Yarra Valley chocolaterie

One of the attractions in Melbourne's well-known wine region is the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery.

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"The Chocolatier is a short drive from Melbourne. If you drive yourself, there is plenty of free parking. If you don't have a car, hire one here. Best of all, take the Yarra Valley winery tour and time your visit with the other delights you'll find in the Yarra Valley.

Visit Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery

The Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery is a popular destination for chocolate lovers, located in the picturesque countryside just an hour away from Melbourne.

The Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery, situated on 16 hectares in the Yarra Valley, offers a range of attractions, including picturesque views, an orchard, wetlands, farm animals, and expansive lawns for a family-friendly experience.

The chocolate store offers free tastings, large viewing windows to observe chocolatiers at work, and a selection of over 300 varieties of hand-crafted chocolates. They also provide shipping Australia-wide for those unable to visit in person. Visit their online store for more information.

Visitors can enjoy stunning views of the Yarra Valley from the Chocolaterie's newly renovated Café while indulging in breakfast, lunch, or a delicious treat.

Where is the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery?

The Yarra Valley is about an hour east of Melbourne along the Maroondah Highway. It is known for being a top Australian wine region and has a variety of local produce such as cheese, tea, jams, a brewery, gin maker, wineries, and chocolate. The Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery is outside Yarra Glen on Old Healesville Road.

Why visit the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery?

Chocolate lovers have many reasons to visit the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery. Visitors can taste test various chocolate flavours, sample ice cream, participate in chocolate-making workshops, or enjoy chocolate treats in the coffee shop. It could be a fun day out in the Yarra Valley for those who enjoy chocolate.

Tips for visiting Yarra Valley Chocolaterie

The Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery is on 40 acres of land there. Upon arrival, visitors will enter the main building, including the factory, shop, and cafe. Admission is free. Upon entering, guests will be greeted by the smell of cocoa and a wide selection of chocolate products. The building is filled with displays of chocolate in every direction.

The Chocolate Factory

Upon entering the main door, turning left will lead you to the factory where European chocolatiers make the chocolate. The chocolate is made in-house using locally sourced ingredients. You can observe the chocolatiers at work, making and packing chocolates. Chocolate-making classes are also available, such as the Junior Chocolatier class and the Taste and Create session, which are popular among visitors.

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The Chocolate Shop

The chocolate shop is large and usually crowded with visitors. Walking around the shop is an exciting experience. Chocolate is everywhere – milk, white, and dark chocolate in various forms. They have 1-kilogram blocks, 1-meter-long blocks, soft centres, eggs, shapes of native Australian animals, truffles, and more. You can also find chocolate on a stick to melt in your coffee, chocolate cookbooks, and chocolate-related knick-knacks. They even sell beauty products like chocolate lip balm and hand cream. Just a heads up, you probably won't leave the shop without buying something.

Indulge in a dessert at the cafe

The Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery has a cafe to enjoy delicious chocolate treats and drinks. Their chocolate brownie paired with hot chocolate is highly recommended. If you prefer something savoury, they also offer a variety of options. The cafe has stunning views of the Yarra Valley through its large windows.

Explore the grounds of the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie

Once you have indulged in the chocolate, why not get an ice cream from the gelateria? There are some 40 flavours to choose from. Enjoy your ice cream sitting outside on the sprawling lawns amongst the colourful sculptures. Or perhaps walk, run around the orchards and wetlands and take in the gorgeous views of the Yarra Valley while burning some of the chocolate and ice cream calories you have consumed.