Private Italy in the Yarra Valley



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Private Italy in the Yarra Valley
Mornington Peninsula Private Food and Wine Tour

Private Italy in the Yarra Valley

A Private Tour with Tours for Two is the very best way to explore a wine region. Choose your dining experience and wine tastings and you can relax knowing that the pace that is set is your very own!

Private Italy in the Yarra Valley

Your friendly local guide will pick you up from your home or Melbourne City accommodation at 10am and we promise you a fun and informative day of sightseeing, premium wine tasting and an exquisite and unique dining experience. The Private Tours for Two that you have chosen is Italy in the Yarra Valley

So you may not be visiting the Amalfi Coast or the Venice Canals for a little while but a visit to the Yarra Valley with Italy in the Yarra Valley will have you experiencing food and wine in a region that is rich in Italian Heritage. There won’t be flight delays or jet lag for this journey to the Yarra Valley for an all Italian day with the inclusion of two of the best Italian restaurants to choose from for lunch and 2 premium wine tasting events.

From traditional home style, classic Italian dishes to modern Italian, all food is served with generosity and heart paired with wines that are elegant and lovingly made.

Italian food is the first choice when it comes to comfort and everyday eating, simple, delicious and accessible with enticing menus of Mediterranean flavours, artisan pastas, cold pressed olive oils, gourmet sauces, ravioli, pappardelle and tortelini, arancini, black truffles, local tomatoes and herbs and fresh seasonal produce gown in the Yarra Valley

The Yarra Valley matches your dining experience with many Italian varieties of wine such as Sangiovese, Nebbiolo, Pinot Grigio, Savarro, Nascetta, Brachetto and Prosecco that can be tasted alongside the popular styles of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir popular in the Yarra Valley.

Italian heritage in the Yarra Valley

Italians have lived and worked in the Yarra Valley since the pioneer days and were part of the district’s early wine industry and made up a large part of the workforce on the construction of the Silvan Dam in the Dandenong Ranges, as well as running farms and businesses that contributed much to the area’s pre-WW2 agricultural industry.

Yarra Ranges Tourism celebrates this rich heritage with an annual event Ciao Yarra Valley Ciao where visitors to the Yarra Valley region can expect a huge showcase of Italian food, wine, entertainment and themed events.

One of the most famous Italian families in the Yarra Valley are the De Bortoli’s, now in the 4th generation and following the footsteps of their great grandfather, Vittorio De Bortoli.  In 1924, Vittorio journeyed from Castelcucco to New South Wales and arrives in Griffith (formally known as Bagtown). In 1928 De Bortoli wines were born with Vittorio crushing 15 tonnes of Shriraz grapes. The Yarra Valley Estate purchased by the De Bortoli family in 1987 is today managed by grand daughter, Leanne De Bortoli and her husband, Chief winemaker, Steve Webber.

De Bortoli Family

Stefano Stefani’s, (Winemaker and Owner of Stafani Estate Yarra Valley) had a childhood was spent in the small village of Lonnano, Tuscany, where he was surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. Stefano came to Australia after meeting his wife Rina and they established their first vineyard in the Yarra Valley in 1997. The vineyards today at Stefani Estate are surrounded by over 300 Olive Trees, the Frantoio variety with an early harvest for a high quality olive oil

Stefano Stefani

Italy in the Yarra Valley Food and Wine Day Tour

The menu at Locale De Bortoli Estate reflects the seasons as distinctly as the views of the vineyards from the restaurant. Home made pasta and authentically cooked risotto are menu constants while the sauces and ingredients that go with them change depending on the time of the year. Many of our ingredients are grown right on the Yarra Valley Estate.

Trattoria d’Soumah

The focus is to offer exceptional northern Italian cuisine served in a Trattoria-style dining room. Fresh food quality, comfort and relaxation are key. Authentic fare amongst the vines.  The lunch menu at Soumah pays true homage to Northern Italian Cuisine.

Trophy Room at De Bortoli Estate

Like De Bortoli Estate we believe that wine tastes better with food so your Italy in the Yarra Valley day includes cheese and wine pairing at this beautiful estate.

Cellar Door at Stefani Estate

A visit to Stefani Estate will have you feeling like you are in Tuscany with the valley views and the geese amongst the vines as you approach the warm and welcoming cellar door.

Premium Wine Tasting Room at Soumah

The premium wine tasting room, set in a private space alongside the restaurant is where a tutored wine tasting of reserve and museum release wines from Soumah takes place. Soumah are producing high quality award winning wines and importing many Italian varieties of wine.

This includes transport in a spacious and comfortable tour vehicle (8 seater Mercedes Van) where the appropriate distance from the guide has been factored in.

Time Well Spent

We partner with wineries in the Yarra Valley chosen for their exceptional wine production, engaging cellar door experience and the potential for Premium Wine Tasting events.

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