Our Yarra Valley Wine Tours are Some of the World’s Best!

We’re thrilled to announce that our Yarra Valley wine tour company has been awarded the 2019 Travellers’ Choice Award and be in the “Top 10 Wine Experiences in the World!” 

And, not to toot our own horn…but alongside being awarded the 2019 traveller’s choice award, we have also earned a Certificate of Excellence every year for the past five years, thus qualifying us for TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame

From everyone here at Australian Wine Tour Company, we’d like to thank you all our wonderful customers for recommending us!

A little bit about our award-winning company…

We’re market leaders in Victorian winery tourism offering both public and private touring options.

We pride ourselves on offering the best value winery tours out of Melbourne.


Our Daily Public Yarra Valley Wine Experience has an affordable price with an incredibly high-quality product that has made us the most popular winery tour from Melbourne. Tours to the stunning Yarra Valley cater to everyone’s needs from beginner to expert, mixing a fun social environment with entertainment and education.


The big difference is our roster of charismatic, experienced and knowledgeable tour bus drivers and guides… 


All our driver/guides have extensive wine industry experience as well as exceptional customer service skills. They have come from positions such as viticulturalists, winemakers and sommeliers. They are passionate and enthusiastic about all things wine and are eager to share their knowledge with you.


Perhaps you are interested in one of our award-winning tours? You’re in the right place! Read all the important information you need to know below-

General Information:

Visit Yarra Valley wineries on a tour from Melbourne that includes tastings and a vineyard lunch. You’ll tour four beloved Yarra Valley wineries—Steels Gate Winery, Balgownie Estate, Yering Farm, and Domaine Chandon—while learning about the flavours and terroir of YarraValley wines. This wine tour is a great introduction to the picturesque Yarra Valley wine region, with transfers available from selected locations in Melbourne.


What you can expect with Australian Wine Tour Co.’s Award Winning Yarra Valley Wine Tours!


  • Visit four wineries for a comprehensive overview of Yarra Valley wines
  • See century-old winemaking equipment and learn about the region’s terroir
  • Great value: Tour includes tastings and vineyard-view lunch with wine
  • Hassle-free: Convenient pickup and drop-off at the selected location

Meet your driver at your selected meeting point, then enjoy views of the scenic countryside on the 1-hour drive from the city to the Yarra Valley. The first stop of the day is the rustic Yering Farm, where you sample wines and check out historic winemaking equipment before heading to Balgownie Estate, famed for its cabernet sauvignon and Shiraz varietals. After a tasting, visit the winery restaurant for a lunch served with a glass of wine and tea or coffee. (If the winery is not serving lunch on the day of the tour, a similar location will be substituted.)

From Balgownie Estate, continue to the award-winning Steels Gate Winery and Domaine

Chandon, the Australian production house of Moët & Chandon —learn about sparkling winemaking as you sip a glass of bubbly.

Following a day of wine tasting, the tour concludes with drop-off at your original departure point.

Departure Point

We pick up from the below locations:

9:00 am Radisson Flagstaff Hotel, 380 William Street, Melbourne

9:20 am Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders Lane, 575 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

9:30 am St Paul’s Cathedral, 200 Flinders Street, Melbourne

9:35 am Her Majesty’s Theatre, 219 Exhibition Street, Melbourne

9:40 am Old Melbourne Gaol, 377 Russell Street, Melbourne



8hours total

Return Details

Returns to original departure points between 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm depending on traffic conditions.



  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus
  • Wine tastings at four Yarra Valley wineries
  • Lunch at Balgownie Estate or equivalent
  • A glass of wine and tea or coffee with lunch
  • Wine tasting at Yering Farm Wines
  • Wine tasting and lunch at Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa
  • Tour and glass of bubbles at Domaine Chandon Winery



  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Cruise port pickup and drop-off


Additional Info

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult; 1 child to every 2 adults
  • The minimum age for this tour is 5 years at adult rate; prior to boarding, a consent form must be signed by the parent or guardian of any child between the ages of 5 and 10 to confirm the child’s age
  • Minimum age is to drink alcohol is 18 years
  • Vegetarian option is available daily, for other special dietary needs please advise at booking
  • This tour operates with a maximum of 24 passengers and the maximum number of people per booking is 8; it cannot be guaranteed that groups larger than 8 will be accommodated on the same vehicle
  • Please note: The exact itinerary, venues and timing are subject to change without notice


Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 per cent cancellation fee.

For more information on our winery tour offers and associated experiences, get in touch with the lovely team at the Australian Wine Tour Company, listed in Trip Advisor’s top 10 Winery Tour Experiences in the world!!!


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