Take a small-group day trip from Sydney to tour the beautiful Hunter Valley and sample the region’s delicious wines, cheeses and chocolate. You'll visit artisanal small-production wineries and enjoy a gourmet lunch at a vineyard restaurant. Tour numbers are limited to 17 passengers on this small-group tour to the Hunter Valley, for a more personalized experience.
Your informative and knowledgeable guide will collect you from your Sydney hotel and we will travel directly to the Hunter Valley, which is nestled in the lee of the Great Dividing Range. En route we will stop for a short restroom visit.180 years young, this is Australia’s oldest and best known wine region and is soaked in history. Our first visit is to a 5-star winery nestled in the Mount View region of the Hunter Valley, a well renowned viticulture area. Sample exquisite wines in your own private area.
From here we continue onto Leogate Estate. This opulent cellar door is the perfect place to enjoy that unique taste which only the Hunter Valley and their award winning wines can provide. Here we will enjoy a selection of cheeses to accompany the wine tasting, followed by a tour of the onsite winery to learn of the wine making process.
On conclusion of the tour, we enjoy a relaxing 2 course lunch (selection of platters, followed by dessert) accompanied by a glass of wine. Further beverages can be purchased at own expense.
After lunch we travel to Keith Tulloch Winery. This small completely family owned winery and vineyard produces wines that express the unique terrain and climate from the ancient soils of the Brokenback Range. Here we will enjoy a unique wine tasting experience in collaboration with artisan chocolatier “Cocoa Nib”. You will sample five handmade praline chocolates, matched to the winery’s current release wine – a sensational way to conclude our day in the Hunter Valley Wine Region.
From here we commence our return to Sydney to arrive back at your hotels approximately 5 – 5.30pm.