The Yarra Valley is one of Australia’s premier wine regions with a reputation for some of the finest Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in the country, but the talents of the region don’t end there!
Winemakers and orchardists of the region are bringing the innovation that makes Yarra Valley wines so special to a range of beverages that will delight your tastebuds, satisfy your desire for something new, and may even promote better health! Perfect for celebrating on your ‘big day’.
Today, wine doesn’t only have to be made from grapes and these new ‘alternative’ taste sensations will make unforgettable additions to your wedding cheers.
Cherry delights at CherryHill Orchards, Wandin East
With more than 75 years and three generations of cherry-loving experience, the family at CherryHill Orchards, one of Australia’s leading cherry orchardists, have taken their passion for all things cherry and extended it into a range of cheeky cherry drinks! Trytoastingwith:
Cherish - A sparkling burst of cherries! A truly unique sparkling cherry juice spritzer with 30 cherries in every bottle. Cocktail time!
High Branch – Get the party started! A whole cherry cider, refreshing, invigorating and all natural. Great base for a spring sangria.
Cherry Shiraz - A fruitilicious blend of Australian cherries and Shiraz grapes crafted into a medium bodied red, with a distinctive cherry aroma.
Ciders of distinction at St Ronan’s Cider, Badger Creek
St Ronan's Cider is Aged apple cider, pear cider, and even Methode Traditionelle cider (yes, it’s made using the same process used for Champagne production) that is award winning and OMG yum! This is real, handcrafted Australian cider with no added anything but fruit. No ordinary cider for no ordinary couple!
Discover the Brilliant Bayberry Drink – Jay Berries, Wandin East
Jay Berries is one of the only places in Australia that produces the unique and exclusive Chinese bayberry (also known as Yang Mei). This super fruit is high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals (especially vitamin C) and has plenty of health benefits. With a taste between pomegranate and cranberry, it can be served straight or with soda and a sprig of mint. Mocktails just got interesting.
Marvellous Blueberry Wine, Badger Creek
Blueberry Wine, Aged and Fortified Blueberry Wines, Blueberry Moscato and Blueberry Sparkling Wine are full of fruity goodness at Badger Creek Blueberry Wine. With more than one kilogram of fruit in every bottle, these drinks are full bodied yet subtle, sweet and rich.Like your love. Raise your glasses!
Feeling adventurous for a Craft Beer? Healesville and beyond
Watts River Brewing are a family owned bespoke brewery with perfectly crafted beers to suit everyone. Their home styled brews include Stout, Blonde and IPA are rated by personality – stable, neurotic, introverted and extroverted. CherryHill Orchards also has a Cherry Whit Beer and a Cherry Vanilla Porter. Love in a glass that fits into any social setting.