Summer Winery Tours Top 5 Stops
There’s no better way to enjoy the warmer weather and the delights of a region than with Summer Winery Tours Top 5 Stops throughout the Victorian countryside.
With endless stunning locations and a profusion of vineyards and restaurants to choose from, the only trouble you’ll have with Summer Winery Tours Top 5 Stops is choosing where to stop.
If you’re travelling in a luxurious, chauffeur driven limousine the drive will be just as enjoyable as the destination. But, the temptation to sample the local wares will have you pulling up to any number of beguiling cellar doors. Here’s some suggestions for Summer Winery Tours to tempt your palette and provide a visual feast of natural scenery.
Perhaps a light, refreshing way to start a tour is at Domaine Chandon. This is where some of the best Australian Sparkling wines are crafted, using the classic method of bottled fermentation. Book ahead for tastings and tours and enjoy the spectacular views over the Yarra Ranges.
De Bortoli Wines
One of the largest, family owned vineyards in the Yarra, is De Bortoli Winery Estate. A well-known label of delicious wines, this establishment is expansive and beautifully landscaped. The Italian themed restaurant serves delicious food intended to be paired with some of their best wines.
While opinions differ on the best winery in the Yarra region, Yering Station must feature high on most people’s list of favourites. A fusion of wine making history and contemporary architecture makes this property both beautiful and full of charm. The 19th century winery building houses the cellar door which offers free tastings, unless you choose to sample the reserve range. The estate also features an art gallery showcasing pieces from known and emerging Australian artists. As well as adding an interesting, cultural element to the place, any commissions earned from the sales of art are donated to charity.
Although established in 1978, a 2013 refurbishment has resulted in a striking cellar door entrance that contrasts with the provincial style countryside. Square lines and steel cladding lend Oakridge entrance a contemporary, industrial feel. Architecture aside, Oakridge offers tastings of a wonderful selection of award winning wines. Chefs Matt Stone and Jo Barrett captain a highly regarded, one hatted restaurant on the property.
Still close to Melbourne, but situated in the Pinot Coast Winery region, is Polperro Winery. Located in Red Hill, along the Southern Ocean coastline this winery is definitely worth a visit. The intimate cellar door offers elegant, high-end labels of Polperro and Even Keel. The on-site bistro features a seasonal menu, supplemented by their very own harvest garden.
Just the thought of a day cruising through the countryside in a limousine with these gorgeous spots on your itinerary brings a smile to your face. Make Summer Winery Tours part of your plans by getting in touch with A Touch of Silver to arrange your limousine and private driver.