Tour ID: 10000161
Imagine driving through the Yarra Valley, wind in your hair, and spectacular scenery passing by! This tour takes up to 4 people, so get a a few friends together and create a memory for a lifetime. There are several options for which wineries you visit and how long you linger. This part of Australia is some of the best countryside you will see and only an hour from Melbourne.
Take a ride in our Red 1965 or White 1968 Chevrolet Impala Factory Convertibles - Luxury Classic Cars. Our Vehicles are in pristine condition very comfortable and spacious. Each car seats four passengers. Our Drivers are friendly experienced and knowledgeable of all tours available and very approachable. When you tour with us we not only give you a tour but an adventure that will indulge your senses. We like to visit the smaller wineries and experience the best the Yarra Valley has to offer.
Depending on the days that they are open and the date that you are travelling, we will select some great wineries to visit. A selection of those that we frequent is below:
We start at Punt Road Winery a friendly and welcoming Award Winning Winery owned by the Napoleone Family that have been Orchardists in the Yarra valley since the 1940's. They planted their first vineyards in 1983 and since become highly regarded for their Yarra Valley Punt Road label. The have now moved to include hand-crafted cider.
Next Cold Stream Hills Winery founded by Renowned Wine Writer James Halliday in 1985.
Then onto Medhurst Wine with wine that reflects the site and variety from which it is made and the season in which it is grown. This where we may have lunch.
Followed by Dominique Portet Winery a centuries old wine making family. The Portet family holds possibly an unmatched record in the Australian wine industry. Dominique is the ninth generation in his family to be committed to wine making. His family has had links with the wine industry since 1720 in his native Bordeaux.
We may travel to Maddens Rise where the philosophy is to maintain, preserve, and where possible, and appropriate, ecologically enhance the natural vineyard environment by embracing the use of ‘biological’ farming practices in other words keep it Organic.
Another winery we may visit is Greenstone Winery, one of Yarra Valleys most progressive unique winery with award winning wines that are sold both nationally and in key markets around the world. Here we may stop for their Cheese Platter and accompanying wines
DeBortoli Winery is next interesting wine from some of the oldest vines in the valley. Fantastic cheese and wine tastings with Italian style ambiance. Richard Thomas the world famous cheese maker for over 30 years was the first to make a cheese room for this Winery and its only progressed from here. You can sample taste or buy at your pleasure.
We may also visit Balgownie Estate Vineyard established by the now legendary winemaker Stuart Anderson in 1969. This vineyard was the first vineyard planted in the Bendigo district more than 80 years age. This is one of Australia's great small vineyard famed for its long lived Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz.
We tour back to Melbourne the back way across Christmas Hills and Kangaroo Ground.
LUNCH AND TASTINGS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE.
Classic Convertible Chevrolet Car.
Knowledgeable driver guide with commentary.
5 Star Service.
Large boot to transport purchases.
Lunch and tastings are not included in price.
10:00 AM Daily
Melbourne and Yarra Valley
Pick up 10.00 am. Drop off 4.00 pm.
Pick up is at Windsor Hotel (111 Spring Street, Melbourne) across from Parliament House.
You need to bring Sunglasses, Hat and Comfortable Clothes.
The cars are not fitted with child safety seats or capsules. Only passengers able to travel without child seats may join this tour.
This Tour is for 1-4 passengers.
Cancellations may occur due to Extremes in weather conditions, if this happens we will re-book or refund to customers request.
We are wheelchair accessible with carer assistance.
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