People, places, stories – we bring the Yarra Valley to life for you with blogs that capture the heart of this remarkable destination. Find Your Self in the history of an award-winning winery, inspired by a recipe featuring local produce or learning the secret locations that offer the best views or the foodie experience that you will never forget.

Get the inside word on where to get the best coffee, find fabulous day itineraries, immersive cultural experiences, and perfect getaway accommodation. Live like a local and wander through nature at your pace jump on a cycling track or maybe for you it's a drive through the majestic forest trees. It’s all here.

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Fruits in season in the Yarra Valley

Every season is a great season for fresh produce in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges. Every juicy peach, plump strawberry, sweet stonefruit, and luscious berry is full of country goodness - fresh air, rich soil and golden sunshine in every bite.

Boredom busters and winter fun for July School Holidays 2019

How did it suddenly become mid year already? There’s no need to stay home these school holidays, in fact the winter break means loads of outdoor and indoor fun and less crowds wherever you go – and we’ve got plenty of options for you and the kids to beat the “I’m bored!”

Gins of the Yarra Valley

The Yarra Valley, just one hour from Melbourne, is the perfect destination for a Gin Trail. This super popular spirit is enjoying a super resurgence and it’s no wonder when you taste the contemporary gins being crafted today – aromatic, subtle, sophisticated and delicious.

Shortest Lunch 2019

Celebrate the shortest weekend of the year with a moving feast of entrée size meals, it's the perfect way to meander around the Yarra Valley’s boutique wineries and savour great food, wine and music, without the hustle and bustle.

Fabulous Food Truck Weddings

Do your wedding your way. If a sit down, choice-of-two style of wedding is not for you, then the Food Truck Wedding could be the perfect way to create the wedding of your dreams.

Natural Altars make your space

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Today 70% of ceremonies are held ‘outside’ a church setting, and how you choose to define the space could just as easily have you talking with a sculptor as a florist!

Linger longer - The Pre-wedding moon

While the need for some special time together is a beautiful way to start married life, we’d like to suggest another option. How about easing into your wedding day with a pre-wedding moon?

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