Yarra Valley

France’s Viognier Flourishes

Where France’s Viognier Flourishes, Yarra Valley

Of all the white wine grapes in the world, one of the most exciting is undoubtedly Viognier. No, the aromatic grape is not nearly as popular as Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc, but it has fans worldwide. It’s easy to see … Read More

Autumn in Yarra Valley

Autumn in Yarra Valley, There’s Nothing Like it.

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 … Read More

Yarra Valley Wine Barrels, Explained!

We wouldn’t have wine without oak barrels, they’re two sides of the same coin. How is it that such an ordinary vessel can be the source of such a glorious drink? Here’s what you need to know about Yarra Valley … Read More

Yarra Valley Wine Dogs, What Are They?

Have you ever heard about YARRA VALLEY WINE DOGS? Well, if you haven’t, you’re in for the cutest thing you’ve read all day! Yes, dogs around the world play critical roles in wineries and vineyards, and it’s about time we … Read More

Decent Wine

When to Decant Wine?

You’ve seen them around, those lovely crystal vessels designed exclusively to make fine wine show its best. That’s what decanters too, and they’re the real deal. The question is, when should you decant wine? Well, the answer is more interesting … Read More

Five Reason the Yarra Valley is the Perfect Romantic Getaway Destination

Five Reason the Yarra Valley is the Perfect Romantic Getaway Destination

There’s nothing like a romantic getaway to get that fire going again and to take any relationship to the next level. To escape, if only for the weekend, from your everyday life with that special someone. For romantic getaways, Yarra … Read More

Best Wines to Drink from Yarra Valley in Autumn 2

Best Wines to Drink from Yarra Valley in Autumn?

Autumn is now, and that means the first chilly winds of the year. It’s time to dust off those sweaters and say goodbye to summer BBQ’s. With the falling of the leaves come other enjoyable experiences. It’s time to put … Read More

2010 Yering Station Yarra Valley Shiraz Viognier

Continuing our series of ‘wines to try’ and adding value to our popular Yarra Valley Private Winery Tours, with Chauffeur Drive Melbourne, Yarra Valley, we’d love to tell you all about a fantastic wine. If you think you know Shiraz, … Read More

2010 Yering Station Yarra Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

As part of our efforts to share our passion for wine, we want to do more than offering cruise ship excursions and Yarra Valley Private Winery tours, our main excursion Melbourne-based. We want to share with you our most recent … Read More

3 Things You Didn’t Know About the Yarra Valley

The Yarra Valley has a reputation for being one of the most prestigious wine regions in the world. It’s up there with Burgundy and the Napa Valley. As winemakers say, you can only make fine wine in beautiful places, and … Read More