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Behind the scenes Winery Tours

This time of year the Hunter Valley is buzzing with action as harvest and vintage take place across our vineyards and wineries. If you’re visiting the region over the next few weeks you may come across large groups of pickers out at dawn until dusk harvesting this year’s crops, or tractors on the roads transporting tonnes of fruit from the vineyard to be crushed in the winery. Whatever the activity - it usually means vintage and with it, a crop of new whites and reds to enjoy. There is no better time to partake in a behind the scenes winery tour whilst the wineries are in full swing with their work.

Learn the art of craftsmanship from grape to bottle in one of our many wineries and witness first-hand the production of our 2023 wines. We have helped narrow down a list of wineries offering winery tours through Vintage 23.

Brokenwood Wines Journey Experience

Indulge in an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour and taste for the ultimate Brokenwood experience. After a guided food and wine flight in our private tasting room, your personal host will take you on a tour to view the famous Graveyard Vineyard, ending with a pre-release wine tasting straight from the barrel. Available for guests over 18 years of age only. $120 per person, 2 hour duration,11am daily.

De Iuliis DeLuxe Tour

Join one of the friendly De Iuliis team on a tour of their onsite winery. Afterwards, experience the perfect pairing with a wine and cheese tasting using local producers Hunter Belle and their incredible Hunter grown wines. $45 per person, bookings preferred. 

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Pokolbin Estate ‘Walk between the Vines’ Tour

Surrounded by stunning natural beauty, this tour is perfect for beginners new to wine or looking to experience how grapevines are grown in Pokolbin Hunter Valley. Set within the estate grown HV Shiraz Vineyard, this experience creates the perfect moment for the family photo album or a highlighted Instagram post.

What's included:

  • Enjoy a stroll between the vines while receiving an informative and educational experience of the lifecycle of a vine/vineyard.
  • Receive a complimentary tasting of Sparkling Boujee Bubbles as you learn about our Hunter Valley region and the obstacles faced with grape growing.
  • Premium viticultural techniques are explained through an easy to understand and slow-paced guided vineyard tour.

Glandore ‘Vine to Glass’ experience

Let the Glandore Cru take you on an immersive wine journey. Starting at the vines, learn how they manage their vineyard, when they pick and how they care for the precious crop. With glass in hand you will head over to the winery where you will get a sneak peek behind the scenes, at the wonderful world of wine making. Then, taste wine straight from the barrel and before heading over to the stunning cellar door to taste their whole range. Plus, add a cheese or charcuterie board to your experience. Bookings preferred. 

Tyrrell’s Sacred Sites Experience

⁠The Sacred Sites Experience is one of the most unique winery experiences available, and the only time the Sacred Sites wine collection is available for tasting. Over 3 hours you will enjoy a private and personalised tour of the Tyrrell’s Sacred Sites vineyards, located on the Ashmans property, followed by an in depth winery tour and barrel tasting. ⁠Finish the afternoon with a tutored tasting of the Sacred Sites collection, accompanied by a charcuterie board with locally sourced fresh produce.⁠ Plus, upgrade your experience to be hosted by either 4th Generation Bruce Tyrrell, or 5th Generation Chris Tyrrell to fully uncover the history of these sites and the Tyrrell’s Family label. Available Monday to Friday only. 

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Brokenwood Wines

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De Iuliis Wines

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Pokolbin Estate

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