2H6HE7C Bottles of wine sit on racks inside the cellar door tasting room at Petersons Wines, as wineries in the Hunter Valley region re-open to patrons following widespread coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown in the state of New South Wales, in Mount View, Australia, November 14, 2021. Picture taken November 14, 2021.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

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Though this winery has a cellar door on the main road in Pokolbin, it's worth heading up to this location, where the ultra-friendly staff have more time for a chat and to guide you through the tasty, classically styled wines. It's a very welcoming experience. The Back Block shiraz is particularly delicious, though it's not often available for tasting.

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