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.

Ben Ean

It is with much delight that we are able to announce the new ownership of Ben Ean, Lindeman’s Estate, to the McGuigan and Peterson families, returning the property to its historical roots of the Hunter Valley.


OPENING HOURS: Monday - Saturday 09:00am - 5:00pm, Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm

119 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin


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

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


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

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


Comyns & Co

Scott and Missy Comyns are the husband and wife team behind the bold and edgy Hunter Valley wine brand Comyns & Co.Their premium crafted Hunter Valley Wines are sure to delight.


OPENING HOURS: Daily

Shop 6, 1946 Broke Road, Pokolbin


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

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


Elbourne Wines

Elbourne Wines is an extremely boutique family run vineyard now offering private tastings at the vineyard. We produce high quality Chardonnay & Shiraz (only around 200 dozen of each annually) and have been recently awarded a 5 Star Rating by James Halliday, along with "Top 10 New Wineries" in the 2018
Halliday Companion.


BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Marrowbone Road, Pokolbin

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


Emma's Cottage Vineyard

Award winning wines in cellar door, self contained cottages and an art gallery.


OPENING HOURS: Cellar Door - Friday 12 midday to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 5 pm & Sunday 10am to 4pm Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day

438 Wilderness Road, Lovedale


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


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


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


Iron Gate Estate

Iron Gate Estate is one of the Hunters finest boutique wineries Our air-conditioned cellar door is a refuge from the summer sun and a warm welcome on a winters day. Enjoy tasting of our range of wines under Spanish roof and floor tiles and iron-bark beams which exude the ambiance of southern Spain.


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

Oakey Creek 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

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


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.

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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Kevin Sobels Wines

Located on the corner of Broke Road and Halls Road Pokolbin. Our wines are 100% Hunter Valley and every wine we offer for sale is made and bottled in our winery.


OPENING HOURS: 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. 9.30am to 5.00pm Saturday and Sunday

5 Halls Road, Pokolbin


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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Margan Winery & Restaurant

Margan wines are all estate grown and estate made in the Broke Fordwich region of the Hunter Valley. The business was established in 1996 and is owned and operated by Lisa and Andrew Margan who are proud to have over 100 hectares of quality vineyards, a state of the art winery and striking cellar door and Margan restaurant as part of their onsite wine tourism operations.


OPENING HOURS: Daily 10:00am - 5:00pm Winery & Vineyard Tours: Friday - Sunday only. Restaurant: Lunch, Fri - Sun 12:00pm - 2:30pm, Dinner, Fri & Sat 6:00pm - 8:30pm

1238 Milbrodale Road, Broke

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


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 10.00am - 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

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


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, Millfield


Mistletoe Winery

Mistletoe is a small family owned vineyard and winery that was established by the current owners, Ken and Gwen Sloan in 1989, and now has three generations of the family actively involved in its day to day operation.


OPENING HOURS: Daily 10:00am - 6:00pm

771 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


Misty Glen Wines & Cottage

Misty Glen, located in the heart of Pokolbin, Hunter Valley, NSW, features a boutique 16 acre Vineyard, a Cellar Door and a self-contained Cottage. The vineyard produces five grape varietals; Semillon, Chardonnay, Chambourcin, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz, which are created into both traditional and
unusual wine styles every vintage.


OPENING HOURS: Fri, Sun & Mon 10:00am - 4:00pm, Sat 10:00am - 5:00pm

293 Deasys Road, Pokolbin


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

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


Mount View Estate

Mount View Estates original vineyard, winery and cellar door is set against the backdrop of the Mount View Mountain range which is one of the most scenic and fertile sub-region's in the Lower Hunter Valley.


OPENING HOURS: Daily 10:00am - 5.00pm

502 Mount View Road, Mount View

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


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

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


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

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


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 Thursday 10.00am - 5.00pm Friday 10.00 to 9.00pm (food till 8pm) Saturday 10.00am to 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


Red Door Collective

Imagine a place where you gaze over rolling vineyards as the sun sets over the mountains. Where comfort and style meet five-star luxury. Where award-winning wine is paired with fresh local produce. Where good old-fashioned hospitality makes you feel like you’re at home. Welcome to Red Door Collective.


OPENING HOURS: Saturday - Monday 9:00am -3:00pm

479 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin


RidgeView

Set at the end of Sweetwater Road, in the heart of the Hunter Valley Wine Country, RidgeView boasts the best of everything. Award winning wines, a superb location, a state-of-the-art Restaurant and Cellar Door and private self contained cottages to top it off. For those looking for a complete wine country experience in one restful location, you can’t go past RidgeView.


OPENING HOURS: Cellar Door, Wednesday – Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm. Restaurant, Thursday, lunch and dinner, midday – 8:00pm, Friday & Saturday, breakfast, lunch and dinner 9:00am – 9:00pm, Sunday, breakfast, lunch and dinner 9:00am – 8:00pm

273 Sweetwater Road, Pokolbin


Saddler's 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

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


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


Stomp! Wine

We are a small, family wine making business in the Hunter Valley. Our Lovedale cellar door is a welcoming space for you to visit us - the winemakers. We share our passion for our craft, explaining as much or as little as you desire, whilst enticing you to purchase our handcrafted wines, as we lead you through a personalised tasting.


OPENING HOURS: Thursday - Monday 10:00AM - 5:00PM

504 Wilderness Road, Lovedale

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


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

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


Tatler Wines

Tatler is a modest, family owned, boutique winery located in the heart of Lovedale in the Hunter Valley. We offer guests the ultimate package onsite with a cellar door, Spanish Tapas restaurant and accommodation facilities.


OPENING HOURS: Wed, Thurs & Sun 10:00 am - 4:00pm. Fri & Sat 10:00am - 5:00pm

477 Lovedale Road, Lovedale

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


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 Mountains Road, Pokolbin


Tintilla Estate

You are always welcome at Tintilla Estate a boutique family run Winery and Olive Grove where we are passionate about producing distinctive, hand made wines with personality, balance and structure which reflect the Hunter terroir and modern Australian tastes. Our Olives are not to be missed.


OPENING HOURS: Daily 10.30am - 6:00pm

725 Hermitage 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

138 Gillards Road, Pokolbin

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


Wine House Hunter Valley

Wine House Hunter Valley offers 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: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday - Thursday, Friday and Saturday 11:00AM - 7:00 PM

426 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin


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

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


Catherine Vale Wines

656 Milbrodale Road, Fordwich. PH: 02 6579 1334.

De Bortoli Wines

532 Wine Country Drive, Pokolbin. PH: 02 4993 8800.

First Creek Wines

600 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin. PH: 02 4998 2992.

Gemelli Estate

168 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin. PH: 02 4998 7910.

Undercliff Winery & Gallery

152 Yango Creek Road, Wollombi. PH: 02 4998 3322.

Wollombi Wines

25 Charlton Street, Wollombi. PH: 02 4998 3427.