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Pet Friendly Wineries

Capercaillie Wines

Capercaillie Wines was established in the Hunter Valley by Alasdair Sutherland in late 1995 when he built a small modern winery on an excellent 20 year old vineyard. In the 20 plus years since the winery was established, Capercaillie has built a firm customer base in domestic and export markets and has gained a reputation as a quality producer with many award winning wines.


OPENING HOURS: Daily 10:00am - 4.30pm

4 Londons Road, Lovedale

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Domaine de Binet

Over 30 years in the making, Domaine de Binet is the realization of a young boy’s dream and is the family label of winemaker Daniel Binet.


OPENING HOURS: Saturday and Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm

477 Lovedale Road, Lovedale

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Drayton's Family Wines

Drayton's Family Wines is one of the premier wine producing companies in the Hunter Valley with over 150 years of winemaking expertise to produce wines of outstanding quality and standing.


OPENING HOURS: Monday to Friday 8.00am to 5.00pm, Saturday, Sundays and Public Holidays 10.00am - 5.00pm (Drayton's Family Wines) OPENING HOURS: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm, Weekends 8.00am to 4.00pm. (Log Press Cafe)

555 Oakey Creek Road, Pokolbin

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Emma's Cottage Vineyard

Award winning wines in cellar door, self contained cottages and an art gallery.


OPENING HOURS: Cellar Door - Friday 12 midday to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 5 pm & Sunday 10am to 4pm Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day

438 Wilderness Road, Lovedale


First Creek Wines

First Creek have been crafting wines of exceptional regional quality since 1996. A talented and highly acclaimed team of wine makers led by Liz Jackson and Greg Silkman are regarded as amongst the best wine makers in Australia, so much so that over 25 wine companies in New South Wales also trust First Creek to make wine from a range of unique vineyards and micro climates within Australia.


OPENING HOURS: Daily 9:30am - 5:00pm

600 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin

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Greenway Wines

You will find Greenway Wines Cellar Door – just around the corner – 3.5kms south of Broke, within an ‘old world’ Red Barn. A charming wine tasting experience set against the dramatic backdrop of Wollombi Brook and the Brokenback Ranges.


OPENING HOURS: Saturday & Sunday 10:00am - 05:00pm. Saturday & Sunday (winter months) 10:00am - 04:30pm.

350 Wollombi Road, Broke


GUNDOG HUNTER CELLAR & GOURMET PANTRY

The Gundog Hunter Cellar & Gourmet Pantry offers a premium Hunter Valley tasting experience like no other.


OPENING HOURS: Monday to Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm

101 McDonald's Road, Pokolbin

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Hanging Tree Wines

Nestled in an original Parish of Pokolbin property with a host of antique history, Hanging Tree Wines offers premium wines and premium service in a historic setting with stunning views out every doorway.


OPENING HOURS: Daily 10:00am - 5:00pm

294 O'Connors Road, Pokolbin


Hart & Hunter

Winemaking couple Jodie Belleville & Damien Stevens, are the hands behind the Phat Wine Company’s HART & HUNTER brand. A boutique family winery doing things their own way, and having a lot of fun in the process, offering premium boutique Single Vineyard Wines reflecting provenance and a sense of place.


Opening Hours - Thursday to Sunday 10am to 4pm

463 Deasys Road, Pokolbin

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Hungerford Hill Wines

Established in 1967, Hungerford Hill is a boutique estate in the Hunter Valley.


OPENING HOURS: Sunday to Thursday 10.00am - 5.00pm, Friday & Saturday 10.00am - 6.00pm

2450 Broke Road, Pokolbin


James Estate

James Estate Wines are built on a foundation of quality, experience, and a sense of “place” that encapsulates the lifestyle and creative spirit of the Hunter Valley.


OPENING HOURS: Cellar Door: Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm, Mon -Sat 10:00am - 5:00pm. Bistro: Fri & Sat 10:00am - Late Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm

1142 - 1210 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin

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Lambloch Estate

There is no other Cellar Door quiet like Lambloch Estate. The picturesque views of the vineyard are set on the stunning backdrop of the Broken Back Range, and offers the perfect spot to relax, unwind, and enjoy some of the Hunters finest premium wines.


OPENING HOURS: 10:00am - 5:00pm Daily

2342 Broke Road, Pokolbin

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McLeish Estate Wines

Our surrounding 11 hectares of vineyard are responsible for producing many Gold and Trophy Award-winning wines available to you from our small privately owned boutique cellar door. Visit McLeish Estate and enjoy our friendly cellar door atmosphere where you’ll be treated to the taste of premium current releases and aged wines through to our ‘Jessica’s’ Botrytis Semillon.


OPENING HOURS: Daily 10:00am - 5:00pm

462 DeBeyers Road, Pokolbin

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Moorebank Vineyard Estate

Moorebank has been in the Hunter Valley since 1986 and is a family owned and operated vineyard estate where sustainably grown grapes produce memorable wines that are made with style and character.


OPENING HOURS: Daily 10.00am - 5.00pm

150 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin

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Oakvale Wines

Oakvale Wines is a small family-owned Hunter Valley winery producing premium handcrafted wines and ciders.


OPENING HOURS: Daily 10:00am - 5:00pm

1596 Broke Road, Pokolbin

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Pepper Tree Wines Pty Ltd

Pepper Tree Wines is nestled in the heart of Hunter Valley Wine Country. Set amongst spectacular landscaped gardens, it offers the perfect atmosphere for discovery!


OPENING HOURS: Daily 9:00am - 5:00pm

86 Halls Road, Pokolbin

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Saddlers Creek Wines

Established in 1990 Saddler's Creek is a boutique wine company situated in Pokolbin the heart of the Hunter Valley.


OPENING HOURS: 7 Days 10.00 to 5.00pm

15 Marrowbone Road, Pokolbin

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Sandalyn Wilderness Estate

Family owned and operated and nestled in a garden setting surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, Sandalyn Wilderness Estate has extensive views to the Watagan, Molly Morgan and Brokenback ranges.


OPENING HOURS: Daily 09:00am - 5:00pm

162 Wilderness Road, Lovedale


Tallavera Grove

Davis Premium Vineyards/Tallavera Grove is a family owned boutique winery which consists of three premium vineyards located in the Hunter Valley, Orange and Wrattonbully.


OPENING HOURS: Thursday - Monday 10:00am - 5.00pm

749 Mount View Road, Mount View

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Thirsty Palette Wines

We are a family owned boutique vineyard where you will feel you have truly left the city behind. We are located on the high point of Wilderness Road in Lovedale with spectacular views over the Brokenback range. Our cellar door is warm friendly and eclectic.


OPENING HOURS: Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm Sunday 11:00am - 5:00pm

247 Wilderness Road, Lovedale


Vinden Estate Wines

Established in 1990 by Guy and Sandra Vinden, Vinden Estate Wines is a family-owned, boutique Hunter Valley winery and vineyard located in Pokolbin. Now retired, Angus our eldest runs Vinden Estate and has started his own label called the Vinden Headcase, balancing tradition with innovation.


OPENING HOURS: Wednesday to Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm

17 Gillards Road, Pokolbin

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Wynwood Estate

Wynwood Estate is one of the newest wine brands in the Hunter Valley Wine Country focusing on Estate grown small volumes of handcrafted premium wines.


OPENING HOURS: Daily 10:00am - 5:00pm

310 Oakey Creek Road, Pokolbin

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Ballabourneen Wine

515 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin. PH: 02 4998 6505.

Catherine Vale Wines

656 Milbrodale Road, Fordwich. PH: 02 6579 1334.

De Bortoli Wines

532 Wine Country Drive, Pokolbin. PH: 02 4993 8800.

Gemelli Estate

168 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin. PH: 02 4998 7910.

Iron Gate Estate

Oakey Creek Road, Pokolbin. PH: 02 4998 6570.

Kevin Sobels Wines

5 Halls Road, Pokolbin . PH: 02 4998 7766.

Tintilla Estate

725 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin. PH: 02 6574 7093.

Undercliff Winery & Gallery

152 Yango Creek Road, Wollombi. PH: 02 4998 3322.

Wollombi Wines

25 Charlton Street, Wollombi. PH: 02 4998 3427.