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Put your experience entirely in our hands, select vineyards from our curated list, or build a tour from the ground up – the choice is yours! With our private and personalised wine tours, you can experience the Hunter Valley’s best bits, tailored to your individual tastes.

Signature tour: private tour for couples & groups (tasting fees included)

A premium gourmet experience for wine lovers and beginners alike, our customisable Signature Wine Tour is perfect for couples, families, private groups and people with pets. 

 

We’ll visit 3 – 4 of the Hunter Valley’s very best family-run and boutique cellar doors, nibble on the tastiest local delicacies including local cheeses and/or chocolates, and ensure your private group enjoys our legendary 5-star hospitality. 

Expect to meet a grower or wine-maker, inspect some barrels (and their contents!) or taste some grapes off the vines. And whilst we can’t guarantee it, we can find the cutest wine dogs and spot wildlife on most tours.

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE LIST OF VINEYARDS: Top Vineyard Picks.  We will put a draft itinerary together for you but please feel free to choose some vineyards from the Top Vineyard Picks.

NOTE: Cheese match experience currently held at Oakvale Wines with Binnorie Dairy cheeses and McCaffreys Estate with Hunterbelle cheeses. Handcrafted choccie and wine pairing held at Wine House or Hunter Wine Lab

BRINGING YOUR FOUR LEGGED FRIEND? Follow us at #dogsofgrapetoglassHV on instagram to see the fun we have on tour!

BRINGING THE KIDS? No problem, us ask about kids activities

 

 

Sample itinerary (duration approx 6.5 hours, half days also available):

 

  Vineyard 1: complimentary wine tasting

  Vineyard 2: complimentary wine pairing experience with local cheeses

  

Lunch stop of your choice

   Vineyard 3: complimentary wine tasting

  Distillery:    complimentary gins, vodkas & liqueurs (optional)

  Vineyard 4: complimentary wine tasting with chocolate (optional)

 

Full day tour price per person including GST and all tastings* 

(lunch is extra, see lunch tab for recommended eateries – we will make all reservations)

How many are you booking for?Fri – SunMid Week
There’s two of us$229 per person$199 per person
There’s three of us$179 per person$169 person
Group of 4$159 per person$139 per person
Group of 5$149 per person$129 per person
6 – 20$139 per person$119 per person

*all prices include GST

Children under 13 and fur kids ride free! 

Please note:

Public Holidays may attract a surcharge.

Our wine tours are entirely private.

Pick up from your accommodation in Hunter Wine Country – within 25 minutes from Central Pokolbin – is included in the tour price.

Pick up from more than 25 minutes away may incur a surcharge. Newcastle, Northern Central Coast and Lake Macquarie may be possible, on request.

We do not pick up from Sydney.

Gourmet cheese platter. $35 for two people (7 days)

Ironbark Brewhouse at Peter Drayton Wines $35 pp (Weds- Sun)

Delicious wood-fired pizza, chunky fries, gourmet salad and wings and complimentary beer/wine/soft drink. Beer, gin or wine paddles available separately for purchase.

Twine Restaurant at Wynwood Estate

(Thursday to Sunday) – complimentary local wine, beer or soft drink on arrival, followed by a starter of sourdough and whipped butter, and alternate serve of 18hr slow cooked short cut beef rib and mozzarella stuffed chicken breast wrapped in bacon (both served with greens and potato rosti) (veg option also available) $40 pp

Hungerford Hill EPIC mini degustation experience (wines matched to small dishes created by two hatted restaurant, Muse.) $55 pp (Tues – Sat)

OR choose your own meal at:

Twine Restaurant at Wynwood Estate (Wed -Sun)

The Deck Cafe Lovedale (7 days)

Four Pines at The Farm (7 days)

Cafe Enzo Pokolbin (7 days- group of 6 max.)

Fancy a picnic? Ask us about including a vineyard picnic – POA

All venues are dog and family friendly and can cater for most dietary requirements with notice

Choose up to 2 complimentary wine pairing experiences - wine with handcrafted chocolate, wine tasting with olives and/or wine paired with local cheeses

Complimentary tastings at a total of four vineyards on the day plus choose your lunch stop at a top local eatery

Our tours are family and pet friendly
(up 2 doggies)

Private, door-to-door transport - different vehicles available

Option to add complimentary craft gin, vodka and schnapps tasting at a distillery

Lots of cooler space, to bring home all your ‘souvenirs’!

Duration: Approx 6 - 7 hours (half days also available)

Substitute any of your wine tasting stops for a brewery visit, or a chance to experience Pokolbin Cider House.

Create Your Own Tour

Know exactly where you want to go, and what you want to taste and experience? Or need some local recommendations and expertise to nut out the finer details? Our Create Your Own Tour is a totally bespoke experience.

We take care of the driving, so all you have to do is tell us what you want, then sit back and enjoy!

Half-day, full-day, couples, families and large-scale group events, all catered for.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TOUR TYPE DOES NOT INCLUDE TASTING FEES. Due to the huge variance in fees charged by vineyards we can quote you on tastings once you have chosen your vineyards.

 For a fully customisable and completely private tour with all fees included, please see our Signature Tour.

Indicative Pricing 

Couples – $165 – $225 per person (inc GST)

Group of 3 to 7 people – $330 – $660 (inc GST)

Group of 8 to 11 people – $550 – $880 (inc GST)

11 + people, please contact the team for a custom quote. 

Please note Create Your Own Tours do not include tasting fees. As  knowledgeable guides we would be delighted to assist you with vineyard selection and general advice to create your perfect itinerary.

Kindly note, vineyards charging over $10 per tasting you are requested to arrange your own tastings directly with the vineyard


For our dog-friendly tour please refer to the Signature Tour, ‘TOP VINEYARD PICKS’ (all dog friendly vineyards are marked DF)

Our tours are entirely private.

Pick up from your accommodation in Hunter Wine Country – within 25 minutes from Central Pokolbin – is included in the tour price.

Pick up from more than 25 minutes away may incur a surcharge. Newcastle, Northern Central Coast and Lake Macquarie may be possible, on request.

We do not pick up from Sydney.

Transport & Transfers

Whether you’re heading to a wedding, one of Hunter’s renowned restaurants, or a thrilling concert in the valley, we’ve got you covered.

We also offer convenient pick-up and drop-off options at the Port of Newcastle and Newcastle Airport.

  • Private concert transfers start from as little as $19 per person return.
  • Private wedding group transfers from $150 return.
  • Newcastle Transfers –  $200 one way, $360 return for up to 10 people.

We can even accommodate larger wedding parties, with transport options available for up to 44 people.

Some of the exquisite vineyards we’ve served for group wedding transportation include Krinklewood, Peterson’s House, and Adams Peak. Your special day is in safe hands with us.

Call us on 0478 694 094 or send an enquiry to discuss your transport needs today.

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Hunter Heroes Sampler

Exciting new half day tour sampling some of the most historic and longest running boutique vineyards in the Hunter.

More info coming soon!