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Sample lots of great wine, cheese and other gourmet treats on a full-day tour to the Hunter Valley. Known for its great growing climate and fine wines, the Hunter Valley also boasts fantastic food producers who make the most of the fresh local ingredients. Your guide takes your small group to boutique wineries and cheese producers to sample the goods. Go behind the scenes to learn more about the winemakers and foodies who have given the Hunter Valley a reputation for excellence. It’s worth the trip from Sydney!

Highlights

  • Full-day wine-tasting tour of the Hunter Valley
  • Taste 20 different varieties of wine and sample cheese from a local cheese shop
  • Take a personalized behind-the-scenes look at a boutique winery
  • Wines available for purchase by the bottle directly from the cellar door

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What You Can Expect

Small-Group Hunter Valley Wine and Cheese Tasting Tour from Sydney

Hunter Valley Wine Tasting

Meet your small-group tour in central Sydney then get comfortable on your air-conditioned coach for the two-hour scenic drive to the Hunter Valley. Your guide points out the sights and explains their history as you travel through Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park and over the Hawkesbury River.

When you arrive in the valley, your guide takes you to some of the favorite small producers in the region. Go wine tasting at celebrated wineries such as Iron Gate Estate, Tempus Two Wines and McGuigan Wines. You’ll also take a guided tour of one of the most celebrated wineries in the valley and get the inside scoop on its methods.

During your visit, you’ll taste as many as 20 different wines, including the Hunter Valley’s famous semillon and shiraz varieties. If you’d like to bring some home, you can purchase bottles from the wineries.

In addition to the wine, food has become a star of the Hunter Valley. Your tour includes a stop at an artisan cheese shop to sample a variety of delicious cheeses. For lunch, you can choose where you want to eat, selecting from a number of delicious options (own expense).

Return to Sydney in the evening after a wonderful day in the Hunter Valley.

Customer Reviews

tiffchen1124

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Jim was a great tour guide who kept us entertained throughout the trip. The selection of a large commercial winery, smaller winery, and a boutique winery was great for experiencing what is on offer at the Hunter Valley. Although the cheese tasting wasn't as elaborate as the wine tasting, I still ended up buying some of the cheese that was sampled. Lunch was provided which was a nice surprise.

George M T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We really enjoyed our wine and cheese tasting tour with Nigel. He made it a great experience, answered all our questions, and a good view of life in NSW and the areas we passed through and the wineries we visited, and we met some really nice people on our tour. Going on a small group tour lets you meet other people but also you get a more personalized tour. Enjoyed all the wineries, and the cheese. Great day. Learned things about wine and wine making I didn't know and we got to drink some really good wine.

Snow Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Wonderful day out, with a very knowledgeable and fun driver thanks Jim! Tasted some wonderful wines and took some home too. Comfy ride, good company, fine wines and some tasty morsels all helped make the day.

Yau Hing Y

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Steve, the guide, was great! The wines were interesting too because some of them are quite rare, eg chambourcin, and/or aren and #39;t sold outside the wineries. This is definitely one tour I and #39;ll consider signing up for again and again!

Jonathan S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Brilliant tour - Nigel really made it for us - so knowledgable , accommodating and with a terrific sense of humour

HSIAO YI K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

It's very good taste wine tour and lovely day.

SIEW HENG T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Friendly and informative guide. Good wine

Lixin Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Excellent tripand the wine tasting in hunter valley.

Charlie n

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

it was fantastic had the best time so thank u

John M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

What a great Tour. The Small Group size was perfect and our guide was personable, knowledgable, and informative on many subjects including the history of Hunter Valley Vineyards and Wines. He also provided wonderful scenic commentary during the 2 hour drive from Sydney to Hunter Valley which made the time fly by and well spent.

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