First of the Yarra Valley Wineries, Yering Station, is located in the ‘heart’ of the Yarra Valley only one hours drive from Melbourne. As a family-owned winery, Yering Station has been recognised for its commitment to excellence, recently being inducted into the Australian Tourism Awards ‘Hall of Fame’ for Best Tourism Winery, 2005.Yering Station is renowned for producing award-winning wines of world-classquality and distinction.
This dynamic winery destination is certainly a highlight of the Yarra Valley. At Rochford Wines we offer our guests an opportunity to sample award-winning wines at our cellar door, enjoy a meal in our restaurant or café, appreciate the landscape by looking out over the estate from the observation tower.
Domaine Chandon was established by French champagne house Moët & Chandon in 1986 and is dedicated to the production of méthode traditionnelle sparkling wine and premium quality, cool-climate still wines. Set in the verdant hills of Victoria’s beautiful Yarra Valley, just a short drive from Melbourne, the winery attracts more than 100,000 visitors a year.
Nestled in the heart of the Yarra Valley directly off Maroondah Hwy in Coldstream. Be immersed in the French flavours of Dominque Portet, you may even forget you’re in the Yarra Valley. Dominique Portet is a favourite among boutique wineries. With a definitive warm accommodating French feel, Dominque Portet has also subtle Mediterranean spin. Providing tastings, vintage tours and light lunches. There is also a variety of knickknacks such as fine Yarra Valley hand creams and fruit preserves etc. Maintained in the Portet family for 10 generations and is currently run by a family team. A wine making lineage dating all the way back to 18th century. Dominque of whom the winery is named after has direct experience from Bordeaux in France. Inferring the Yarra Valley creates the fragrance and structure that is very reminiscent of the wines of Bordeaux. A wealth of wine making experience is infused in every drop. Dominque Portet is sure to dazzle the finest pallet. Showcasing Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz and Carbernet. Dominique Portet 870 Maroondah Highway Coldstream VIC 3770 Phone no. (03) 5962 5760 Cellar door is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm.
BALGOWNIE ESTATE WINERY
Balgownie Estate Winery puts a modern stylish spin on a Yarra Valley winery tour. Just a few minutes beyond Yarra Glen. Balgownie Estate Winery’s 30 hectare estate has a terrace overlooking fantastic views and is renowned as a premier wine destination. To Balgownie Estates credit has many award winning wines whether it be from the Yarra Valley or Bendigo wine regions. A fantastic venue to unwind with friendly hospitality, the staff advise on the intricacies of the flavours and aromas of these premium wines. Balgownie Estate Winery has extended to not only wine by to a host of Yarra Valley services. These include accommodation, massage and day spa facilities. Balgownie is also an acclaimed Yarra Valley Wedding venue. Why not combine wine and wellbeing with a 4.5 star health resort rating? Lifestyle principals of Quality, Wellbeing and sustainability are edicts of Balgownie Estate. The wine range includes the Yarra Valley Chardonnay, Pinot Gris or Pinot Noir. There is also a range of blended sparkling’s to try. As well as the flagship Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz from Bendigo’s rich hinterlands. Opening Hours Cellar Door 10am-5pm 7 days Telephone 03 9730 0785 1309 Melba Highway Yarra Glen Victoria 3775
CHOCOLATIER & ICE CREAMERY
The Chocolaterie has fast emerged as a delightful venue to stimulate your sweet tooth. Why not break up a wine tour with decadent chocolate temptations? Located just a minutes out of Yarra Glen on a spectacular 16 hectare site creates the perfect setting to indulge. The Chocolaterie has modern bright architecture with sculptures and sweeping lawns. Perfect for a fun day out for family and friends. There is hundreds of varieties of handcrafted chocolates to choose from created by skilled Belgium & European chocolatiers. Apart from ‘The Great Wall of Chocolate’ an impenetrable mountain of chocolate choices, the Café menu also incorporates morning tea, light lunches, fondues and desserts. Definitely a hit with families and children whom can roam free and explore the picturesque surrounds. Also explore your own sweet tooth with free tastings of chocolates and ice-cream varieties developed from local produce. Free entry – open every day 9am-5pm (except Christmas Day) 35 Old Healesville Road (cnr Melba Highway) Yarra Glen Victoria P: 03 9730 2777
NAPOLEONE CIDER & BREWERY
The Napoleone Cider venue is modern and open planned with a hint of the rustic. There is range of ciders and Yarra Valley beers on tap and tasting platters can be arranged. A great place to sample a variety of Yarra Valley flavours and crisp aromas. A popular point to sit and relax with an ale or cider on our Limo Cider and Brewery tour. Napoleone Cider is situated on a 250 hectare property nestled in the Yarra Valleys heartland and has a long family history in the Yarra Valley since the 1940’s. Providing a rich assortment of Yarra Valley produce including wine grapes, apples, pears and stone fruit. This creates the perfect base for natural unique crafted apple and pear ciders. A combination of apple varieties create the ideal balance utilizing a blend of Pink Lady, Fuji, Granny Smith and Sundowner apples. Renowned for quality, formulated with 100% real juices, gluten free with no concentrates, just as nature intended. These select ciders and beers are now available in many exclusive Melbourne venues. Napoleone Cider 10 St Huberts Rd, Coldstream Victoria Australia 3770 T +61 3 9739 0666 F +61 3 9739 0633 email@example.com WHITE RABBIT
Great venue to experience a local Yarra Valley brewery. White Rabbit has a unique setting inside and out located just outside the tourist township of Healesville. The building is very much open plan in a rustic industrial fashion. Laid out with old style couches and barrels you can certainly snuggle in for a chilled ale and tasty pizzas if so desired. The staff are friendly and all too willing to share the knowledge of intricacies of brewing. You can see the brewing processes from the main area and if you are lucky, witness the bottling process on bottling day. White Rabbit prides itself on being that little bit different, free thinking and out of the box place and is certainly reflected in an array of pale to dark ales. They have created their own unique flavoursome brews and aromas. Just a tip, the dark ale is a favourite among our customers as it is that little bit different. 316 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville, Victoria Phone: (03) 5962 6516 Opening times: Monday to Thursday 11am till 5pm Friday 11am till 9pm Saturday and Sunday 11am till 5pm
An icon of the Yarra Valley as a venue for fine dining and cool climate wines but is best known for large entertainment exposes. Rochford Winery is one of the larger Yarra Valley Wineries and is located in a picturesque setting just off Maroondah Hwy. Features include a 5 star restaurant combined with a café and cellar door. Also there is a viewing tower which gives a lovely visa of the Yarra Valley. Catering for varied refined tastes also showcases fine wines, art gallery and an extensive retail shop with all those tasty local knick knacks. Isabella’s at Rochford great place to celebrate larger group occasions as well as tours. The restaurant’s friendly staff provide a scrumptious breakfast and lunch. Rochford is renowned for attracting numerous big name acts to the Yarra Valley. Identified as a ‘Day on the Green’, these include Mariah Carey, Tom Jones, and Jimmy Barnes just to name a few. There is even the possibility to take a Segway around the vines or have a ballooning experience. Isabella’s at Rochford is open 7 days, 9am – 5pm. Breakfast Menu (Mon-Sat): Monday – Sunday* 9am – 11am Café Menu (Mon-Sat): Monday – Sunday* 11:45am – 3pm Restaurant Menu (Mon-Sat): Saturday, Sunday* & Public Hols* 11:45am – 3pm Phone 03 5962 2119
Yering Station comprises many winery features which allure wine lovers from all over the world. Appealing to the modern and traditional, Yering Station integrates these contrasting dynamics perfectly. Comprising 3 main areas, historic homestead, historic tasting/shop building and large modern wine bar. As one of the first wineries in the region has particular historic value and architectural inclined will appreciate. Apart from the modern Wine bar Restaurant building which will sure to inspire, the estate is set amongst open areas, manicured gardens and breathtaking views across the Yarra Valley. The historic wine tasting cellar door which was established in 1859, has a lovely atmosphere to try an array of wines. As well as a shop with a myriad of different Yarra Valley products and fine produce. Walk upstairs there is yet another are to sit and relax and enjoy the views and gardens. For those who have the time or the right timing. Yering Station conducts a Farmers market on the 3rd
Sunday of every month. Featuring the best and freshest produce of the Yarra Valley directly to you, like organic fruit and vegetables, jams, meats etc 38 Melba Hwy Yarra Glen 3775 Victoria, Australia Phone: +61 3 9730 0100 Fax: +61 3 9739 0135 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.yering.com Monday-Friday 10:00am-5:00pm Weekends & Public Holidays 10:00am-6:00pm
Oakridge Winery is located at the halfway point between Lilydale and Healesville off Maroondah Highway. Established in 1978 the family owned winery boosts beautiful vista’s and full bodied wines from the rich ancient volcanic soils of the Yarra Valley. Producing fresh Chardonnays, Pinot Noir, and complex Shiraz flavours. Enjoy these sweeping views as you dine experiencing exceptional their a la carte menu in the new dining room restaurant. Friendly service and the staff will cater for special dietary needs. The menu is contemporary and utilizes the Yarra Valley’s and surrounding areas produce. The restaurant is open 7 days for lunch. Oakridge accommodates for a range of special occasions be that formal or casual including Weddings, Corporate Functions to Birthday and Christmas occasions. Either way a great place for anyone to enjoy the Yarra Valley at its best. Address 864 Maroondah Highway Coldstream Victoria 3770 Australia Phone +61 3 9738 9900 Fax +61 3 9739 1923 Email: email@example.com Open 7 days: 10 am – 5 pm
Established in 1983 Tarrawarra Estate is an impressive modern winery set on the hillside of the Yarra Valley, comprising collectively 28 hectares. The complex is modern and refined with imposing walls and picturesque views. Set further north into the Yarra Valley, Tarrawarra is accessed via the Healesville-Yarra Glen Road. Best known for their outstanding Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The refinement is ever present in the wine and the cellar door has been awarded accordingly. Wine tasting is available at the cellar door Tuesday to Sunday 11 am to 5 pm as well as private group tastings if desired. The restaurant will also suit those whom like a more refined feel and taste. The lunch menu is based on seasonal availability of local produce sourced in the region and from the estate itself. Tarrawarra places a large emphasis on environmental and sustainable practises. By simple composting and efficient utilization of energy. The earthy flavours are certainly are infused in the style of their gourmet dishes. Restaurant & Cellar Door Open Tuesday to Sunday, 11 am to 5 pm (Lunch only – from 12pm) 311 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road, VIC 3775 firstname.lastname@example.org +61 3 5957 3510