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Tour inside a Winery or Vineyard

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Ever wanted to see behind the scenes and see how your favourite Hunter Valley wines start from grapes and end up in your glass? Here are a list of businesses offering tours of their wineries and vineyards.

On occasion our wineries may be super busy and may not be able to conduct tours. Please check with them prior to visiting.

Businesses offering tours of their winery and vineyard:


  • 7 Days: McGuigan Wines, Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour 12pm, 45 mins, $5, POKOLBIN 49984 111, Enclosed shoes required / No children under 14 years / Please confirm tour availability during vintage.

  • Monday - Friday:  Iron Gate Estate, 15 minute tour with tasting during the hours of 10am - 4pm, $5, POKOLBIN 4998 6570, subject to staff resources.


  • 7 Days: Audrey Wilkinson, Prior booking required, $120pp, POKOLBIN, 4998 1866, Meet our winemaking team for a behind the scenes tour of the wine making process conducted in our working winery followed by VIP tasting and cheese platter.
  • 7 Days: Mount Pleasant Wines,  Prior booking required, 11am, 45 mins, $15pp, POKOLBIN,  4998 7505 , Enclosed shoes required/ Children allowed (conditions apply). Learn about the life story of Maurice O'Shea.

  • 7 Days: Tamburlaine Organic Wines, Please call in advance, Time by arrangement, 90mins, Please Call 4998 4200, POKOLBIN, Enclosed shoes required / Children free / Organic Winery / Exclusive wines to cellar door. Insight into the operation of a working winery / tour package available

  • 7 Days: Hermitage Road Cellars & Winery, Please call in advance, 9am, 45mins, $10, POKOLBIN, 4998 7777, Vineyard inspection and cellar door tour.

  • Sat & Sun: Tallavera Grove, Prior booking required, Minimum 4 people, 10am - 12pm, $12, MOUNT VIEW, 4990 7535. Wine tour and wine tasting experience for 2 hours. Insight about the vines and the total wine experience back at the cellar door. Enclosed shoes required

  • Fri, Sat & Sun: Briar Ridge Wines, Bookings Preferred, 2pm, $5, MOUNT VIEW, 4990 3670. Guests are greeted at the cellar door and one of our trained staff will walk you around to show you the mountain side and sloped vines. You will then be stepped through the crushing, destemming, pressing process at the back of the winery. You are then brought into the inside of the winery area where you will be shown our stainless steel fermenting tanks and told about the fermentation process. You will also be shown a variety of oak barrels and told about the various wine making processes for both white and red wine.

  • Fri, Sat & Sun: Margan, Bookings Essential, 10.30am - 12pm, $10pp, BROKE, 6579 1317. Winery tour & tasting.

  • Fri, Sat & Sun: Margan, Bookings Essential,10.30am, $110pp, BROKE.  Tour of vineyard, garden and winery, wine flight with olives followed by 3 course a la carte lunch (wine additional).

  • Fri, Sat & Sun, Margan, Bookings Essential, 10.30am, $130pp, BROKE. Tour of vineyard, garden and winery, wine flight with olives followed by 5 course degustation lunch (wine additional).

  • Fri, Sat & Sun: Whispering Brook, Bookings Essential, Time by arrangement 10:30am-3pm, 75min, $10pp (kids free), BROKE, 9818 4126/ 6579 1386. Tutored tour of the vineyard, olive grove and winery followed by tasting.
  • Every Sunday: Pepper Tree Wines, Bookings Essential, 10am and 12pm, $25pp, max 10 people, POKOLBIN , 4909 7107. A  'Peek Behind the Scenes' winery tour. Cost includes wine tasting and cheese platter. Enclosed shoes required. 


  • 7 Days: Hunter Beer Co., Please call in advance for groups of 10+, 4pm, 45min, $10, POKOLBIN, 4991 7922, Micro Brewery - Sample award winning craft beers whilst you enjoy a guided tour / Includes a tasting paddle of beer

  • Sat & Sun: Hunter Beer Co., Please call in advance for groups of 10+,  12pm, 45min, $10 POKOLBIN, 4991 7922, Micro Brewery - Sample award winning craft beers whilst you enjoy a guided tour / Includes a tasting paddle of beer


  • 7 Days: Hunter Wine Theatre, Please call in advance 4998 7777, 11am & 2pm, 1 hour, $10, POKOLBIN, 4998 7777, Experience the unique wine theatre - Wine making journey from picking to pouring followed by wine appreciation / tasting.


  • 7 Days: Hunter Wine School, Booking essential, 9am - 11am, 2 hours, $50, POKOLBIN, 4998 7777 Sip, Taste, Discover & Graduate - two hour master class from pruning, picking and bottling. Wine certificate
  • 7 Days: Tulloch Wines, Discover and Explore, 45 minutes, $20, POKOLBIN, 4998 7580. A wine journey discovering and exploring new and emerging wine varieties and styles from around the world.