Yarra Ranges Tourism offers unique wine experience with the Alternative Taste Trail


Only one hour from Melbourne, the Yarra Valley surrounds the Yarra River in Victoria. The area is a cool climate wine region and famous for gourmet food and wine. Now, travellers get the chance to make an excellent tour in the valley and get themselves educated about different wine styles!

Yarra Ranges Tourism offers a Yarra Valley Alternative Taste Trail on Melba Highway. Wandering on the Melba trail will offer the visitors an excellent chance of discovering the evolving of a new wine world. You will get to discover boutique cellar doors offering to taste gourmet wine selections from across the world.


Photo Credit: Yarra Ranges Tourism

The Yarra Valley is famous for being home to celebrated winemakers Steve Flamstead of Giant Steps (Gourmet Traveller’s Winemaker of the Year) and Sarah Crowe of Yarra Yering (James Halliday’s Winemaker of the Year), and producing world class wines. It also hosts smaller wineries that produce equally high-quality wines by experimenting with lesser-known styles.

In fact, the travellers visiting the Melba Highway Trail will get to explore and try something new. You will learn about the origin and heritage of different wine style and taste unique flavours.


Photo Credit: Yarra Ranges Tourism

Travellers will visit a couple of family-owned wineries and having lunch at one of them. For more information about the trail stops, visit the Yarra Valley website.

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