De Bortoli Winery
De Bortoli Winery, a third generation, Italian family owned winery and one of the biggest wine companies in the Yarra Valley. From its vineyards in this premium wine growing region and their vineyards in New South Wales, De Bortoli produces a wide range of award winning wines including the world acclaimed, award winning range of premium Fortified Wines. Enjoy a hosted tasting of cheese from their own Cheese Maturation Room, matched perfectly with their Yarra Valley estate wine.
Coombe, The Melba Estate
Coombe the Melba Estate has a fascinating family story and is one of the oldest and largest family estates in the Yarra Valley. Once the Australian home of world famous opera singer, Dame Nellie Melba, Coombe is a stunning 7 acre home (Victoria’s oldest swimming pool!) with magnificent historic pictueresque gardens, galley, providore and restaurant.
On arrival you will be offered 2014 sparkling blanc de blanc matched with a beautiful Sydney Bay oyster with red wine vinegar and shallots. You will then continue the wine-tasting with a showcase of the award-winning estate grown Coombe Farm Wine, approximately 6 in total.
Lunch at Dominque Portet, Tokar Estate or Tramonto Kitchen and Bar
Dominque Portet, Tokar Estate or Tramonto Kitchen and Bar are wonderful lunch destinations and provide the option of alfresco dining in warmer weather with a full al la carte menu to choice from. Both are long time favorites for locals and international travellers with warm and inviting service and the very best local produce. Your main meal is served with a perfectly matched glass of wine.
Gluten free and vegetarian palates are catered for. Please let us know in advance.
Helen and Joey Estate
The final stop is a visit to Helen and Joey Estate which is a unique tasting experience of wines of exceptional value. Established in 2010 with 85 acres under vine, Helen and Joeys are a fabulous new addition to the world class wineries of the Yarra Valley. With spectacular views from the patio you can enjoy a tasting on the patio or at the cellar door of 3 fantastic ranges of estate and reserve wines.
*Epicurean reserve the right to make changes to the itinerary, order and timing for the best cellar door and tour experience