The Yarra Valley is one of the most prestigious wine regions, not only in Australia but in the world. Experts often compare Yarra Valley with Burgundy, and they’re right. The area has a continental climate with chilly weather suitable for growing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
Before we entice you with the most gorgeous images of Autumn in the Yarra Valley, let us invite you to experience it yourself. At Chauffeur Drive, Melbourne, Yarra Valley we offer exclusive private wine tours from Melbourne (or your private residence) to Yarra Valley. Picture yourselves nestled in a cosy cellar door, surrounded by Autumn’s glorious coloured landscape, it’s a little chilly outside, you can see mist in the distance over the vines, trees are changing colour all around you, leaves falling, here is what we are talking about in the Yarra Valley, come experience yourself with us.
Now your personally guided through an array of tastes, flavours, matched with generous cheese platter, as you taste Yarra Valleys finest wines, maybe a Chardonnay, full of citrus, stone fruits, and honeysuckle gliding over your palate, as your palate demands more. Or a gorgeous Pinot Noir, for those red wine lovers, read on to find out more!
Yarra Valley’s – Autumn Climate – Vintage is here
Yarra Valley’s climate is perfect in Autumn, the average temperature is about 20°C, and there is an incredible buzz in the region. You will see grapes being picked, farming equipment in full swing as the machinery glides over the vines, shaking off the fruit for next year’s vintage, how exciting! Magic is in the air; production is already underway.
What are the Best Autumn Wines?
Autumn feels different depending on where you live. In the northern hemisphere, the falling of the leaves is a synonym for the start of a new season, and this means dinner parties and fun get-togethers.
The best wines for Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere should be festive and food compatible. Chardonnay is a crowd-pleasing white wine with great versatility. For hearty meals, a robust Cabernet or a silky Shiraz will do.
For the Southern Hemisphere, Autumn covers March, April and May. This means the season is dotted with up-and-coming Easter, Passover, St. Patrick’s Day and there’s a good chance you’ll get to enjoy a great deal of wine and food festivals in Melbourne and Yarra Valley in Autumn, too.
Autumn season in they Yarra Valley calls for refreshing wines, from Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling to a silky Pinot Noir!
Enjoy Autumn in Yarra Valley!
Now that you know how to appreciate Autumn in one of Australia’s most prominent wine regions, the best romantic destination, let us take you there.
At Chauffeur Drive, Melbourne, Yarra Valley we offer all-inclusive wine experiences from Melbourne, (or your residence) to Yarra Valley. Our wine experiences in Melbourne include a winery stay in Yarra Valley, wine tastings, romantic walks along the vineyards, and more!
Our guests cannot believe what’s included! – Let’s enjoy this Autumn season together.