Yarra Valley FAQs
The Yarra Valley is a cool-climate wine growing region, so the wines produced here are typically quite light & fruity.
Each of our wine tasting locations will provide a selection of around half-a-dozen of their wines, typically commencing with a light white wine & finishing with a red wine, or perhaps even a dessert wine.
If there is a wine in their range that isn’t included in the winery’s selection on the day, feel free to ask the winery staff if you may taste a different wine, as they are keen to showcase the wines you’re most interested in sampling.
Yes, the standard lunch menu at Rochford Wines includes both gluten free & vegetarian options. If your dietary requirements are more specialised than this (e.g. vegan), please be sure to make a note when placing your booking, so that we can give the kitchen as much notice as possible regarding your particular requirements.
This tour returns to the city at about 5.00pm.
Upon arrival back in the city your guide will drop off guests in the most efficient manner they can possibly manage.
Go West Tours does not support usage of single-use water bottles. Being an eco-certified company, we feel a strong responsibility to act as environmentally friendly as possible. Plastics are a huge problem in Australia, particularly in our oceans. By bringing your own water bottle, you are helping make Australia a cleaner country!
Please check the weather forecast the morning of your tour and dress accordingly. Keep in mind the area to which you are travelling as it can be very different from Melbourne city. During the summer months, please be sure to bring a hat, drinking water & sunscreen.
Please check the weather forecast the morning of your tour and dress accordingly. Keep in mind the area to which you are travelling as it can be very different from Melbourne city. While it only rarely snows in Melbourne, the temperature can drop significantly at night. Make sure a warm jacket and shoes are worn on tour or carried in a day pack.