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.
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!
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 anniversary...wow 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 yours...as 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.
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.
Winemaker: Adrian Sheridan
OPENING HOURS: Daily 9.00am - 5.00pm. Twilight Tastings (Summer to 6.00pm)