Helen’s Hill Estate: 4.4 out of 5

Our first recommendation from a reader: We are eternally grateful for our reader that suggested we go and review this winery. This winery has it all and is a must see for people of all calibre. Remember that this blog is just as much about you the reader as it is about my partner and... Continue Reading →


Yarrawood Estate: 3.88 out of 5

Wine, Live Music, Cheese, Sunshine + Great Company = Perfect way to spend a Sunday in the Yarra Valley. WINE EXPERIENCE Cellar door: The cellar door is situated inside the restaurant itself and doesn't give you a unique experience per se. Initially the woman was very hap hazard with her wine descriptions and kind of... Continue Reading →

Four Pillars: 3.25 out of 5

Four Pillars - no wine served here, but for very good reason. WINE EXPERIENCE Cellar door: ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. Neither my partner nor I are gin drinkers and we made this known as soon as we arrived. This did not put off the amazing staff member (male with beard) who then set out to turn us... Continue Reading →

Zonzo Estate: 3.63 out of 5

Zonzo in Italian translates to 'To wander or stroll about'. Fortunately nothing along these lines translated when we visited this amazing winery. WINE EXPERIENCE Cellar door: On both occasions that we visited this winery the cellar door was closed. It is only open on weekends. However we did request a wine tasting when we sat... Continue Reading →

Napoleone Brewery + Ciderhouse: 3.5 out of 5

Cider Wine Mehhhhh same same?? Despite looking similar in the glass these are two VERY different alcoholic drinks, nevertheless we took a different angle this week and headed off to the Napoleone Brewery + Ciderhouse. WINE EXPERIENCE Cellar door: As opposed to your traditional cellar door tasting experience the cider house offers a tasting board.... Continue Reading →

Innocent Bystanders: 2.5 out of 5

Pizza and wine anyone??? When asked what food complements wine Im sure like me cheese and olives springs to mind, not pizza and wine. Yet as weird as this combination may sound to some people, Innocent bystanders has managed to bring these two elements together to create a fantastic dining experience in Yarra Valley. WINE... Continue Reading →

Soumah Wines: 3.38 out of 5

A hidden gem... We were recommended Soumah by a friend and without this recommendation I don't think we would have put this winery high on our priority list, but a sensational find and a winery we will visit again. WINE EXPERIENCE Cellar door: a male staff member meet us at the door and proceeded to... Continue Reading →


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