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Calais Estate

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Address: 151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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+61 2 4998 7654
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Calais Estate is a family owned and run boutique winery in the Hunter...

Calais Estate is a family owned and run boutique winery in the Hunter Valley that is famous for it's great wine and hospitality. Calais is home to one of the largest ranges of boutique wines in the Valley as well as the renown Verandah Restaurant and Come What May, a vintage modern homewares store.Eat in the restaurant or one of our numerous picnic spots, ride or walk the wine eco-trail between the 6 Palmers Lane Cellar Doors, Shop and enjoy great wine all at Calais.Cellar Door is open 7 days a week, 9am-5am. Verandah Restaurant open for lunch and dinner Thursday-Sunday. Come What May is open Thursday-Sunday, 10am–5pm.

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Picnics at sunset.

I did a tasting here with some friends over the Easter weekend. The woman who did our tasting was very friendly and full of knowledge about all the different wines (which were all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sinéad D
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Galway, Ireland
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Galway, Ireland
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did a tasting here with some friends over the Easter weekend. The woman who did our tasting was very friendly and full of knowledge about all the different wines (which were all really good!!) After the tasting, we bought some picnics and wine and sat outside on the lawn listening to the live performer..from start to finish all 6... More 

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Ambler78, Owner at Calais Estate, responded to this review

Thanks for coming by and we are glad you enjoyed it. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Neutral Bay, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful estate and the people there are so lovely and kind. Purchased some beautiful wines. The sparkling Shiraz and Merlot were a big hit! Also the picnic baskets were delicious! Great for a late lunch/picnic. Would definitely go back!

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Thank Alexa0525
Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my 2nd visit to the winery and I came back especially for the Sangiovese Dolce. This slightly sweet wine is perfect for everyday drinking and is very delicious. This can easily be drunk without food. If you want a red and looking for something light and fruity this will be a good start. Also took away a bottle... More 

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Ambler78, Owner at Calais Estate, responded to this review

Thanks for coming back and for the review. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you are in the Valley. Cheers! More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I had the most fantastic visit to Calais Estate. The customer service was warm and welcoming (not to mention the warm fire). But the wines, incredible. I couldn't explore you to visit more!!

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Thank Lisa T
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

We came here with the Cheers Bus as our first stop of the day, and what a great stop it was! The girl who helped us (Tana?) was very knowledgeable and charismatic, and really engaged with the group. We ended up trying around 12 wines and she would have been happy to help us with more if we'd wanted. The... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Just had a couple of days on Hunter Vally and picked Calais Estate at random. Great boutique vineyard - lovely location and very friendly staff. We have done vineyard visits all over the world and Calais Estate was one of the best. As I write the review I am sipping a glass of their reserve Chardonnay - hopefully will go... More 

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Yarra Glen, Australia
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120 reviews
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

We were with family celebrating a birthday. We started off by tasting some wine, where the young lady serving was very helpful. Good to see they check the opened bottles before tasting. Everyone enjoyed their wines, especially the port. We had lunch upstairs at their restaurant, which had beautiful views of their estate. The food is served Tapas style and... More 

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Penrith, Australia
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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Came with cheers bus and had an amazing time. The lady at the cellar door was lovely and very knowledgeable. Will come back again 😊

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Thank Tina L
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Early morning visit. Great overview of Calais' products. Shariz is solid. Try the port you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Andrew M
Sydney
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

And excellent chambourcin. The staff and food at the restaurant were terrific. We were given great service in a very busy establishment.

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