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When was the last time you enjoyed a drink with your friends and family?

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Junior Tasting Experience

Junior Tasting Experience

Tulloch Wines

Why should the adults get to have all the fun? Keep the kids busy while you enjoy your tasting experience. We have matched four tasty snacks with four non-alcoholic beverages for the younger generation to enjoy and explore their own sensory experience.

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Mystery Wine Experience

Mystery Wine Experience

Tulloch Wines

We've selected six wines; can you figure out what they are? Have some fun while we put your senses to the test! Will you solve the mystery? Or seek help from a professional?

This is the perfect wine experience for those with a competitive streak or sense of adventure!

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Tasting Experience

Tasting Experience

Tyrrell's

A member of the Tyrrell's team will take you on a guided tasting from a select list of our favourite wines. Our set tasting list will offer a variety of wines across our ranges including our premium Single Vineyard and Winemaker’s Selection

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The Brokenwood Match

The Brokenwood Match

Brokenwood Wines

FOR THE FOODIE
Enjoy a self-guided, seated wine and food flight with a selection of 6 Brokenwood wines matched with bite-sized canapés*.
*Canapés vary according to seasonal produce availability.

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Chocolate & Wine Experience

Chocolate & Wine Experience

Tulloch Wines

Experience the indulgence of Hunter Valley artisan chocolate as you partner each one with the flavours of Tulloch Wine. 

Includes dedicated wine educator, five wines & five chocolates. Allow 40 minutes.

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Vertical Red Wine Flight

Vertical Red Wine Flight

Tulloch Wines

A unique opportunity to experience five vintages of our famed Pokolbin Dry Red over a 10 year period.

Matched with an artisan charcuterie board, your wine educator will help you explore the intricacies of vintage conditions.

Includes six wines, local artisan charcuterie board, dedicated wine educator. 

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Museum Tasting

Museum Tasting

Tulloch Wines

Using the ground breaking technology of Coravin, we've thrown open our private cellar to show some highlights from years gone by. 

Includes dedicated wine educator, artisan charcuterie board, six museum wine, wine experience booklet, a $10 wine voucher and Tulloch gift.

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Cocktail Masterclass

Cocktail Masterclass

voco Kirkton Park Hunter Valley

From $70 per person, our incredible voco™ bartenders will teach you how to stir, shake and strain three timeless voco™ cocktail classics, using locally-crafted Hunter Valley spirits and botanics from our very own garden.

Finish the masterclass experience with chef selections of canapes in our beautiful Epoche Bar.

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Icon Wine Journey

Icon Wine Journey

Wine House Hunter Valley

Take yourself on journey across a range of Hunter Valley winemakers all in one relaxed location. With our world-class Enomatic tasting system you can browse an incredible range of super-premium Hunter Valley wines, all at your own pace. Includes a complimentary light tasting plate. Allow 60-90 minutes.

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Hunter Valley Wine School

Hunter Valley Wine School

Hunter Farm Wines

The structured wine school covers:


Where and how is wine made?
What is its history?
What are the grape varieties?
How are they different?

Blending – why, and what does one look for with the bouquet, taste, and colour?

Finally – receive a personalised Wine Appreciation Certificate to take home with you.

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The Journey

The Journey

Thomas Wines

THE JOURNEY 

Specialising in Hunter Valley Semillon and Shiraz

A structured journey of our entire range, focusing on the soils and other aspects that contribute to the unique personality of our single vineyard Semillon and Shiraz.

We currently have up to 15 wines available for this tasting, although (of course)...

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The Discovery

The Discovery

Thomas Wines

The Semillon and Shiraz Discovery experience is a fun and informative tasting, highlighting the stylistic diversity that can be achieved within the Hunter Valley's two signature varieties. During this seated tasting your host will take you through four Semillon and four Shiraz including a couple of our premium single vineyard...

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Weekends @Saddlers

Weekends @Saddlers

Saddler's Creek Wines

Weekends @Saddlers WINE + FOOD + LIVE MUSIC

Every Friday | Saturday | Sunday

Book a wine tasting experience in our wine garden or 'Wine & Chill' in our stunning picnic area over the looking our vineyard and the Brokenback Range.

Pampa Flame food truck is onsite cooking...

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VIP Premium Tour and Tasting Experience

VIP Premium Tour and Tasting Experience

Tyrrell's

A member of the Tyrrell’s winemaking team will take you on an exploration of the vineyard and behind the scenes in the winery including a barrel tasting followed by a masterclass of our award winning flagship wines.

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Sacred Site Experience

Sacred Site Experience

Tyrrell's

One of the most unique winery visitor experiences available. A Tyrrell family member will host a private and personalised tour of our Sacred Sites vineyards including a special tasting of wines from the family's private cellar.

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Red Wine Blending Masterclass

Red Wine Blending Masterclass

Gartelmann Wines

Unlock your inner winemaker and create your own Bordeaux inspired red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot. Learn about classic French and Australian red wine blends, how these wines are designed and why we blend. A structured, informative and fun masterclass including a tasting from the Gartelmann range.

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EDUCATIONAL TOUR + TASTING + LUNCH EXPERIENCE

EDUCATIONAL TOUR + TASTING + LUNCH EXPERIENCE

Whispering Brook

Start your experience with an educational tour + tasting experience (including a gem from our cellar) followed by a seasonal platter lunch and a glass of sparkling shiraz.

Available Friday to Sunday 10:30am-3:30pm. Pricing $75pp. Allow 2-2.5 hours. Bookings essential. Thursday by appointment only.

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Wines of Distinction Tasting

Wines of Distinction Tasting

McLeish Estate

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...

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Regional Tasting Plate

Regional Tasting Plate

McLeish Estate

The platters are designed for couples and groups to share while indulging in a McLeish wine tasting.

The platter includes a selection of – cheddar, brie, salami, gypsie ham salmon gravlax, avocado salsa, olive tapenade, hommous, zuchinin and pine nut frittata, smoked tomatos, grilled field mushroom, fresh bread and water...

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Blended - The art of wine blending masterclass

Blended - The art of wine blending masterclass

Saddler's Creek Wines

Go behind the scenes for a hands-on, interactive experience where you play winemaker and learn the art of blending wine presented by Saddler's Creek head winemaker Brett Woodward. You then get to take home a bottle of your blended wine!

Friday 25th September - 

Working with three barrel samples of...

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Cheese, wine and condiment tasting

Cheese, wine and condiment tasting

Come What May

Enjoy a matched cheese, handmade condiment and wine tasting hosted by Calais Estate and featuring our Come What May homemade jams. Then choose your 4 favourite jams or relishes to take home with you. A delicious and fun experience!

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VIP Tasting

VIP Tasting

Calais Estate

Do you want more than just a stock standard wine tasting? With the Calais Estate VIP experience you will enjoy a private VIP tasting for your group accompanied by cheese and a handmade condiment. Then each person will choose their favourite wine from the Estate range to take home. Informative,...

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Bubbles Bonanza

Bubbles Bonanza

Calais Estate

Make your own Sparkling Wine! Get your nearest and dearest together and come and enjoy the best of the Hunter Valley. Learn how to hand make your own sparkling wines in the French traditional method. Then break into smaller groups and get hands on in the process to disgorge and...

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Local Cheese, Condiment & Wine Tasting

Local Cheese, Condiment & Wine Tasting

Calais Estate

Enjoy a matched tasting combining local cheeses, handmade condiments and Calais Estate wine. Learn the basics of food and wine pairings while trying delicious combinations! A scrumptious, informative and fun experience!

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Complimentary glass of wine with any meal purchase

Complimentary glass of wine with any meal purchase

Hollydene Estate Wines

Soak in our amazing views over lunch and enjoy a complimentary glass of wine (exclusive of the reserve and sparkling ranges). Located in the picturesque Upper Hunter region, Hollydene Estate is a beautiful destination location, with a stunning Cellar Door and award winning restaurant. (Quote: HVWTA) 

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Regional Discovery

Regional Discovery

Gundog Estate

Take a staff led tasting through up to 8 wines from the Gundog Estate, Burton McMahon and Indomitus ranges. This exclusive, award winning line-up is unlike any other in the Hunter.

Tastings are seated and Riedel glassware is used throughout.

    Prepaid reservation for parties of 1 to 8 $10 per person

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Vintage of the Century Experience

Vintage of the Century Experience

Gundog Estate

Experience one of the most extraordinary vintages in living memory with our range of 2014 Single Vineyard Hunter Valley Semillons and Shiraz. These are amongst the most critically acclaimed wines in the region.

Tastings are seated and Riedel glassware is used throughout.

    Prepaid reservation for parties of 1 to 8 $25 per person

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Virtual Wine Party

Virtual Wine Party

Gundog Estate

Enjoy a live tasting of award-winning Gundog Estate wines from the comfort of your own home. You choose the theme, or we can customise with you. Why not invite friends over and make an event of it?!

To plan a booking, please email us at cellardoor@gundogestate.com.au and our staff will...

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Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting

Margan Wines & Restaurant

Join us in our cellar door as we take you through a flight of our premium White Label and Aged Release wines. All of our wines come from our own 100 hectares of sustainably farmed vineyards in Broke Fordwich.

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Festive Wine & Food Tasting Experience

Festive Wine & Food Tasting Experience

Whispering Brook

Challenge your senses and discover how climate and 'terroir' influence vintage and our wines. Immerse yourself in a voyage of discovery with a tasting of 7 single vineyard wines.  Complete your experience with a delicious seasonal platter.

Available Friday to Saturday 10:30am - 3:30pm. $35pp. Allow 1.5 hours for this...

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Art 'N' Sip

Art 'N' Sip

Greenway Wines

Learn to ‘ART N' SIP'. Bring out your inner art enthusiast and sommelier in the seclusion of our Hunter Valley boutique vineyard.  Have fun with family and friends, enjoy a vineyard tour, a Greenway Wines signature tasting alongside generous antipasto, and the experience of painting your very own masterpiece! 

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Wine, Cheese & Chocolate

Wine, Cheese & Chocolate

Greenway Wines

A delicious addition to the Greenway wine tasting experience, the Wine, Cheese and Chocolate tasting explores the boundaries of food and wine matching and is designed to maximise the enjoyment of our wines. Join us and better understand the art and science of wine and food matching.

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Chocolate Making Classes

Chocolate Making Classes

Greenway Wines

Join us in the Vineyard classroom creating and learning how to pair wine and chocolate. At Greenway Wines we're launching a series of chocolate making classes, working in close collaboration with chocolatier Kat Drysdale from Wonderland Kitchen who has crafted a luscious range of chocolates to match our wines. 

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Springtime Moscato Special

Springtime Moscato Special

Blueberry Hill Vineyard

Snap up our stunningly sweet Sparkling Moscato for our exclusive members price of $21 each + free shipping for a limited time only.

Valid in any mixed 6 or 12 pack online only. 

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Exclusive Scarborough Experience

Exclusive Scarborough Experience

Scarborough Wine Co

We have created two different tasting formats to choose from that run for 1 hour or 30 mins.

The 1 hour tastings includes 5 wines from each range served in your own personal 100ml bottles, an individual cheese plate and the usual Scarborough hospitality. Each member of your party is welcome to choose a tasting that pleases their palate.

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The Explorer

The Explorer

Thomas Wines

Our newest tasting experience explores the stylistic diversity between our individual vineyard Semillon and Shiraz with a focus on the iconic Braemore Semillon and Kiss Shiraz. 

We use soil samples and a map to explain the different aromas and flavours within this selection of 8 premium Semillon and Shiraz, in a fun and informative tasting very much focused on the top end of our range.

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Kombucha Tasting Experience

Kombucha Tasting Experience

Tulloch Wines

Everyone is welcome at Tulloch Wines. Teens and non-drinkers can feel involved in the tasting with our Kombucha Tasting Experience.

Including three different tastes of Mailer McGuire specialty Kombucha and a selection of local cheese and charcuterie. Teens & non-drinkers will be seated at the same private seated areas as the adults in their group.

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5 Star Vineyard Picnics

5 Star Vineyard Picnics

Greenway Wines

Escape to the vineyard, in style with a decadent picnic hamper.

Partnering with Pokolbin Picnics we've created an indulgent picnic experience. Start with a private wine tasting, collect your picnic hamper, find your styled picnic location ready for you on the vineyard grounds. We’ll supply all the elegance you'll need.

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Bevvy's on the lawn!

Bevvy's on the lawn!

The Mighty Hunter Valley

No matter whether craft beer, beautiful Hunter Valley wine, or lovingly hand-made cocktails are your poison of choice, The Mighty has something to please all! 

With live music on Saturday & Sunday afternoons and a huge fenced lawn to relax on, why not let the kids enjoy our lawn games...

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Hunter Unearthed

Hunter Unearthed

Wine House Hunter Valley

Unearth the best of the Hunter Valley at our House! Be seated at the tasting bar and enjoy a relaxed journey through a fantastic range of wines. With a bunch of different winemakers and styles in the House, our team can personalise the tasting to your preferences.

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McLeish Wine Room opens this Spring and it’s a corker

McLeish Wine Room opens this Spring and it’s a corker

McLeish Wines

Sun, Semillon and Shiraz: the picturesque McLeish vineyard has it all, thanks to the launch of the dedicated wine room where guests can enjoy an array of vintage wines and charcuterie share plates. 

The vineyard offers a diverse range of areas to enjoy your visit from the stools at the...

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Twilight on the Terrace

Twilight on the Terrace

Brokenwood Wines

Join us on our Terrace from 4pm to 7pm on Friday and Saturday evenings during daylight savings for live music, great food and delicious Brokenwood wines.


Wine available by the glass or bottle and takeaway also available during this time.

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Wine Discount & Free freight

Wine Discount & Free freight

Scarborough Wine Co

Scarborough Wine Co. are offering a 10% discount and free freight on all orders of 12 bottles or more, as well as a bonus bottle of Chardonnay with each dozen purchased.

Discount will be automatically applied at checkout.

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Virtual Tasting Experience

Virtual Tasting Experience

Scarborough Wine Co

While you can't visit us for a tasting in the Hunter Valley, why not host your own virtual tasting at home?

Our Virtual Tastings are back and we are offering FREE SHIPPING when you order your Tasting Pack, plus all participants will also receive a special offer for 10% off and...