One of the biggest attractions for the Yarra Valley are the wineries in the region and the chance to sample some of the mouth watering cool climate wines at over 40 different cellar doors. Internationally renowned the Yarra Valley exports wines from its vineyards to many different destinations all over the world and many of the wineries have won countless awards for their wine making. The Yarra Valley wineries are just one hour’s drive from Melbourne and over the years have set the benchmark for beautiful wines.
The wineries of the Yarra Valley owe their beautiful wines to the cool temperatures of the region and the diverse soils that are prominent in the area. Back in 1838 is when the Victorian wine era began with early generations slowly perfecting the art of wine making over the years and making it to what it is today. Today you can not only visit cellar doors and meet the local wine makers but you can also get a behind the scenes of look of the winery leisurely stroll through the vines and even dine in vineyard restaurants where acclaimed chefs showcase some of the best local produce of the region on your plate.
The Yarra Valley wineries have also been the perfect setting for special occasions, weddings and functions with many wineries boasting wonderful accommodation, dining and stunning surrounds that really set the scene for a memorable time for all. Ask about the different packages, luxury resort accommodation and facilities that you and your guests can utilise while staying within the vines. As well as the perfect location for a honeymoon, romantic weekend or wedding the wineries of the Yarra Valley will also allow you sample some of the best wines in the country. Make your way along the Regional Food Trail where you can taste test your way through the Yarra Valley sample all of the regions delights from food and wines.
There are more than 70 wineries within the Yarra Valley that draw so many people here each year and as you cruise through Healesville, Yarra Glen and Kangaroo Ground to name a few places, you will delight in the scenic surrounds, quality accommodation and stunning scenery that you will feast your eyes upon as you tour through the region from one winery to the next. Wine makers have perfected the art of wine making over the years, with secrets passed down from generations to generations and today you can sample mouth watering shiraz, Riesling, pinot gris, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc and cabernet wines for yourself.
All food and wine lovers fall in love with the Yarra Valley and its wineries as it showcases some of the best wineries in the country. Discover a timeless landscape where wineries dot their way through the area, visit interesting towns, find hidden treasures and enjoy some of life’s little luxuries while you stop in at many of the different wineries within the Yarra Valley. Perfect for all holidays and occasions the Yarra Valley is one holiday destination that cannot be passed up on.