Tamworth Area - Food and wine


Enjoy cool-climate wines at cellar doors, delicious festivals, and paddock-to-plate dining in the beautiful Tamworth region in northern NSW. There are great heritage pubs and the 10-day Taste Tamworth Festival in April is enticing, with fresh produce, elegant wines and gourmet delights.

  • The Pig & Tinder Box Tamworth
  • Merilba Estate Wines - Uralla

Tasty Tamworth region

The tasty Tamworth region in northern NSW is a treat for your tastebuds, with wine tasting at cool-climate wineries, paddock-to-plate dining, heritage pubs, fresh produce markets, and fun food and wine festivals. You can even catch rainbow trout at the Arc-en-ciel Trout Farm, near pretty Nundle.

From the fertile Liverpool Plains around Gunnedah and Quirindi to the New England high country vineyards around Uralla is one of Australia’s richest agricultural regions. The produce is showcased at the 10-day Taste Tamworth Festival in April and in many restaurants in Tamworth and surrounds.

The Workshop Kitchen - Tamworth

At CH on Peel enjoy the fusion of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean flavours. Taste sizzling Dungowan Valley steaks at the sSs BBQ Barn. Southwest of Australia’s country music capital, near Quirindi, Graze serves succulent beef and lamb reared on Colley Creek pastures just two km away.

You’ll relish hearty meals in classic pubs throughout the region as well. The Pig and Tinder Box in Tamworth dates back to 1848. On the way to Quirindi, stop off at 1838-built Currabubula Pub & Cafe. For inviting beer gardens, visit the 1860 Peel Inn in Nundle and the 1881 Top Pub in Uralla.

Paradise Fresh - Tamworth

Tamworth is part of the acclaimed New England wine region. Northeast of Tamworth is enticing Uralla, where you can enjoy cellar doors and vineyard restaurants at Merilba Estate and Eastview Estate. For a fine selection of craft beers, visit the New England Brewing Co.’s converted woolstore.

The annual one-day Seasons of New England celebrates the region’s producers in March, with many tempting stalls and live music. On scenic drives you can buy seasonal produce from farm gates, and in Tamworth and other towns enjoy shopping for delicious locally made treats at gourmet stores.

Odgers and McClelland is in a beautifully preserved colonial village shop in Nundle, southeast of Tamworth. On the weekend, browse homemade cakes and preserves and fresh local produce at Nundle Craft Inc. Another delightful day out is the annual Nundle Country Picnic in March.

Tamworth Food and Wine

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  1. Arc-en-Ciel Trout Farm

    Arc-en-Ciel Trout Farm is near Nundle, nestled in the hills of Hanging Rock NSW, the perfect setting for the production of some of Australia's finest rainbow trout. With pristine conditions, spring-fed water and...

  2. Currabubula Pub and Cafe

    The Currabubula Pub and Cafe has been a great place to meet and relax with family and friends since 1838 and is renowned for its idyllic setting, live entertainment, great food and friendly atmosphere. In a charming...

  3. Molly May's Quality Foods

    Molly May's is a unique store located in Manilla. They have a beautiful little cafe, which caters for all your food requirements. Sit inside or outside in the stunning alfresco dinning area, equipped with kids shed...

  4. New England Brewing Company

    From their home in an historic converted woolstore, the New England Brewing Company began producing their range of handcrafted, all malt, preservative free and unfiltered beers in 2013.The brewery's 10...

  5. Nundle Country Picnic

    Sunday 11 March 2018, Nundle

    Relax with family and friends at the Nundle Country Picnic in the beautiful grounds of the Nundle Woollen Mill.Enjoy a delicious two course picnic lunch featuring Nundle and the region's best produce, listen...

    11 Mar
  6. Seasons of New England Expo

    Saturday 24 March 2018, Uralla

    Seasons of New England is a Producers, Makers and Creators Expo featuring an impressive line up of stallholders showcasing some of the New England's finest local produce, wine, food, art and handmade products...

    24 Mar
  7. Taste Tamworth Festival

    Friday 6 April to Sunday 15 April 2018, Tamworth

    The Taste Tamworth Festival is the premier annual food event on the region's calendar, highlighting growers, makers, chefs and diners in 10 days of events that include Taste Pop-up Bar, Taste in the Park, Dinner in...

    06 Apr -15Apr
  8. Taste in the Park

    Event dates to be confirmed: April 2018, Tamworth

    Taste in the Park is the highlight of the Taste Tamworth Festival. Head to Bicentennial Park for a day of delicious produce from stallholders...

    Apr 2018
  9. Quirindi Spring Show

    Saturday 8 September to Sunday 9 September 2018, Quirindi

    Quirindi proudly shows off everything its vibrant community has on offer at the annual Quirindi Spring Show. See everything from arts and crafts, cooking, sewing, horticulture to horsemanship, cattle, poultry, pets...

    08 Sep -09Sep

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