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Around Hermitage 1st Release Wine Week

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Date: 7 - 11 November
Time: 10am 7 November - 5pm 11 November


Premiere 1st Release Wine Week
The Hunter Valley's Biggest New Wine Release 

More than 12 wineries showcasing over 20 NEW RELEASE Wines!

Never before have so many great new Hunter Valley Wines been released at the same time, and all from Around Hermitage made from grapes grown right here in our fabulous part of the Hunter!

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Visitors to the cellar doors will receive 10% discount on the promoted wines on presentation of the flyer or mentioning the adverts.

The Around Hermitage Marketing team are promoting the event through various media outlets and encourage you all to utilise your own databases to do likewise.


What is 1st Release Wine Week?

Be the first to taste an exclusive range of premium wines from some of the greatest vintages of the century.

In the week of the 7 - 11 November 2018 over a dozen Pokolbin Vineyards in the Around Hermitage area are coming together to release a range of their Premium wines. Featured during this inaugural week will be;

  • Brand new award winning 2017 and 2018 Whites, Sparklings, Rosés and Reds.
  • Aged single vineyard reds including pinnacle wines from the famous 2014 vintage.
  • Premium 1st release lunches and dinners (details to follow).

Participating Cellar Doors:

  • Tintilla Estate;
  • Misty Glen Wines;
  • Pokolbin Estate;
  • Wombat Crossing;
  • Thomas Wines;
  • Hunter's Dream;
  • Degen Wines;
  • RidgeView Wines;
  • Glandore Estate Wines;
  • Peter Drayton Wines;
  • Macquariedale Organic Wines;
  • Black Creek Farm – Thélème Wines;
  • Hart & Hunter.
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