guide Bill, and really nice people On the tour with us.
Can recommend this as a great day out!
However, We didnt care for the wine at St Hubert’s!
Written 12 March 2018
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Thank you for the recommendation! and for joining Epicurean. Enjoying some wines more than others is all part of the day with wine tasting and I'm sure Yarra Valley hit the mark for you and some wineries. Hope to meet again another time when you are visiting Melbourne
Written 14 March 2018
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Hugh
22 contributions
Mar. 2020
Bill really knew the area and had a great energy about him. The food was by far the best lunch we've had on this kind of tour, better than most of the food we had in Melbourne! Would strongly recommend over larger tours
Written 17 March 2020
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