Killara Estate in the Yarra Valley

The Yarra Valley is perfectly located just one hour outside of the bustling city of Melbourne. It’s close proximity makes for a wonderful weekend getaway, and many locals do just that. If you’re visiting Melbourne and want to get out and see the beautiful landscape of Victoria, look no further than Yarra Valley. Wine country at its finest, the Yarra Valley presents some of the best wines produced in all of Australia. And if you’re looking for the best wine, then look no further than Killara Estate.

Killara, meaning always there in Aborigine, is an estate that puts others to shame. Founded in 1890, Killara Estate is one of the most stunning wineries you can visit out in the Yarra Valley. More than just a winery, this estate caters to a variety of interests and palettes. The family owned property has a cafe that produces fresh rustic Italian specialties. Majority of the fruits and vegetables that are used in the dishes are grown there. The owners are fanatic farmers, putting their passion to practice, producing beautiful food both in the ground and out in the cafe.

Killara Estate is also a popular wedding venue, with its vast views across the valley and on to the mountains in the backdrop. With over 80 acres of rolling hills and vines, Killara is hard to beat. Their offerings don’t stop there. If you’re in the market for corporate event locations, they offer wine tours, classes, and BBQs for businesses.

True to the Italian heritage of the owners, Killara Estate is very family-friendly. With an outdoor fireplace, large seating area, and a kid’s playground, the winery invites you to enjoy the space as if you were part of the family. This is just one of the many reasons why Killara is so popular with everyone- they cater to all. The fireplace outside creates an inviting ambience any time of the year, especially in the winter time when the temperature drops.

The estate’s beauty may be welcoming, but it’s not the main reason people make a trip out there. It’s the wine! All of their wine is grown and produced and sold on the property. Standouts include their Killara Premium label, where all grapes are hand-picked and wood matured. Those in the Premium label include: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Merlot, and Shiraz.

If you’re looking to road trip for the weekend or just a day out of the city, visiting Killara Estate in the Yarra Valley is a fantastic way to see the best of the area.

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