Yarra Valley Winery Tour in a Convertible Chevrolet
You love good wine good food and you love the undulating countryside which breaths wineries. You would like to enjoy yourself without worrying about anything.
Step into a unique Classic Convertible Chevrolet, feel the spacious comfort and all round view that only a convertible can give, breath the fresh air and feel the cool breeze. Relax as our experienced driver escorts you to a variety of vineyards, of your choice or ours.
During your tour we like to visit some of the smaller wineries.
We start at Punt Road Winery a friendly and welcoming Award Winning Winery owned by the Napoleone Family that have been Orchardists in the Yarra valley since the 1940's. They planted their first vineyards in 1983 and since become highly regarded for their Yarra Valley Punt Road label. The have now moved to include hand-crafted cider.
Cold Stream Hills Winery founded by Renowned Wine Writer James Halliday in 1985.
Medhurst Winery another family-owned winery that has estate grown, low cropped, handmade wines known for its excellent varieties of export quality wines.
Yarra Yering Winery one of the oldest and most beautiful vineyards. The wine realeased in 1973 by owner/winemaker Dr Bailey Carrodus gained an international reputation for quality and individuality to great critical and commercial success to date.
St Huberts Winery this Vineyard is hand pruned and mostly trained to Vertically Shoot Positioned trellis, with foliage wires lifted by hand.
Dominique Portet Winery a centuries old wine making family. The Portet family holds possibly an unmatched record in the Australian wine industry. Dominique is the ninth generation in his family to be committed to wine making. His family has had links with the wine industry since 1720 in his native Bordeaux.
We offer you Lunch at Dominique Portet with their delicious Mediterranean Platter and wine.
We may travel to Maddens Rise the philosophy is to maintain, preserve, and where possible and appropriate ecologically enhance the natural vineyard environment by embracing the use of ‘biological’ farming practices in other words keep it Organic.
Another winery we may visit is Greenstone Winery one of Yarra Valleys most progressive unique winery with award winning wines that are sold both nationally and in key markets around the world. Here we may stop for their Cheese Platter and accompanying wines
Coombe Farm Winery one of the oldest and largest family owned Vineyard Estate still owned and occupied by the descendants of Melbourne's Dame Nellie Melba. Coombe Farm is the place for premium viticulture and delicious wines.
DeBortoli Winery is next interesting wine from some of the oldest vines in the valley. Fantastic cheese and wine tastings with Italian style ambience. Richard Thomas the world famous cheese maker for over 30 years was the first to make a cheese room for this Winery and its only progressed from here. You can sample taste or buy at your pleasure.
We may also visit Balgownie Estate Vineyard established by the now legendary winemaker Stuart Anderson in 1969. This vineyard was the first vineyard planted in the Bendigo district more than 80 years age. This is one of Australia's great small vineyard famed for its long lived Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. Last is finishing off.
We tour back to Melbourne along the Yarra Valley Hinterland through Warrandyte or Kangaroo Ground.
Visit 4 Wineries all tastings included..
Stop for lunch Delicious Lunch Mediterranean Platter with Bottle of Wine,
Another stop for 4 Cheese Platter at Greenstone Winery
Visit to Chocolate Factory optional on request.
Visit to Napoleone Brewery and Ciderhouse (optional on request)
NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2018 - 2019 season. The 2018 - 2019 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2018 - 31st March 2019. The 2019 - 2020 season rates commence on the 1st April 2019.