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Address: | Yarra Valley, Melbourne, Victoria 3191, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9598 0943
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Small Group tours, max 6 on weekdays and 10 guests on weekends. Visit 5...

Small Group tours, max 6 on weekdays and 10 guests on weekends. Visit 5 wineries and enjoy a 2 course lunch with a glass of wine. Don't Miss Out, Book Now. For 16 years Epicurean Tours have provided the ultimate small group tour travelling throughout Victoria's leading wine regions, Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula. By providing a first class service with a tour to suit the true connoisseur, "foodie" or wine enthusiast, each guest experiences a truly memorable day. All wineries have been selected to ensure you experience both big and small vineyards and an amazing lunch experience.

Includes hotel transfers, allowing you to sit back, relax in the comfort of your custom vehicle and just enjoy the stunning scenery.

Our vehicles have free WiFi for your convenience and complimentary bottled water throughout the day. There are no hidden costs - we do not ask guests to pay additional tasting fees. Everything is included!

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Fabulous 50th Birthday Tour

Thank you so much Nicci and Bill for making my husband's 50th birthday trip one to remember. Such a relaxing day and the kids enjoyed it as much as us (wifi onboard was a winner... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Mornington peninsula
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Thank you so much Nicci and Bill for making my husband's 50th birthday trip one to remember. Such a relaxing day and the kids enjoyed it as much as us (wifi onboard was a winner). We laughed, learnt about wines and the Yarra Valley, and enjoyed the time together as a family. Would definately recommend to our friends and family.

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Nicci C, Director of Sales at Epicurean Fine Food and Wine Tours, responded to this review

We are happy you had a great day in the Yarra Valley celebrating with your family. You helped organise a great day that covered most food groups and included wine and ale. Hope to see you again for another birthday in your family. More 

Madison, Alabama
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a small group tour (6 of us) and Bill, our guide, was excellent! The wine and cheese pairing at De Bortoli was great, meeting the winemaker at Dixon's was great - my husband even bought a bottle of wine (in plastic) for traveling, lunch at Tokar Estate with wine tasting and ending up at Domenique Portet, Would highly... More 

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Nicci C, Director of Sales at Epicurean Fine Food and Wine Tours, responded to this review

Bill is excellent and passionate about family owned wineries, big and boutique in the Yarra Valley. Thank you for recommending us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your day with Epicurean. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our guide, Nicci Crossing, couldn't have been more pleasant or knowledgable about the region and its wines. She selected four very representative Cellar Doors where we tasted wines, cheeses and had a great lunch. She was very flexible with the itinerary which allowed for great photography and local eco-tourism. We would highly recommend this tour company and Nicci in particular.

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Nicci C, Director of Sales at Epicurean Fine Food and Wine Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Judy, it was a pleasure to have you join us. We choose cellar doors so guests can experience a good cross section of wineries and food in the Yarra Valley. Hope you got some good pics. See you both next time you are visiting Melbourne. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family (5 couples) had a great day touring around the Yarra Valley with Bill in his van, celebrating two (surprise) 60th birthdays. We took Nicci's recommendations, stopping in at De Bortoli for wine & cheese pairing, meeting the winemaker at Dixons Creek, delicious lunch at Tokar Estate then finishing off with coffee and birthday cake (supplied by Nicci) at... More 

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Nicci C, Director of Sales at Epicurean Fine Food and Wine Tours, responded to this review

We had a great time organizing, and Bill, celebrating with your lovely family. We hope to see you on tour for many more birthdays to come where we can work on a whole new plan for the day to explore the Yarra Valley or Mornington Peninsula wine regions, with lots of wine, food and gluten free cake :) More 

West Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were collected from our hotel by Nicci ,and there were just 5 of us in her van. We visited several sites for tastings, the first paired with delicious cheeses. After tasting a range of wines at Tokar Estate we enjoyed a lovely lunch outdoors their with our choice of a glass. I found the staff at each site were... More 

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Nicci C, Director of Sales at Epicurean Fine Food and Wine Tours, responded to this review

Hi Wendy, We are delighted you enjoyed your day in the Yarra Valley. We love it when the sun is out and we can enjoy eating lunch on the terrace at Tokar Estate. See you next time you are in Melbourne. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second time to the Yarra Valley. Bill, was once again, an outstanding guide for the day. He has a great rapport with the staff at the wineries and the small group experience is always great. Special thanks to Nicci who was amazingly patient and understanding when we had to reschedule the tour.

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Nicci C, Director of Sales at Epicurean Fine Food and Wine Tours, responded to this review

and thank you for changing regions! Next time to the Mornington Peninsula. We also enjoyed the day meeting you and your friends. Hope to meet you for a better time the third time round. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic day! We were collected by Nicci in a very comfortable Mercedes van from our doorstep. Nicci was extremely friendly and very knowledgable about the Australian (and in particular Yarra Valley) wine region! We visited 5 amazing wineries throughout the day, which included tastings, wine and cheese pairings, wine and chocolate pairings and a delicious lunch. Nicci accommodated... More 

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Nicci C, Director of Sales at Epicurean Fine Food and Wine Tours, responded to this review

Thanks Brendan. We are delighted that you enjoyed your day in the Yarra Valley celebrating your birthday. Hoping you can join us again another time. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Nikki picked us up and within a very short time we felt like we were on a trip with an old friend who was to show us around her home town. She was gracious and knowledgeable about wines, wineries and informative about different aspects of growing wines in the Yarra Valley and the history of the wineries. We loved the... More 

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Nicci C, Director of Sales at Epicurean Fine Food and Wine Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Ellen. I loved hearing about your travel stories too and am happy that you both enjoyed your day after a few long days of travelling. What better way to relax than in a beautiful wine region with great wine and food. Hope to meet you again another time. Until then I am enjoying your IG pics :) More 

London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My Husband and I had booked a trip to Melbourne specifically to visit the Yarra Valley. We booked a day tour with Epicurean Food and Wine Tours. Unfortunately we both become very ill the night before the tour. We were no better in the morning, despite our best efforts, so we very reluctantly cancelled the tour. Having pre paid and... More 

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Thank Toomuchstudy
Nicci C, Director of Sales at Epicurean Fine Food and Wine Tours, responded to this review

We are happy we could help out. We don't want anyone to miss out on joining us on a Yarra Valley Food and Wine Tour. Hope to hear from you soon. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great day to unwind after a long international flight! Thanks Nikki for the great service, letting me call you at 2:00 in the morning from Philadelphia to book my last minute travel. I very much appreciate the flexibility and responsiveness! The wine, company and food was excellent.

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Nicci C, Director of Sales at Epicurean Fine Food and Wine Tours, responded to this review

You are welcome. You were both in great form after such a long flight. We were happy to be able to accommodate your timing and show you the Yarra Valley as your very destination. More 

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