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The best to the person who has everything

Recently Chauffeurdrive.com.au had the pleasure of Rudy and Margaret’s company from Kilmore up in the country http://www.chauffeurdrive.com.au/limo-yarra-valley-winery-tours/yarra-valley-wine-tour-melbourne.html

Margaret is a retired headmaster and Rudy works in the city in his own business. Another lovely couple enjoying their relaxing day out with us www.chauffeurdrive.com.au on their exclusive Private Yarra Valley Winery Tour experience http://www.chauffeurdrive.com.au/tours.html.

What a wonderful Christmas gift idea given to Rudy a lover of red wine.  

Rudy and Margaret decided to enjoy their Private Yarra Valley Winery Tour in the autumn season when the leaves are displaying a rainbow of seasonal colours of brilliant red, fire orange and golden yellow.   Aligning the paths to visit some wineries are canopies of overhanging branches bursting with autumn colours this is the perfect day out for these garden lovers and Yarra Valley certainly put on a stunning show.

Stop and take in all that’s on offer great food, French champagne, bold reds and crisp whites, VIP chocolate tastings and VIP ice creamery tastings from the world class chocolatier’s, an exclusive experience not to be missed.

On this occasion Rudy and Margaret visited 6 wineries on their Private Yarra Valley Winery Tour with http://www.chauffeurdrive.com.au/limo-yarra-valley-winery-tours/yarra-valley-wine-tour-melbourne.html

Our VIP guests visited the French champagne house Moët & Chandon and experienced a selection of 4 glasses of sparkling champagne and premium quality wines whilst overlooking the manicured garden, star garden and box hedges with lush green lawn and vineyards as far as the eye can see.

This tour included a very special stop at the Coombe Yarra Valley http://coombeyarravalley.com.au/site/ where Australia’s Prima Dona Dame Nellie Melba’s private residence stands along with historical memorabilia from this world famous Opera Soprano Singer in the 1800’s. Both Rudy and Margaret enjoyed the heritage and of course the wines from the cellar door.

Lunch was at Rochford http://www.rochfordwines.com.au/ where they enjoyed the seasonal dishes and then onto Yarra Valley Dairy http://www.yvd.com.au/ for some cheese tastings and finishing up at Yeering Station http://www.yering.com/ to shop for local produce, jams, nougat, and chutney amongst other delights. A most joyous day had by all.

Remembering drinking champagne and cycling in France

From the very words of Gerald and Leanne, clients who recently experienced their Private Yarra Valley Winery Tour with  http://www.chauffeurdrive.com.au/

‘Domaine Chandon we really wanted to go here, it reminds us of when we cycled through France’.  http://chandon.com.au/

This lovely couple originally from Bathurst have moved to Melbourne and are cyclists at heart.  They have cycled in France and sipped champagne in the same French Vineyard where Napoleon Bonaparte the historical Military Leader became the French Emperor from 1804 to 1814, once stood.

In true VIP hosting from Chaufferdrive the couple then shared 8 glasses of Domaine Chandon’s finest  champagnes http://chandon.com.au/  in the restaurant overlooking well-kept manicured gardens and rows and rows of chardonnay vines.

Along their Private Yarra Valley Tour with http://www.chauffeurdrive.com.au/tours.html they also enjoyed an exclusive VIP chocolate tasting from the Yarra Valley Chocolatier and Ice Creamery http://shop.yvci.com.au/index.php/ their favourite chocolate being the freeze dried strawberry chocolate.  

They enjoyed taking selfies from their selfie stick a really important part of their Private Yarra Valley Winery Tour.   They originally left the selfie stick at home fully charged for the day’s photo moments, while their private driver waited for them to return prior to commencing their tour.

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A great gift idea from their former employer to their employee, which is exactly what, happened here.  

Onto another visit to a secret location where they bought a mix of shiraz and chardonnay, the vigneron gave them a freshly labelled bottle straight from the labelling press, a new release of a another magnificent red. 

Again more exclusive VIP treatment you will experience on you’re very own Private Yarra Valley Winery Tour with Chauffeurdrive http://www.chauffeurdrive.com.au/tours.html

They knew coming on the tour their wine cellar was getting low, what a perfect opportunity to buy unique wine from hidden away locations that trump the off the shelf every day wine. 

This again confirms to the discerning wine buff that with Chauffeurdrive we deliver on quality locations where our clients will purchase wine in the case for future enjoyment, and again  this is exactly what Gerald and Leanne did to refill their cellar at home.

The surprises just keep coming

Think about this, your partner has just surprised you with a Romantic Overnight Getaway to a luxurious private 5 star luxury bed and breakfast in the Yarra Valley, known as Myers Creek Cascades http://www.myerscreekcascades.com.au/home.asp.  After a relaxing night of sipping champagne and bathing in the spa, you wake up relaxed, refreshed in mind, body and spirit ready to take on the world.

As you wonder downstairs you’re greeted with a freshly baked breakfast basket for 2, no doubt in your mind it’s another wonderful day ahead. But behind the scenes your partner continues to surprise you with a group of your closest friends who have all booked a Yarra Valley Private Winery Tour with http://www.chauffeurdrive.com.au/tours.html

Shortly after you enjoy your breakfast dressed and ready to go, your private driver arrives to pick you up in a luxurious Mercedes People Mover with a group of your closest friends who are ready and waiting to surprise ‘You’ the ‘Birthday Girl’, as the song says “I wasn’t expecting that”.

Sounds too good to be true doesn’t it? Well not this time, this is a factual recall of a recent Private Yarra Valley Winery Tour booked by Lilli and her closest friends. Lilli decided to include the Private Yarra Valley Winery Tour with http://www.chauffeurdrive.com.au/tours.html as the perfect gift and opportunity to pick up the Birthday Girl from Myers Creek Cascades luxury bed and breakfast; it was all part of the master plan.  

The 5 girls and 2 guys knew exactly where they wanted to go, how they wanted to travel and who they wanted to go with http://www.chauffeurdrive.com.au/tours.html to celebrate their closest friend’s birthday.   First stop was Tarra Warra Vineyard http://www.tarrawarra.com.au/ for a barrel tasting accompanied by a wide selection of award winning wines from the cellar door. A perfect opportunity to select their favourite wines on their Private Yarra Valley Winery Tour with http://www.chauffeurdrive.com.au/tours.html .  

The laughter and giggles where transpiring as the stories of patients and their funny experiences where being shared, care free young professionals out for a good time with their closest friends.  

Along their winery journey with http://www.chauffeurdrive.com.au/tours.html  they also visited another favourite location of theirs called Train Track Vineyard to taste premium Chardonnay, Pinot Rosé, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz to name a few. And to top it all off, how perfect to have the lunch venue situated in one of the most scenic restaurants in the Yarra Valley, Zonzo http://www.zonzo.com.au/zonzo-gallery with its stunning floor to ceiling glass and breathtaking views of the Yarra Valley, Autumn sharing menu with friends, wine and decadent Italian inspired desserts it’s no wonder the friends settled here for their dining experience.

After their celebration lunch they continued their Private Yarra Valley Winery Tour and stopped at Punt Road Wines http://puntroadwines.com.au/ to taste award winning apple and pear cider, then asked Nick their private driver to take them onto Domain Chandon http://chandon.com.au/ to sample from the French champagne house Moët & Chandon using traditional methods and producing award winning sparkling table wine of quality and finesse. Nick their private driver who is constant with his credibility and outstanding service continued to show case the Yarra Valley and proceeded to the Innocent Bystander with its Artisan Bakery, Cheese, Wine and Coffee Roasting on offer, tell me why would you not visit here? http://www.innocentbystander.com.au/blog/virtual-tour.

The full day finished late afternoon, we are sure you will all agree what a spectacular, full sensory indulgent way to celebrate an unforgettable weekend with http://www.chauffeurdrive.com.au/tours.html on your very own Private Yarra Valley Winery Tour.

8 bottles of wine, enjoying the life !

Recently we were privileged to be part of a milestone celebration in the marriage of Ross and Janice for their 50th Wedding Anniversary. Their children purchased a gift certificate for them to indulge and enjoy in a Private Yarra Valley Romantic Tour for 2 – click here for the link http://www.chauffeurdrive.com.au/limo-yarra-valley-winery-tours/yarra-valley-wine-tour-melbourne.html

As Yarra Valley is one of their favourite locations to boast about and having also travelled to Europe this again showcases the fine wine, French champagne, cheese, boutique beers, cider amongst many other delicacies experienced on your Private Yarra Valley Romantic Tour with us visit the link to see more http://www.chauffeurdrive.com.au/tours.html

Ross and Janice’s day was a little chilly but this did not deter the young at heart. Along their Private Yarra Valley Romantic Tour they discovered a selection of quality boutique vineyards whilst also meeting by chance one of Melbourne’s leading heart surgeons, he too was experiencing this highly acclaimed wine region.    

Each taste offering must have been amazing as they purchased 8 bottles of wine and a selection of handmade cheese. They also were privileged to receive VIP tastings at Domain Chandon http://chandon.com.au/ and private VIP tastings at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery http://www.yvci.com.au/ a fully satisfying and indulgent experience, where the compliments kept coming, especially the beef cheek over lunch enjoyed with a glass of wine.

At the end of their Private Yarra Valley Romantic Tour they finished the day at the Yarra Valley Dairy http://www.yvd.com.au/ with cheese tastings. This was a most enjoyable day #thegoodlife

 

The Mother’s day gift that you expect and she deserves

An opportunity awaits you, show your Mum just how much she means to you and your family. The most amazing selfless women in your life show her, it’s about her, her turn for a Mother Day Gift Melbourne.  

A great Mother’s Day gift where you don’t have to lift a finger and neither does she. Your Mother will be collected by her own private driver Melbourne to entreat her for Mother’s Day and your family to experience the good life.
She will taste fine wine, champagne, handmade cheese chocolate from a Belgium Chocolatier and enjoy a 2 course lunch in the Yarra Valley on her Private Yarra Valley Winery Tour Melbourne #MothersdaygiftMelbourne.

She may choose the sweet desert or even Pinot Gris but the Shiraz will always leave the pepper or sharp tannin on the taste buds. Along her Yarra Valley Wine Indulgence Private Tour Melbourne she may choose a visit to Domain Chandon http://chandon.com.au/ where she will be guided through the bubble making process from grape to bottle in the French Champagne House leader Moet.

Lunch is enjoyed overlooking the vines at Rochford with a glass of wine. Choose what’s in season at the time or stroll the streets of a local historic town and make your own choice.

Treat Mum to a unique experience in the hand crafted jewellery store, It’s just one of those stores where every time you look another fine piece catches your eye.

Included in Mum’s Private Yarra Valley Wine Tour experience where she can taste up to four to five wineries (or more if time permits), enjoy a two course lunch if requested, shopping time to a local jewellery and precious stone boutique and a visit to the Yarra Valley Chocolatier. Your Mother’s day gift with www.chauffeurdrive.com.au includes private VIP chocolate tastings; see the wall of chocolate with over 150 delicious delights http://www.yvci.com.au/ , its Mum’s choice.

Considerations for the day may include cider, sweet wine, champagne and other wine touring activities.

  • Glass of wine at lunch
  • Request for Domain Chandon Private champagne tastings (4 glasses)
  • Cheese tasting platter
  • All tasting fees are included
  • Fresh iced esky for purchases along the way

Overnight accommodation can be included at your request.

Friday Drive To Phillip Island

We met Shae three years ago when she gave Chauffeur Drive the pleasure of being part of her Big Day and now she’s back and ready to have another memorable adventure.

Shae used our services three years ago on her wedding day and for this weekend she asked us to provide her with another voyage for her and her friends down to Phillip Island.

With a great Girls Weekend Away ahead Shae and the girls ended a long week in the best possible way you can; by sitting back, relaxing and having a couple of glasses of champagne on the beautiful scenic route to Phillip Island.

Enjoying the gadgets inside our limousine, we turned an average drive into a mesmerising journey. With the option of having the music and lighting of your choice, you can have the night that you’re really looking for.

With an experience that you never forget, we’ll be happy to have Shae come back for more Chauffeur Drive excitement.

Knowing that our guests are enjoying themselves makes everything worthwhile.

Wedding Day

A rainy day can always be surpassed by two beautiful weddings.

Saturday was one of Melbourne’s rainiest days this year but the magic that was about to happen would prove that nothing would get in the way of a Bride and her special day.

As the car pulled up for Kristy (Gippsland) and Lynette (Gippsland) the skies cleared and both brides were able stay without any stress.

“Let’s forget the wedding and go cruising”.

Supplying our guests with the best comfort and luxury we’re always proud to know that what we provide is appreciated. With a big day ahead we’re there to make sure that you have the best possible start to your day.

Just as we arrived at both receptions and the bride’s went in inside away from the cold weather the skies opened up again.

Driving back when the celebrations were over the skies cleared again and we pulled out the red carpet and welcomed the newlyweds into the Chryslers. To keep the momentum going, they had a few glasses to celebrate being man and wife.

No better way to end a romantic day than in comfort, privacy and style and a few drinks along the way.

On behalf of Chauffeur Drive we would like to congratulate our newly married couples on taking their first steps into marriage and we wish them the best in all they’re endeavours.

Best Supplier Of The Day

We are happy to announce that we have been chosen as the BEST WEDDING SUPPLIER OF THE DAY by our bride.

Making sure that you’re day goes as planned is tough but we’re here to make sure that you start things off with a smile and keep that smile rolling towards the end of your special occasion.

Our award winning services offer more than just a ride, we offer you comfort, luxury and style accompanied byexcellent service that truly lets you feel how special you are, whether it’s your wedding daybirthday or just one of those days where you want to enjoy yourself.

We would like to thank our bride for nominating us as her best supplier on her wedding day.

Wedding Limousines

This Saturday we had the privilege to witness the unity between Kym and Melanie in Mornington Peninsula’s Lindenderry and its’ 30 acres of stunning vineyard views.

With style on the menu the bride and groom traveled in our Black Chrysler Limousine.

Even though the summer rain was sprinkling down throughout the day the happy couple remained optimistic and with the Melbourne’s finest Wedding Limousines to keep them dry.

“If it rains on your wedding day, it means good luck”.

And we wish them the very best luck for their new beginning.

 

This is a funny video of a bride who is obviously letting out all the wedding stress. Made us giggle with her ; )