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Published June 4th 2020
A unique and memorable journey of Melbourne's wine regions

Enjoy the ultimate Melbourne food and wine experience with Epicurean Food and Wine Tours!

Boasting over twenty years of touring excellence, Epicurean offers a diverse range of premium gourmet food and wine experiences for all to enjoy.

Departing Melbourne in a luxurious Mercedes Van (8-seater) and led by a qualified and knowledgeable local guide, each private tour promises a unique behind-the-scenes insight into Melbourne's finest family-owned and operated wineries.

Discover the very best of the Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula with Epicurean. Enjoy fabulous scenery, a memorable dining experience at an award-winning restaurant such as Merrick's General Wine Store or Rare Hare at Jackalope, delectable cheese and wine tastings, outstanding cellar door experiences, including back vintage wines, and more!

With over two decades of experience and countless 5-star reviews on Tripadvisor, Epicurean Food and Wine Tours are ideal for weekend escapes, day trips, gift ideas or corporate events.

The current range of tours adhere to Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions in Victoria and are suitable for 2 to 6 persons.

This is an intimate and luxury tour experience that showcases all that Melbourne's world-renowned wine regions have to offer. The Mercedes Van is equipped with free WiFi for your convenience and complimentary bottled water.

Check out the 2020 experiences below:

  • Ultimate Yarra Valley Food and Wine Small Group Tour

    This small-group tour offers an itinerary to satisfy the most discerning wine lovers and foodies. Sample regional wines and cheeses at De Bortoli Winery, enjoy a two-course lunch amid the vineyards and meet local winemakers throughout the day.

  • Ultimate Yarra Valley Food and Wine - Mercedes Van

    This unique small group tour will ensure that you won't be jostling for samples. Taste exceptional wine and food pairings from family-owned wineries, from big to boutique. Savour a delicious two-course lunch and sample cheese, oysters, and wine from pinot noir to chardonnay and more.

  • Yarra Valley 2-6 guests Premium Food and Wine including Lunch at Dominique Portet

    Incorporating a wonderful dining experience at a local favourite winery restaurant, Dominique Portet, where you can sit down to enjoy a wonderfully thought out menu, local and seasonal produce paired with a glass of wine.

    You will also have time to enjoy two premium wine tasting events and some wonderful sightseeing opportunities of this amazing region.

  • Yarra Valley Premium Tour including Lunch and Cheese and Wine Pairing at De Bortoli

    Incorporating a wonderful dining experience at a local favourite winery restaurant, Dominique Portet, where you can sit down to enjoy a wonderfully thought out menu, local and seasonal produce paired with a glass of wine.

    You will also have time to enjoy two premium wine tasting events and some wonderful sightseeing opportunities of this amazing region.

  • Ultimate Mornington Peninsula Food and Wine Small Group Tour

    Head to the beautiful Mornington Peninsula for a day filled with food and wine. Visit four to five wineries throughout the day and sample some of the regions finest wines ranging from Chardonnay to Pinot Noir. Sit down to a delicious lunch made with local produce and paired with a local glass of wine before heading back to Melbourne with your small group.

  • Ultimate Mornington Peninsula Food and Wine: Mercedes Van

    Incorporating a wonderful dining experience at a local favourite winery restaurant, Rare Hare, or Merrick's General Wine Store plus two premium wine tasting events and some wonderful sightseeing opportunities in this amazing region.

  • Mornington Peninsula 2-6 guests Lunch at Merricks General Wine Store or RareHare

    Incorporating a wonderful dining experience at a local bustling restaurant, Merrick's General Store. Here you can sit down to enjoy a wonderfully thought out menu of local and seasonal produce paired with a glass of local Elgee Park or Bailleau wine. You choose from one of the unique and informative wine tasting experiences that have been hand-selected for you to have a deeper understanding of the wine journey as you taste the very best wines on offer. Or you may choose to spend more time sightseeing or to discover some art that is well-known in this region.

  • Mornington Peninsula 2-6 guests Lunch - including Wine Tasting at Quealy Winemakers

    Incorporating a wonderful dining experience at a local favourite winery restaurant, Rare Hare, or Merrick's General Wine Store plus two premium wine tasting events and some wonderful sightseeing opportunities in this amazing region.

  • Mornington Peninsula Premium 2-6 guests Lunch at Merricks General Wine Store

    In addition to being a region that includes world-class wine producers, the Mornington Peninsula is also known for impressive winery architecture, breathtaking views, rugged beaches, art, cheese production and a raft of fruit and vegetable producers.

    Your day includes a premium wine tasting event, lunch with a glass of wine and a second wine tasting following lunch before your return to your Melbourne City Hotel or Local Mornington Peninsula selected locations.

  • Mornington Peninsula 2-6 guests Lunch, Wine and Pt Leo Estate Art Walk

    Incorporating a wonderful two-course lunch at a popular local restaurant. Here you can sit down to enjoy a wonderfully thought out menu of local and seasonal produce paired with a glass of local wine.

    Your day on the Mornington Peninsula includes a walk through the spectacular Pt Leo Estate Sculpture Park, exhibiting 60 ever-evolving sculptures, mainly large scale. This art walk is considered to be one of the best outdoor global art displays in the world. Self-guided, you can decide on the short walk at about 45 minutes or he long work, just over an hour. Whatever path is chosen, you will marvel at the nature and fauna, coastal backdrop and the wrap of vines at this beautiful estate.

  • Mornington Peninsula Luxury Private Lunch, Wine Tasting and Pt Leo Art Walk

    Incorporating a wonderful dining experience at a local bustling restaurant, Merrick's General Store where you can sit down to enjoy a wonderfully thought out menu of local and seasonal produce paired with a glass of local Elgee Park or Bailleau wine.

    You choose from one of the unique and informative wine tasting experiences that have been hand selected for you to have a deeper understanding of the wine journey as you taste the very best wines on offer. Or you may choose to spend more time sightseeing or to discover some art that is well-known in this region.

    Prices are all-inclusive, starting from $250 per person. Bookings are essential.

    Start planning the ultimate food and wine experience today with Epicurean Food and Wine Tours at:

  • www.epicureantours.com.au

  • www.facebook.com/epicureanwinetours

  • www.twitter.com/epicureantours

  • www.instagram.com/epicureanwinetours

  • www.tripadvisor.com.au
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