Located just over an hour from Melbourne and at the center of the Yarra Valley food and wine district, Healesville, and the surrounding townships of Badger Creek, Chum Creek, Coldstream, and Tarrawarra, are also home to some of the region’s most talented artists.
Explore the boutique shops and cafés as you meander along the main shopping precinct in Healesville. With so many wonderful shops, studios, and cafes, Healesville and its surroundings are a ‘must-do’ on your next Yarra Valley trip. Window shop or divulge in some retail therapy – either way, you won’t be disappointed!
With a growing number of regional makers, you will need to plan several trips to sample them all or stay longer. Healesville offers a restaurant, wine bars, breweries, distilleries, cellar doors, artisan bakery, and cheese sales.
You may be in awe of the iconic names of Healesville wineries, including Soumah Wines, Four Pillars Gin Distillery, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, Yering Station, Payten & Jones, Watts River Brewing and Rochford Wines. Still, the approachable winemakers ensure a visit to the cellar door is informative and entertaining.
There will be some winery specials to enjoy with a gourmet picnic in the peaceful fern gullies and mountain ash.
If you know which venues you would like to visit, Ami Tours will work with you to create a great schedule and provide you with recommendations on the perfect venues and best vehicle appropriate for the size and age of your group.
This is the one for you if you’re looking for a true Healesvillee wine tour. We have hand-picked the best wines from the best winemakers to create a Swan Valley wine tour that truly showcases what this renowned region has to offer. You will get a premium experience and plenty of great wine.
Go behind the scenes into the winery and vineyard to get an insight into wine production and the unique terroir of this region, and meet the winemakers. This experience is unique to each tour depending on what stage in the vintage and what happens in the winery on the day. You may see picking, crushing, blending, or even experience a barrel tasting – you just never know what will be in store for us!
At almost 200 years old, this is one of the oldest wine regions steeped in history. You will visit at least four hand-picked local wineries for tastings that showcase a range of wines and styles, including the award-winning wines the region does best.