If you haven’t been to vineyards yet, then let your maiden experience begin at the Hunter Valley vineyards, acclaimed as one of the finest in the world. The valley is Australia’s oldest wine region brimming with family-owned boutique wineries. Head down to the wine valley, only a 2-hour drive from Sydney – the location is perfect for a full-day tour of boutique wineries. You’ll get to explore its vineyards, shop at its boutique wineries, discover a host of exotic wine varieties and choose your favourites aboard a fun Sydney sightseeing bus tour.
A day tour from Sydney to Hunter Valley can provide the most rewarding experience ever… Taste the exotic varieties of wines produced in this region, visit any of the 120 wineries and learn more about wine at Hunter Valley Wine School or Wine Theatre! Aren’t you keen to learn about the process of collecting juicy ripe grapes from the vineyards and churning them into choicest wines?
Choose some rare vintages from the boutique wineries to gift friends. There are many big hitters based in Hunter Valley offering excellent wines, but here are some the top must-visit wineries in the region.
Seven top boutique wineries in Hunter Valley
Want to take home some fine and exotic varieties of wines? Founded by James Tulloch in 1838, this large winery offers a full range of Tulloch Wines. It is known for its excellent Verdelho wines.
McGuigan wineries is another old winery in Pokolbin in the wine country, Hunter Valley. This famous winery has been offering choicest wines since 1880. Find an affordable range of red wines and Semillon here.
Audrey Wilkinson Wines
A historic winery founded by Audrey Wilkinson in 1866 at Pokolbin, Hunter Valley. Find a surprising collection of rare and authentic wines here in the picturesque tasting rooms. Enjoy the authentic range of Hunter Semillons here.
Located in Pokolbin, the Oakwale winery has been around since 1893. This old winery sells its wines through cellar doors. They have an enormous range of wines to offer. When there, don’t forget to sample some rare varieties of wines.
A favourite hub of wine lovers, this winery is a household name. The famous winery is located in Pokolbin in the Hunter Valley region. Don’t miss out the unoaked Chardonnay and Semillon available here. Sample their signature wines such as Graveyard Block Shiraz or the usual Semillon or Chardonnay.
De Iuliis Wines
A family winery located in the Pokolbin region of Hunter Valley. Taste some of the freshest Hunter wines here. Enjoy their authentic wines such as Semillon and Hunter-style Shiraz.
A winery founded by Ian Scarborough and his family in the 80s is now a true haunt for wine lovers. You will simply love the amazing range of Chardonnay, light Pinot Noir and the new Vermentino.
There are so many grand boutique wineries in Hunter Valley that you are simply spoilt for choice! But take your pick, you must, because it is impossible to cover all of them in a day. Once done, you’ll know why this velvety wine time ranks ahead in a list of top things to do in Sydney. Cheers to the good times!