Epicurean Day Tours Pty Ltd

Epicurean Food and Wine Tours provide a unique food and wine experience in the Yarra Valley. Epicurean offer private tours and small group tours, departing daily from Melbourne. Just over one hours' drive north-east of Melbourne, the Yarra Valley is recognised for producing some of the finest pinot noir in Australia and superior quality chardonnays, cabernet sauvignon and shiraz varietals. Equally impressive is the produce of the region, with many wineries showcasing the produce of the local food and wine artisans. Discover unique producers and boutique wineries in the surrounds of vineyards and mountains.

Guests enjoy a unique food and wine experience in small groups (maximum 10 guests booked per tour) across 5 cellar doors and world class restaurants. Tour includes a hosted tasting at De Bortoli Winery including cheese from their own Cheese Maturation Room. A visit to boutique winery, Dixons Creek Estate where you will meet the winemaker, Graeme Miller. Lunch is a beautiful 2 courses of seasonal produce at the acclaimed Domaine Chandon . Enjoy your meal with 2 glasses of wine. Single vineyard and reserve tastings at Coldstream Hills Winery and the final stop to savour the day is afternoon tea at 10th generation winemakers, Dominique Portet.

Epicurean Food and Wine tours have experienced and informative guides. Hotel transfers and cruise terminal transfers are included in custom air-conditioned vehicles and complimentary bottled water and free Wi-Fi is on board. Vehicles include Toyota Commuter and Mercedes ML 350

Ultimate Yarra Valley Food & Wine Journey
Adults: $188.00 / Children: $169.00

~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2019~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR19:
Epicurean Food and Wine Tours have been providing touring excellence for over 18 years and are small group (max 10 guests) specialists. Yarra Valley Food and Wine Journey -Small Group is a personalised tour to a world class wine region, The Yarra Valley. Just an hour from Melbourne the tour route will take you to a mob of kangaroos before you make it to the wine region. Visiting 4 or 5 family owned and operated cellar doors for the most personalised cellar door experience you will hear the stories of this beautiful region and savour world class premium wines including Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and spectacular sparkling varietals. Your food and wine experience includes international and local cheese and wine pairing and a 2 course lunch with a glass of wine expertly matched at the cellar door at a leading winery restaurant promoting local and seasonal produce. De Bortoli Estate is the first stop and is a tutored tasting where your wines, including the most awarded dessert wine in Australia, Noble One is paired with local and international cheeses from the Cheese Maturation Room. Next stop is to Meet the Winemaker, Graeme Miller who is a pioneer winemaker in the region. This event includes a cellar door tasting that overlooks a working winery before lunch. Al Fresco dining in the warmer months. After a delicious lunch that features local, seasonal produce you visit 10th generation french winemaker, Dominique Portet for a modern, Mediterranean cellar door experience.

Yarra Valley Food and Wine Journey -Small Group is a personalised tour to a world class wine region. This tour offering has the most food and wine matching and pairing options than any tour offered in the Yarra Valley. Savour the cheese, oyster and sparkling wine and a 2 course lunch at a leading winery restaurant promoting local produce where your wine is expertly paired with your meal. This is a tutored tasting where your wines, including award winning, Noble One is paired with local and international cheeses from the Cheese Maturation Room at De Bortoli Estate. Next stop is to the historic once Australian home of Dame Nellie Melba for a food and wine match of oyster with sparkling blanc de blanc. We then stop for an upscale lunch (Al Fresco dining in the warmer months). After a delicious lunch that features local, seasonal produce we visit 10th generation french winemaker, Dominique Portet for a modern, Mediterranean cellar door experience, featuring their popular Cabernet Sauvignon.Final tasting is at the new and exciting Helen and Joey Estate with amazing views from their front deck.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC.

Departure Point:
Melbourne Hotels, Chateau Yering, Yarra Valley Lodges, Balgownie Estate.

Departure Time:
Between 09.00am and 09.30am (time will be confirmed once hotel is advised for pick up).

Pickup:
Melbourne Hotels, Chateau Yering, Yarra Valley Lodges, Balgownie Estate.

Dropoff:
Melbourne Hotels, Chateau Yering, Yarra Valley Lodges, Balgownie Estate.

Duration:
1 Day

Meals:
- 2 course lunch with a glass of wine at a local winery overlooking the vines.

Inclusions:
- Qualified and informative guides.
- Family owned and operated wineries.
- Cheese and wine pairing at De Bortoli Estate.
- Meet an awarded winemaker, Graeme Miller.
- Visit 10th generation wine maker, Dominique Portet for a modern cellar door experience.
- Air conditioned vehicles and wifi enabled.
- Bottled water available all day.
- All cellar door tasting fees.

What to Bring:
- Dress for comfort.

Adults $188.00
Children $169.00
Ultimate Mornington Peninsula Food & Wine Journey
Adults: $188.00 / Children: $169.00

~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2019~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR19:
Epicurean Food and Wine Tours have been providing touring excellence for over 18 years and are small group (max 10 guests) specialists. Mornington Peninsula Food and Wine Journey -Small Group is a personalised tour to a world class wine region. This region is a haven for foodies and wine lovers alike. The well renowned wines of this cool climate region are Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and spectacular sparkling varietals. The Mornington Peninsula offers beautiful views over the bays as you enjoy the Ultimate Food and Wine crawl experiencing the very best that the region has to offer.

Epicurean Food and Wine Tours have been providing touring excellence for over 19 years and are small group (max 10 guests) specialists. Mornington Peninsula Food and Wine Journey -Small Group is a personalised tour to a world class wine region. This region is a haven for foodies and wine lovers alike. The well renowned wines of this cool climate region are Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and spectacular sparkling varietals. The Mornington Peninsula offers beautiful views over the bays as you enjoy the Ultimate Food and Wine crawl experiencing the very best that the region has to offer.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC.

Departure Point:
Melbourne Hotels, Jackalope Hotel, Flinders Hotel, Lindenderry Estate.

Departure Time:
Between 09.00am and 09.30am (time will be confirmed once hotel is advised for pick up).

Pickup:
Melbourne Hotels, Jackalope Hotel, Flinders Hotel, Lindenderry Estate.

Dropoff:
Melbourne Hotels, Jackalope Hotel, Flinders Hotel, Lindenderry Estate.

Duration:
1 Day.

Meals:
- 2 course lunch with a glass of wine at a leading winery restaurant.

Inclusions:
- Qualified and informative guides.
- Family owned and operated wineries.
- 4 to 5 cellar door visits tasting all premium wines.
- Air conditioned vehicles and wifi enabled.
- Bottled water available all day.
- All cellar door tasting fees.

What to Bring:
- Dress for comfort.

Adults $188.00
Children $169.00
Tours for Two (Private) Honeymoon VIP Tour
Adults: $453.00 / Children: $453.00

~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2019~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR19:
Epicurean Food and Wine Tours with over 18 years of touring experience now offer a special private touring experience for 2 guests celebrating a honeymoon or wanting to have some additional flexibility on their day spent in the Yarra Valley or Mornington Peninsula wine regions. Tours for Two offers exclusive cellar door experiences that include private tasting options, cheese and wine pairing, chocolate and wine pairing in the barrel room, barrel tasting and premium wines, gin distillery tasting (if chosen) Touring in luxury Mercedes Valente with a qualified and knowledgeable guide, guests will be given several wine tasting and venue options along the way that suit their preferences. Lunch is hosted at chef hatted venues such as Ezard at Levantine Hill, Domain Chandon in the Yarra Valley or RareHare, Montalto in the Mornington Peninsula.

Epicurean Food and Wine Tours with over 19 years of touring experience offer a special private touring experience for 2 guests celebrating a honeymoon or wanting to have some additional flexibility on their day spent in the Yarra Valley or Mornington Peninsula wine regions. Tours for Two is perfect for guests visiting Melbourne, celebrating their HONEYMOON. Tours for Two offers exclusive cellar door experiences that include private tasting options, cheese and wine pairing, chocolate and wine pairing in the barrel room, barrel tasting and premium wines, gin distillery tasting (if chosen) Touring in luxury Mercedes Valente with a qualified and knowledgeable guide, guests will be given several wine tasting and venue options along the way that suit their preferences. Lunch is hosted at chef hatted venues such as Ezard at Levantine Hill, Domain Chandon in the Yarra Valley or RareHare, Merricks General Store on the Mornington Peninsula.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC.

Departure Point:
Melbourne Hotels, Jackalope Hotel, Flinders Hotel, Lindenderry Estate, Chateau Yering, Yarra Valley Lodges, Balgownie Estate.

Departure Time:
10.00am.

Pickup:
Melbourne Hotels, Jackalope Hotel, Flinders Hotel, Lindenderry Estate, Chateau Yering, Yarra Valley Lodges, Balgownie Estate.

Dropoff:
Melbourne Hotels, Jackalope Hotel, Flinders Hotel, Lindenderry Estate, Chateau Yering, Yarra Valley Lodges, Balgownie Estate.

Duration:
1 Day.

Meals:
- 2 course lunch with a glass of wine at a leading winery restaurant.

Inclusions:
- Qualified and informative guides.
- Customised itinerary including 4 to 5 winery visits including lunch.
- A birthday cake can be arranged if required.
- All dietary requirements catered for.
- Air conditioned Mercedes Valente vehicles and wifi enabled.
- Bottled water available all day.
- All cellar door tasting fees (premium).

What to Bring:
- Dress for comfort.

Adults $453.00
Children $453.00
Penguin Food & Wine Tour (Private)
Adults: $453.00 / Children: $341.00

~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2019~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR19:
Epicurean Food and Wine Tours with over 18 years of touring experience now offer a special private touring experience to the Phillip Island region to see the Penguin Parade. Your day includes a visit to a world class Australian wildlife Sanctuary where you will have the opportunity to get a photo with a Koala (optional extra) and wander the grounds to see other Australian wildlife and feed the many kangaroos. Then it is onto a popular winery on the South Gippsland Wine Trail for a cheese platter and a wine tasting at the cellar door. A delicious 2 course dinner with a glass of wine and amazing views of Westernport Bay is timed either before or after the Penguin Parade depending on the season. You will receive premium "Penguins Plus" seating for the parade which is an allocated position providing one of the best vantage points to see the penguins make their way from the sea along the beach as well as a ranger presentation.

Epicurean Food and Wine Tours with over 19 years of touring experience offer a unique private touring experience to the Phillip Island region to see the famous Penguin Parade. The Penguins Food and Wine Private Tour is designed to include both "wine" and "dining" options as authentic and high quality. Your day also includes a visit to a world class Australian wildlife Sanctuary where you will have the opportunity to get a photo with a Koala (optional extra)and wander the grounds to see other Australian wildlife and feed kangaroos. Then it is onto a popular winery on the South Gippsland Wine Trail for a cheese platter and a wine tasting at the cellar door. A delicious 2 course dinner with a glass of wine and amazing views of Westernport Bay is timed either before or after the Penguin Parade depending on the season. You will receive praemium "Penguins Plus" seating for the parade which is an allocated position providing one of the best vantage points.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC.

Departure Point:
Melbourne Hotels, Jackalope Hotel, Flinders Hotel, Lindenderry Estate.

Departure Time:
Between 1.00pm and 3.00pm (depending on the season).

Pickup:
Melbourne Hotels, Jackalope Hotel, Flinders Hotel, Lindenderry Estate.

Dropoff:
Melbourne Hotels, Jackalope Hotel, Flinders Hotel, Lindenderry Estate.

Duration:
8 hours.

Meals:
- Cheese platter and wine tasting at a local winery.
- 2 course lunch with a glass of wine at a leading winery restaurant.

Not Included:
- Koala Encounter at Australian Wildlife Sanctuary.

Inclusions:
- Qualified and informative guides.
- Air conditioned vehicles and wifi enabled.
- Bottled water available all day.
- Entry to Moonlit Sanctuary.
- Entry to Australian Wildlife Sanctuary.
- Penguin Plus seating upgrade and ranger presentation.

What to Bring:
- Dress for comfort.

Adults $453.00
Children $341.00
Ultimate Sunrise Ballooning, Yarra Valley Food&Wine Journey
Adults: $676.00 / Children: $676.00

~~ 01-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2019~~Valid for 01APR18-31MAR19:
Epicurean Food and Wine Tours have been providing touring excellence for over 18 years and are small group (max 10 guests) specialists. Sunrise Ballooning over the Yarra Valley is a bucket list favourite for many guests and provides breathtaking views over the Valley. This provides an exhilarating start to the day before your Food and Wine Tour Yarra Valley Food and Wine Journey -Small Group is a personalised tour to a world class wine region, The Yarra Valley. Just an hour from Melbourne the tour route will take you to a mob of kangaroos before you make it to the wine region. Visiting 4 or 5 family owned and operated cellar doors for the most personalised cellar door experience you will hear the stories of this beautiful region and savour world class premium wines including Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and spectacular sparkling varietals. Your food and wine experience includes international and local cheese and wine pairing and a 2 course lunch with a glass of wine expertly matched at the cellar door at a leading winery restaurant promoting local and seasonal produce. De Bortoli Estate is the first stop and is a tutored tasting where your wines, including the most awarded dessert wine in Australia, Noble One is paired with local and international cheeses from the Cheese Maturation Room. Next stop is to Meet the Winemaker, Graeme Miller who is a pioneer winemaker in the region. This event includes a cellar door tasting that overlooks a working winery before lunch. Al Fresco dining in the warmer months. After a delicious lunch that features local, seasonal produce you visit 10th generation french winemaker, Dominique Portet for a modern, Mediterranean cellar door experience.

Epicurean Food and Wine Tours have been providing touring excellence for over 19 years and are small group (max 10 guests) specialists. Sunrise Ballooning over the Yarra Valley is a bucket list favourite for many guests and provides breathtaking views over the Valley. This provides an exhilarating start to the day before your Food and Wine Tour Yarra Valley Food and Wine Journey -Small Group is a personalised tour to a world class wine region, The Yarra Valley. Just an hour from Melbourne the tour route will take you to a mob of kangaroos before you make it to the wine region. Visiting 4 or 5 family owned and operated cellar doors for the most personalised cellar door experience you will hear the stories of this beautiful region and savour world class premium wines including Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and spectacular sparkling varietals. Your food and wine experience includes international and local cheese and wine pairing and a 2 course lunch with a glass of wine expertly matched at the cellar door at a leading winery restaurant promoting local and seasonal produce. De Bortoli Estate is the first stop and is a tutored tasting where your wines, including the most awarded dessert wine in Australia, Noble One is paired with local and international cheeses from the Cheese Maturation Room. Next stop is to Meet the Winemaker, Graeme Miller who is a pioneer winemaker in the region. This event includes a cellar door tasting that overlooks a working winery before lunch. Al Fresco dining in the warmer months. After a delicious lunch that features local, seasonal produce you visit 10th generation french winemaker, Dominique Portet for a modern, Mediterranean cellar door experience.

Departure Days:
Daily except 25DEC.

Departure Point:
Melbourne Hotels.

Departure Time:
Between 3.30am and 5.00am (depending on the season). You will be picked up by Epicuran Food and Wine TOurs directly after your champagne breakfast for the Yarra Valley Food and Wine Journey.

Pickup:
Melbourne Hotels.

Dropoff:
Melbourne Hotels.

Duration:
1 Day.

Meals:
- Champagne breakfast at Balgownie Estate.
- 2 course lunch with a glass of wine.

Inclusions:
- Sunrise ballooning including early morning transfer.
- Qualified and informative guides.
- Family owned and operated wineries.
- Cheese and wine pairing at De Bortoli Estate.
- Meet an awarded winemaker, Graeme Miller.
- Visit 10th generation frensh wine maker, Dominique Portet for a modern cellar door experience.
- Air conditioned vehicles and wifi enabled.
- Bottled water available all day.

What to Bring:
- Dress for comfort.

Adults $676.00
Children $676.00

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