Travel Advice - Thursday 1st October 2020

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

EXPERIENCES HOMEPAGE

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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 three tasty snacks with three 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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Wine Tasting Experience

Wine Tasting Experience

Tintilla Estate Wines

A wine tasting experience at Tintilla Estate Wines, take in the beautiful views while seated at our picturesque vineyard and boutique winery. 

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VIP Wine Tasting Experience

VIP Wine Tasting Experience

Tintilla Estate Wines

A VIP wine tasting experience at Tintilla Estate Wines, take in the beautiful views while seated at our picturesque vineyard and boutique winery. This wine tasting comes with a selection of our homemade and grown olives, jam's and relish, plus Cheddar Cheese from Binnorie dairy. Cost of $15ahead

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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 Journey

The Brokenwood Journey

Brokenwood Wines

FOR THE WINE ENTHUSIAST
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 of our winery, ending with a pre-release wine tasting straight from the...

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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 to a Goose on the Loose salami board, your wine educator will help you explore the intricacies of vintage conditions.

Includes six wines, salami tasting board, dedicated wine educator. Allow 45...

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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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"Good Life" Hunter Valley Wine School

Hermitage Road Cellars

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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Grange vs the Hunter

Grange vs the Hunter

Wine House Hunter Valley

Every day in September we pitch Penfolds Grange against three of our local Hunter Valley Shiraz icons. This year we will be tasting the ‘100 point’ 2012 Penfolds Grange against 2013 Brokenwood Graveyard, 2013 Briar Ridge Dairy Hill & 2013 De Iuliis Limited Release. This amazing bracket of wines will...

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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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A private tasting in a mystery vineyard location

A private tasting in a mystery vineyard location

Briar Ridge Vineyard

Enjoy a glass of our Signature Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir on arrival, you will then be guided on an exclusive vineyard tour which will conclude with a Single Vineyard Wine Tasting of current and available museum release wines, accompanied by a cheese & antipasto platter from a private and mystery vineyard location....

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The Wine Garden at Briar Ridge Vineyard

The Wine Garden at Briar Ridge Vineyard

Briar Ridge Vineyard

A favourite tasting experience among many.  Complete with jute rugs and comfortable outdoor lounges, visitors can kick back and soak up the serenity and mountain views while enjoying a wine and one of our famed cheese or antipasto platters.

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The Wine Deck

The Wine Deck

Briar Ridge Vineyard

A long-heralded favourite of day-trippers and members alike to Briar Ridge Vineyard, their alfresco tasting deck has it all – garden and mountain views, single and group seating arrangements and table service.  There’s no need to come up to the bar here, they will bring the wine to you.  The...

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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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Personalised Single Vineyard Wine Tasting

Personalised Single Vineyard Wine Tasting

Wombat Crossing Vineyard

Come and join us for an unhurried, personalised wine tasting of our unique single vineyard wines. We grow Semillon, Chardonnay and Shiraz and we only use what we grow.

There is a tasting fee of $10 per person, a portion of which goes to Cedar Creek Wombat Rescue and Hospital.

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12 Craft Brews.... Relaxed atmosphere... Free middy with every paddle...

12 Craft Brews.... Relaxed atmosphere... Free middy with every paddle...

Matilda Bay Brewhouse

Pokolbin’s first boutique brewhouse.... Winemakers often say â€œIt takes a lot of beer to make a quality wine…”  So what better way to finish a hard day of wine tasting in the Hunter Valley Wine Country than with a cleansing beer…

    Experience the unique Beer Tasting Paddle with accompanying tasting notes for...

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EDUCATIONAL TOUR + TASTING + LUNCH EXPERIENCEpaign listing

EDUCATIONAL TOUR + TASTING + LUNCH EXPERIENCEpaign listing

Whispering Brook

Start your experience with an educational tour + tasting experience (including a gem from our cellar) followed by a cheese + antipasto 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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HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF HUNTER VALLEY WINE

HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF HUNTER VALLEY WINE

Saddler's Creek Wines

2.30 pm Friday 23rd October â€“ The Hunter Valley is one of Australia’s best-known and oldest wine regions, and has played a pivotal role in the history of Australian wine as one of the first wine regions planted in the early 19th century.

Join us at Saddler’s Creek Winery for an intimate masterclass with...

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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...