About the Yarra Valley

In 1838 the first vines were planted in Victoria’s oldest wine region, the Yarra Valley. During the mid to late 1800s plantings continued however due to the growing popularity of fortified wines the Yarra Valley ceased to produce wine by the end of 1921.
 
It wasn’t until 1963 that winemaking activity relaunched with the planting of vines at Wantirna Estate and was subsequently followed over the next decade with the emergence of other now iconic wineries such as Mount Mary, Yarra Yering, Warramate, Seville Estate, Chateau Yarrinya (now De Bortoli), Yarra Burn, Morgan Vineyards and the re-establishment of two of the valleys’original founding wineries St Huberts and Yeringberg.
 
Since the mid 80s the Yarra Valley has experienced solid growth and is now recognised as one of the worlds premium cool climate wine regions. Due to our regions varied microclimates the Yarra Valley has the ability to produce outstanding examples of Sparkling Wines, Riesling, Chardonnay, Rosé, Pinot Noir, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. The regions varieties are not limited to the styles that have just been outlined.
 
Located an easy one hour drive from the Melbourne CBD the Yarra Valley is perfectly situated for a short day trip and with a plethora of outstanding restaurants, cafes and world-class Wine the Yarra valley will have you coming back for more.
 
 

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Five Oaks Vineyard

Five Oaks Vineyard

in Wheelchair Access, Open Weekends, Wineries, Picnic Facilities, Child Friendly, BYO Food, Cellar Doors

Established in 1978 the mature vines, plus the local climate and deep red volcanic soil, produce high quality fruit. Premium wines are produced in our winery from our own Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Riesling grapes.

Wine Compass

Wine Compass

in Wine Tours, Transport

We provide affordable, custom wine tours of the Yarra Valley. Our flexibility is what sets us apart; we will create a day out that will specifically meet your needs.

Warramate Wines

Warramate Wines

in Open Weekends, Open by Appointment, Wineries, BYO Food, Cellar Doors

Warramate Wines is a small, independently owned vineyard in Victoria’s Yarra Valley. It was established in 1970 on a spectacular north-facing slope overlooking the central Yarra Valley.

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2014 Punt Road Botrytis Semillon

2014 Punt Road Botrytis Semillon

in Semillon, Punt Road Wines WINE, Dessert Wine, White Wine, Wine

Cumquat, citrus peel, spices, orange and apricot marmalade.

2012 Punt Road Chardonnay Pinot Noir

2012 Punt Road Chardonnay Pinot Noir

in Punt Road Wines WINE, Sparkling Wine, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Wine

Flint, brioche and hazelnut kernel. Very fine bead, elegant, harmonious, zing of lemon zest to finish.

2016 Punt Road Chardonnay

2016 Punt Road Chardonnay

in Punt Road Wines WINE, Chardonnay, White Wine, Wine

Notes of lime pith and stonefruit. On the palate, nougat, vanilla and ripe peach combine to make an elegant harmonious wine.

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