9:15-10:00am – We will pick you up from your local accommodation in the Hunter Valley area (Cessnock, central Pokolbin and lower Lovedale – subject to location) or you are welcome to meet us at the Hunter Valley Gardens Village in Pokolbin for a convenient central pick up.
10:00am-4:00pm – Visit a selection of 4 wineries/cellar doors in the Hunter Valley and enjoy a private group tasting to sample and taste many red and white varieties. Take the opportunity to purchase some of the best wine in Australia directly at the cellar door at great cellar door prices • For an additional $25 per person enjoy an optional cafe lunch at either Epicure Café or the Hunter Valley Resort’s Matilda Bay Brewhouse Cafe • Visit the Smelly Cheese Shop or Hunter Cheese Factory Shop. Wander in and try some of their complimentary range of local Australian & imported cheeses. • Visit one of the Hunter chocolate shop outlets and sample some of their tempting complimentary range of chocolate products. Note there is no formal tasting at either but it is well worth having a browse and coming home with a little (or big) bag of goodies!
4:00pm – We will drop you back to your local Hunter accommodation – we assure you that you will be feeling very sleepy and mellow after a fabulous day in the Hunter!
We stop for lunch at 2 venues in the Hunter Valley including Epicure Cafe and the Matilda Bay Brewhouse Cafe at the Hunter Valley Resort. See lunch menus here:
Monday to Friday:
We strongly recommend selecting the tour lunch option available at Epicure Cafe on Mondays to Fridays. The tour lunch is $25 per person. Note: There are limited lunch alternatives at other venues on these days.
Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays:
Lunch on weekends is optional. Choose from 2 lunch options on weekends and public holidays. Purchase your own lunch at the Matilda Bay Brewhouse Cafe (HWT1 option) or enjoy a cafe lunch at either Epicure Cafe or the Matilda Bay Brewhouse Cafe (HWT4 option). The group tour lunch at either venue costs $25 per person. Your tour guide will inform you of the selected venue for the day on the day of your tour.