Yarra Valley Wine
Add a photo
for this region?
The Yarra Valley is the best known region within Port Phillip in the state of Victoria in Australia. Port Phillip is often referred to as the “Melbourne Dress Circle” due to the trend toward small scale “boutique” wine-making that is showcased in the city’s bistros and winebars. The Yarra Valley is the clear star of the Port Phillip wine scene.
It’s one of the country’s oldest regions, with the first grapes brought over and planted in the 1880s. Though it managed to escape the Phylloxera louse infestation that ravaged Europe’s vines and also those in some parts of the country, it still experienced a lull starting in the 1920s due to the trend in big, fruity and fortified wines. But it came back big time in the 1960s and 70s with wine-makers focusing on quality, starting with Wantima Estate and followed by Fergusson, Yarra Yering, Seville, Yering Station and Chateau Yarrinya (now De Bortoli) and others.
This is one of the coolest regions in Australia Read more »
We don't have a complete address for this region. If you'd like to change the information for this region please click the link above called "Add or edit region information."
We were unable to pinpoint the exact location of Yarra Valley.
Best Wine Deals
What have you bought lately?Replied
Red Decadence Chocolate Raspberry (NV)Listed
Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler Riesling Kabinett Bernkasteler Badstube (2007)Wishlisted
Zeltinger Sonnenuhr Riesling Spatlese Markus Molitor Haus Klosterberg Duitsland Riesling Bernkastl Moezel (2003)Wishlisted
Fruit Bomb FanReplied
Remy Pannier Rose d'Anjou (2014)Wishlisted
Cherry Creek Cellars Red Blend JazzReviewed
Marani Kindzmarauli (2010)Reviewed
Grgich Hills Zinfandel Sonoma County (1985)Wishlisted
Some Young Punks Passion Has Red Lips (2013)Rated