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First Creek Wines

Winery Tours Pokolbin AAA RATING


Hours: 9:30am - 500pm

First Creek Wines are a winery offering the full working winery experience.  View the winery operations from the Cellar Door.

First Creek Wines is home to the 2016 & 2011 Hunter Valley Winemaker of the Year - Liz Jackson, and has earned a FIVE RED star rating in the James Halliday Wine Companion consecutively each year since 2010.

For visitors after a more structured and detailed tasting experience, please contact us for our Private Tasting and Tour packages.



Immerse yourself in the wine experience at First Creek Wines, a family owned and operated winery.

First Creek is a working winery in the heart of Hunter Valley Wine Country, offering a multi-faceted visitor experience:

· View the inner sanctum of the winery through the picture window at First Creek’s  mezzanine tasting room,

· Learn how a wine is made, from bunch to bottle while enjoying a wine tasting from our multi award winning range.

· Taste a diverse selection of classic and emerging varieties, with something suitable for everyone’s price, palate and preference.

· First Creek will arm you with the knowledge and expertise to get the most out of your Hunter Valley experience.

The talented family of winemakers at Frist Creek comprises of Greg, Liz and Shaun Silkman. They lead a team of winemakers with a passion for wine and aspire to transform the best fruit characteristics into premium varietal wine styles. 

Over the past 18th months, First Creek Wines has been awarded a remarkable 12 trophies. Liz is considered by her peers to be one Australia's leading winemakers, wining Winemaker of the Year award in 2016 & 2011. 

First Creek's emphasis on careful fruit selection and a rigorous attention to detail throughout the winemaking process has produced a range of wines that appeals to both critics and consumers alike. 

A 5 red star winery in James Halliday’s Australian Wine Companion consecutively each year since 2010, make First Creek Wines a winery not too be missed.


  • Air Conditioned
  • Cellar Door Only Wines
  • Cellar Door Sales
  • Disabled Access
  • Group Tastings
  • Private Tastings
  • Flexible Wine Club
  • Working Winery
  • Trophy Winning Wines

Map & Directions

600 McDonalds Road


First Creek Wines is located in the heart of Pokolbin wine country. Travelling from Cessnock along Wine Country Drive, turn left onto Broke Road, then right onto McDonalds Road. First Creek is about 1km along, on your right, opposite Hermitage Lodge.

Phone: 02 4998 7293
Fax: 02 4998 7294

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