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Wine Country Tours

42 Thorn Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9484 0477
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Educational wine tasting day

Had a great day in a small group (5) with a Richard. The tasting tour was different than others we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jeff L
Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
Passionate wine tour

Richard is passionate about wines and professional in conducting an excellent wine tour. We had... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mich L
via mobile
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Your host is Richard Everett, the only Oenologist (or winemaker) conducting a small group or private wine tour of the Hunter Valley Wine Country. His guests get a unique behind the scenes insight into how the best wines of the Hunter Valley are made, with private guided tastings of the top wines at the best & most interesting of the 140+ wineries. Richard conducts the wine tastings, not the sales staff at the wineries, so you are spared the heavy sales pitch of their commercial wines & get to experience many wines not offered to the general public. Morning tea is at the famous Peppers Guesthouse & lunch is at the award winning Muse Cafe. Tours are available ex Sydney or from within the Hunter Valley.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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42 Thorn Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a great day in a small group (5) with a Richard. The tasting tour was different than others we have done. Richard takes the time to explain and teach versus herding you to winery after winery. We made it to 2 wineries and had...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Richard is passionate about wines and professional in conducting an excellent wine tour. We had guided wine tastings at Tyrell’s and Hungerford Hill. Educational, interactive and highly recommended.

Thank Mich L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Superlative in every category! Truly a wonderful tour. After wine tours with 70+ others for my cousin and I to be able to tour the lovely Hunter Valley with Richard was quite amazing. Each of the wineries was fascinating and to be able to go...More

Thank travelingkath2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing day in Hunter Valley with Richard. He provides an amazing amount of information about wine and the Hunter Valley. He picked us up promptly and we had a comfortable drive to the valley. We visited two wineries and had a very...More

1  Thank joannev5071
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our day with Richard was interesting. He took us to some great wineries in a small private tour. He took a lot of time explaining his understanding of wine, sometimes too much time talking when we could have spent more time visiting a few more...More

Thank JumboJimbo69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Richard is a knowledgeable man in wine industry not just in Australia but globally as well. He helps you distinguish the differences of wine between vine age, wine age, soil backgrounds and many more. This was a truly special experience and I wish to explore...More

Thank adam k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did Richards small group day tour with one other couple a Mom and daughter one from the UK the other now living in Australia. The day started at 730 AM when Richard picked us up from our downtown hotel, he said it would be...More

Thank Gymdawgfan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether you are a wine connoisseur or barely know the difference between a red and white wine, Richard takes the time to teach you how to identify and appreciate the nuances of wine through his wine tasting experience. While sharing his vast first hand knowledge...More

Thank 1travelingman2017
Reviewed 12 November 2017

I am so glad that I found Richard's tour to the Hunter Valley. This tour was so much more than just wine tasting. First of all, each tasting was conducted by Richard himself in a private area of the winery. Richard asked us to take...More

Thank SRKinPV
Reviewed 5 November 2017

From booking to drop off Richard is an amazing hoste. Before booking the tour a called and talked to Richard and not only did he answer my questions over the phone he followed it up with an in depth email. The van arrived right on...More

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Questions & Answers
31 October 2017|
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Response from Richard E | Property representative |
What dates do you have in mind? Cheers, Richard
5 April 2016|
Response from Richard E | Property representative |
The Hunter Valley Wine Country is about 200 kms (120+ miles) north of Sydney, so its not accessible from Melbourne, which is 800 kms (500+ miles) further south. Please contact me via my website about what I can do for you in... More