“The wine growing area of the Yarra Valley reminds me of the wine region between Florence and Sienna in Italy. The topography and aspects of the climate are very similar. There are rolling hills, and both wet and dry conditions during the year. It’s not crazy cold and the soil provides a similarly rich environment,” says Dino Giammarino, winemaker at Giammarino Wines. “These are great conditions for Nebbiolo, Sangiovese, Montepulciano and Fiano – Italian varietals that I am passionate about introducing to more people in Australia. I make all my wines from my heart.
It’s official Australia’s best new sparkling wine lives in Melbourne’s stunning Yarra Valley.
Explore a few of the many hidden gems this region has to offer, with a closer look at Yarra Valley cellar doors with a difference!
The Yarra Valley is a haven of beautiful destination choices just one hour’s drive east of Melbourne. All of this made even better by visiting mid-week. Find out our top reasons why the Yarra Valley is better mid-week.
Vegetarians, look away now - the time-honoured tradition of the Sunday roast is alive and well in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges. What started in England centuries ago as a meal after church has stood the test of time and is now enjoyed by families around the world. Local eateries are jumping on board with sumptuous spreads perfect for lazy, long lunches.
High tea in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges – it’s the ultimate in food indulgence.
The School Holidays are upon us and whether you’re looking for the perfect activity for young explorers, crafty culture kids or outdoorsy youngsters we’ve got you covered.
Yarra Valley Gumboot Season; more fun than you can poke a stick at.
Yering Gorge Cottages provides a stunning natural setting where bushland intersects with the Yarra River against the backdrop of the Christmas Hills and Dividing Ranges.
Check out these 5 reasons to enjoy a mid-week break in Healesville with the family!