Yarra Valley wineries & other attractions reviews
The Yarra Valley is renowned as one of Australia’s finest cool climate regions. There is a wide range of red and white grape varieties available. Some of the stand-out varieties include Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris in white and Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz in red
Yarra Valley wineries also offers some of the best views and gardens you are likely to find and some fabulous dining options. Below is just a taste of a few of our favourites and check out our Yarra Valley tours page to visit:
Simple and unpretentious, Coldstream make a wide range of top-notch cheese from a range of styles. Read more about Coldstream Dairy review.
Coombe Farm – Melba Estate
A family owned vineyard with great cellar door experience. A picturesque setting with a lovely regional selection, all on an historic Victorian estate. Read more about Coombe Farm – Melba Estate review.
Sister vineyard to the french Moet and Chandon, this is a great place to enjoy a glass of sparkling and enjoy the magnificent setting. The busiest and most popular winery in the Yarra Valley, but for good reason. Find out more in our Domaine Chandon review.
Run by father and son duo – 10th and 9th generational winemakers – Dominique Portet adds something truly special to the Yarra Valley. Particularly famous for their sparkling Rose. View our Dominique Portet review for more information.
Four Pillars Distillery
Four Pillars are at the forefront of the local gin and spirit movement, with an educational experience that isn’t too formal and focusses on flavour. Read more about Four Pillars review.
Featuring a newly refocussed cellar door and restaurant experience, but with the same excellent single vineyard wines as their flagship and mission statement. Read more about Giant Steps review.
A laidback, unpretentious winery with rolling hills for picnicking and enjoying a glass of wine. Offers a range of Heathcote grown wines in addition to local Yarra Valley products. Find out more in our Greenstone Vineyards review.
With hillside vines evoking the Cote Rotie, and a classic timber barn cellar, Hanrahan produces great Yarra Valley wines in a setting that feels like it could be somewhere else. Hanrahan’s unique dining setup makes them a stand out tour destination. Read more in our Hanrahan Estate review.
Kellybrook Winery, Cider & Brewery
The closest Yarra Valley winery to Melbourne, offering a broad selection of reds, whites, and sparkling varieties as well as cider and beer. A picturesque and bustling picnic spot, read more in our Kellybrook review.
Mandala & DiVino Ristorante
A love of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay led to planting 10 ten acres of grapes nearly 15 years ago. Mandala was born. One of our favourite small wineries, everything here is interesting, particularly The Black Lab (named after the family’s old dog) & The Prophet Pinot Noir. A real journey of a wine list. Good casual lunch option as well. Read more in our Mandala and Divino review.
Napoleone Brewery & Ciderhouse
With roots in Victorian orchards since the 1940s, Napoleone has built on a tradition that is enjoying great success in the current resurgence of craft beers and cider popularity. With some world-class beverages, they share a space with a great casual restaurant Meletos. Read more in our Napoleone Brewery review.
A premier Yarra Valley destination for over three decades, they have remained a leading producer of fantastic wines and homegrown cuisine. Read our Oakridge profile Oakridge Winery review.
Incredibly well made wines across a range of varieties, this estate and their products are a wine-lover’s dream. Read our Pimpernel Vineyards revew for more information.
Home to “A Day On The Green”, this is a larger winery to accomodate the crowds for their musical acts. They have a strong and varied tasting list and a large restaurant with high-end modern cuisine. Read our Rochford Estate review.
Soumah of the Yarra Valley
A really interesting range of wines means Soumah has a unique and compelling wine tasting – and then they knock you over with a fantastic dining experience. Check out more in our Soumah review.
TarraWarra is the gold standard for Yarra Valley wine experiences; combining an excellent cellar door with premier dining and a destination art gallery. With a comprehensive range of wines there is something for everyone. Check out the TarraWarra Estate review for more.
Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
A paradise for lovers of chocolate, with a chocolate-making workshop, café and ice creamery on site, and a sunny lawn to enjoy their treats. Check out our profile of Yarra Valley Chocolaterie review.
Yarra Valley Dairy
This bustling nook has become a staple part of the Yarra Valley experience, and a welcome respite between wine tastings. Take a look at our profile of Yarra Valley Dairy review.
A small and intimate cellar door experience that lets you focus on the super premium wines on offer. With a big range and a big history, there is a lot to learn from a visit. Read our Yarra Yering review.
With an incredibly friendly team running shop, your visit to Yering Farm is sure to be a relaxed and enjoyable one. Their estate includes both a vineyard for growing wine and an orchard from which they create their own pink lady apple cider – a must try! View our Yering Farm review to find out more.
Yering Station has the oldest wine heritage in the region, and they have periodically built on that legacy to include new fantastic wines, a premium cellar door experience and some true luxury dining with a view. Read more in our Yering Station review.
The epitome of good hospitality, where the winemaking duo treat you to their wines in view of spectacular landscape, and a taste of some homemade delicacies as well. Read our Yileena Park review profile.
Zonzo has recently purchased the Train Trak vineyard, which means they are working on their exciting debut vintage. Their existing restaurant also serves excellent Italian sharing fare including wood fired pizza and antipasti platters. Read more with our Zonzo review.
This is the largest and most well known winery in the region, but don’t think mass produced wines and no atmosphere. A lovely selection of some of the regions best wines, knowledgeable and passionate staff, cheese tasting and an all round good vibe, make this a really worthwhile stop. Also has a nice restaurant using local produce.
A smaller winery in a picturesque setting including a rose garden and small lake. One of our favourite restaurants in the Yarra Valley. We liked it so much, we got married and e
A recently revamped cellar door has led this small winery to become a popular destination for tours. A nice and friendly set-up that offers a show case of some of the regions best entry level wines. Particular favourites are the rose and pink fizz as well as their moscato. Also a good range of red and whites
This is a list of some of our most visited Yarra Valley wineries. There are many more and we will keep updating this page with more winery profiles
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