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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Trellis Wines

Trellis Wines

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Trellis Wines.. a Yarra Icon (sorry micron).. a winemaker and a grower combine, regularly achieving 5 stars from Halliday. ACCOMMODATION at our Valley Farm Vineyard. Personalised DAY TOURS of the valley with local vignerons.

Vines Helen's Hill

Vines Helen's Hill

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Vines Helen’s Hill is heaven for the senses. Enjoy 180-degree views of the gardens, vineyard and rolling hills beyond, while dining on the finest cuisine created from the freshest produce in the Yarra Valley.

Salo Wines

Salo Wines

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We want to use intuitive winemaking on premium parcels of fruit to make gritty, textured, natural wines. University taught us how to overcomplicate things; to add yeast, add malo bugs and add complexity by working wines. It’s taken many years to...

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Levantine Hill Estate flying high with Qantas

Levantine Hill Estate flying high with Qantas

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Levantine Hill Estate's wine have been chosen by Qantas to be served at their most exclusive lounges Australia-wide (including its first and business international lounges), consolidating its position as the brand of choice for the most discerning.

2015 Punt Road Cabernet Sauvignon

2015 Punt Road Cabernet Sauvignon

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True old school Cabernet – blackberries and bay leaf wrapped in a supple, elegant palate.

2016 Rochford Reserve 'Dans les Bois' Chardonnay

2016 Rochford Reserve 'Dans les Bois' Chardonnay

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The essence of great chardonnay. White peach, grapefruit and a hint of spicy oak. Beautifully balanced with a lovely lingering finish. Still very youthful but promises to reward good cellaring with additional power and complexity.

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