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The Essence of Elevation: Discovering the Macedon Ranges Wine Tour

Embark on a journey of discovery through the picturesque Macedon Ranges, an often-overlooked gem located just a stone’s throw away from Melbourne. Step off the beaten path and indulge in the exquisite Macedon Ranges Wine Tour, curated by Vinetrekker. This exceptional tour invites wine enthusiasts and nature lovers alike to explore the region’s best wineries and breathtaking landscapes. In this article, we will delve into the highlights of the Macedon Ranges Wine Tour, showcasing the unique experiences and hidden treasures that await visitors on this captivating adventure.

The Captivating Macedon Ranges

Elevated view of Hanging Rock in cloud

Nestled in close proximity to Melbourne, the Macedon Ranges exude a sense of tranquillity and enchantment. This region is rapidly gaining recognition as the sparkling wine capital of Australia, thanks to its pristine vineyards and cool-climate viticulture. The Macedon Ranges Wine Tour offers an opportunity to immerse oneself in the beauty of this lesser-known wine region.

Unveiling the Tour Details

The Macedon Ranges Wine Tour by Vinetrekker promises an unforgettable experience from start to finish. The tour commences at 9:00am and concludes at 6:30pm, with the exact timings confirmed the evening prior to the date of travel. Guests are conveniently picked up from either their city hotel or from an agreed meeting point, making it hassle-free to join the tour.

The tour price is $260 per adult and $200 per child (aged 4-15 years). This all-inclusive package includes transportation, tastings at selected wineries, delectable cheese and biscuits at Lyons Will Winery, an a la carte main course lunch with wine and coffee at Hanging Rock Cafe, entry to Hanging Rock Reserve, bottled water, professional tour guide services, and GST.

Exploring the Hidden Treasures

Wine tour

The Macedon Ranges Wine Tour takes participants on a captivating journey through some of the region’s finest wineries and landscapes. Here are the highlights of the tour:

Lyons Will Winery Tasting: Located on gentle, undulating countryside, the cellar door affords lovely views across the vineyards. Guests can sample Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Riesling and Gamay, all made from estate-grown fruit, while enjoying the charming ambiance created by the owners, Ollie and Renata.

Knight’s Granite Hills Vineyard Tasting: Located in Baynton, this family-owned and operated winery boasts the oldest vines in the region, dating back to 1970. Award-winning Riesling, Shiraz, Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir await visitors, along with lesser-known varieties like Pinot Blanc and Gruner Veltliner.

Hanging Rock Cafe Lunch: Indulge in a delightful country-style lunch at Hanging Rock Cafe, situated near the imposing Hanging Rock. This iconic landmark is famous for its unusual rock formations and the mysterious story depicted in Joan Lindsay’s novel, “Picnic at Hanging Rock.” Immerse yourself in history while savouring a delicious meal.

Hesket Estate Vineyard Tasting: Post-lunch, the tour takes a scenic route to Hesket Estate, located 660 metres above sea level. This small family operation is dedicated to producing the highest quality Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, showcasing the exceptional terroir of the region.

Hanging Rock Winery Tasting: Concluding the day’s adventures, the tour visits Hanging Rock Winery at Newham. As one of the highest elevated vineyards in the district, it offers breathtaking views of Hanging Rock and Mount Macedon. Guests can indulge in a variety of wines, with the sparkling Macedon taking centre stage.

The Macedon Ranges Wine Tour, presented by Vinetrekker, unveils the hidden treasures of this enchanting region. From the oldest vines to the rugged landscapes, this tour presents an opportunity to explore the Macedon Ranges’ unique terroir and taste exceptional wines. With meticulous planning, professional guides, and all-inclusive experiences, Vinetrekker ensures that every guest enjoys a memorable journey through this captivating wine region.

Whether you are a wine aficionado or simply seeking a day of relaxation amidst breathtaking scenery, the Macedon Ranges Wine Tour promises an unforgettable adventure. Book your tour with Vinetrekker and discover the essence of elevation in the Macedon Ranges.

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