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How To Taste Wine Like You’re A Connoisseur Of Wine

Learning the ropes of tasting wine is never a difficult task. In fact, it is a straightforward adventure that many wine makers and other wine enthusiasts can indulge in. You will first need to use all your basic senses and then expand from there

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What’s on in the Yarra Valley in October

Yarra Valley Balloon Festival

As we gear up for the busy spring events season, the Yarra Valley is the place to be. We’ve complied a list of some of the best things to do in the region in October. Yarra Valley Balloon Festival The inaugural Yarra Valley Balloon

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Meet the Wineries: Balgownie Estate

We’ll be running a series of blogs profiling each of the wineries you might visit on our tour. First up is Balgownie Estate. The prominence of the Yarra Valley, as well as its accessibility from Melbourne, has tended to overshadow the more distant regions.

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Rich Soil, Rich History – The secrets of the Yarra Valley

  What is it about the Yarra Valley that warrants the production of some of Australia, and the World’s most appreciated and demanded wines…? The Yarra Valley’s secret is a fascinating combination of climate and history. Climate Widely considered as the Nation’s premier cool-climate

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How to prepare for your Hot Air Balloon flight over the Yarra Valley

Hot air balloon

Man has always wanted to fly since time immemorial. His desire to enjoy what birds often enjoy has inspired him to come up with all sorts of flight objects and machines. From jets and helicopters to spaceships and light aircrafts, this desire doesn’t seem

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An overnight odyssey sampling the very best of Victoria’s West

Royal mail hotel

Victoria has some of the greatest wines and foods in the world, and with the Yarra Valley so conveniently to hand, Melburnians and their visitors have for many years been enjoying Australian Wine Tour Co’s day and weekend bus tour packages, tasting fine wines

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Warm up in the Yarra Valley this winter

As the thick morning fog lifts over the vineyards, the rain eases and the grey clouds make way for the morning sun, our cozy white bus rolls into Yering Station full of excited passengers ready to be warmed up by the beauty of the Yarra Valley in winter. Out

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