The Hunter Valley is one of Australia’s oldest, most famous wine regions. Renowned for its crisp Semillon and ripe peppery Shiraz, the Hunter is also recognised worldwide as the producer of premium award-winning wines.

Today, a visit to the Hunter gives you the opportunity to explore more than 120 wineries. From iconic names such as Tyrells, Lindemans and McGuigan to the unique, boutique and biodynamic.

Whatever your choice, you can easily spend the day tasting wines made from fruit grown, harvested and bottled right here in the Hunter Valley … enjoy a chat with the winemaker … see behind the scenes and get inside information from experienced and passionate cellar door staff who ‘live and breathe’ the Hunter.

Wine and Food Appreciation

There’s a huge variety of cellar doors to visit in Hunter Valley Wine Country. Find out more about the local Pokolbin vineyards, enjoy a wine tour with one of the local tour operators, sample local produce such as cheese and olives, visit one of the breweries or distilleries, enjoy a cooking class or learn a thing or two at wine school.

Restaurants and Cafes

The Hunter Valley is home to a number of Chef’s Hat restaurants; Muse Restaurant, Muse Kitchen, and Bistro Molines. There’s over 60 restaurants and cafes scattered throughout the vineyards – many of them use local produce, or have their own kitchen gardens. Find out more about restaurants in Pokolbin and casual dining and cafes.

Adventure Activities

Looking for an adventure? The Hunter Valley offers a wide range of activities, such as; horse riding, hot air ballooning, helicopter flights, golf, segway tours, and children’s activities.

Relaxing Activities

If you’re planning a slightly more relaxing holiday, why not think about; visiting an art gallery, enjoying a massage or beauty therapy at one of many day spas, or strolling around Hunter Valley Gardens.