Margan Hunter Valley Cellar Door
Opening Hours: Open 7 days- 10am - 5pm
“The Margan Cellar Door and Restaurant @ the Broke Fordwich winery site is one of the most impressive in the country.” Gourmet Traveller WINE
Margan Family Wines was established in 1997 by husband and wife team Lisa and Andrew Margan, and are proud to be considered a leading Hunter Valley and Australian boutique wine producer. Margan is based in the picturesque valley of Broke and boasts over 300 acres of old, established vineyards as well as a state of the art winery. Winemaker Andrew Margan handcrafts single vineyard wines, which are true reflections of their variety and their region.
The Margan range of wines is proudly all Hunter Valley estate grown - estate made, and production averages 35,000 cases per annum with distribution within Australia and to over a dozen export destinations. Over the last 15 years, the wines have developed a loyal following among wine lovers and critics alike, as well as being awarded 18 major trophies in National and International wine shows.
Visitors to the stunning tasting room and restaurant in the tranquil, rural setting of Broke are treated to the complete food and wine experience. The tasting room offers latest release and museum Margan wines for sampling and sales, served by friendly and knowledgeable staff. Restaurateur and chef Lisa Margan and her experienced restaurant team create seasonally inspired food, sourced from local producers as well as from the extensive one-acre Margan kitchen garden.
The Margan Barrel Hall, adjacent to Margan Restaurant, is a very popular venue for weddings and functions, while the attractive entrance courtyard featuring antique French gates and stylish designer screens, adds an additional dimension for cocktail functions.
WINERY + CELLAR DOOR + RESTAURANT + WEDDING + BARREL ROOM
5 Star Winery James Halliday Wine Companion 2009 – 2016 Top Ten Regional NSW Restaurants- Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide 2012, 2014 Andrew Margan- Viticulturist of the Year 2015 Winner - Excellence in Food Tourism, Australian, NSW & Hunter Tourism Awards 2014 Winner - Best Winery, NSW & Hunter Tourism Awards 2013, 2014 Winner - Excellence in Sustainable Tourism, Hunter Tourism Awards 2013, 2014 Winner - Sustainable Restaurant of the Year SMH Good Food Guide 2014 Winner - Hunter Valley Cellar Door of the Year 2013 Winner - Best Restaurant, Australian Tourism Awards 2012 Winner - Best Restaurant, NSW & Hunter Tourism Awards 2010, 2011, 2012 - Hall of Fame Winner - Sustainable Restaurant of the Year & Regional Wine List of the Year SMH Good Food Guide 2011
A lovely 20 minute country drive to the other end of Broke Road from Pokolbin, to the tranquil side of the Hunter Valley. At the end of Broke Road, turn right, then immediately left across the low level bridge, then Margan is first on the left.
Many cellar doors, restaurants and lovely accommodation are available in the Broke Fordwich area and can be seen at brokefordwich.com.au.