CALLING ALL CHOCOLATE LOVERS!
Just one of the delicious stops on our Yarra Valley day tour, the Chocolaterie is the perfect place to indulge your sweet tooth. Passionate foodies Ian and Leanne Neeland have developed a destination where you can indulge your love of chocolate and taste test some of their delicious sweet & savoury treats!
Set amongst one of Australia’s premium wine regions and surrounded by picturesque Yarra Valley vistas, the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie combines a stunning showroom, chocolate production area and an all-day Café set on 40 acres of emerging orchard, landscaped gardens, sweeping lawns and reclaimed wetlands.
All visitors are welcomed on site with free chocolate and ice cream tastings. From there, you can wander around the showroom and see the talented on-site European Chocolatiers working their magic, with their choc-filled showroom boasting a whopping 250 different chocolate products!
Things to do
– Hot Chocolate Festival
Kicking off on the 1st of August, you’ll have the opportunity to endulge in the many delicious and exotic hot chocolate flavours. Hot Chocolate tasting sessions are also on offer. Vote for your favourite flavour throughout the festival for your chance to win your body weight in their one kilo chocolate mega bars!
– Enjoy the Views from the Café
The on-site café boasts a menu filled with delicious chocolate treats and more savoury goods, too. From the excellent vantage point, you can gaze out at the sprawling expanse of the Yarra Valley while you tuck into your chosen tasty treat. All dishes are made using the kitchen garden and produce from local farms in the valley.
– Did we mention FREE TASTINGS!
Upon arrival to the Chocolaterie, you will be greeted with three huge bowls of milk, dark, and white chocolate pastilles for you to taste. To help you decide on a favourite, you can ask one of their friendly staff to taste any of their other 250 varieties!
As you may have already heard, the Yarra Valley is also a world-renowned wine growing region! Departing daily, we provide a Yarra Valley Gourmet Food & Wine Tour, sampling a fine blend of the very best the region’s gourmet produce. Visit our website or call our reservations team on (03) 9485 5290 to secure your seat!
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