The IPTA (Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia) 2018 Annual Conference was held in Melbourne recently and 20 of its delegates were keen to come out the Yarra Valley afterward and enjoy a post-conference day’s touring. Between them, Linda at IPTA and the team at Visit Yarra Valley had put together
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While we all know that comparisons are odious - it's pretty hard not to compare wine regions if you come from one and are visiting another! As locals to the Yarra Valley we know we can't help but make comparisons when we visit another wine growing region as we are used to our cellar door experiences
So many people come to the Yarra Valley for a wedding and are stunned at the views, rows of vines as far as the eye can see, and the sheer number of wineries they pass on the way to the wedding - and wish they were staying longer so they could explore a bit more.
What a wonderful task we set ourselves as tour guides, to try all the platters we could find in the Yarra Valley - after all, it's our job to know these things so we can speak knowledgeably when advising people on their options and putting tour itineraries together - and you'll be relieved to hear
Many chefs are drawn to visiting the Yarra Valley due to its well deserved reputation for great food and wine. And Paddy (who has just qualified as a chef) and his girlfriend Jess decided to get away to the Yarra Valley over Easter to sample the best of what we have to offer. They sensibly
Tyson and his friends from Sydney contacted us, as a friend had been on a previous tour with us and recommended Tour the Valley as the best personalised Yarra Valley tour company to help him celebrate his 40th Birthday in the Yarra Valley. We picked the friends up from Melbourne where they were staying in
When you're enjoying a Yarra Valley break, it makes sense to come to the locals at Tour the Valley for a tour. The Yarra Valley has such a diverse selection of places you can visit, from small boutique wineries to big name top shelf cellar doors, unusual wine varieties - the Yarra Valley even
Word of mouth is often the best way to get a recommendation for things in life and we certainly get a lot of referrals, as well as people coming back to tour with us again. Take Amy for example, she wanted to celebrate her 27th birthday with a Yarra Valley winery tour for her
'There's got to be something in it for everybody' is a well known saying - and it's so true. So when Melissa contacted us to say she and two friends would be visiting Melbourne from Sydney and would like to arrange a wine tour for themselves, while their husbands played golf at Kingston Heath
The first reason is simple - when you're sampling wine, cider, beer and gin in the Yarra Valley, you don't want to be driving! And that's exactly what Alex and 7 of her close friends agreed on when they decided to have a couple of nights up in the Yarra Valley. They had all