Embark on a journey through Victoria’s finest wine-producing areas and the wines they produce.

Beyond the beautiful waterfalls and stunning beaches, Victoria’s diverse landscapes are also home to many renowned wine regions producing some of the best Australian made red and white wines. From the sun-kissed slopes of the Yarra Valley to the rugged coastlines of the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria boasts an exceptional viticultural and winemaking heritage that has captivated connoisseurs and casual enthusiasts alike.

So join us as we uncork the secrets of Victoria’s best wine regions, and discover why it stands proudly among the world’s premier wine destinations!

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Located an hour’s drive southwest of Melbourne, Geelong has become one of Victoria’s most esteemed wine regions. Boasting a maritime climate with cool ocean breezes, Geelong’s vineyards are known for their premium grapes, resulting in high quality pinot noir and chardonnay. But, you don’t just need the bottle to enjoy; from boutique vineyards to established estates, Geelong offers a wealth of tasting experiences, inviting visitors to explore its picturesque landscapes helping you savour the fruits of its labour.

<strong>Mornington Peninsula</strong>
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Mornington Peninsula

Running along the Mornington Peninsula, this narrow strip of coastline is home to one of the most celebrated wine regions in Victoria, and across Australia. What sets this wine region apart is the many flourishing artisanal winemaking, with more than 50 boutique wineries, vineyards and cellar doors crafting exceptional wine and red varieties. From family-owned vineyards to acclaimed estates, the Mornington Peninsula invites visitors to explore its scenic beauty.

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With a winemaking heritage that spans over a century, Rutherglen has grown some of the most flavourful and robust wines across Australia. Also known as the ‘fortified wine capital of Australia’, these Victorian wineries, part of the Muscat Mile, have crafted a unique taste and flavour profile to their drops unlike any other in the country, drawing on more than 160 years of wine making tradition. With heritage and history behind it, visiting the wineries of Rutherglen will truly feel like you’re visiting a slice of alcoholic history.

<strong>Yarra Valley</strong>
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Yarra Valley

Nestled amidst the rolling hills and verdant landscapes outside of Melbourne, the Yarra Valley emerges as a crown jewel in Victoria’s wine country. This region has earned a reputation for producing world-class wines that reflect the unique terroir of its vineyards. Yet Yarra Valley is more than just exceptional wines, but also their incredible wine tours. With picturesque vineyards, rustic cellar doors and gourmet restaurants, this is a captivating backdrop for wine lovers and tourists alike. So whether you’re after a leisurely wine tasting tour or enjoying a scenic picnic amidst the vines, immerse yourself in the beauty and bounty of the Yarra Valley wine region.

Wanting to see more of this beautiful state? Then hop into your car and discover the 6 Most Scenic Drives around Victoria. Or if you’re in the mood for a few hops, learn about The 10 Best Craft Beer Breweries in Victoria.

We acknowledge the traditional owners of country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their elders past, present and emerging.

Feature image: Helen & Joey, Gruyere, Yarra Valley. Photographed by Rob Blackburn. Image via Visit Victoria.