De Bortoli Yarra Valley Estate,
Yarra Valley, VIC
The Yarra Valley is home to more than 80 wineries, ranging from small, family-owned operations to large estates. The region is renowned for producing Australia's finest pinot noir and sparkling wine, along with a range of other cool-climate wines. It was Victoria's first planted wine region back in 1838.
De Bortoli Yarra Valley Estate is one of the region's largest and oldest wineries. The striking modern architecture of Tarrawarra Estate stands in stark contrast. See how premium wine is made on a behind-the-scenes tour and taste maturing wines from the barrel.
The region is known for its fresh produce including freshwater salmon, trout and caviar, organically grown fruit and vegetables and handmade cheeses and preserves. Fill your picnic hamper on the self-drive Yarra Valley Food Trail or at the many huge, fresh food markets.
The Yarra Valley also has a long history of making beer, and local craft brewers welcome visitors to their micro-breweries to sample their beers and ciders.