Food and wine

Highlights

Enjoy wine tasting in beautiful vineyards, taste delicious creations in acclaimed restaurants and heritage pubs, and browse fresh produce and gourmet treats at farmers market, festivals and shows in Country NSW. You can even cruise on a paddle-steamer on the mighty Murray River to a winery.

Tasty places to go in Country NSW

On a delicious escape enjoy the flavours of Country NSW, from elegant wines in rolling vineyards to beautiful cuisine made from local fresh produce. In bountiful agricultural regions are lovely wineries, 19th century pubs, craft breweries, acclaimed restaurants, and bright festivals and enticing markets.

The rural hospitality is inviting and you’ll find plenty of places to stay, from camping and caravanning to guesthouses, farm stays, motels and resorts. Beautifully restored vineyard cottages are available, too. The heritage in historic towns is captivating, with pretty National Trust-classified streetscapes.

In the wine regions are delectable experiences, from wine tasting at cellar doors and paddock-to-plate dining to gourmet tours and shops as well as wine bars. When planning your trip, check out the events calendar in the region you’re visiting for delightful festivals, shows, markets and exhibitions.

Discover these Country NSW wine regions

  • Dining in Cowra

    Cowra wine region

    In the beautiful Lachlan Valley, the Cowra area’s vineyards are planted around the historic towns of Cowra, Grenfell, Billimari and Canowindra.

  • Long Lazy Lunch - Young

    Hilltops wine region

    Enjoy winery tours, cool-climate reds, and delightful festivals and farmers markets in the Young region, the cherry capital of Australia.

  • PS Melbourne Paddle Steamer - Trentham Estate - The Murray

    Murray wine region

    Ride a paddle-steamer to a winery, discover tasty touring trails, and savour the fresh produce of The Murray, home to the Perricoota wine region.