Delight in an exclusive behind the scenes barrel room tasting with carefully matched Yarra Valley produce at the renowned Dominique Portet vineyard. The Portet family has been making wine for 10 generations. Now, affable Frenchman Dominique Portet – a household name in Victorian wine circles – and son Ben, are continuing the tradition at this charming winery in the heart of the Yarra Valley.
Enjoy lunch at one of the regions picturesque vineyard restaurants, either TarraWarra Estate or Oakridge Estate followed by more time exploring the region meeting local characters and sampling wine from boutique wineries such as Yarra Yering, Coldstream Hills and Yering Farm. Avoiding the crowds of the larger wineries – the tour will be tailored to suit your tastes.
While in the area, you may also choose to visit the Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary. Regarded as one of Australia’s leading wildlife reserves, the Healesville Sanctuary has over 200 species of Australian birds and animals in pristine ‘Aussie’ bush land.
• Wine tasting at a host of local boutique wineries
• Exclusive ‘behind the scenes’ barrel room tasting with one of the region’s most recognised wine makers with matched Yarra Valley produce plate
• A visit to the Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary – one of Australia’s most highly regarded wildlife sanctuaries (optional)
• The finest Yarra Valley produce with lunch at a vineyard restaurant