14 St Huberts Rd, Coldstream VIC 3770 Stones of the Yarra Valley. Photo: Hikari Photography Stones of the Yarra Valley. Photo: Hikari Photography Age old oak trees dot the grounds of Stones of the Yarra Valley, an idly beautiful country setting and an exhibition of the regions most imposing grounds. Stones as it is affectionately known, embodies Melbourne’s urbanity with whispers of country charm. The on site chapel and converted 1860s barnyard feature earthy design elements, vaulted ceilings, crystal candelabras and stone accents, recreating a touch of Tuscany. While intricately plated dishes of the regions finest produce add to the overall harvest experience. Stones of the Yarra Valley is postcard picturesque.
Zonzo, Train Trak Winery
957 Healesville-Yarra Glen Rd, Yarra Glen VIC 3775 Zonzo. Photo: Jonathan Ong. Zonzo. Photo: Jonathan Ong. Zonzo at Train Trak Winery is one of the best viticultural experiences the Yarra Valley region has to offer. The venues tastefully relaxed ambiance is heightened by the restaurants ‘shared table’ dining philosophy, a time-honoured component of authentic Italian cuisine and banqueting. Zonzo is set on forty-five acres of manicured lawn, a thick green blanket covering the hilly escarpments of the Yarra Ranges and the Dandenongs. As you cross the tracks that once facilitated the Yarra Valley Railway, Zonzo’s converted hayshed and it’s pastoral barn doors appear from afar, capturing the deep-seeded history of the family estate.
3775, 38 Melba Hwy, Yarra Glen VIC 3775 Caption: Yering Station. Photo: Blue Tulip ImagingYering Station Cellar Door. Photo: Pieces of Victoria. Afield and a stone through away from the Yarra River, Yering Station is one of the regions most esteemed cellar doors, vineyard and venue location. Whether you prefer a pinot varietal wine with a rustic distinction or a vivacious sparkling, when it comes to wine and wedding venue pairing Yering Station reigns supreme. The 180 degree outlook from the restaurants floor to ceiling window is extraordinary, paying homage to the regions raw golden plains and curvilineal mountain tops, all while lined consecutively with creepers of burgeoning grapes. The aesthetic of the venue itself is remnant of some of Australia’s most innovative contemporary architecture, a welcoming contrast in comparison to the natural rusticity of the vineyard.
Coombe - The Melba Estate
673/675 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream VIC 3770 Coombe Melba Estate. Photo: Melissa Brauer. Coombe Melba Estate. Photo: Meagan Harding Photography.Coombe Melba Estate is one of the oldest country properties in Victoria, once home to Opera great Dame Nellie Melba. Covert wrought iron gates at the entrance open up to a world of unamiable beauty. Walking the span of the Estate is comparable to entering a secret sanctuary, cyprus hedge line several acres of perianal landscaped gardens, of which are animated with rich history. Each path you meander leads to a gate or weathered provincial door that unlocks one of many vast panoramas of the Yarra Valley. The restored motor house is flawless in it’s rustic Italian aesthetic. Budding orchards act as the backdrop for a sumptuous lunch or dinner in what is a truly refined dining experience. We're so lucky to have so many beautiful and unique wedding venues around Victoria, and the Yarra Valley is an area with some of the most breathtaking wedding venues in the state!