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Here are links to some of our favourites. Click on the name of the winery, attraction or accomodation venue to visit their website.

yarra valley

Araluen Lodge:
High quality accommodation matched with wonderful service.

Coldstream Brewery:
A welcome addition to the vineyard landscape and just the spot for a cleansing ale after a day's winetasting.

Coldstream Hills:
Originally established by the legendary James Halliday and now owned by Fosters, their approach is still that of a small winery.

De Bortoli:
The largest producer in the valley, they offer wonderful variety and value, not to mention outstanding cheeses.

Domaine Chandon:
A property that has the WOW factor but then you'd expect that if you'd been established by the French champagne house, Moet et Chandon.

Healesville Sanctuary:
Arguably Australia's best native wildlife park.

Healesville Hotel:
A beautifully restored 1910 hotel that offers terrific hospitality and ambience.

Kellybrook Winery:
The oldest licensed winery in the valley and still family owned. Great wines and ciders.

Home to the popular A Day on the Green concerts.

Sticks Winery:
A well sited property with stellar views across the valley.

TarraWarra Estate:
A superb property that combines great wines, food and views with an outstanding art gallery.

Yering Station Winery:
Victoria's first vineyard has been stunningly transformed by its current owners, the Rathbone family.

mornington peninsula

Balnarring Vineyard:
Quirky, fun and a little left of centre.

Darling Park Winery:
A broad selection of handcrafted wines including sparkling rose and sparkling pinot noir.

Merricks General Store:
Located in a beautiful heritage building with wonderful ambience and character.

Moorooduc Estate:
Specialising in high quality, hand crafted chardonnay and pinot noir.

Mornington Peninsula Chocolates:
A tasty and sweet diversion of handcrafted chocolates.

Red Hill Brewery:
Ideal for a cleansing ale and good food.

Red Hill Cheese:
An artisan producer of cow, goat and sheep's milk cheeses.

Red Hill Estate:
A view to die for overlooking the vines to Westernport Bay.

Salix at Willow Creek:
Award winning restaurant with sweeping vineyard views.

Stonier Wines:
Producers of top quality chardonnay, pinot noir and sparkling.

Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm:
Incredibly full flavoured strawberries.

Tanglewood Estate:
A little piece of paradise amidst native bush.

Ten Minutes by Tractor:
Premium producers of sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, pinot gris, pinot noir and tempranillo.

Willow Creek Vineyard:
Enjoy the wines from some of the oldest vines on the peninsula.

Woodman Estate:
Luxurious accommodation amidst beautiful gardens.

macedon ranges

Cobaw Ridge Winery:
Premium producers of chardonnay, pinot noir, shiraz and lagrein.

Curly Flat Vineyard:
Producers of highly sought after chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot gris.

Glen Erin Retreat:
Delightful accommodation and restaurant.

Hanging Rock Reserve:
Home to wildlife, the imposing rock and a charming cafe.

Hanging Rock Winery:
The largest producer in the region and well known for their sparkling wine.

Holgate Brewery:
Enjoy a range of full flavoured ales and lagers that are brewed in this 19th century hotel.

Knights Granite Hills:
The oldest wine producer in the Macedon Ranges, they're highly regarded for their shiraz and riesling.

Macedon Hotel:
Located opposite the Macedon Station with a large dining room, ideal for large groups.

Victoria Hotel:
Good food and wine with a private function room.

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