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Team Building in the Yarra Valley

The qualified events team at Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa Yarra Valley will personally tailor your conference, meeting or event, big or small, be it strictly business or purely leisure or a balance of both. There’s no better way to focus on the business to business than balance the agenda with some alternative pursuit to improve wellbeing and allow the mind to clear. A combination of incentive and team building activities can be the perfect tonic to bring out the best in your team and ensure that you receive the accolades for an event that everyone will speak about.

Balgownie Wine Blending


A wine blending exercise in groups of three or four with each team being responsible for creating their own blend of wine using Balgownie Estate’s premium red wines.

  • Brief introduction to the basics of wine
    blending including the chemistry of wine,
    tannins and flavours.
  • Wine blending activity.
  • One 100ml sample to be presented and
    comments of each submitted by our
  • Option for the best wine to be blended by
    our wine maker, to be labelled with a
    corporate label and sent to the client
    (minimum one dozen with wine at
    $25 per bottle)

There is an option to include a wine tasting before or after the blending exercise.

  • Duration – one hour
  • Price per head – $65

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Balgownie Wine Tasting


A structured tasting of Balgownie Wines up to nine wines which includes two museum releases and the Fortified Shiraz.  Also includes a cheese platter.

Can be presented standing in the Cellar Door or seated in a PDR.

  • Duration – 45 minutes
  • Price per head – $20

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Wine appreciation course to learn to taste and to appreciate wine.
Topics include:

  • How to taste wine, wine descriptors
  • Influence of viticulture and climate on wine styles
  • Wine making and how this influences wine styles
  • How wines age, including how storing and serve old wines

Includes a cheese platter for attendees.

  • Duration – one and half hours
  • Price per head – $65

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Yarra Valley Balgownie Estate Time Out Adventure Segway


Segway Team Challenges combine fun and adventure of riding a Segway with many other elements that all require the full assistance of the team to ensure success. By the end of the program everyone will have a shared positive experience.

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Yarra Valley Balgownie Estate Time Out Adventure Archery


Archery is an engaging team building activity which involves a structured lesson, involving technique and safety. The group will then have fun bonding and laughing as they shoot many arrows in an attempt to hit the target.

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Bootcamp at Balgownie Estate


Get your delegates fit & ready for the day with a Fat Burner boot camp combining the most effective TABATA training methods with functional training, strength and core conditioning, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and smarter cardiovascular training to help you burn more kilojoules and improve body composition in a fun, safe and challenging small group exercise format. We also provide hot tips on health and wellbeing to ensure maximum results.

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Tuff Mudder at Balgownie Estate


An innovative approach to get delegates active, motivated and challenged. The Yarra Valley provides a perfect venue for many of the activities, whether it be an orienteering program or a local produce trail, where delegates collect produce on their journey and cook up a storm! Adventure for Life consults with you directly to ensure all activities aim to achieve your outcomes.

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A range of structured and original team building activities is on offer by Corporate Challenge. Activities can be based both indoors and outdoors, where delegates have to use creative problem solving skills to complete their tasks and work within their teams to achieve success.

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Make the most of your conference and try one of BeChallenged’s fun and interactive team events which leave staff motivated, happy and improves team dynamics back in the office. We have over 60 programs to choose from including; energisers, half day, full day and evening events which can be run indoors or outdoors for teams of 5-500 people. For us, it’s all about ‘what works for you’ so our goal is to customise our programs to make them specific to your needs and objectives ensuring a successful event and lasting results.

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