As well as the fine wines of the region, there's plenty of great food to discover in Mudgee. At farmers' markets you'll be able to sample local olives, tapenades, honey, hazlenuts, pistachios, jams, cheese, beef and free-range pork. Hungry yet?
Gourmet food and wine
Gourmet safari tours and restaurants liberally sprinkled around the state give food enthusiasts the opportunity to try different cuisines of the world without having to leave New South Wales.
Enjoy a six-course Northern Italian-style banquet with a quality glass of wine to complement your meal at celebrity chef Stefano de Pieri's award-winning restaurant at the Quality Hotel Mildura Grand in Mildura. Known for its produce, the town has a thriving cultural scene and hosts many festivals.
Kangaroo Valley, just south of Sydney, is alive with some of Australia's richest livestock and produce.
If you're after gourmet ingredients, head to Taste Gourmet Grocer and Cafe in Gosford on the Central Coast. This food lover's destination features a cafe, gourmet provedore, picnic hampers, a specialty deli store and an innovative menu.
Come along and meet all the local growers and taste their healthy fresh seasonal produce at farmers markets around NSW.
New South Wales is famous for its wineries, including the renowned Southern Highlands, Mudgee and Hunter Valley towns which produce award-winning wines available for sampling at local cellar doors.
With a little planning, you're guaranteed to find a food and wine trail that has excellent accommodation, great dining and some delicious activities.
Located on Crown Street, Wollongong, Samba Brazil is full of energy and life, with Latin dancing shows performed for diners nightly. The menu encourages ‘all you can eat’, offering traditi...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-South-Coast-samba_brazil.aspx
Take time out to watch the ships roll in to the harbour and tuck into ocean-fresh seafood at Wollongong's popular Bombora Seafood Restaurant. The casual dining room is set above the water and the indo...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-South-Coast-bomboraseafoodrestaurant.aspx
The Great Southern Hotel located in the heart of Berry is a typical Australian country hotel, providing a Bistro, entertainment, live music and a courtyard.
There is a great atmosphere and t...
With a wide veranda overlooking the leafy garden, Elizans Wine Bar is a lovely place to relax and enjoy some excellent wine and tapas over a lazy afternoon. Open every day serving a light mezze menu o...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-South-Coast-ulladullaguesthouse.aspx
The newly created architecturally designed restaurant area of Mimosa Winery captivates the senses and imagination of its diners. Overlooking the beautiful vineyard, Dry Stone Restaurant is a country-l...www.bestrestaurants.com.au/restaurants/NSW-South-Coast-mimosa_wines.aspx