Category Archives: Wineries

Give the Gift of Wine – or a Wine Tour – This Christmas

Christmas is almost upon us, which means it’s time to hit the shops and start scouring the shelves in search of the perfect present for your loved ones.   Or is it? Research has shown that more and more Australians are choosing to put

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Winery Profile: Yering Farm Wines

Yering Farm Wines is a small single-vineyard winery that’s nestled in the heart of the Yarra Valley. With its rich viticultural history, warm, family-owned approach and scenic surrounds, it’s not surprising this picturesque vineyard has touched the hearts and taste buds of both locals

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Meet the wineries: Domaine Chandon

“Come quickly, I’m tasting stars!” cried the Benedictine monk Dom Perignon when he tasted the first results of his novel winemaking technique. Contrary to popular belief, though, Dom Perignon was not the inventor of champagne, but as cellar master at the Benedictine abbey in

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Meet The Wineries: Punt Road

A day with Australian Wine Tour Co is a memorable experience that takes in four wineries, representing all faces of the Yarra Valley’s signature industry. From the simple rustic charm of Yering Farm‘s cellar door to the spacious elegant modernity of Domaine Chandon, we see, in

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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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Yering Farm – A Friendly Patch of the Earth

Ever wondered how many wineries there are in the wonderful region of the Yarra Valley in Victoria? A friend of ours here at Australian Wine Tour Co., Grace Donald, writes the blog ‘Wine Is A Verb’ and notes there are at over 80 wineries with at least

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