Kinship, a love for the land and a passion for wine-craft were the hallmarks of William Kelman, a founding father of Australian wine. These attributes are today the guiding forces driving the owners of the vineyards that bear his name.
No where in wine country can you sample wines from so many Boutique producers, There is a selection from small premium Hunter Valley winemakers - including Thomas Wines, Margan Family Wine Growers, Little Wine Company, Polin & Polin, Stormy Ridge, Gartelmann Hunter Estate, Crisford & Macquariedale Estate.
Mount View Estate was established in 1971. Over the last 40 years it has become of the the Hunter Valley's most awarded wineries. Owning two of the oldest vineyards in the beautiful Mount View region of the Hunter Valley, all of Mount View's wines are 100% estate grown and estate made in our own boutique winery.
Located in the Sweetwater Ridge area of the Hunter, our family owned and operated winery produces trophy winning, small batch wines handcrafted from estate grown fruit. The picturesque location of our vineyards is the perfect setting for sampling some of the Hunter's best wines.
The Cottage A Scotsman by the name of Allan originally built this Australian colonial Cottage now the Pokolbin Estate cellar Door in 1889, on a property adjoining the Hunter Valleys first vineyard planted by James Busby in 1831. The old ‘Kirkton’ Vineyard at Lower Belford. The owners of Pokolbin Estate were anxious to preserve such an historic part of the Hunters heritage. In 1978 they purchased the cottage and moved it to its present site at McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin. Reconstruction was painst...
Macquariedale Organic Wines is the first fully Certified Organic/Biodynamic vineyard in the Hunter Valley. We strive to produce beautiful wines grown sustainably and made as naturally as possible. The natural yeast produced by the grapes is used in the wine making process and a very low sulphur regime is followed.
Stonehurst Cedar Creek is a boutique vineyard along the Wollombi Valley Wine Trail. The richness of the alluvial soil and the high trellising for maximum sunlight and airflow ensure premium quality of fruit. Handpruning, handpicking and no use of insecticides at all, result in great flavoursome wines grown on organic principles. As James Halliday, Australia's most acclaimed wine commentator says- there's "no effort squeezing a few top drops out of Stonehurst!"
Constable Estate Vineyards offers cellar door only sales and tastings, which are conducted by our friendly and knowledgeable staff. We invite you to come and experience fine wines, beautiful art and gardens.
The Cellar Door is located in a charming colonial-style building built from convict hewn sandstone and sold timber bridging beams. Sweeping views from the Verandah Restaurant provide a stunning vista across the Valley, whilst the Cellar Door boasts one of the largest collections of quality Premium boutique wines in the region.
Savannah Estate offers more than just premium wines sourced from some of Australia's top viticultural regions. We also have incredibly friendly and knowledgeable staff to guide you through your tasting, and make it a memorable experience. We believe that tasting good wine should be fun, educational and interesting!
Wynwood Estate is one of the Hunter Valley’s newest wine labels. The vineyard has many old vines, and with local vineyard knowledge, they are prepared and nurtured to produce the excellence in the fruit, while the winemaker, Peter Lane, hand selects the grapes to create the elegance of fine Hunter Valley wine. The Wynwood Estate wine range is comprehensive, there is something to suit an array of wine consumers.
Set in the historic Pokolbin Schoolhouse, visitors not only have the chance to taste and purchase our range of premium, single-vineyard, award winning wines, but also discover a hand-picked selection of gourmet products reflecting our quality over quantity philosophy.
The Small Winemakers Centre is home to the finest selection of boutique wines in the Hunter Valley. From traditional varieties to new and emerging, we always have an outstanding line up of wines on tasting.
Vinden Estate Wines produce small quantities of premium wine on-site at our Hunter Valley vineyard and winery from hand-picked grapes using the traditional methods of open fermentation, hand plunging and basket pressing. Our range of wines includes the Hunter Valley’s only Alicante Bouschet (a light dry rosé), as well as the classic Hunter Valley wine varietals of Semillon, Basket Press Shiraz, Verdelho, Chardonnay, Premium Merlot, Late Harvest Dessert Wine and Liquer Semillon. ...
Adina Vineyard was first established as a vineyard in the 1860's. The modern vineyard was re-established in the 1980s and apart from the traditional Hunter favourites - semillon, chardonnay and shiraz - we planted extensive acerages of the Italian favourites, Pinot Grigio and Sangiovese. These were the first plantings of these varieties in the Hunter and in fact one of the very first plantings of them in Australia. So we have a long heritage of producing these varieties that are now very po...
Catherine Vale is located in the Broke Fordwich Wine Region of the Hunter Valley.This beautiful part of the Valley is surrounded by National Parks, the Hunter and Brokenback Ranges and the iconic feature of the region is "Yellow Rock". This smiling lizard ensures that the peacefulness of the Valley situated along the Wollombi Brook maintains the integrity of the region.
De Bortoli Wines was established in 1928 by Vittorio and Giuseppina De Bortoli and under the direction of their son Deen, became one of the most successful family wine companies in Australia. Today it is in the capable hands of the third generation.
Whispering Brook is a boutique family owned vineyard and olive grove. We produce complex, fine quality wines which are a natural expression of the 'terroir' ~ soil, climate, orientation and seasons. We invite you to experience our wines and delicious olive products at our beautiful Australian themed cellar door, with its wide sweeping verandahs and beautiful mountain views.
Come and share a piece of paradise, experience one of the most beautiful outlooks set amoungst the vines in the valley. Relax on the wide covered verandah and sample our awarded wines while enjoying uninterrupted views of the majestic Brokenback Mountain Range. Browse through the family history museum or pick up a present from our gift gallery. If gourmet goodies are your style, indulge your taste buds with our delightful Devonshire teas or locally produced oils, vinegars, tapenades and dukkahs....
Emma's Cottage Vineyard. Seriously good wine, art and accommodation. Open 2pm to 6pm Friday, 10am to 5pm Sat & Sun. Boutique wines made from the one property the majority of which are sold through our friendly cellar door, you will have trouble finding them anywhere else!
The Pepper Tree winery was founded in 1991 and has been developed as one of the show places of Hunter Valley Wine Country. It is part of an integrated estate including vineyards, deluxe guest house and one of the region’s most famed restaurants – Robert’s Restaurant.
Friendly, boutique vineyard in the heart of Wollombi. Come in, sit down, take your time to enjoy the vines & the wines, as well as our specialty liqueues. Open Saturdays, Sundays & Long Weekends 10am - 4pm.
Nestled in the foothills of Mount View and surrounded by relaxing gardens, Briar Ridge provides the ultimate indulgence. With over 40 years of heritage as one of the Hunters leading producers, Briar Ridge is a must see destination whilst in Hunter Wine Country.
Here at Peterson House we specialise in Premium Sparkling Wines of many styles and varieties to suit everyone. We currently produce in excess of 20 sparkling wines, with our number 1 seller being our renowned pink blush.
All the Right Regions for all the Right Reasons. Established in 1970, Brokenwood Wines has evolved from a weekend venture for self-professed hobby winemakers into one of Australia’s most reputable wine labels. From the flagship wine - the famed Graveyard Vineyard Shiraz to the popular Cricket Pitch Range, Brokenwood's commitment to producing wine of the highest quality is always evident.
“Individual wines for individual people” Tintilla Estate is for everyone with a love of food, wine and family. One of the Hunter Valley’s best kept secrets this thoughtful family run vineyard and olive grove is a leader in the burgeoning cellar door wine and food experience.
The Tulloch story began in 1895 when John Younie Tulloch accepted an unusual settlement of a debt - a 43 acre property at Pokolbin, and so began the proud family tradition that continues today. Tulloch produces wines from varieties the Hunter is renowned for, such as Semillon, Chardonnay, Verdelho and Shiraz, together with limited releases, fortified styles and a range of wines avaialble for tasting and sales only from the Cellar Door.
Gartelmann Wines is a boutique cellar door in Lovedale. Sourcing top quality fruit from various locations throughout the Hunter Valley ensures Gartelmann Wines are always of the highest quality. With a number of trophies under their belt, not to mention hundreds of medals, Jan and Jorg Gartelmann feel proud of all their wines and would love for you to sample them. Gartelmann Winery also provides local olives, olive oils, cheeses and other gourmet products for sale at the cellar door.
Boasting several major trophy winning wines Glenguin Wines has been operating since 1988. Glenguin Wines is located near the village of Broke in Hunter Valley. Please note that the cellar door wine tasting is open by appointment only.
You will find McLeish Estate nestled in the heart of the Lower Hunter of Pokolbin. Surrounded by 9 hectares of vineyard which is responsible for producing many Gold and Trophy Award winning wines, available to you from our small privately owned boutique cellar door.
We invite you to our cellar, adjacent to one of Broke's oldest remaining homesteads, built in the early 1900's. Join us, the winemakers, to share the tastes, sights and people that make our stomping ground unique. Taste our two highly awarded, contemporary brands, Stomp! and Pssst 'n' Broke.
Wollombi Wines is a family owned and operated boutique vineyard, adjoining the historic village of Wollombi in the NSW Hunter Valley, gateway to Wine Country. The vineyard is bordered by the beautiful Wollombi Brook, and is open on 7 days a week for cellar door tastings. Why not visit the winery, enjoy a picnic and relax in beautiful surroundings.
Bimbadgen, derived from a local indigenous dialect meaning “a place of good view”, is one of the Hunter's most picturesque wineries, identified by the prominent Spanish bell tower situated on a hill overlooking the bimbadgen vineyards.
When you take the high road to Mount View you will discover why Tallavera Grove is one of the best kept secrets in the Hunter Valley. With its wisteria covered courtyard and arguably some of the best views the valley has to offer, a visit to Tallavera Grove should definately be on any visitors "to do list".
Capercaillie’s ambition is to remain a small winery which is focused entirely upon the creation of premium quality wines. To enhance the range of individual Hunter Valley Wines we select parcels of grapes from other proven regions of Australia, creating exciting multi-area blends which highlight climatic and varietal differences.
Come and meet Eric & Vicci at Misty Glen and try some of our fabulous wines in a relaxed atmosphere amongst the vines. We have a great range of wines made to be enjoyed with family and friends whilst indulging in a sumptuous meal or simply when relaxing on the verandah. Our wines are made from grapes grown on the property, we have a wide range from traditional Semillon to the unusual Sparkling Chambourcin.
Moorebank Vineyard is a Hunter Valley family boutique estate, where outstanding wines come from outstanding grapes. Specialising in ultra premium wines along with a wide rage of hand made, wine inspired condiments. Now taste the lastest range of Ginseng infused wines that are hand crafted by our eldest son Shannon, come and experience an explosion for your taste buds!
Glandore Estate has been producing outstanding wines for 3 years now. Exploring new boundaries with verities like Tempranillo and Alborino, Glandore estate is a must visit for all wine lovers when in the Hunter Valley.
Whenever you visit our friendly and knowledgable staff will happily guide you through our range of wines and help you explore the unique characteristics of Hunter wines. We also have an exciting Wine Club that provides Members with an exclusive Privileges Card so they can enjoy a range of benefits and rewards at businesses throughout the Hunter, so make sure you add Oakvale Wines to your 'must visit' list next time you are in the Hunter Valley. Bookings are essential for Group Tastings and Winer...
Located on Broke Road in the heart of Wine Country, our cellar door offers premium Hunter Valley wines made by Daniel (Buckets) Binet. Enjoy tasting our wines with our friendly and experienced staff in a warm and relaxed atmosphere matched with spectacular rural views. As well as an extensive wine list we offer a selection of local produce including cheese, olive products and exceptional examples of local art. Our guests are invited to sit and relax whilst enjoying the views with a glass of wine...