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Winter Wine Tasting
It's hard to beat a winter Sunday afternoon sitting round a roaring fire sipping a glass of mulled wine, grazing on a tasty cheese platter and listening to some talented live entertainment.
Located in the heart of the beautiful Yarra Valley Greenstone Vineyards offer guests at their Winter Sunday Sessions the opportunity to warm up in front of a roaring fire, taste some great wines & local produce and enjoy some live entertainment.
If that sounds good to you, then Greenstone Vineyards – Winter Sunday Sessions are the place for you. Staged each Sunday afternoon from 22nd July to 26th August between 1 PM and 4 PM, performances are held on their covered deck where guests can rug up and enjoy mulled wine, gourmet pies and soups or Greenstone's fabulous cheese platters together with a range of beverages including wine, local beers, local cider, organic soft drinks, juice or tea & coffee.
You're invited to bring a picnic hamper but please, no cheese, BYO alcohol or other beverages.
Featured artists for July 22nd are The Hornet's, July 29th Johnny Cassar, August 5th Hoel Durand, August 12th Vinny Russell, August 19th Bill Barber and August 26th Geoff Townsend.
Enjoy a drop of Greenstone's quality wines along with a taste tempting cheese platter.
Situated just outside the Yarra Glen township Greenstone Vineyards offer some of the most spectacular views of the Yarra Valley and produce some seriously good Shiraz, Sangiovese and Colorino.
And here's a tip. This winter is gumboot season, so turn up in your favourite pair of gumboots and you'll qualify for discounted prices on the purchase of some of the Greenstone Vineyards product.
Guests are invited to bring their own picnic hamper but please, no cheese or beverages of any kind.
Getting There …..
Greenstone Vineyards are located at 179 Glenview Road, Yarra Glen, 57 kilometres east of Melbourne, just over an hour's drive via the M3 and Maroondah Highway.
Winter Sunday Sessions are on at Greenstone Vineyards, 179 Glenview Road, Yarra Glen until Sunday 26th August.