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private winery tours yarra valley
Duration: Full Day
Location: Yarra Valley
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Yarra Valley Wineries - 1 Day Private Tour

The Yarra Valley is located only 1 hour from the doorsteps of Melbourne and is revered as the premium cool-climate wine region of Australia. The area boasts an array of exquisite wine makers and historic wineries that produce the exciting, delicate wines the region is famous for.

Our winery tour will showcase some of the well known wine makers and wineries in the Yarra Valley. Yerring Station is one of the oldest wineries in the region while Domaine Chandon is the premium sparkling producer in the region where we take you behind the scenes to tour their production facilities. We also like to showcase one or two of the smaller, boutique cellars that have charm and unique characteristics.

Lunch is a fine dining, two-course meal with glass of wine at Tarrawarra. 

Along with wineries, there are excellent cheese makers in the region so a visit to Yarra Valley Dairy is always worthwhile. For those with a sweet tooth, the Chocolatier and Ice Creamery is always a popular afternoon stop. Others may prefer to taste a crispy cider or a hand-crafted gin from the 4 Pillars gin distillery.

Whatever your indulgence, our tours will provide some flexibility to suit your palate. Our expert guides will make sure get a taste of the region you wont forget.

 

Tour Highlights

  • Domain Chandon for a Glass of Sparkling
  • Visit Four Wineries Minimum
  • Fine Dining and Wine for Lunch
  • Luxury Mercedes Vehicle
  • Expert Guide
  • Wine Tasting Included
  • Optional Chocolatier or Dairy Farm
  • Optional Gin Tasting

FAQ

Whats Included

All wine tasting fees, glass of sparkling, glass of wine with lunch, entry to Chocolaterie or Diary farm, 2 Course fine dining lunch, luxury vehicle, Expert guide.

What's for lunch?

An a lar carte, fine dining menu from Tarra Warra for you to choose 2 courses plus a complimentary glass of wine. 

How long is the drive

The drive is only 45 minutes from Melbourne to reach the Yarra Valley. You return approx 5.00pm

Departure time & return

We have flexible departure times to suit your needs. Our normal departs from your accommodation at 9.30am and your return is approx 5.30pm. 

Can we select which wineries to visit?

Of course. We love to create tours to suit our guests and if you have a winery or food providore you want to visit please let us know and we can include it in the itinerary.

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  •   My parents and I went on two trips with Great Private Tours - Great Ocean Road and Philip Island with Dandenongs. It was my parents' first visit to Melbourne and... read more

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    1/11/2018

      Highly recommend Steve. He was knowledgeable & really helpful. Nothing beats a private tour with a great smile. The kids love him too. We traveled in a family of 14... read more

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    6/09/2019

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    2/10/2019
  •   We booked Steve for a guided wine tour of the Mornington Peninsula. Steve was extremely knowledgeable about the history of the region as well as the wines produced in the... read more


    3/22/2018

      Excellent tour. Steve Andrew was our tour guide and driver and he was wonderful. Very knowledgeable of the area and took us to some pretty awesome places. Check out the... read more

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    3/20/2018

      We booked Steve for a guided wine tour of the Mornington Peninsula. Steve was extremely knowledgeable about the history of the region as well as the wines produced in the... read more

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    3/22/2018
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    1/15/2020

      What a fantastic trip!!! Steven Andrew was a phenomenal guide - so many fun and interesting facts plus first-rate tour experience. Could not have been more pleased! A... read more

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    12/15/2019

      Great guide!!! Highly recommend. There were more stopes/sites than I thought there would be. Even saw roo and emu in the wild.

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    4/30/2018
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    8/28/2017

      Best way to see Australia! I can not say enough good things about Steve Andrew and our day with him on the Great Ocean Road. Approaching the GOR in... read more

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    1/01/2020

      Wonderful day from beginning to end. The lunch was good and we enjoyed Steve's company. However, we find out there was a new interesting bakery just opened where others in... read more


    2/21/2018
  •   I have to say that this was probably one of our favorite tours while in Australia. Others just couldn’t measure up to this one. Our tour stared with a pick... read more

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    12/16/2019

      Steve from GPT was great to work with and was a fantastic tour guide. I am the type that likes to do as many things as possible and Steve created... read more

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    2/17/2020

      My wife and I spent six nights in Melbourne and three days on the Great Ocean Road in February. I researched and talked with many tour operators when I planned... read more

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    2/27/2020
  •   We were picked up at our hotel by Brenden. He was a great guide and gave us a lot of information about the tour, but also about Australia. On... read more

    dianned664
    1/11/2020

      Super fun day with Steve,our informative, articulate guide. We saw a non touristy side of just outside of Melbourne in the Dandenong mountains. We saw moving art celebrating aboriginal culture... read more

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    2/08/2018

      A fabulous tour of an amazing place with an excellent informed guide. A real treasure. I recommend this tour to everyone

    Alicia P
    8/25/2019
  •   We were with a group of Ten people and Steve was our tour guide. It was a full day 9:00am to 5:00 pm. Steve was so knowledgeable about the area,... read more

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    10/27/2017

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    2/21/2018

      I really wanted to do the Wilsons promontory and since Philip Island is in the same direction if I could club the 2 would save me loads of time.. while... read more

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    8/21/2019
  •   Great guide!!! Highly recommend. There were more stopes/sites than I thought there would be. Even saw roo and emu in the wild.


    4/30/2018

      Steve drove my husband and I to the Yarra valley and we had a lovely time. He was very flexible and helped us tailor the day to suit our interests.... read more

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    6/10/2018

      Super fun day with Steve,our informative, articulate guide. We saw a non touristy side of just outside of Melbourne in the Dandenong mountains. We saw moving art celebrating aboriginal culture... read more


    2/08/2018
  •   Steve was very informative and interesting, wonderful selection of locations to visit. Recommend the lunch option. Recommend the tour!

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    3/16/2019

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      We had a fabulous day touring the Great Ocean Road and the 12 Apostles with Steve. Steve was a knowledgeable and friendly tour guide who kept us moving throughout the... read more

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    2/21/2018
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    8/16/2019

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    11/28/2018

      It was a fantastic tour, Steve is very knowledgeable and personable. He explained what we were seeing and ensured we had a good time.

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    9/04/2019

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