Vinetrekker Wine & Food Tours - Things To Do - Port Phillip, Melbourne
Vinetrekker Wine & Food Tours
294 Montague Street
South Melbourne
Vinetrekker offers a wide selection of private and public touring for small groups. Some of the featured regions include the Yarra Valley, Mornington Peninsula and Macedon Ranges. The Yarra Valley is a world renowned wine growing region and is home to over 70 wineries and is famous for producing Australia's finest pinot noir and sparkling wines. Tours offer a personalised and unique insight into the people, places and gastronomic treasures of this premier cool climate wine region that was first established in 1838. The Mornington Peninsula has long been a favourite destination; offering green hinterlands, wild ocean beaches and an abundance of vineyards. With more than 200 vineyards, the Mornington Peninsula is one of the most highly concentrated wine regions in Australia. Being cool-climate, the Peninsula is recognised for their outstanding chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot gris. Whether it is a meeting with a winemaker, cheese maker or a chocolatier you will gain an enhanced appreciation of the variety available on the Peninsula and enjoy a host of fantastic taste sensations.
Food and Wine Tours, Sightseeing Tours, Nature and wildlife, Full Day

Mornington Peninsula Wine and Food Tour

Merricks General StoreA very full day out with Vinetrekker with emphasis on a wide range of wine accompanied by superb food and hinterland scenery. Visit Yabby Lake, Crittenden Estate and Quealy Vineyards, Mornington Peninsula Chocolates and Red Hill Cheese and enjoy an a la carte lunch at the charming Merricks General Store.

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Non Smoking, Full Day, Land - Motorised, Food and Wine Tours, Sightseeing Tours, Basic

Yarra Valley Wine and Food Tour

Domaine Chandon CellarsEnjoy fine food and wine on this leisurely paced tour by Vinetrekker of the Yarra Valley. Only one hour from Melbourne, the beautiful, lush Yarra Valley is recognised internationally as a premium, cool-climate region known for its elegant wines. Travel via the 'scenic route', through the undulating and bush laden north-eastern suburbs of Warrandyte and Wonga Park to the Coldstream Hills Winery at Coldstream. Established by James Halliday, Australia's leading author and commentator on wine, the wines are beautifully crafted and have enjoyed success at numerous wine shows, especially the chardonnay and pinot noir. Visit the charming and boutique Medhurst Vineyard enroute to the very famous and very French Domaine Chandon. Enjoy a superb a la carte lunch at Yering Station followed by tastings in the historic 1859 original winery. The final stop for the day is at De Bortoli, the region's largest producer. Enjoy some wonderful cheeses matched beautifully to estate wines, including their famous Noble One.

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Non Smoking, Full Day, Land - Motorised, Food and Wine Tours, Sightseeing Tours, Basic

Yarra Valley Wildlife, Wine and Food Tour

Healesville Sanctuary KoalaA very full and enthralling day, starting with Australian wildlife and finishing with fine food and wine. Visit the world-famous Healesville Sanctuary, one of Australia's most recognised and acclaimed native wildlife sanctuaries. Set amidst 30 hectares of bushland, it showcases more than 200 species of Australian wildlife in a distinctly Australian setting. Some of Australia's most unique and captivating wildlife can be observed in their natural habitat, including koalas, kangaroos, wombats, emus, dingoes and platypus. You will then travel to Victoria's first vineyard, Yering Station, for lunch in their stunning Wine Bar Restaurant. With its world-class views and cuisine, there is plenty of the wow factor to excite. The post-lunch wine-tasting is in the original redbrick winery (circa 1859) building surrounded by local artworks and produce. The final stop for the day is the De Bortoli Winery at Dixons Creek. As Italian as Domaine Chandon is French, it is a great finish to the day with superbly flavoured cheeses that compliment the sparkling, table and dessert wines.

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Non Smoking, Full Day, Land - Motorised, Food and Wine Tours, Nature and wildlife, Sightseeing Tours, Basic