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Cellar Doors

The iconic Hunter Valley is the most frequently visited wine region in Australia. It's made up of small community townships each with their own unique appeal.   We understand that with over 120 Wineries and so many cellar doors to choose from, the decision as to whom to visit and in which area can be quite a challenge.

So, to make your decision an easier one we have provided you with an overview of the different areas in the Hunter Valley Region (please see below) and some of their popular large and boutique cellar doors which are always great fun to visit and make for an enjoyable day out. Many have great food outlets and galleries. Please see our Wine Tours page to book a tour.

 

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Audrey Wilkinson

Winemaking is a mix of art and science, of passion and logic, of heart and head. At Audrey Wilkinson, they strive to perfect this mix. Wines are hand made in the recently constructed state-of-the-art winery employing the best that modern winemaking techniques can offer.

audreywilkinson.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 7411   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Bimbadgen Estate

The collaboration of the soils with the sun, wind, rain and our forty-year-old vines enable Bimbadgen Estate to craft some of the Hunter's most complex wines to combine with the very best regional varieties from around Australia.

www.bimbadgen.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 4600   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Brokenwood Wines

At 40 years young, Brokenwood Wines, in the heart of the Hunter Valley, can lay claim to not only an iconic vineyard with the Graveyard Vineyard but to the preservation of a wine fraternity that proudly has as its mission statement, 'to make great wine and have fun'.

www.brokenwood.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 7559   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Calais Estate

Calais Estate boasts one of the largest collections of quality boutique wines in the Hunter Valley. From its 20 acres of working vineyard, and superior parcels of grapes sourced from selected vineyards around the country, Calais produces a remarkable range of fine wines to suit every palate.

www.calaiswines.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 49987654   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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David Hook Wines

David Hook wines live life on the bright side, bursting with the unique regional characteristics of the Hunter Valley. Get your hands on them today by any means possible (we recommend visiting the cellar or website).

www.davidhookwines.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 7121   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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De Bortoli Wines

There is a long held family tradition instilled by Vittorio and Giuseppina De Bortoli, of warm Italian hospitality that has been passed down through the generations, and which can still be experienced today at any of the three Cellar Doors.

www.debortoli.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4993 8800   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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First Creek Wines

First Creek invite you to enjoy a relaxed and informative tasting on the verandah or in their unique mezzanine Cellar Door, which overlooks one of the Hunter Valley’s busiest working wineries. Recent accolades for First Creek include 2011 Hunter Valley Winemaker of the Year, Best Chardonnay at the 2012 Hunter Valley Wine Show and Best Red Wine at the 2011 NSW Wine Awards.

www.firstcreekwines.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 7293   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Glandore Estate

The aim of Glandore Estate wines has always been to produce wines of great character, regionality and style from the traditional varieties known in the Hunter Valley.

glandorewines.com/Home.htm   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 7140   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Gundog Estate

Gundog Estate is a boutique producer of premium, single vineyard wines from the Hunter Valley wine region. The Burton Family invite you to share their love of high quality wine.

www.gundogestate.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 6873   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Hanging Tree Wines

Step back in time as you walk into our Cellar Door - housed within an old cow shed filled with nick-knacks and antiques. Taste some of our award winning wines and wander around our stunning property. Our range consists of a variety of different wines to suit all palates. All created in our fruit driven style and easy drinking for all occasions.

www.hangingtreewines.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 6608   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Hope Estate

Visitors to the Hope Estate cellar doors in Pokolbin can enjoy a personalized tasting experience with our friendly and knowledgeable staff in unforgettable and unique surroundings.

www.hopeestate.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4993 3555   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Hungerford Hill

Having celebrated its 40th vintage in 2010, Hungerford Hill is a Hunter Valley icon and a champion of New South Wales winemaking. Family owned and operated, Hungerford Hill produces a range of exemplary wines.

www.hungerfordhill.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4990 0715   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Ivanhoe Wines

Today, hundreds of winelovers enjoy the wide verandahs and picturesque views while enjoying the wines from the Estate. The staff of Ivanhoe are renowned across the Valley for their excellence in service and their passion for wine.

www.ivanhoewines.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 7325   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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James Estate Wines

When planning your Upper Hunter make sure to leave time to visit James Estate cellar door at Baerami, situated atop a hillside with outstanding views of the surrounding Wollemi and Goulburn River National Parks

www.jamesestatewines.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 6547 5168   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Keith Tulloch Wines

Keith Tulloch wines are hand-made with meticulous care, and epitomise the qualities of a boutique Hunter Valley wine company. The picturesque vineyard Estate includes the Keith Tulloch Winery, Cellar Door Tasting Lounge, Member’s Room, Private Tasting Room and the Muse Kitchen

www.keithtullochwine.com.au   |   Phone: +61 (02) 49 987 500   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Leogate Estate Wines

Sited on the picturesque Brokenback Vineyard at the foot of the Brokenback Range, the Cellar Door is the perfect place to enjoy that unique taste which only Hunter Valley wines can provide: smooth, rich chardonnays from wide rimmed glasses, crisp and clear semillons of international renown, peppery earthy shiraz with a touch of leather, and magnificently fruitful verdelho.

www.leogate.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 7499   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Lindeman's and Rosemount Wines

Two of the leading & most well-known wineries in Australia fall under the one roof! Lindeman’s and Rosemount invite you to the unique surroundings of their cellar door for group and private tastings.

www.lindemans.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 7324   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Macquariedale Organic Wines

Macquariedale Organic Wines was the first fully Certified Organic/Biodynamic vineyard in the Hunter Valley. They produce a range of white and red wines using natural and sustainable practices in conjunction with Biodynamic methods. Being a family owned and run business it allows Macquariedale the freedom to put into practise the passion of producing beautiful, low sulphur wines.

www.macquariedale.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 6574 7012   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Mcguigan's Wines

Everyone is welcome at the McGuigan Cellar Door with a relaxed main hall, specially designed wine tasting area for up to 100 people. To gain the full wine experience, join the informative tour of the winery and learn how they get the grapes from the vine to the bottle.

www.mcguiganwines.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 7402   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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McWilliams/Mount Pleasant Estate

Mount Pleasant Winery, home to the Old Hill Vineyard planted in 1880, is one of Australia's most treasured vineyard sites. Mount Pleasant draws on its extensive viticultural resources and acclaimed single vineyards, to create its award winning range of wines.

www.mountpleasantwines.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 7505   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Mistletoe Wines

Mistletoe produces extremely small quantities of Award Winning premium table wines from it's vineyards of low yielding non-irrigated vines. The wines are virtually sold exclusively, direct to lovers of quality wines, at the cellar door or through the website. These are individual vineyard wines made from the classic Hunter Valley grape varieties – Shiraz, Semillon & Chardonnay.

mistletoewines.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 7770   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Mount Eyre/Three Ponds

Mount Eyre Vineyards has been energetic and innovative, typifying the vigour and vision of the modern Australian wine industry, to produce distinctive high quality regional wines for the pleasure of the world’s wine drinkers. Sold through Garden Cellars.

www.mounteyre.com   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 7466   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Oakvale

The wines are sold exclusively through Oakvale's Cellar Door which nestles serenely at the base of the Brokenback Range. Here friendly and knowledgeable staff are available seven days a week to help wine lovers of all levels explore a range of wines and discover the unique characteristics of the Hunter.

oakvalewines.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 7088   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Pepper Tree Wines

Pepper Tree offers a unique and relaxed wine experience set amongst the spectacular gardens that surround the property. The team is passionate about wine and offers a friendly and relaxed atmosphere of discovery.

www.peppertreewines.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4909 7100   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Peterson House

Peterson House is the specialist producer of sparkling wines in the Hunter Valley since 1995. They offer an array of sparkling varieties, from the easy-drinking Blush to the more premium Museum blends. While absorbing in the views from our picturesque venue, allow the time to enjoy a glass of bubbles with an oyster platter or a selection of local cheeses at the ever popular Oyster Bar.

www.petersonhouse.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 7881   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Piggs Peake Winery

In 2003 Steve Langham did his first vintage at Piggs Peake. Within a couple of years the winery had firmly established itself as one of this country’s leading boutique producers with wine journalists such as James Halliday and Franz Scheurer describing the wines as being among the best of the best Australia has to offer.

www.piggspeake.com   |   Phone: +61 2 6574 7000   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Polin & Polin

The Polin vineyards were established by the Polin family in 1996 in the Upper Hunter Valley, near to Denman, specializing in Shiraz. The expansion into the Pokolbin area saw our range expand to include Chardonnay, Verdelho, Rosé and a contrasting style of Shiraz.

www.polinwines.com   |   Phone: +61 422 511 348   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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RidgeView Wines

Handcrafted in small batches comes our flagship “Generations” Reserve Semillon & Shiraz as well as an eclectic array of varieties such as Pinot Gris, Viognier, Traminer, Verdelho, Chardonnay, Merlot, Chambourcin & Cabernet Sauvignon. We welcome you to drop by our new Cellar Door for a truly memorable Hunter experience.

www.ridgeview.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 6574 7332   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Saddlers Creek Wines

Open for tastings all year round, Saddler’s is a cellar door experience that should not be missed. Stop by and enjoy a selection of our new and exciting releases, some of our old favourites and if you’re lucky even a gem or two from our museum cellar or even a sample for a barrel. Saddlers Creek Wines are a boutique winery and believe in engaging all who take the time to visit. When you are next in Hunter Wine Country visit Saddler’s Cellar Door for a unique wine experience.

www.saddlerscreek.com   |   Phone: +612 49911770   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Small Winemakers Centre

The Small Winemakers Centre has the largest range of premium wines in the Hunter Valley, guaranteed. It is home to The Little Wine Company, Thomas Wines, Silkman Wines and Hart & Hunter as well as a great selection from David Hook Wines and Keith Tulloch Wines. In addition to this their Icon Lounge represents another 15 producers. A great tasting experience all under one roof.

www.smallwinemakers.com.au   |   Phone: +612 4998 7668   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Tulloch

Nestled among vines at the foot of the Brokenback Mountain Range is the stunning Tulloch Cellar Door and Function Venue, a must visit destination in the Hunter Valley. Combining contemporary design with historical charm, guests are welcome to experience the true heritage of the Hunter Valley. All the wines from the Tulloch range are available for tasting and sales at the cellar door.

www.tullochwines.com   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 7580   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Tyrrell's Vineyard

Established in 1858, Tyrrell’s fifth generation family operated and owned winery is set across 300 acres offering picturesque views of Australia’s oldest vines and famous Brokenback Range. Take their behind the scenes 10.30am daily wine tour; share in their rich heritage and see the historic original iron bark hut.

www.tyrrells.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4993 7000   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Wombat Crossing

The smallest winegrower in Pokolbin, Wombat Crossing focus on quality in the vineyard and in the winery. Making consistently high quality, single vineyard table wines only from the grapes grown in the vineyard at Pokolbin.

www.wombatcrossing.net   |   Phone: +61 2 6574 7357   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Allandale

Allandale has created an acclaimed portfolio of wines made from their own and selected vineyards in the Hunter Valley, Mudgee, Orange Region, Hilltops, Hastings Valley and McLaren Vale areas of Australia. Vintage after vintage he and the team at Allandale have been responsible for producing hundreds of award winning wines.

www.allandalewinery.com.au   |   Phone: + 61 2 4990 4526   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Gartelmann

Established in 1996 by Jan and Jorg Gartelmann when they purchased one of the oldest vineyards in the Lovedale area of the Hunter Valley. With the sale of the vineyard in 2007, Gartelmann now sources top quality fruit from the best vineyard sites, an approach borrowed from the “Negociants’ of France.

www.gartelmann.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4930 7113   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Tatler Wines

Awarded 5 stars by James Halliday Wine Companion 2011, Tatler Wines is one of the most popular destinations in Hunter Valley Wine Country. They provide an authentic wine country experience blended with superior wines and true hospitality.

www.tatlerwines.com   |   Phone: +61 2 4930 9139   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Wandin Valley Wines

Situated atop the beautiful Lovedale slopes, Wandin is located perfectly for a day with wine. Wandin is a pre-eminent wine brand, aspiring to continue to be a premier destination for Hunter Valley Wines.

www.wandinvalley.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4930 9888   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Broke's Promise

Broke’s Promise is a family owned boutique vineyard & olive grove. Specializing in handcrafted wines created from the Hunter Valleys most renowned varieties – Semillon, Chardonnay, Verdelho, Rose, Shiraz and the popular Northern Italian red variety Barbera.

www.brokespromise.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 6579 1165   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Catherine Vale Wines

Catherine Vale provides the visitor with a great range of wines and an opportunity to enjoy the tranquil side of the valley. The view of the local landmark Yellow Rock is stunning. You can picnic or use the BBQ facilities and enjoy a game of Bocce.

www.catherinevale.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 6579 1334   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Glenguin Estate

Glenguin Estate is a must see producer of handmade, award winning wines. Estate grown whaites and reds. Growers & producers of Tannat, an ancient red varietal from South West France. A rarity in Australia.

www.glenguinestate.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 6579 1009   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Krinklewood Vineyard

At the Krinklewood hunter valley winery & vineyard you will find a beautiful Cellar Door nestled in the picturesque Broke-Fordwich Valley. Every aspect of this Hunter Valley vineyard and farm is managed in a biodynamic, organic, holistic and sustainable way, which is evident in the individuality and quality of their organic wine. More than just a cellar door experience for visitors.

www.krinklewood.com   |   Phone: +61 2 6579 1322   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Margan Wines

Lisa and Andrew Margan and staff would like to invite you to a Margan experience at their Tasting & Sales Room at Broke. You can try a single wine of interest, or taste the full range of current vintage premium wines in the Margan cellar door. Limited quantities of older vintages may also become available from time to time.

www.margan.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 6579 1372   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Mount Broke Wines

Mount Broke Wines produces the classic Hunter varieties Semillon and Shiraz, as well as Verdelho, Chardonnay and Barbera. The range is only available through the cellar door, mail order and limited retail outlets. The views over the property are spectacular with the cellar door located on the edge of the vineyard.

www.mtbrokewines.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 6579 1314   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Nightingale Wines

Enjoy the relaxed ambience of wine country at one of the Hunter Valley’s prettiest vineyards. Here, your wine-tasting experience will be enhanced by the breathtaking surrounds of our beautifully manicured vineyard and the magnificent valley vista.

www.nightingalewines.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 6570 1499   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Stomp Wines

Join us in our relaxed, friendly cellar door, to share the tastes, sights and people that make our stomping ground unique. Our winemakers will guide your tasting of our highly awarded, contemporary brands, stomp! and Pssst ‘n’ Broke. Wines include Verdelho, Chardonnay, Frizzante, Rosé, Merlot, Shiraz, Tawny and a rather unique Sparkling Verdelho.

www.stompwine.com.au   |   Phone: +61 409 774 280   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Whispering Brook

Whispering Brook is a boutique family owned vineyard and olive grove. They produce complex, fine quality wines which are a natural expression of the ‘terroir’ soil, climate, orientation and seasons. You are invited to experience the wines and delicious olive products at the beautiful Australian themed cellar door, with its wide sweeping verandahs and mountain views.

www.whispering-brook.com   |   Phone: +61 2 9818 4126   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Wollombi Wines

A boutique vineyard cellar door, bordered by the beautiful Wollombi Brook. The vineyard produces quality wines with typical Hunter flavours and characteristics.

www.wollombiwines.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 3427   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Briar Ridge Winery

Indulge in a Briar Ridge Wine and you will discover intense fruit and refreshing layers of flavour, distinctive to Briar Ridge. Taste and see for yourself the individual characters of the vineyards through the dedicated hands of the winemaking team and guest winemaker Karl Stockhausen.

www.briarridge.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4990 3670   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Mount View Estate

For 40 years Mount View Estate has been producing some of the most awarded wines in the Hunter Valley. They own two of the oldest vineyards in the picturesque Mount View region. Both vineyards produce fruit of exceptional quality which is handcrafted in the boutique winery.

www.mtviewestate.com.au   |   Phone: + 61 2 4990 3307   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Peterson's Wines

Petersons Wines have been producing quality wines for wine lovers since 1981. We would love for you to join us at any of our picturesque backdrops to laugh, relax, unwind, imbibe.

www.petersonswines.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4990 1704   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Tallavera Grove

Offering one of the Hunter Valley's most outstanding wine tasting venues, experienced and passionate staff will guide you through the wines, whilst you sit back and take in the best view in the Hunter Valley.

www.tallaveragrove.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4990 7535   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Tallowwood Wines

Next time you are visiting the Hunter Valley, drop into one of the region's newest ventures. Meet the winemakers and learn all about the blood, sweat & tears and love that go into our wines.

www.tallowwood.com.au   |   Phone: +61 2 4991 7696   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Hunter Beer Company

The Brewery produces several signature beers such as the Hunter Kolsch and Hunter Witbier and also seasonal beers such as the Chocolate Porter and Christmas Cheer. Wine Country Drive Nulkaba, Hunter Valley

http://www.pottershbr.com.au/   |   Phone: +61 2 4991­ 7922   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Hunter Distillery

Situated in the heart of the Hunter Valley wine region of New South Wales, Hunter Distillery was the first 100% organic distillery in Australia, and in fact we understand is the only organic distillery in the southern hemisphere. We produce Premium Organic Vodkas, as well as a range of Schnapps and Liqueurs, with other spirits to be released in the future. 1686 Broke Road, Pokolbin.

www.hunterdistillery.com.au/   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 6737   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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Matilda Bay Brewhouse

This is where the amazing Bluetongue Brewery story began back in 2001. Now known as the Matilda Bay Brewhouse Hunter Valley, only a glass wall separates you from the original brewhouse. Winemakers often say “It takes a lot of beer to make a quality wine…” So what better way to finish a hard day of wine tasting in Hunter Valley Wine Country than with a cleansing beer…

http://www.hunterresort.com.au/beer-table/   |   Phone: +61 2 4998 7777   |   Email:   list-email-icon.jpg

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