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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.

151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin

Discover our passion at Calais Estate. The award winning winery boasts one of the largest collections of boutique wines in the Hunter Valley.


Cellar Door


Located in our convict-carved sandstone cellar door, Calais’ collection is one of the largest ranges of boutique wines in the Valley, including a range of hand produced Methode Traditional wines. The range consists of both traditional wines as well as more rare varietals, ensuring there is something for everyone's palate. Known for hand crafted sparkling and boutique wines, our specialty is Chambourcin. Come and Discover Your Passion!


Group Tastings


Groups are welcome at Calais Estate Wines. Bookings are required and group bookings will incur a $5 per head tasting charge.


Gifts and Local Produce


Our cellar door also has a wide range of gifts and condiments for your shopping pleasure. Come What May is a quaint vintage home and giftware shop offering a delightful retail experience. There is also a range of condiments, olive oils and cheeses to entice.


Create Your Own Sparkling


If you’re planning a special day...a wedding, birthday or your guests by designing your own personalised sparkling, exactly to your liking. Together with our experienced winemakers, you will design the taste, be it sweeter or dryer...the choice is we hand craft the sparkling in the traditional French method.


Appointments must be made at least 3 months prior to the event & there is a minimum of 5 dozen per order.


Weddings & Events


The charming colonial buildings, stunning landscaped grounds and sweeping verandahs provide an idyllic setting for your wedding. Calais Estate and The Verandah Restaurant have everything you need to create a unique and memorable wedding day. Our grounds provide multiple picturesque options for weddings of varying sizes. We can customise our menus and layouts to your individual needs as well as offer bridal registries or cellar tea ideas.


Verandah Restaurant


While dining at the Verandah Restaurant enjoy panoramic views of our beautifully landscaped grounds, and the Calais wines and hospitality for which we are famous.


Notable Features


Cellar Door Tastings     Group Tastings      Working Vineyard Onsite       Family Friendly      BBQs        Picnic Area      Restaurant Onsite      Function Venue      Giftwares       Wildlife Viewing       Twilight Tastings (Summer to 6.00pm)         

Winemaker: Adrian Sheridan

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