Gourmet Experiences in NSW

With truffles, wine, prime meats, fish, oysters, honey and other delights, NSW is enticing for lovers of fine food and wine. On delicious food and wine tours you’ll meet farmers, graziers, winemakers, cheesemakers and beekeepers. You can join truffle hunts, catch mud crabs or visit oyster bars.

There are delectable food and wine festivals, too. You’ll find acclaimed restaurants dotted around Regional NSW, many in the beautiful wine regions. And you can even cast a line at the Eucumbene Trout Farm in the Snowy Mountains and cook your own fresh catch on the barbecues at the farm.

Lowes Wine, Mudgee

Savour oysters grown in pristine estuaries on the North Coast, such as Stones Oysters near Taree, and Armstrong Oysters and Rockin’ Oysters in the Port Macquarie region. On the unspoilt South Coast is Australia’s Oyster Coast where you can taste plump oysters at various locations, including:

Foodscape Tours will introduce you to the South Coast’s delicacies, visiting specialty retailers, vineyards, farms and growers. The Bite around Berry walking tour is a delightful experience of the charming town’s local gourmet food scene, and the Winescape tour visits up to four wineries.

Borodell Winery, Orange

Truffles are another delicacy, especially Perigord black truffles - nicknamed black diamonds because of their market value. You can enjoy truffle hunting and lunch at Macenmist Black Truffles and Wines near Cooma, Turalla Truffles near Bungendore, and Lowes Mount Truffiere in the Blue Mountains.

For tender beef and lamb, mouth-watering experiences include Maugers Paddock to Plate Tours in Robertson, a postcard rural escape in the Southern Highlands. The Meet the Beef tour at Gilmore Braes Heritage Beef in Batlow, home of the iconic Big Apple, concludes with a three-course lunch.

For more gourmet treats, visit makers of fine cheese such as the ABC Cheese Factory in the lovely heritage area of Tilba, in the Eurobodalla. In Australia’s oldest wine region, the Hunter Valley, are the Hunter Valley Cheese Company and Binnorie Dairy. In nearby Muswellbrook is Hunter Belle Cheese.

Mudgee fine foods markets

NSW Farmers Markets

The farmers markets of NSW take produce from the earth, paddock or dairy and deliver it direct to shoppers. Enjoy the freshest local produce while supporting local farmers.

Wily Trout Vineyard, Murrumbateman

Wine Regions in NSW

NSW has a broad range of exciting and diverse wine regions. Taste award-winning drops at local wineries, vineyards and cellar doors on a guided or self-guided wine tour through picturesque country roads.

Food and Wine Trails

Food and Wine Trails

Explore dedicated food and wine trails across NSW to discover outstanding cellar door experiences, specialist providores, local farmers markets and gourmet restaurants to indulge in during your visit.