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Address: 1596 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 4998 7088
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We were delighted when our four-legged friend was invited inside to get cuddles while we tasted wine. We loved it; and he loved it! And the wine was excellent too! We'll (all) be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2016
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Singapore
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44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not sure if it's because we were arriving late in the day, but it felt as though we were completely unwanted in this establishment - note, there were no other visitors at this time. Staff seemed disinterested and almost annoyed to have to discuss wines with us through our tasting. We had split - my travelling partner preferring... More 

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Thank Alena K
OakvaleWines, Manager at Oakvale Wines, responded to this review

We would like to say thank you for writing a review on our cellar door - it is reviews such as yours that allow us to grow and improve our business constantly. Our team is extremely saddened to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience with us as much as some of our other customers. Oakvale Wines is a small... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We were delighted when our four-legged friend was invited inside to get cuddles while we tasted wine. We loved it; and he loved it! And the wine was excellent too! We'll (all) be back next year!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I rate this vineyard highly it is poorly known but offers a good range of wines and ciders. Customer service is well above average for the valley.

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Thank Daniel C
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91 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Quick stop on our way through. Back tonight for EXP. Nice wines, purchased a few. More like nice hotel reception than funky cellar door tasting. Cheese and crackers would be a nice accompaniment. More interested in chatting to husbands than us!!!

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Thank Danlover1000
Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Visited with a Japanese couple from overseas who were in Hunter Valley for the first time. Booked a wine tour and James was the perfect host, explaining his thoughts about the art of making wine and the minimal intervention approach they have at Oakvale. It was a very educational look at winemaking, and we enjoyed the samples at the winery... More 

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Thank Hilly4816
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

It's good to fine quality wine without any nasty chemicals! Bonnie looked after us and she is the best host . We learned a lot about their wine and how they make it , we also bought a lot ;) Thanks guys ,keep up the good work x

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Thank Nico S
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Love, love, love this place! Since discovering it on one of my visits last year, I have gone back several times and taken international friends there. Their Bellini and Ciders are delicious, actually... all of their wine is delightfull. I am particularly a fan of their reserve Pinot Noir.

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Thank jamtravels2015
Singapore
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Was the most pleasant experience today. Cathy was so friendly and informative. She obviously loves what she does and has a real respect for the industry and the management. Thanks for making our day!

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Thank Pooky72
Stockholm, Sweden
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55 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Visited this lovely winery on a Saturday afternoon and was very happy with the entire experience . The place wasn't very busy so there was plenty of time to enjoy the various different wines. They do take a 5 dollar tasting fee , however this fee goes towards local charity in the area. The staff was lovely and knew a... More 

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Thank Karin J
Canberra
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138 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

We called in on a busy Saturday morning and the cellar door staff coped reasonably well in managing multiple customers/tasters. The $5 tasting fee going to charity is a good idea and one other wineries should consider emulating. The fee only covered tasting of some of the wine range, others being reserved for those who join the wine club. This... More 

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Thank Tom D

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