4 Best Winery Tours in Melbourne
In the surrounding areas of Melbourne, the idyllic landscape is home to some of the region’s finest vineyards and winery tours. With the vast selection of areas, it can difficult to select just one winery tour to go on, so why not just go on them all?!
You have the splendor of the Yarra Valley, along the city’s fine Yarra River and you also have the Mornington Peninsula, Geelong, Macedon and Sunbury wine regions to choose from!
If you’re going to get to visit some of these fantastic tours then you will need to get your transport arranged in advance to avoid disappointment. One of the best travel options is to book corporate bus hire in Melbourne. This way, you will be able to sit back and relax and enjoy the ride and of course the fine wines.
With so many to choose from, we thought you might need a bit of help, so here are four of the best winery tours in the Melbourne area:
The rolling hills of Tarrawarra Estate are a beauty to behold and once you step through the cellar door, you will continue to marvel at the huge selection of wine and the architecture of the building itself.
As well as producing some of the best wines in the region, you can treat yourself to a luxury cheese board or charcuterie platter in the restaurant area.
If you want to experience a fine dining experience then there is also a wonderful menu with a mix of local produce and flavours inspired from around the world.
Established in 1985, Coldstream Hills winery is a great choice for wine lovers of all types of wine. Situated in the picturesque Yarra Valley, the winery specialises in its Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, although has a much larger and more varied selection than that.
If you are in e Melbourne area then don’t miss out on sampling some of the award winning wines at Coldstream Hills.
Also in the Coldstream region of Victoria, lies Oakridge Wines. It is a highly popular choice with wine lovers, scoring an impressive 4.5 out of 5 on TripAdvisor ratings.
Many visitors love this place because of the sensational views and with wall to wall windows, you have one of the best panoramic views in the region.
This winery also boasts a fantastic restaurant and was named the winery of the year by the Sydney Morning Herald in 2012.
Dominique Portet Winery
Another fantastic winery in the Yarra Valley area is the Dominique Portet. This is a vineyard that goes back centuries, with links going back to as early as the 1700s.
The tour provides sampling of a wide variety of excellent wines and you can also have a light lunch whilst on your visit.
The beautiful scenery surround Melbourne makes for some of Australia’s finest vineyards and any of the fantastic tours will be a worthwhile experience.
Whether you would like to find out more about the production and history of the region’s wines, or you would simply like to sample some of Australia's finest wine, make sure you have a trip to one of these winery tours scheduled in.
Making your way around the busy centre of Melbourne can be problematic, especially if you’re not familiar with the area. Make things easy for yourself and the rest of your group - book reliable coach hire in Melbourne with Travel Safe.
The helpful team at Travel Safe will make sure that you are picked up and delivered to your choice of winery tour, without any of the hassle of public transport.
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