Cellar doors

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Perfect for wine tasting

With more cellar doors than any other wine region in Australia, the Hunter Valley is perfect for wine tasting. Join a winery tour or visit cellar doors directly. Enjoy a wonderful events calendar among the vineyards too, such as concerts at Bimbadgen and Hope Estate.

  • Hungerford Hill Winery, Hunter Valley
  • Tinklers Winery, Hunter Valley

Visit cellar doors in the Hunter Valley

Wine tasting at cellar doors in the beautiful Hunter Valley is a delightful way to learn about grape varieties and winemaking. At world-famous wineries and smaller boutique wineries you’ll have the opportunity to taste the distinctive and outstanding wines of Australia’s oldest wine region.

With rich soils fed by the Hunter, Goulburn, Williams and Paterson rivers and a temperate climate, the Hunter Valley produces some of the world’s best wines and has some of the oldest vine stocks in the world. The aged Hunter Valley Semillon is considered an international benchmark.

Gemelli Estate, Hunter Valley

More cellar doors are open to visitors than any other wine region in Australia. There are plenty of tour options or you can visit cellar doors directly. Some of the wineries have restaurants, where you can enjoy the wines with delicious food created by talented chefs using fresh local produce.

A wonderful events calendar, with concerts, shows and festivals, complements visits to the cellar doors. The Bimbadgen winery is home to A Day on the Green concert series. Hope Estate is another winery hosting concerts. The annual Opera in the Vineyards is held at the Roche Estate.

  1. Peacock Hill Vineyard

    Peacock Hill Vineyard

    The land Grant for Peacock Hill dates back to the 1840s. Orginally farmland, it is now one of the Hunter's most picturesque boutique vineyards with shiraz, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc vines planted circa...

  2. Whispering Brook

    Whispering Brook

    Venture beyond the cellar door for a memorable experience. A visit to Whispering Brook provides an experience that goes beyond wine. The estate is renowned for its welcoming ambience, relaxed Australian architecture...

  3. Lake's Folly Vineyard

    Lake's Folly Vineyard

    Australia's first boutique winery, Lake's Folly was established by Doctor Max Lake and his family in 1963. Still family-owned 50 years later, owner Peter Fogarty with winemaker Rodney Kempe continue to maintain the...

  4. Misty Glen Wines Hunter Valley

    Misty Glen Wines Hunter Valley

    Taste, Play, Stay at Misty Glen in the heart of the Hunter Valley! This boutique vineyard produces Semillon, Chardonnay, Chambourcin, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz which are created into both traditional and...

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