Coombe Yarra Valley

There has always been mystery surrounding the property on the corner of Maroondah Highway and the Melba Highway. As a child I remember looking out the car window and wondering ‘what could be behind that beautiful hedge?’ Being a child of the 80’s I had no idea who Dame Nellie Melba was, and if I … More Coombe Yarra Valley

Yarra Valley Dairy

Some of my fondest memories have involved a good wine and a plentiful cheese board, so you can imagine my excitement when I realised where I was off to next on the Coldstream Trail – Yarra Valley Dairy. Sourcing cow’s milk from dairy farmers in the region and Goats milk from the Gippsland region the … More Yarra Valley Dairy

Coldstream Brewery

As you leave the city behind and follow Maroondah Highway to Yarra Glen, you will come to that point in the road where suburbia gives way to county; it is right at this elusive boundary that you will come across the Coldstream Brewery.  It is an unassuming building with a deliberate country pub façade and … More Coldstream Brewery


We come to the end of this experience at Stones of The Yarra Valley. Included in the package was a breakfast at Meletos before checked out at 11.00am. As with The Barn and The Stables, Meletos is perfectly appointed. Once you enter (what I like to call ‘The Glasshouse’), you are impressed by the natural … More Meletos