No sitter? No worries. These family friendly Yarra Valley wineries are equipped with kids menus, games and activities, playgrounds, sports equipment and picnic facilities. Plus grown-up food and wine.
1. Helen's Hill Estate
Hit the Wine Deck for its kids menu, treasure hunt maps, sports equipment, colouring books and pencils, high chairs and change facilities.
2. Oakridge Wines
Send the kids outside to play giant chess, Jenga and bocce, feed little tummies from the kids menu or sign up budding MasterChefs to cooking classes during the school holidays.
3. Yarrawood Estate
Laze on the lawn with the whole family. Lawn rugs and games are available, there's a kids menu and, in summer, live music every weekend.
4. De Bortoli Yarra Valley Estate
Explore the estate's beautifully landscaped gardens, tire out little ones in the children's playground and use the picnic facilities for an easy, no-fuss family meal.
5. Zonzo Estate
Tell the kids you're taking them for pizza. Which you are, just with wine, acres of lawn to tire out little legs, and kids desserts suitable for bribes.
6. Rochford Estate
Explore the natural amphitheatre and observation tower, fling a Rochford Frisbee, choose from the kids menu and school up the kids with 'education on a plate'.