With the weather warming up, why not take a trip to Victoria’s stunning Yarra Valley wine region?
The Yarra Valley is home to some of the finest and most renowned wineries in Victoria. Only an hour East of Melbourne, this wine region is not one to overlook. Here are our five recommendations for the Yarra Valley wineries that are essential for every wine lover.
This family-owned winery, restaurant and cellar door was founded in 1978. Oakridge is well-known for its admirable quality and a popular choice in bottle shops and restaurants, having mastered the craft of pairing hand-crafted wines and foods seamlessly. This winery also maintains a zero-waste menu, with ingredients sourced from their own Oakridge Garden or local farmers. The Oakridge offers an exquisite winery experience like no other.
Stones of the Yarra Valley has an outstanding reputation for its extensive wine list and seasonal menus. Throughout the late eighteen-hundreds, the Stables historically beautiful building was a stable hand of the property before becoming the eloquent fine dining venue it is today.
This winery is another family-owned Yarra Valley gem that has been passed down through four generations since being founded in 1928. De Bertoli offers stunning views which overlook the regions neighbour vineyards and the regions flowing hills. This exceptional vineyard is also one of the Yarra Valley's oldest and most historic wineries, first planted in 1971.
TarraWarra is one of the finest wineries within the Yarra Valley Region. Built on a hill and offering a must-see view of the region, Tarrawarra is renowned for its fine wine, art museum, budling structure and seasonal food menu. TarraWarra Estate prides itself in nurturing the balance and harmony of their wines, which reflect the wine age and season of the fruits grown on the estate.
This spectacular winery of stunningly placed across seven green acres with gorgeous gardens and the most delicious food and wine. Formerly home to world-famous opera singer Dame Nellie Melba, this winery offers only the best local produce on its menu to accompany its award-winning wines.
For wine lovers in Melbourne and across the country, be sure to visit the incredible Yarra Valley. To enjoy the scenery and vineyards even further, make a weekend getaway of your stay with luxury Yarra Valley accommodation.