Category Archives: Wineries

Winery Spotlight: Domaine Chandon

Boasting the only claim to true French winemaking heritage in Australia, the Chief Vigneron Domaine Chandon arrived in the Yarra Valley in the mid-80’s, ready to make his mark on the landscape of Australian sparkling wine. In a serendipitous turn of events, Winemaker Robert

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Winery Spotlight: Steel’s Gate Wines

  Tucked away in one of the most beautiful, misty and serene parts of one of Victoria’s most famous wine regions, the Yarra Valley, is Steel’s Gate. A boutique vineyard housing decades-old chardonnay, shiraz, cabernet sauvignon and pinot noir grapevines in the still, idyllic

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Romantic Winery Escapes

In the name of St. Valentine, February 14 is a day to shower your loved one with love and affection. This much talked about patron saint might be shrouded in mystery, but in all of the stories, there’s one constant – love.   In

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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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