Hunter Valley

Australia's oldest wine region

A leisurely two-hour drive north from Sydney CBD or only 40 minutes from Newcastle, the Hunter Valley is one of Australia's premier and oldest wine growing regions. Often referred to colloquially as Wine Country, there are some of Australia's leading wineries producing some of it's finest wines. With over 150 cellar doors to choose from and a large variety of different varieties and style, there's plenty to keep you occupied.

Perhaps the most famous is the Semillon, which can only be described as an Australian gift to the wine world. This truly remarkable grape has found it's spiritual home here, producing fresh and bright young wines, but once they garner a bit of age, their depth and complexity really lift, delivering lemon curd, lanolin, and toast, all framed by fine bone minerality. 

The Chardonnay and Shiraz are likewise world class and a true reflection of the region and should not be overlooked. You can also find other compelling alternative whites and reds, including Verdelho, Tempranillo, Sangiovese, and Barbera, just too name a few.

The Hunter Valley really has plenty to offer the food and wine centric, with a compelling array of farm fresh local produce served up by some seriously creative chefs. Multi-award winning Margan Winery & Restaurant is leading the way with a seasonal focus on estate-grown produce from their one-acre kitchen garden. 

Wrap this in some beautiful sceneries, relaxing day spas, challenging golf courses, uplifting ballooning, and the World Heritage wilderness areas of Wollemi and Barrington Tops National parks and you'll find either the most relaxing or adventurous holiday, awash with wine you could want.

Hunter Valley boutique wine tasting tour. Lunch and tasting fees included
AU$160
Join one of the Hunter Valleys best known wine tasting tours, rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor by travelers, just like you. Come with us on a quality boutique wine tasting tour through the amazing Hunter Valley. You will get to visit wineries, cellar doors and vineyards producing superior boutique wines. You will receive the superior service that you would expect when touring with a long established reputable tour service.  Visit amazing small cottage boutique vineyards producing under 35,000 dozen per year. Our tours are unique in that weekdays we have no set routes we follow so we have the flexibility that you can swap in or out cellar doors you may wish to go to. 
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PRIVATE SMALL GROUP with free wine and cheese pairing.
AU$820
You know its value for money ... book a private wine tasting tour for a small group ! Tired of the rising cost, want to get something for FREE. A free wine and cheese pairing, just for you for booking a private tour. Join one of the Hunter Valleys best known wine tasting tours, rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor by travelers, just like you.   We only visit genuine Hunter Valley boutique vineyards. We stop at local craft breweries to suit your group needs. Sample some of the Hunter Valleys only 100% organic vodka, gin and schnapps at the famous Hunter Distillery and a stop for tastings of fresh locally Hunter Valley made chocolates.  You will be treated to a complimentary wine & cheese matching as our 'thank you' for booking a private tour with us 
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The Wine Connoisseur's Tour with lunch (accessible)
AU$185
For those visiting the  Hunter Valley wine region and want a bit of luxury, taste good wines and enjoy a relaxed personalised day out without the rush and be guided through the Hunter Valley like a VIP. Join one of the Hunter Valleys best known wine tasting tours, rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor by travelers, just like you. Hunter Valley Tours arrives at your Hunter Valley accommodation and takes you on a personalized, intimate wine tasting experience. You'll be treated as personal guest, taste wines not available for general tastings, learn of the history behind the Hunter Valleys 170+ years of viticulture and wine making. Sample wines young and old. Be treated with special gift just for you.
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LUXURY Mercedes-Benz Wine Tasting Private Bus hire with free wine and cheese pairing
AU$900
You know you want to, just you and up to ten* (10) others ... book a LUXURY private wine tasting bus. Join one of the Hunter Valleys best known wine tasting tours, rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor by travelers, just like you. Step away from the crowded small wine tasting bus and enjoy your day in the Hunter Valley vineyards in comfort. Enjoy being spoilt with your own personal driver to guide you through the Hunter Valley in style in a late model air conditioned Mercedes-Benz Sprinter with on-board refrigeration with free 330ml bottled water, Bluetooth stereo, sitting and standing room for tall people and wine/luggage storage area away from the sitting area.
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Exclusive Kangaroo and Wine Tasting Experience in the Hunter Valley
AU$235
Join Hunter Valley Tours small group tours as we explore the Hunter Valley.  We visit the Hunter Valley zoo. We are greeted by a friendly welcoming animal handler, who will stay with you throughout your time at the Hunter Valley Zoo. You will be personally guided through the grounds, learn about the animals, their habitat, their diet. You will get up close and meet an Australian Wombat, say hello to an Aussie Kangaroo, lookout for a cute fair dinkum Koala in a gum tree, spot a real-life Australian Dingo. See Australian birds. Listen out for the famous larkin bird the Aussie Cockie aka the Sulpha Crested Cockatoo, hear the laughter of a Kookaburra sitting in an old gum tree.  We travel into the specaticular Hunter Valley boutique vineyards. Spend time walking through a working vineyard, learn about the practices and whys of viticulture, here in the Hunter Valley before having your palette tantalized and taken on an amazing journey through one of Australia's most awarded small boutique wine making regions.  Your tour includes a lunch people have been known to travel from far to experience. We enjoy the culinary delights of Baume Restaurant nestled in the famous old Lindermanns winery now named as Benean.  Hunter Valley Tours is one of best-known tour companies in tour local area, rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor, google and social media by travellers, just like you.
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5 Star FULL DAY Guided Wine Tasting Tour (accessible)
AU$95
oin one of the Hunter Valleys best known tour services for a quality wine tasting tour. You will receive the superior service that you would expect when touring with a long established reputable tour service.   Join with fellow wine enthusiast and visit four, up to five amazing boutique vineyards. Be in control of what you spend. Your tour is discounted with NO tasting fee's included. Be in control of what your charged at each cellar door you visit. Visit amazing boutique vineyards producing under 35,000 dozen per year. Our tours are unique in that weekdays we have no set routes we follow so we have the flexibility that you can swap in or out cellar doors you may wish to go to.  Book direct at Hunter Valley Tours and use the promo code: NF2019 at checkout and get $20 off per person. Pay a low $75 for your wine tasting tour by booking direct. 
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5 Star HALF DAY Wine Tasting Tour (accessible)
AU$75
Have a limited amount of time to see everything? Not wanting to go on an all-day on a wine tasting tour or you want to have a little sleep-in and a later start time?  Spend some time in the vineyards and cellar doors during your stay in the Hunter Valley. You'll be greeted by friendly cellar door staff and if we're lucky on the day may be the winemaker or owner themselves. Be back at your accommodation in time to still enjoy a visit some of the other sightseeing places here in the Hunter Valley before watching the sunset on another glorious day with a glass of superior quality boutique wine purchased from one of the cellar doors you visited on your half-day wine tasting tour with us.  
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The Ultimate Margan Experience
AU$140
Margan Restaurant is featured in Gourmet Traveller 2020 Top Restaurants as a recommended Wine Country Restaurant (only two for the Hunter and in fact, NSW) and is one of the top Good Food Guide rated restaurants in the Valley. Come and see why with a behind-the-scenes guided tour of our winery, vineyards and extensive one-acre kitchen garden and orchard. Enjoy a flight of our limited release wines in the cellar door, followed by a five-course degustation lunch in the restaurant. Celebrated for our agri-dining focus, our menus are crafted around our estate grown produce to maintain a truly seasonal dining experience. 
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The Margan Tasting Experience
AU$110
Go behind-the-scenes as you journey into our winery and a walk amongst the vines to learn more about our passion for winemaking. You will then visit our impressive one-acre kitchen garden, that is the heart of our restaurant. Our menu is crafted around what is harvested from the garden and orchard to maintain a truly seasonal dining experience.  You will then enjoy a flight of wine in the beautiful setting of our cellar door, followed by a three-course tasting menu designed to highlight the seasonal produce from our kitchen garden. *Please advise any dietary requirements at time of booking.
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Vineyard Range Wine Tasting
AU$5
Enjoy an entertaining and educational Vineyard Range wine tasting with our staff at the Cellar Door. The seated wine tasting is perfect for groups who are searching for a relaxing and informative experience with us. Vineyard Range tasting fee $5/person redeemable on purchase   Upgrade to the Wines of Distinction Tasting The premium Wines of Distinction tasting gives access to some of our most award winning wines. This is a guided tasting through the Hunter Valley’s benchmark varietals, this tasting format will also provide vertical tastings showcasing the high pedigree of our single vineyard. Guests will be able to experience the benchmark range of wines, a comparison of our vintages and be educated on the flavour profiles of each varietal. Take home recipes and tasting notes will also accompany the tasting experience. Wines of Distinction tasting fee of $10/person redeemable on purchase
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Wines of Distinction Tasting Experience
AU$10
The premium Wines of Distinction tasting gives access to some of our most award winning wines. This is a guided tasting through the Hunter Valley’s benchmark varietals, this tasting format will also provide vertical tastings showcasing the high pedigree of our single vineyard. Guests will be able to experience the benchmark range of wines, a comparison of our vintages and be educated on the flavour profiles of each varietal. Take home recipes and tasting notes will also accompany the tasting experience. Wines of Distinction tasting fee of $10/person redeemable on purchase
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Hunter Valley Ultimate Food & Wine Trail - Private Day Tour
AU$440
Our Hunter Valley Private Day Tour will take you to Australia's most famous wine growing region. Enjoy some of the best food and wine Australia has to offer! Just over two hours drive from Sydney you will experience beautiful scenery, historic villages, gourmet food and taste world class wines. The area is abundant with natural beauty and wildlife. It's not just wine that is produced in this region there are also many boutique, organic farms and artisan makers of fine produce. Your knowledgeable private tour guide will take you to some of the smaller boutique growers and producers where the larger tours do not go. There will be plenty of time to sit back, relax and sample the food and wine. This tour should be on every 'foodies' must do list!
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Full day Hunter Valley Wine Tour - Pickup from Hunter Valley
AU$85
Leave the bottleshop behind and discover unique wine styles, boutique beers and gourmet cheeses. With delicious food and wine, spectacular surroundings and a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, you will have all the ingredients necessary create a fabulous and unforgettable trip! •Trips to 3-4 local wineries where you can sample great selections from either a boutique cellar door or one of the larger, more established vineyards - includes tasting fees for our 3 official cellar door presentations •Excite your taste buds with chocolate, coffee, turkish delight, lime, ginger and even chilli vodka (for the fearless!) at the Hunter Distillery or Kiss of Fire Liqueurs
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Thomas Allen Tasting Experience
AU$0
Come, visit and taste our delicious wines in our cellar door
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Walk In
AU$0
Tulloch Wines - Hunter Wine & Aussie BBQ School Half Day Experience with Personal Wine Ambassador & Full sit down Lunch
AU$420
Tulloch Wines is located in the Hunter Valley an easy 2 hour drive from Sydney and 45 minutes from Newcastle. This is your exclusive opportunity to immerse yourself in the history of Australia's oldest wine region, the Hunter Valley (known simply as 'the Hunter'). Through the course of your half day (4 hour) experience your private Wine Ambassador will walk you though our vineyards where you will learn about the growing process. Guide you through a tasting of 6 Tulloch Wines that have been chosen to perfectly represent the best known grape varieties of the Hunter, or the 'Hunter Heroes' being Semillon, Verdelho, Chardonnay and Shiraz matched to 6 unique global food tastes. Our expert Barbecue (BBQ) Chef will teach you to cook premium Australian meats & seafood in Aussie BBQ style which you will then sit down to enjoy together along with salads and finished with sweet fortified wine served direct from the barrel & artisan local hand made chocolates.
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Premium Aged Wine Tasting with Wine Ambassador, Local Cheese Board and Take Home Gift
AU$100
This is your exclusive and rare opportunity to immerse yourself in the history of Australia's oldest wine region, the Hunter Valley. Tulloch Wines is located an easy 2 hour drive from Sydney and 45 minutes from Newcastle. We take you behind the doors of our private cellar to taste a range of museum wines (wines we've carefully cellared for you over the years). You'll enjoy a tasting of 6 aged wines of your choice from our museum release tasting list paired with a local artisan charcuterie or cheese board. Utilising the ground breaking technology of Coravin, we've thrown open our private cellar to show you some highlights from years gone by.
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Vertical Tasting of Pokolbin Dry Red Shiraz over 6 Vintages with Artisan Salami
AU$80
This is your exclusive opportunity to take a deep dive into Tulloch PDR Shiraz, the wine that made the Tulloch name. Your Wine Ambassador will introduce you to 6 vintages of PDR from the old to the new (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014 & 2017). Enjoy a generous artisan salami platter featuring 6 unique flavours or a charcuterie board with local cheese & crackers.
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Hunter Heroes Wine Tasting Experience paired with 6 diverse Global Food Flavours
AU$80
This is your exclusive opportunity to immerse yourself in the history of Australia's oldest wine region, the Hunter Valley (known simply as 'the Hunter'). Your private Wine Ambassador will guide you through a tasting of 6 Tulloch Wines that have been chosen to perfectly represent the best known grape varieties of the Hunter, or the 'Hunter Heroes' being Semillon, Verdelho and Shiraz.  
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Fortified and Fromage Experience
AU$60
This is a truly unique and memorable experience for discerning wine and food connoisseurs. Guided by our in house wine expert, your seated tasting experience will take place in our heritage listed museum space. Alongside sampling our range of premium wines, your host will deliver three generous tastings direct from the barrel where our fortified wines are maturing – an experience exclusive to this package. Wine will be delicately matched to Fromage, sourced from renowned local producers. 
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Picnic among the vines
AU$75
Enjoy a self-guided tour of our onsite museum, followed by a master class and premium tasting from our in-house wine expert. Collect your bottle of handpicked wine along with a picnic hamper  to share between two and select a scenic location within our 270 acre property to enjoy the picturesque view and immerse yourself among the vines where you will feel as though you have the whole vineyard to yourself!  
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Premium picnic among the vines
AU$195
Meet our winemaking team for a behind the scenes tour of the wine making process conducted in our working winery. You may be lucky enough to taste wine straight from the barrel and at different stages of the winemaking process as you learn about a grape’s journey from the vine to the bottle. Following the winery tour, make your way along the winding road to our cellar door where you will be treated to a VIP tasting of our premium wines and finish the day with a cheese platter to share overlooking the magnificent view.
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Boutique Hunter Valley tour (2 people)
AU$1050
The ultimate in touring the Hunter Valley region. Get picked up in our premium European air-conditioned car in Sydney, sit back and take in the surrounds while being driven up to the Hunter Valley for wine tasting across four boutique vineyards. Two course lunch at a gourmet restaurant. Visit the chocolate and cheese shops that the region is renowned for. Then of course you will be driven back to your Sydney, hopefully with a boot full of wine, chocolate and cheeses. 
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Boutique Hunter Valley tour (3 - 4 people)
AU$1290
The ultimate in touring the Hunter Valley region. Get picked up in our premium European air-conditioned car in Sydney, sit back and take in the surrounds while being driven up to the Hunter Valley for wine tasting across four boutique vineyards. Two course lunch at a gourmet restaurant. Visit the chocolate and cheese shops that the region is renowned for. Then of course you will be driven back to your Sydney, hopefully with a boot full of wine, chocolate and cheeses.     Highlights: Visit four Hunter Valley wineries for wine tasting and opportunity to purchase wines at the cellar door Cheese or meat board at one winery with wine tasting Sit down wine tastings (best intentions always to have this arranged but might not happen due to booking the tour and not giving the winery enough notice) Two course lunch at one of the regions gourmet restaurant  Visit chocolate and cheese shops Morning coffee
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Brokenwood Journey
AU$100
Take a seat in our private tasting room as we guide you through an intimate tasting with a selection of six premium Brokenwood wines and six uniquely paired canapes. Complete your experience with an exclusive behind the scenes tour of our winery and taste wine straight from the barrel. Club Members attending will have their discount applied.
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Soil to cellar experience
AU$1099
On arrival, you will be greeted by your personal host who will take you to Brokenwood’s private Graveyard Shiraz Tasting Room. Enjoy 3 uniquely garnished oysters from The Wood Restaurant, perfectly matched with 3 styles of premium Brokenwood Semillon. Your host will then guide you behind the scenes on a detailed tour of the winery where you will learn the secrets of wine production before taking a closer look at the ‘Jewel in the Crown’ of the Hunter Valley - the exceptional Graveyard Shiraz vines. Enjoy an intimate fine dining experience seated in Brokenwood’s private dining room with a locally sourced 4 course degustation lunch and expertly matched award-winning Brokenwood wines. Complete your experience with a gourmet grazing charcuterie platter amongst the wine barrels in the barrel hall and be one of the first to taste Brokenwood’s pre-release Graveyard Vineyard Shiraz. Take home your own bottle of current release Graveyard Vineyard Shiraz.
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Private Boutique Hunter Valley Winery Tour Full Day 3 people includes Two Course Delicious Lunch
AU$690
TOUR YOUR WAY Let us introduce, or re-introduce you, to the oldest and best vineyards in Australia. Mercedes-Benz luxury vehicles. Our guides are Hunter Valley locals who love what they do and vitally committed to you having an amazing day! Minimum 2 guests to a maximum 14 guests (7 guests per van) We pick you up at 10.00am from where ever you are staying in the Hunter Valley Drop off at 5.00 pm Four wine tastings at boutique cellar doors Delicious chocolate and olive or cheese tasting Delectable two-course gourmet lunch at a premier restaurant in the vineyards. Your dietary requirements can be catered for Pickup and drop off at your accommodation in the Hunter. Newcastle and Sydney pickup available - see extras.
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Private Boutique Hunter Valley Winery Tour Full Day 2 people includes Two Course Delicious Lunch
AU$560
TOUR YOUR WAY Let us introduce, or re-introduce you, to the oldest and best vineyards in Australia. Mercedes-Benz luxury vehicles. Our guides are Hunter Valley locals who love what they do and vitally committed to you having an amazing day! Minimum 2 guests to a maximum 14 guests (7 guests per van) We pick you up at 10.00am from where ever you are staying in the Hunter Valley Drop off at 5.00 pm Four wine tastings at boutique cellar doors Delicious chocolate and olive or cheese tasting Delectable two-course gourmet lunch at a premier restaurant in the vineyards. Your dietary requirements can be catered for Pickup and drop off at your accommodation in the Hunter. Newcastle and Sydney pickup available - see extras.
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Private Boutique Hunter Valley Winery Tour Full Day 4-7 people includes Two Course Delicious Lunch
AU$780
TOUR YOUR WAY Let us introduce, or re-introduce you, to the oldest and best vineyards in Australia. Mercedes-Benz luxury vehicles. Our guides are Hunter Valley locals who love what they do and vitally committed to you having an amazing day! Minimum 2 guests to a maximum 14 guests (7 guests per van) We pick you up at 10.00am from where ever you are staying in the Hunter Valley Drop off at 5.00 pm Four wine tastings at boutique cellar doors Delicious chocolate and olive or cheese tasting Delectable two-course gourmet lunch at a premier restaurant in the vineyards. Your dietary requirements can be catered for Pickup and drop off at your accommodation in the Hunter. Newcastle and Sydney pickup available - see extras.
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Tintilla Estate 4 Wine Tasting
AU$5
Discover 4 wines from our award-winning Tintilla range. Inclusive Of 45 min wine tasting experience 8 Wine tastings Cellar door staff
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Tintalla 8 Wine Tasting
AU$10
Discover 8 wines from our award-winning Tintilla range.  Inclusive Of 1-hour wine tasting experience 8 Wine tastings Cellar door staff
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Tintalla VIP Tasting w/ Cheese & Olives
AU$15
VIP Tasting of 8 wines w/ Cheese & Olives Inclusive Of 1-hour wine tasting experience 8 Wine tastings Cheese, olives and condiments Cellar door staff
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Hunter Valley Private Full Day Tour
AU$215
Hunter Valley Private Tour From Sydney Begin your tour with pick up at your Sydney hotel, AirBnB, cruise ship terminal, airport or anywhere that suits you. Your fully private Hunter Valley tour will be just you and your local driver/guide, travelling north out of the city and over the harbour as you escape the hustle of Sydney for the relaxed beautiful surrounds of the Hunter Valley. Regarded as the oldest and most famous wine region in Australia, the Hunter has over 150 wineries and produces some of the countries finest wines.
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Cellar Door Tasting
AU$0
Come enjoy the cellar door ambience of the Anderson Room where you can taste our boutique range of wines while you gaze out on the spectacular views of the Broke Fordwich area. Take the time to discover one of the local artist's exhibition regularly featured.
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Cellar Door Tasting
AU$5
One of the district’s unique small Pokolbin wineries, our charming sandstone cellar is open daily for wine tasting and sales of David Hook Wines. We specialize in single vineyard wines made from the Hunter’s traditional varieties of Semillon, Chardonnay and Shiraz as well as emerging grape varieties such as Pinot Grigio and Barbera.
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Cellar Door Tasting
AU$5
Set in the historic Pokolbin Schoolhouse, visitors not only have the chance to taste and purchase our range of premium, single-vineyard, award winning wines, but also discover a hand-picked selection of gourmet products reflecting our quality over quantity philosophy. The personalised and relaxed ambience of the Gundog Hunter Cellar & Gourmet Pantry is complimented by our cheese and charcuterie plates, and carefully sourced fine teas and coffee.
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Cellar Door
AU$0
As you turn in from Oakey Creek Road and draw to a halt before our main building, the architectural ambience of Tuscany and southern Spain diffuses through the senses. Spanish roof tiles complement  the warm hues of the rendered façade of the cellar door. A statue of Bacchus greets you as you step inside the large entranceway where the spacious tasting area beckons through the exquisite hand -wrought iron gates from which the Estate takes its name. From the Spanish floor tiles to the hand painted tiles and sweeping marble benchtop that adorn the tasting bar, you  are immersed in the ambience of the space. Due To The Covid-19 Regulations On Social Distancing, Bookings For Cellar Door Tastings Are Essential To Avoid Disappointment.
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Cellar Door Tasting
AU$5
We are Hunter Valley "terroirists"; specializing in individual vineyard Semillon and Shiraz, sourced from unique vineyard sites, each being quite different, the wines expressing clearly where they are from. 
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Cellar Door
AU$5
In recognition of our outstanding customer service, Mount Pleasant was recently named the Hunter Valley’s ‘Best Large Cellar Door’ in the 2014 Gourmet Traveller Wines’ Australia’s Best Cellar Door Awards as well as receiving a 2013 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence.  
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Cellar Door Tasting
AU$10
Add the Pepper Tree cellar door tasting experience to your Itinerary.
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Discovery Tasting
AU$5
Two of a Kind, Synergy & Six Degree range of wines. This relaxed experience will introduce you to Thomas Wines & our range of great value Semillon & Shiraz. Fee waived upon purchase of any wines from this range
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Food and Wine Lovers Full Day Tour
AU$259
Learn what a day of luxury tastes like, on one of the best wine tours in Australia. Features VIP tastings at 4 or 5 top wineries (small, boutique and large). Relax in comfort in your private van. Knowledgeable and entertaining tour guide. Sparkling wine start including freshly baked pastries. Behind-the-scenes winery tour. Taste from the winemakers barrel. Enjoy wines unavailable for tasting at cellar doors. Scrumptous lunch at restaurant/delicatessan including wine/beer and afternoon tea/coffee. Compare aged to current vintages in private McWilliams tasting. 'Make your own wine' includes souvenir take-home bottle. Optional inclusions: - cheese and wine matching experience - chocolate and wine matching experience - Fun and tasty brewery tour - Scenic trips etc. See kangaroos & local wildlife. Pickup and dropoff to your wine country accommodation. About We have earned the trust of local winemakers and chefs to offer you a day of educational experiences that are a lot of fun and unique to our tour. We have created an educational, personalised tour, with a light-hearted approach. Experience one of the best wine tours in Australia with our Food & Wine Lovers’ full day tour! You will be picked up from your Hunter Valley accommodation in our luxury van and start your day with a private tasting of sparkling whites & reds, accompanied by freshly baked pastries at Peterson Champagne House. We then go for a scenic drive to one of the Hunter Valleys premium boutique wineries for a look behind the scenes, through the winery, bottling line and the barrel room, where you will be given a taste of premium wine straight from the barrel. This is followed by a private tasting of specially selected white & red wines , including wines not available for taste at the cellar door outlet. Then it’s time for an outstanding lunch at our own restaurant / delicatessen. You will have a choice of a light luncheon option which consists of a choice of our famous Red wine, White wine or Beer and food tasting plates or a main course including a glass of wine followed by Tea / Coffee. After lunch we will visit Australia’s most awarded winery McWilliams Mount Pleasant Wines for a private tasting of aged wines and compare them to current vintages. This is followed by a great fun ‘make your own wine’ exercise. You will be guided by experienced staff making your own blend and take a souvenir bottle of this home with you. We usually find there is ample time to include another unique Hunter Valley experience and can organise a visit to another boutique winery, a chocolate & cheese tasting or partake in our cheese & wine matching experience. We will consult with our group on the day to see what option you would like to take. Because we specialise in very small groups we can tailor any food and wine tours to your wishes, which may include some scenic trips to the top of the hill, showing you some of the oldest grape vines in the world, finding that elusive bottle of wine, visiting a winery you really want to go to or finding you some kangaroos to photograph. We always find our roo!
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Jaguar Connoisseur Experience - Full Day
AU$880
Perfect for small groups, this half day or full day tour includes private charter in our luxury Jaguar for up to 4 passengers with our experienced ‘local’ guide / driver to help you discover a side of the Hunter Valley only a local can show you. Set your own agenda or let us guide you to make the most of your visit. Totally customise this tour the way you like with our optional extras, (at extra price), to have the most amazing experience the Hunter Valley can provide. This is by far the most flexible way to experience our Hunter Valley in the way only a local can show you. We love and are proud of ‘The Hunter’ and love to share the best of it with you. We can accommodate any personal request and can call on friends in the places you want to visit and make it a time to look back on with fond memories. Or after consulting you, we can learn what you are looking for and then trust us to find an experience that you will love. Your tour is truly private and we will never include other people you don’t know. We pick you up from your wine country accommodation and drop you back there after a fabulous time. You will indulge tasting outstanding and rare wine, you will learn & laugh as you meet some of the true characters of this region and will love the Hunter Valley even more. As our name suggests; we love good wine and we love good food, but don’t take it all too seriously. Book your experience now, you are sure to have a great time and when you’ve finished with all the fun simply say “Take me home Fatty”.
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Progressive Winemakers Lunch/Afternoon Tour
AU$225
Features VIP service at 4 superb winery restaurants. 9 course degustation lunch matched with wine from the regions best chefs. Relax in comfort in your private van. Knowledgeable and entertaining tour guide. Pickup and dropoff to your wine country accommodation. About This tour is suited to guests who are looking for an exquisite food & wine matching experience. The aim is to acquaint our guests with dishes from some of the Hunter Valley’s best restaurants matched by gourmet wines made by some of the Hunter Valley’s most talented wine makers. Great gourmet wine and food but all done with a very light-hearted approach and lots of fun. We pick you up from your Hunter Valley accommodation in one of our luxury vehicles and make our way to the first of our exceptional venues. Along the way you will enjoy some background commentary on the Hunter Valley wine and restaurant scene which may perhaps include a few juicy ‘secrets’! We will then visit 4 of wine countries most superb winery restaurants and be served up to 9 courses matched with top class local gourmet wines. We often hear people say; “That’s a lot of food” and it is, but we have never seen any of our guests not eat their dessert platter. We aim to arrive at the first venue at 12 noon and envisage finishing your gourmet lunch experience at approximately 4.45 pm after which we will return you to your accommodation. Fresh menu items change with the season and market availability, so we are unable to tell you menu items each day in advance. What we can guarantee is that you will have a choice of main courses and all other courses and wines will be of the highest standards and the staff at our chosen venues will look after you well. If you have any dietary requirements, please mention them at the time of booking. The Progressive Winemakers Lunch is an ideal and fun way to acquaint yourself with some of the great restaurants and wineries in the Hunter Valley.
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Daily Winery Tour
AU$10
This fascinating, informative, behind the scenes look into the history of Tyrrell’s leaves daily at 10:30am sharp. Please arrive 10 minutes in advance to register and dress appropriately for an outdoor walking tour.
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