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Top 13 Hunter Valley Cellar Doors And More!

The Hunter Valley was surely created by Dionysus, the god of fruitfulness, vegetation, wine and ecstasy. Worshipped since the Mycenaean’s, 1100 BCE, his 3100 years of wine and fruitfulness potential was rooted into Australia’s reality by James Busby when he planted Australia’s first 500 vine cuttings in Hunter Valley in 1830.


Today the Valley offers wine, bubbly, chocolate, gastronomic delights and lazy picnics enveloped in beguiling nature. Acquiesce easily to Epicureanism with these gorgeous getaways for a weekend of cellar doors and joy.


Our journey starts at Stomp! boutique winery today.


1. Stomp! Wines

Specialising in local varieties - Semillon, Chardonnay, Verdelho & Shiraz. The winery also has fun, innovative wines including Fiano, Sparkling Verdelho, and Sparkling Chambourcin, Merlot & Fortified wines. Their brands are contemporary and relaxed, with a touch of tongue in cheek.


Cellar door, picnics, chocolate, bubbles, and an invite to Stomp! new grapes. An immersive experience!


Address: 504 Wilderness Road, Lovedale, NSW, 2325

2. Emma's Cottage

The smallest vineyard in Hunter Valley bulges with history, vistas, cottages, an art gallery, and seven grapes’ varietals. The handpicking of the Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Shiraz, Pinot noir, Semillon and Verdelho ensures superb quality wines, dessert wine and bubbly.


Exquisite Cellar Door, inspiring art gallery, diverse cottages & your faithful hound can be booked as well!


Address: 438 Wilderness Road, Lovedale, NSW, 2325


3. Thirsty Palette

For creatives, this winery offers art workshops, accommodation for an art weekend, and a Cellar Door offering award-winning wines that include Semillon, Shiraz, Sparkling, Chardonnay and Moscato.


Painting, pottery, a landscape with visiting roos and pristine wines. A creative’s perfect weekend!


Address: 247 Wilderness Road, Lovedale, NSW, 2325


4. Saltire

If Chardonnay, Shiraz, Merlot and critically acclaimed Semillon sound exciting, then book at Saltire! Add to that sparkling and fortified wine with delicious local cheeses, quince paste and crackers and heaven is imminent.


Prestigious wines, a young vibe & juicy cuisine collabs make for a fun destination!


Address: 113 Wilderness Road, Lovedale, NSW, 2325


5. Wandin Estate

Seriously good, terroir-influenced food, jaw-dropping views and paths leading to contemporary, designer villas are lined with white roses. The exquisite attention to detail has soft country charm, facilitating the savouring of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Moscato, bubbly, Tempranillo and more.


For a contemporary, designer experience in the winelands topped with gastronomy delights, visit here!


Address: 12 Wilderness Road, Lovedale, NSW, 2325


6. Allandale Winery

Allandale Winery offers a diverse selection of delicious wines. Trophy-winning Semillon and Chardonnays lead the white selection, including Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, and more. Consider the Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon from the winemaker’s reserve.


A huge choice of award-winning wines born from an expansive vineyard. A wine tasting treat!


Address: 132 Wilderness Road, Lovedale, NSW, 2325


7. Lucy’s Run

Wines, oils and spices await you as well as Woof Woof wines which support PetRescue. The multi-generation winemaking has produced award-winning single vineyard Shiraz, Merlot and Verdelho. Visit for an exotic taste journey!


Travel vicariously through spices & exquisite wines at this rave-reviewed farm!


Address: 1274 Wine Country Drive, Lovedale, NSW, 2325

8. Piggs Peake

This “Willy Wonka”, contemporary wine experience will leave you delighted. After their classics, flow along to unique wines such as Moree Pedro Ximenez and Orange Zinfandels.


Indulge in the alternative, world-class dining, sharing meals prepared over an open fire pit or celebrate your wedding in a barrel-filled wine cellar.


Visit this beauty for the “Heston” of wine experiences and alternative dining to complement it.


Address: 697 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, NSW


9. Mira Wines

Owners, Kiros and Ana, handpick from the Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon and from 70-year-old vines for an exquisite Muscat. Every order of 12 bottles gets a complimentary bottle of Limoncello. Add that to your tasting!


Book here for panoramic sunset wine tastings with cheeses & charcuterie + authentic Greek lunches!


Address: 276 O'Connors Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320


10. Mount View Estate

Mature vines in some of the richest basalt, volcanic soil in the Hunter Valley produces multi-award winning Semillon, Chardonnay, Verdelho, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, and the list goes on. The diversity continues with specialty fortified wines Liqueur Verdelho and Shiraz.


Excellent terroir, mature vines & diverse award-winning wines await you while you stay in a luxury suite!


Address: 502 Mount View Road, Mount View, NSW 2325


11. Briar Ridge

Briar Ridge produces a sensational, sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir as well as a Shiraz, Semillon, Viognier, Fiano, Cabernet Sauvignon, and much more!

This brilliantly managed vineyard has many awards under its belt.


A huge selection of multi-award winning wines awaits you with antipasto and beautiful views!


Address:593 Mount View Road, Mount View, NSW 2325


12. Petersons Wines

With uninterrupted views of beautiful mountain ranges, you are spoilt by a huge selection at the Mount View cellar door. Chardonnay, Champenoise, Shiraz, Cabernet Merlot and Sauvignon, Zinfandel with many more options.


Treat yourself in taste and views at the multiple locations of this winery. Try the sparkling Shiraz!


Address: 552 Mount View Road, Mount View, NSW 2325 or 2347 Broke Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2325


13. Mount Broke Wines

This 116-year-old family farm has a superpower – wood-fired pizza and the seasonal Saturday and Sunday bistro lunch (by their excellent French chef) can have a wine tasting with it. Try the Semillon, Verdelho, Shiraz and an interesting Barbera


Gorgeous wine and woodfired pizza all available as a takeaway from this winery. The perfect life!


Address: 130 Adams Peak Rd, Broke, NSW 2325



Create your perfect Hunter Valley wine tour experience.


Select from some of the many fabulous vineyards and compile a day or weekend sensory experience for you and your friends.


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