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 (Syrah) 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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Immerse Winery

Immerse Winery

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Nestled in the scenic Yarra Valley, Immerse is a breathtaking wedding venue, award-winning restaurant, boutique winery and brewery and state of the art conference centre all rolled into one.

Santolin Wines

Santolin Wines

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Founded in 2012 by Adrian and Rebecca Santolin with the aim to produce small quantities of ultra premium wines of regional and varietal character.

Oak Tree Vineyard

Oak Tree Vineyard

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Oaktree Vineyard is located in the highly acclaimed region of Coldstream in the Yarra Valley. It is a boutique estate producing premium cool climate wines of unique character and exceptional quality, specialising in Pinot Noir and Rose’.

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2017 Tokar Estate Shiraz

2017 Tokar Estate Shiraz

in Red Wine, Tokar Estate WINE, Shiraz, Wine, 2017 Vintage

2017 Tokar Estate Shiraz displays both volume and length, with a gentle lingering grip on the finish (fine, youthful tannins). The fruit is coated in spice with this wine as juicy raspberries intermingle with cedar, myrtle and anise.

2016 LIV ZAK Cabernet Sauvignon

2016 LIV ZAK Cabernet Sauvignon

in Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Wine, Wine, 2016 Vintage, LIV ZAK Wine WINE

A medium-bodied wine with a silky texture enhanced by flavours of lush velvety chocolate, blackcurrant, mulberry and spiced plums.

2016 Warramunda Estate Marsanne

2016 Warramunda Estate Marsanne

in Marsanne, Warramunda Estate WINE, White Wine, Wine, 2016 Vintage

A crisp, fresh and complex wine, the 2016 Warramunda Estate Marsanne is a real treat for anyone who loves to discover new flavours.

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