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The Yarra Valley is often considered as the Bordeaux of Australia. For many years, this popular wine region produces some of the best and unique wines; with the region also a food lover’s paradise.

Some of the restaurants in the town offer an elaborate degustation menu with varieties of hor ‘doeuvres, entrees and desserts to select from.

Yarra Valley Tours, Day Trip & Wine Tasting From Melbourne

Sommeliers and winemakers often emphasise that great wine can only be made from quality grapes. The region’s favourable climate, fertile soil and cool temperatures help grape growers produce some of the finest quality grapes.

Drive just over an hour or take one of the wine tasting tours from Melbourne’s bustling CBD to reach the Yarra Valley. Popular wineries include DeBortoli, Yering Station, Mandala Wines, and even boutique wineries like Maddens Rise. Guests can often enjoy tasting more than one wine during the tasting sessions. Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Sparkling varieties are some of the most popular wines produced in the Yarra Valley.

To get the best dining experience, stop by a family-owned restaurant. Here, you’ll find a simple, yet enticing menu that offers a variety of dishes. For an upscale dining experience, you can choose a winery restaurant, where chefs offer a fusion menu with tasty appetisers, award-winning entrees and tasty desserts.

In short, the selection of restaurants is huge, especially for all those who have worked up an appetite.

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