2 Nights Accommodation + Full Day Wine Tour - Midweek Stay in the Hunter Valley - Hunter Valley, Australia

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Tasting
Wine, Chocolate, Cheese
Activity
Food Pairing, Brewery Tour, Vineyard Walk
Included
Hotel, Meal, Pick up
Languages
English
Theme
Comfort, City, Cultural
Minimum Drinking Age
18
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Activity Overview
Our Hunter Gatherer’s tour is the most renowned full day Hunter Valley wine tour in the wine region. We invite you to join us in this tour, where we take you for an exclusive tasting experience of 4 or 5 of the Hunter Valley’s leading wineries. You will tour small, boutique and big wineries, where you can taste some delicious wines, we also feature some of the products made in our area.
Hunter is renowned for its wines, as well as for its thriving cottage industry that produces an assortment of other ingredients, that our local chefs prefer to use in their dishes. The ingredients include snails, organic poultry, cheeses, berries, herbs, Olives and Olive oils, jams and pickles, chocolates and much more of the local produce that the Hunter Valley has to offer.

ITINERARY
  • A tour of 4 or 5 wineries, which includes a vineyard stroll, when the weather is favorable.
  • Visit the De Iuliis winery, where you will acknowledge our popular cheese and wine. This experience includes a value of $25pp. We pair 9 unique cheeses with 9 distinctive wines. Each booking receives a complimentary copy of our cheese and wine pairing guide, as a souvenir for our guests to take home as a reminder of the visit.
  • Enjoy a bountiful lunch at a table set up in the middle of the vines, if the weather is favorable. The lunch includes one glass of wine per person. The summer menu consists of an antipasto platter, prepared using locally produced; - organic chicken, small goods, cheeses, smoked trout, pickles, olives, and bread. The winter menu starting from July includes: hearty winter soups (tomato and meatball, pea & ham, pumpkin and minestrone), served with sourdough bread and butter. This menu includes an added value of $30pp.
  • A brewery tour of the Hunter Beer Co., a local brewer, at an included value of $10pp.
  • A chocolate and wine pairing experience, which includes a value of $15pp.
  • Our professional guides will take you to the best sites, to help you locate some kangaroos in the wild.
 
Practical information
You will be chauffeured in one of our comfortable luxury vans with maximum seating up to 14 guests. This small group setting provides fun interactions and easy access to boutique locations. Pick-up and drop-off will be to your accommodation at Leisure Inn Pokolbin.

Pick-up: 9:30 to 10:00am.
Drop-off: 4:30 to 5:00pm
Times can vary depending on your location.
 
Included
  • 2 Nights accommodation (Sun to Thu nights only) in Studio Spa room at Leisure Inn Pokolbin
  • 1 Hunter Gatherers Full Day Wine Tour (Mon to Friday tours only) with Two Fat Blokes
  • Breakfast for 2 at Two Fat Blokes Gourmet Kitchen
  • Afternoon tea for 2 at Two Fat Blokes Gourmet Kitchen
Group-size:
2 to 14 Guests.
Rates
Per
Price
Pricing Info
Group
$
389
79
Per couple all inclusive (normally $768)
Timing
Dates
Start Time
Daily9:30 AM
Duration
2 Nights
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Cancellation Policy
Standard
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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Overall Experience
(5.0 of 5)
Excellent, informative and fun wine tour
I would recommend this tour to everyone. Mum and I chose the half day tour which took us to 3 beautiful winery’s including cheese tasting, we enjoyed every second of it and had just the right amount of time at each place. Would definitely take another tour with them the next time I visit Hunter Valley!
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Tastings Nearby
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102
76
/ Person
New South Wales, Australia
Duration:
1 Day
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Sit back, unwind and appreciate a day of wine sampling in the beguiling boutique wineries on our Hunter Valley wine visits - customized every day for our little gathering of individual ... moreexplorers. Granted Best Visit in the Hunter Valley three years in succession.

In the Hunter Valley it truly must be about the incredibly famous wines of this present, Australia's most seasoned wine district. However, our fixation on the littler, boutique wineries in this dazzling zone breathes life into the wine-production process, as we appreciate private samplings with those for whom wine-production is an enthusiasm and also a lifestyle. Furthermore, our adaptable schedule implies that we don't visit similar wineries consistently. At noon and for the duration of the day there is additionally time to appreciate a portion of the other awesome nearby harvest.
New South Wales, Australia
Duration:
9 H
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Sit back and unwind, as we take you to The Hunter Valley, to make tracks in an opposite direction from everything. Appreciate the rich shades of the New South Wales rural area and ... morewonder about these excellent vineyards to the extent the eye can view.

Cheddar sweethearts! Say "cheddar" as we fly into the foul-smelling Cheese Shop.

We visit the olive ranch for a scrumptious varieties of olives, olive oils and numerous treats. Sample the caramelized red wine vinegar!

Taste an ice-cold glass of rosé or a fragile pinot noir as we discover a portion of The Hunter Valley's prize winning boutiques vineyards.

Relish the entire edibles and wine involvement with regular food, when we stop for lunch and appreciate glorious vineyard outlooks.

Fly into Wandin Wines and welcome a group of Kangaroos feeding next to the vineyards.

For the chocoholic… a delectable stop is the chocolate shop, where you taste newly made chocolate or fudge.

Appreciate sundown over the valley from Audrey Wilkinson Vineyards as we head back home.
$
194
89
/ Person
New South Wales, Australia
Duration:
10 H
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Our local experienced tour guide will meet you at the Sydney Hotel. From here will leave the city, head North over the Sydney Harbour Bridge passing through the Gore Hill Freeway to ... moreconnect with the Pacific Highway and then the F3 freeway. Then head straight to the Hunter Valley, located on the lee side of the Great Dividing Range. During the journey will stop over for a short rest.

With 180 years old, Hunter Valley is rich in History and one of the earliest famous wine regions in Australia. It’s a vibrant and charming location that overflows with more than 150 top rated wineries, 65 exclusive restaurants, boutique breweries and gourmet produce. Our first stopover is at a 5-star winery situated in the Mount View region of the Hunter Valley, an area famous for its grapevines cultivation. Here you will have an opportunity to sample some excellent wines.

The tour continues to Leogate Estate. Its lavish cellar offers a perfect place to taste the unique award-winning wines which only Hunter Valley can produce. We will also delight in a collection of cheeses paired with wine, followed by a trip to the onsite winery to learn of the winemaking procedure.
Lunch will include a two-course meal with a selection of platters and a dessert of your choice. Wine will also be served, and other beverages can be bought at owner’s expense.

After the gourmet lunch experience, we continue to Keith Tulloch Winery. It is a small family owned winery that produces wines which exhibits the unique soil and climate of the Broken Back Range. Later will have a wine tasting experience and sample five handmade praline chocolates together with the chocolatier “Cocoa Nib”. Quite an extraordinary way to end the tour of the Hunter Valley Wine Region.

The tour ends as we return to the city of Sydney where we arrive at the hotel at around 5.30 pm.

The highlights of the tour include:

Visits to boutique wineries

Wine and Cheese Pairing at Boutique Winery

Winery Tour

Gourmet lunch experience

Unique Wine and Chocolate Tasting