A Day in the Vines
Gathering together for a memorable day out feels …
Native wildlife, pristine wilderness, roaring ocean, innovative cuisine and impeccable wine – life doesn’t get much better than this.
These two incredible adventures in the Ultimate Winery Experiences collective take you well beyond the cellar door to discover hidden gems within the Yarra Valley and Margaret River wine regions of Australia.
Cape to Vine Day Trip, Vasse Felix, Margaret River WA
The Margaret River cape offers one of the most spectacular, untouched stretches of coastline in the world. Experience the power of the Indian Ocean and the unique and pristine flora and fauna of the Region on this guided walking tour with award winning track specialists, Cape to Cape Explorer Tours.
Explore the region’s natural secrets, deserted beaches, ancient granite boulders, limestone cliffs and secluded swimming spots. After working up an appetite exploring the wonders of the track, indulge the senses at Margaret River’s founding wine estate, Vasse Felix. A private tour takes you behind the scenes on winemaking at the estate, where you will meet a winemaker and discover unique historical insights into the Margaret River Wine Region, followed by a tasting of the Vasse Felix Collection. Discover the original vineyards of Margaret River and learn about the unique geology and climate of the region that defines the wines of Vasse Felix.
Take your new wine knowledge with you into the world of food and wine pairing at the Vasse Felix Restaurant - one of Australia’s most awarded establishments. Discover local produce and the philosophies that guide the Vasse Felix chefs in creating dishes to accentuate the region’s wines. Meet the Chef while enjoying a five course tasting menu paired with wines, before selecting your choice of a bottle of Vasse Felix Premier wine to take away and share with your friends and family. Find out more HERE.
Yarra Valley Wine and Wildlife, De Bortoli, VIC
Healesville Sanctuary, De Bortoli Wines and the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery have created the perfect Yarra Valley self-drive day out:
10.30am – 12.30pm: Your wine and wildlife package begins at the iconic Healesville Sanctuary, one of Australia’s most loved tourist attractions and the best place in Victoria to see and interact with native Australian wildlife in a stunning bushland setting.
1.00pm: After a leisurely 20 minute drive through the picturesque Yarra Valley arrive at De Bortoli Yarra Valley Estate to enjoy the warm hospitality of this family-owned winery. Savour a two course lunch from the Italian-inspired menu with tea and coffee and house made biscotti. Complete your De Bortoli visit tasting cool climate wines at the Cellar Door.
Make your way to the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery – a short 5 minute drive. In the stunning showroom indulge in abundant free chocolate tastings and choose from over 250 handcrafted chocolate products with your 10 percent discount voucher.
This self-drive package is perfect for a day-trip to the Yarra Valley or for visitors staying overnight. Find out more HERE.