For The Love of Food and Wine

Combine the magnificent natural beauty of Regional NSW with fresh produce, elegant wines and quality restaurants as you tour through the heritage villages of the Yass Valley Region.

Follow this blog to plan your gastronomical adventure today!

A drive down the Nanima Road will begin your gastronomical adventure. Robyn Rowe Chocolates will be the first stop on this adventure, where you will discover the delights of their lovingly handcrafted chocolates. Take a peek through the glass between the shop front and the factory and watch the skilled chocolatiers create these moreish delicacies. Why not enjoy a coffee or hot chocolate while sampling these fantastic delights? A perfect start to a flavorsome day.


OPEN: Thursday – Monday from 10:00am – 5:00pm

PH: 02 6227 0550


Just a stone throws away from Robyn Rowe Chocolates, you will find the pleasures of Poachers Pantry. Surrounded by both red and white grape varieties which are used to produce the cool climate wines at Wily Trout Vineyard, these two gems will deliver an unforgettable experience. Sample the wines onsite at the Wily Trout cellar door or enjoy it as part of an appealing lunch menu. The specialty at Poachers Pantry is smoked meats, which is purchased from local suppliers where possible!


OPEN: 7 Days 9:30am – 5:00pm

PH: 02 6230 2487

Clonakilla Winery is nestled on the outskirts of Murrumbateman. It is a family business that boasts award-winning wines, in particular, the shiraz. Through the seventies and eighties, the shiraz was blended with Cabernet Sauvignon in the traditional Australian style. In 1990 it was decided to keep the Shiraz component separate. the Clonakilla 1990 Shiraz went on to win one silver, two gold, and two trophies in three showings.

OPEN: 11:00am – 4:00pm Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 5:00pm Weekends

PH: 02 6227 5877

No foodie adventure is complete without treating yourself to the pleasures at Grazing. Located in the historical Royal Hotel in Gundaroo, Grazing is an award-winning restaurant that prides themselves on delivering amazing meals using the best of the district’s food & wine. Their aim is to serve good-sized portions of great food, made with the freshest possible ingredients that have a combination of flavours and textures that will appeal to your senses!

OPEN: Lunch – Friday – Sunday, Dinner – Thursday – Saturday

PH: (02) 6236 8777