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Yarra Valley Dairy Fresh Farmhouse Cheese

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Yarra Valley Dairy Fresh Farmhouse Cheese

One of the highlights of Yarra Valley must be the Yarra Valley Dairy. My recent trip to the region surrounding Yarra River in Australia brought me to the award winning Yarra Valley Dairy. Located in the world class wine region, Yarra Valley offers fresh farmhouse cheese produced with their 200 top quality cattle.


The dairy is a wooden house with a scenic landscape. Some might mistook this as someone’s property.

There were a few exhibits of traditional dairy items as we walked in. The décor is a very old wooden classical ambience.

As we entered the shop, we witnessed the beautiful classic interior with a killer landscape.

The retail manager, Catherine came and spoke to us about the variety of cheeses available for sale. Some of the highlights must be their goat cheese, charcoal goat cheese, Juno, Black Savourine, Saffy, blue cheese and the Persian Fetta.

I never enjoy anything else than cheddar cheese especially the blue. However, with the guide of Catherine, I learned more about cheese and I managed to get more taste and aroma than usual. For some reason, I start to like blue cheese and goat cheese.


The Persian Fetta had a wonderful flavour but I couldn’t bring it back as I was told it can only last in room temperature for 8 hours. My flight alone took 10 hours including transit in Singapore so I was advised not to bring it back.

There were also customers enjoying their cuppa of coffee in the shop. They also offer other dairy products in the shop.

With a view of like this, customers can chillax. How I wish to visit this dairy weekly or even monthly.

If you wonder, where are the 200 top quality cattle? They are having their lunch too near the dairy. If you are traveling in the region of Yarra Valley, you can have a pit stop here at Yarra Valley Dairy. The cheese is well deserved recommending. If you want a wine tasting session, you can always try it at Domaine Chandon.

Yarra Valley Dairy Address, Map and Contact:

70 – 80 Mc Meikans Road, Yering VIC 3770, Australia

Tel: +61397391222

Fax: +61397390101

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.yvd.com.au


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Check out my other Visit Victoria 2011 9 Days experiences by clicking the link below:

Visit Victoria Day 1: Causeway 353 Hotel, Federation Square, Chinatown, SouthBank, Eureka Skydeck 88, Tutto Bene and Crown Casino

Visit Victoria Day 2: Dandenong Ranges, On Puffing Billy, Olinda, Sassafras, Miss Maple’s Tea Room, Yarra Valley, Domaine Chandon, Sebel Lodge Hotel and Balgownie

Visit Victoria Day 3: Global Ballooning, Rochford Winery, Yarra Valley Dairy, Rayners Stonefruit Orchard, Giant Steps, Koala Conservation Centre, Waves Apartments and Phillip Island Nature Park

Visit Victoria Day 4: A Maze N Things, San Remo’s Fisherman’s Co-op, Heritage Farm at Churchill Island and Dinner at Taylors Waterfront Restaurant

Visit Victoria Day 5: Panny’s Chocolate Factory, Mornington Peninsula, Max’s at Red Hill Estate, Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm, Gordon Studio Glass Blowers, Brooklands Best Western and The Rock

Visit Victoria Day 6: Horse Riding at Gunnamatta Equestrian Centre, The Baths, Ashcombe Maze & Water Gardens, Peninsula Hot Springs and Dinner at Hotel Sorrento

Visit Victoria Day 7: Sand Sculpting Exhibition, St. Kilda, Dinner onboard the Colonial Tramcar, Bar tour With Michelle Matthews of Deck of Secrets.

Visit Victoria Day 8: Pellegrini’s Espresso Bar, Coffee Tour, Shark Walk, Victoria Market and Chinatown

Visit Victoria Day 9: Gold Class Limousines and Goodbye Australia

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