Experience Cuisine brings you the ultimate food and wine adventure in Melbourne! We invite you to explore the finest culinary destinations and toast to the exquisite wines that make this part of Australia an epicurean paradise. Our carefully curated food, drink, and wine tours provide a unique and authentic experience that’s perfect for food enthusiasts, wine lovers, and curious travellers alike.

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Tours have been hand picked from the best local operators to give you the best tasting experience

Feast on sumptuous dishes crafted by talented chefs, experience exclusive wine tastings, and uncover the stories behind Melbourne’s culinary history. Whether you’re a seasoned foodie or simply someone who appreciates exquisite tastes, our food and wine tasting tour packages offer a unique and delectable journey that will elevate your senses and hold your taste buds spellbound.

So, what are you waiting for? Embark on a memorable culinary journey and treat your senses to the unforgettable flavours, aromas, and stories that define the food and wine scene in Melbourne. Let the adventure begin when you book your tour today!


What to know before visiting Melbourne

About Melbourne

As Victoria's capital and Australia's second largest city, Melbourne is a pulsating hub renowned for its fashionable vibes and delectable cuisines. The city offers thrilling sports, boundless artistic ventures, and a platter of fine dining and wine tasting experience.

Melbourne offers a harmonious fusion of a deeply rooted cultural heritage and contemporary trends. As daylight dims, the city awakens, buzzing with dynamic dining experiences, exciting events, and intriguing exhibits. Delve into its vibrant alleyways, stylish districts, and refined gastronomic culture to truly savor the essence of Melbourne.

Renowned for its significant cultural contributions, Melbourne is the birthplace of Australian rules football, Australian impressionism, and Australian cinema. It's been duly acknowledged as a UNESCO City of Literature and stands as a worldwide hub for street art, live performances, and theatrical arts.

Currency: Australian Dollar

Timezone: GMT+10:00 (Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Best time to visit: Summer (December to February). Melbourne's peak tourist season spans three months, from December through March. During this period, the city typically experiences a warm and dry climate. Summer in Melbourne presents idyllic weather conditions, making it an excellent time for visitors to explore the city. With the longest daylight hours occurring in December and January, tourists can enjoy an extended period of exploration and enjoyment.

What is your cancellation policy for a food and wine tour in Melbourne?

There are different cancellation policies depending on the specific tour or activity you choose. Most of our tours offer a full refund if you cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the experience. Some exceptions apply. Check the "Cancellation Policy" section of the corresponding tour's page to verify the exact cancellation policy.

Do I need to organise pickup and drop-off transport for a wine tour in Melbourne?

Not all of our tours and activities offer meeting and pickup service. If it is included, it will appear under the 'What's Included' section on the activity or tour page.

Even if your booking doesn’t include pickup and drop-off, the tour operator may ask for your details so they can contact you regarding changes to your itinerary, if any (i.e., weather-related issues, mechanical problems, etc.)

Can I contact the local tour provider directly?

Yes. Your tour provider is the best point of contact for any last-minute questions. Contact details for the local tour operator can be found directly on your ticket under Tour Specific Inquiries.

Alternatively, you may also email them directly through our automated system:

    > Go to Bookings
    > Locate the booking in question and select View Details.
    > Select Contact Tour provider
    > Write your message or question and select Send.

This will start a conversation with the local tour operator, however, they may not reply immediately. Once a reply is sent, you will be notified at the email address associated with your account or booking. 

What is the cost of a food and wine tour in Melbourne?

Food and wine tour prices in Melbourne can vary. Some wine tasting masterclasses can start at $10.00, while other tours can go for more than $1,000.00 for a 4-hour experience. Pricing can be influenced by factors such as exclusive access to vineyards, personalised experience, and the wines you'll be tasting.

How long does a food and wine tour take?

The duration of a food and wine tour depends on a lot of factors, including location and activities involved. Some tours are done in an hour while others can take a full day for you to enjoy the full experience. The approximate time it takes for a tour to finish will be indicated in the corresponding tour's page.

What types of food and wine tours do you offer?

We offer a wide variety of tours, ranging from gourmet dining experiences, wine tasting masterclasses, vineyard visits, sunset dinner cruises, to guided pub tours. Our tours cater to diverse interests, budgets, and tastes.

What is included in the price of the tour?

Our tours may typically include food and wine tastings, expert guide services, cooking class ingredients, and admissions to local attractions. Please refer to the specific tour details for a complete list of inclusions.

Are your tours available in languages other than English?

Most of our tours are offered in English. However, depending on the location and guide availability, some tours may be offered in other languages like Spanish and Chinese. Please refer to the corresponding tour page for details on the languages used in a particular tour.

How far in advance do I need to book a tour?

We recommend booking your tour as early as possible, especially during peak travel seasons. Some of our popular tours can fill up quickly, so it's best to secure your spot in advance.

Do I need any prior knowledge or experience to enjoy the food and wine tours?

No, our tours are designed for everyone, from novices to seasoned foodies and wine enthusiasts. Our expert guides will provide all the information you need to fully appreciate each food, drink, and wine experience.

How is my contact information being used?

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