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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Five Oaks Vineyard

Five Oaks Vineyard

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Established in 1978 the mature vines, plus the local climate and deep red volcanic soil, produce high quality fruit. Premium wines are produced in our winery from our own Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Riesling grapes.

Shelmerdine Lusatia Park Vineyard

Shelmerdine Lusatia Park Vineyard

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Lusatia Park Vineyard was established in 1985 and purchased by the Shelmerdine family in 1989. It is planted on Lone Star Creek at Woori Yallock, in the upper Yarra Valley. A twenty five hectare viticultural holding, the estate has an elevated...

Yileena Park

Yileena Park

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Yileena Park is a family owned Cellar Door, Winery and Vineyard located in the beautiful Yarra Valley just one hour drive north east of Melbourne...

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Oakridge 864 Chardonnay - Funder & Diamond Vineyard

Oakridge 864 Chardonnay - Funder & Diamond Vineyard

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Pale straw with green hues. Out of the box complexity – burnt match, white flowers, lemongrass, white peach and curry leaf spice. Depth and volume. The palate is immediately plush, soft and inviting. The depth of fruit builds in power and intensity..

2015 Punt Road Shiraz

2015 Punt Road Shiraz

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Brambles, blackberry pie, star anise, crème de mûre, cocoa bean - Tim Shand

2016 Punt Road Chardonnay

2016 Punt Road Chardonnay

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Notes of lime pith and stonefruit. On the palate, nougat, vanilla and ripe peach combine to make an elegant harmonious wine.

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