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Winter Magic in the Yarra Valley

News from the hill

Winter Magic in the Yarra Valley

If you're planning a trip to the Yarra Valley this school holidays, there's plenty to do beyond visiting Levantine Hill. Here are some of our favourite spots:

Winter is the perfect time to explore the Yarra Valley's beauty and attractions. At Levantine Hill, we're excited to offer exclusive winery experiences and highlight local gems for you to enjoy.

Make the most of winter in the Yarra Valley with Levantine Hill as your base.

Whether for a wine tasting or exploring local attractions, we look forward to welcoming you.


Behind the Scenes Winemaking Experience

882 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream VIC 3770

Step into the heart of our winery and witness the magic of winemaking.
Explore the intricate process and meet the passionate team behind your favourite wines. Followed by seasonal snacks served at our cellar door.

 A tour of our state of the art, architecturally acclaimed Winery building, as well as the option to walk through a vineyard, to understand the process from bud burst to bottle;
 A tutored tasting of not-yet-bottled wines straight from their oak barrels in our underground maturation store; and
 Seasonal snacks served at our cellar door (full lunch menu can be arranged in addition to snacks)
 A bottle each of our flagship award-winning Samantha's Paddock Mélange Traditionnel (cabernet blend) wine, personally signed by our winemaker, to take home.


Healesville Sanctuary

Glen Eadie Ave, Healesville VIC 3777

Discover the wonders of Australian wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary. Nestled in the heart of the Yarra Valley, this renowned conservation park offers close encounters with native animals like kangaroos, koalas, and platypuses.

Perfect for families and nature enthusiasts, Healesville Sanctuary provides an unforgettable experience connecting you with the unique wildlife of Australia.

Over school holidays, in particular, there are always special programs encouraging connection with the wildlife, land and culture.


TarraWarra Museum of Art

313 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road, Healesville VIC 3777


Explore contemporary Australian art at the TarraWarra Museum of Art. This stunning museum hosts an array of exhibitions set against the backdrop of the Yarra Valley’s picturesque landscape.

Combining the best of modern and contemporary art with stunning architecture, it has a diverse program of exhibitions and events.


Edible Forest

2164 Melba Hwy, Dixons Creek VIC 3775


Immerse yourself in the Edible Forest, a unique and sustainable garden located in the Yarra Valley. This innovative space is home to a diverse range of edible plants, fruits, and herbs, all grown organically.

Perfect for nature enthusiasts and food lovers alike, the Edible Forest offers guided tours and workshops, allowing you to explore and taste the natural bounty of the region.


Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery

35 Old Healesville Road, Corner Melba Highway, Yarra Glen VIC 3775


Indulge your sweet tooth at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery. This delightful destination offers a wide array of handcrafted chocolates, decadent desserts, and house-made ice cream.

Set amidst picturesque gardens, it's the perfect spot for families and chocolate lovers to enjoy tastings, watch chocolatiers at work, and savor delicious treats.


The Black Spur

A stunning drive that will take you through some of Victoria’s ancient forest areas. Enjoy the twists and turns as you make your way through Mountain Ash and the lush forest. It’s 30km one way, connecting Healesville to Narbethong, but you can extend your drive from Lilydale through to Marysville, taking in the beautiful vineyards in Coldstream along the way.

It can be busy on weekends, so make the most of your school holidays and go during the week.


More news from Levantine Hill

16 Apr, 2020
Vintage 2020 has been challenging. Click through to watch as our winemaker Paul Bridgeman discusses the winemaking philosophy at Levantine Hill as told during vintage 2020 in the Yarra Valley.
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27 Feb, 2020 The day after completing bottling for the 2019 season with Katherine’s Paddock Chardonnay, we’re staring down the barrel of the imminent arrival of the first grapes for the 2020 vintage. Continue reading

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