Treat yourself to a relaxing day trip away from the busy Melbourne CBD, and sample some of the best locally produced food and wine. Our private tours will have you surrounded by Yarra Valley’s stunning views whilst enjoying the unique range of wines that are on offer. You’ll enjoy a fun and fabulous day enjoying wine tastings at an exceptional selection of wineries and cellar doors, so book a tour today.
Our Yarra Valley private tours can be organised by our team or we can customise the day to suit you, please email us. We have the flexibility to change the itinerary during the tour. Full day tours operate 7 days a week with pick up available anywhere anytime in Yarra Valley and Melbourne city area.
Here is what is included in you special luxury wine buffs day out.
Flexible pick up and drop off locations. Melbourne & Yarra Valley areas.
Pick up – 10am (City) or 10.45am (Yarra Valley area).
Approx – 5:30pm (City) or 4.45pm (Yarra Valley area).
.Pick up and return in the Yarra Valley area included.
.Three course premium winery lunch with glass of estate wine & sit down wine tasting.
.Exclusive tastings plate at Yileena Park (includes smoked local cheddar cheese, local blue cheese with topaque wine matching, smoked & chilli olives, merlot infused salt, barrel smoked nuts and selection of bread, biscuits and oils)
.Premium wine tasting fees at up to three cellar doors or one distillery.
.BBottle of Chandon Brut NV to take home.
.BLocal cheese box and quince with biscuits to take home.
.Expert & entertaining local guide/host
.Luxury vehicle transport for 7 guests or less. Seven seater premium van features climate control, leather seats, fridge and tinted windows.
.Upgrade option! Debortoli exclusive/private trophy room premium wine and cheese matching (available for $40 per person extra).
Please scroll down page to see the Wine Buffs tour itinerary.
2 people – $350 per person
3 people – $300 per person
4 people – $260 per person
5+ people – Please enquire for a quote
Pick Up & Returns
– $0 – Yarra Valley area or Lilydale train station – complimentary pick up/return
– $70 – Within 30km of Healesville, pick up/return
– $150 – City or Melbourne metro, pick up/return
(all pick up/returns can be customized locations, please advise us of your preferred address).
This is an example of what the day will look like but is subject to availability. Once the tour is booked in, we can confirm spots just please get in touch to do so.
10am Pick up City or 10.45am Pick up Yarra Valley (both timings can be flexible if needed)
11am – Our first stop is at the truly stunning Yileena Park winery.
Yileena Park is an amazing boutique winery that offers excellent wine tastings and unique smoked goods. Owners Bob & Diane or staff will showcase their wonderful wines such as Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabe\ Sauv and Topaque wine. This private tour package also features a blue cheese wine match with topaque wine on the day.
Exclusive to this tour you will have an assortment of local small goods and choice of meats to have alongside your personal wine tasting. The tasting platter includes Warrnambool smoked cheddar cheese, a local blue Cheese, barrel smoked olives, chilli olives, Murray merlot infused salt, chipotle smoked sauce, smoked oil with breads and nibbles.
Also a meat of your choice on the day (Kangaroo, Duck, Chicken or Lamb).
An excellent start to the day.
12.30pm – At this moment we will head to lunch at the outstanding and beautiful Steeles Gate wines, Offering a delicious meal selection for our tour guests. Choose from a seasonal menu on the day to suit your desires. Our lunch venue can cater for any dietary needs. Please advise in advance.
This delicious top notch lunch includes a three course style (entrée, main and dessert) with a glass of estate wine of your choice.
Experience a sit down wine tasting with your lunch of the Steels Gate range.
We allow a 2 hour time slot for lunch, which is a comfortable time to spend with your group and not be rushed at all. Take your time and enjoy the views, wine, food and your day off :)
2.30pm - Punt road wines is our final stop of the day. Punt road is a lovely charming setting for a relaxed sit down tasting. Enjoy some olives and biscuit palate cleansers with your wine tasting. In 2023 they won the best Cabernet Sauv in the whole valley. Their wine range is of excellent quality ranging from Chardonnay to Pinot to Shiraz and more.This tasting will include at least 2 premium range wines.
3.30pm - Being the final destination of the tour we like to include a premium wine tasting at a local cellar door or we are open to letting you choose your own venue. For example we can visit the chocolatery or the Four Pillars distillery if you are daring.
Let us know what speciality stop you would like?
Some venues we can visit are.
Four Pillars Gin
Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & ice Creamery
Plus Much More – ask us if you have any venues in mind and we can arrange.
4.15pm - Sadly at this time it's the end of your Yarra Valley private tour. We will start the journey back to your return address around this time.
4.15pm Drop off Yarra Valley address or 5.15pm Drop of City/Metro area address (Can be earlier if needed, just let us know).