Content: Child Friendly Wineries

Child Friendly Wineries

Some wineries offer play areas and childrens activities to keep your family occupied while you taste the Hunter Valley's finest.

Briar Ridge Vineyard & Winery

Briar Ridge is a 5 star rated winery nestled in the picturesque Mount View region. Visit our beautiful vineyard and cellar door for the ultimate tasting experience and discover a more hidden and scenic part of the Hunter Valley.


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

593 Mount View Road, Mount View

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Calais Estate Wines

Calais Estate is a family owned boutique winery that is famous for both it's great wine and hospitality. Nestled into its own sun-drenched nook of Pokolbin in the Hunter Valley, Calais Estate is one of the most picturesque estates in the region.


OPENING HOURS: Daily 9.00am - 5.00pm. Twilight Tastings (Summer to 6.00pm)

151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin


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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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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Eagles Rest Wines

The Hunter’s best kept secret... Inspired by our resident Wedge Tail Eagles, Eagles Rest looks beyond the present and looks towards the future, producing wines made from handpicked low yield grapes with exceptional maturing ability. Experience Eagles Rest’s multi award winning aged Hunter Valley Wines, displaying providence, elegance and presence at our cellar door in Pokolbin along with our Es...


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

534 Oakey Creek Road, Pokolbin

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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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Hollydene Estate Wines

The Estate Restaurant and Cellar Door compliment each other by offering a food and wine experience, providing customers with ever changing seasonal menus and wines to suit all occasions.


OPENING HOURS: Cellar Door 10.00am to 4.00pm Everyday. Late Opening on Friday and Saturday Nights till 9.30pm

3483 Golden Highway, Jerrys Plains


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


Ivanhoe Wines

Ivanhoe Wines is a premium boutique wine business, located in the heart of Pokolbin. Specialising in handcrafted Hunter Valley wines, they are only available at the cellar door, not in bottle shops. Our team are friendly and knowledgeable and ready to help you find wines that you love.


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

525 Marrowbone Road, Pokolbin

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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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Kelman Vineyard

Kelman Vineyard covers over 100 acres with 23 acres under vines, 8 acres of olive trees and 2 acres of lemon trees. We produce and sell our premium wines at our cellar door.


OPENING HOURS: 10:00am - 4:00pm Daily

2 Oakey Creek 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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McGuigan Wines

Winner of the 2009, 2011, 2012 & 2016 International Wine Maker of the Year (International Wine and Spirits Competition - London), and Maker of the World’s best Semillon for the last six years running, McGuigan Wines is a must visit Hunter Valley destination. Enjoy award winning Museum Wines and exclusive Cellar Door Only styles not available anywhere else.


OPENING HOURS: Daily 09:30am - 5:00pm

447 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin


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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Millbrook Estate Winery & Distillery

Millbrook Estate was established in 1996 with the planting of its first Chardonnay grapes. It is a beautiful hillside vineyard overlooking Wollombi Brook and the Watagans. We are a small boutique winery producing a full range of wines plus a variety of liqueurs and spirits.


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

1617 Mount View Rd, Mount View


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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Nightingale Wines

Located in the beautiful hamlet of Broke, Nightingale Wines offers a fantastic cellar door experience, luxury spa villa accommodation and restaurant.


OPENING HOURS: Daily 10:00am - 5:00pm Accommodation Guests: 16

1239 Milbrodale Road, Broke


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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Peter Drayton Wines

Peter Drayton Wines located at Ironbark Hill Vineyard is a stylish vineyard located in the heart of Hunter Valley.


OPENING HOURS: Monday to Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm Sunday 11.00am - 4.00pm

694 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin

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Peterson House

Peterson House was born from the vision of Ian Peterson, who, in his early years felt it necessary to celebrate each grand child's birth with a special wine. Our cellar door offers an unforgettable experience, with our bubbly staff there to help you choose your favourite sparkling wine.


OPENING HOURS: CELLAR DOOR, Daily, 9:00am- 5:00pm (Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day). RESTAURANT CUVEE: Daily, 8:30am - 11am breakfast, 12:00pm - 3:00pm lunch. OYSTER BAR: Weekends from 10:00am

Corner of Broke Road & Wine Country Drive


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


Savannah Estate

Savannah Estate lies on the beautiful gateway to Mount View, a mountain which boasts some of the most stunning views of the Hunter Valley.


OPENING HOURS: Monday to Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm and Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm.

402 Mount View Road, Mount View


Small Winemakers Centre

The Small Winemakers Centre is a unique proposition for visitors to the Hunter Valley. We are very proud to offer the largest range of wine in the Hunter, showcasing the talents of Thomas Wines, The Little Wine Company, Silkman, Hart & Hunter, David Hook Wines, Keith Tulloch Wines and many more.


OPENING HOURS: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Daily

426 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin


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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Tinklers Wines

Three generations of the Tinkler family have forged a family wine legacy, located at the foothills of the Pokolbin Mountains, where you're sure to relax and engage within the beautiful surrounds.


OPENING HOURS 7 Days 10.00am - 5.00pm

53 Pokolbin Mountain Road, Pokolbin


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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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.