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Hunter Valley Wine and Food Trail

Hunter Valley Wine and Food Trail, Around Hermitage, north Pokolbin NSW Australia
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 47.224 miles
Duration: Multiple days
Family Friendly

Overview :  Hunter Valley Wine and Food Trail Around Hermitage.The north western area of Pokolbin boasts some of the best scenery in the Hunter... more »

Tips:  When to visit:
The Hunter Valley is a great place to visit at anytime of year. Summertime can be hot but in January and February you... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Hunter Expressway M15 open now

OPEN NOW Hunter Expressway M15 linking the M1 Pacific Motorway (formally known as the F3) with the New England Highway A15 ...no need to go through Cessnock!

To get to Hermitage Road:
Stay on the M15 Hunter Expressway and join the New England Highway A15 just past Branxton. Continue on the A15 and turn left into Hermitage Road.

2. New England Highway A15 - Hermitage Road

The gateway to the Around Hermitage Wine and Food Trail.Hermitage Road junction with New England Highway

3. Old North Road - West - Hermitage Road

Old North Road - West junction with Hermitage Road

4. Travertine Wines

Travertine Wines, open Friday , Saturday, Sunday 10-4.30, varieties Sauvignon Blanc, Verdelho, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Shiraz, Tannat, Chambourcin Wedding venue http://www.travertinewines.com.au

5. Sweetwater Road

Sweetwater Road junction with Old North Road

The first Certified Biodynamic vineyard in the Hunter. Cellar door, open most days 10.00am to 5.00pm http://www.macquariedale.com.au

7. RidgeView Wines & Restaurant

RidgeView Wines Cellar door opening times Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm Semillon Chardonnay Pinot Gris Viognier Verdelho Traminer Merlot Chambourcin Shiraz Cab/Sav Dining Opening times Friday/Saturday/Sunday http://www.ridgeview.com.au

8. Old North Road - East - Wine Country Drive

Old North Road / Wine Country Drive. Parts of Old North Road to Sweetwater Road are unsealed. Alternative route to Old North Road via McDonalds Road, Deasys Road, Hermitage Road.

9. Hermitage Road North

Hermitage Road north end - junction with Old North Road

DenMar Estate Wines cellar door open Friday - Monday. Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Semillon and Cabernet Sauvignon. Cafe DenMar - private functions

Stunning contemporary wine-country dining. Open for dinner Wednesday to Sunday evenings from 6pm.Lunch Saturday and Sunday. http://www.thevineyardsestate.com.au/botanica/index.php

12. Wombat Crossing Vineyard

Wombat Crossing Vineyard; Semillon, Shiraz, Chardonnay, and Rose wine. Our cellar is open for tastings every Saturday from 10.30am to 5pm, and Sundays between 9.45am and 2.30pm. http://www.wombatcrossing.net

13. Piggs Peake Winery

The wines are distinctly different, with a firm focus on food friendly, innovative styles and huge reds. Open 7 days. http://www.piggspeake.com

14. Hermitage Road Antiques

"A bloody great shed full of fantastic stuff". http://www.hermitageroadantiques.com

Cellar door open 10.30am-6pm 7days; Semillon, Chardonnay, Shiraz, Merlot, Sangiovese, Point Noir & Cabernet sauvignon; Olives; Wedding venue.http://www.tintilla.com.au

Open 7 ays a week 10am - 6pm. Chardonnay, Semillon, Merlot, Shiraz, Cabernet, Viognier, Rose, Sparklings, Fortifieds, Mozcato. Sculpure garden, Art gallery.http://www.mistletoewines.com

Great place for a casual and affordable bite to eat. Open 7 days.http://www.tuscanywineestate.com.au

The Mill is a uniquely-Australian experience in style of the food, building and location. Open 7 days breakfast, lunch and dinner. http://www.tuscanywineestate.com.au

Hunter Resort, Bluetongue Brewery, San Martino Restaurant, Hermitage Road Cellars, Wine School http://www.hunterresort.com.au

20. Thomas Wines @ Hunter Resort

Open 7 days Thomas Wines available at Hermitage Road Cellars @ The Hunter Resort and online www.thomaswines.com.au http://www.hunterresort.com.au/wine/index.htm

21. Keith Tulloch Wine & Muse Kitchen

Our premium wines epitomise the best qualities of the Hunter Valley vineyards. Semillon, Chardonnay & Shiraz. Open 7 days. Home of Muse Kitchen open for lunch Wed-Sun 12-3pm .http://www.keithtullochwine.com.au

22. Scarborough on Hermitage

Open Thursday - Monday 10am - 5pm Semillon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Shiraz http://www.scarboroughwine.com.au

23. James Estate Wines

The cellar door showcases the range of quality James Estate Wines. Our Upper Hunter Vineyards produce many different varieties from Semillon to Shiraz. Open 7 Days 10am - 4:30pm http://www.jamesestatewines.com.au

24. Deasys Road - West - Hermitage Road

Deasys Road - West junction with Hermitage Road

Semillon, Chardonnay, Shiraz, Merlot, Cabernet. Cellar door open 10am - 4.30pm
Accommodation. Self - contained 4 x bedroom house amongst the vines. http://www.marshestate.com.au

Open 10-4 Friday - Monday, 10-5 Saturday, other times by appointment. Varieties: Semillon, chardonnay, shiraz, chambourcin, cabernet sauvignon, Rosé, sparkling chambourcin, chambourcin dulce (sweet), white port. Just released Blanc de blanc (sparkling chardonnay).http://www.mistyglen.com.au

27. Degen Vineyard - Cellar Door - Vine Stay

Cellar door - Weekends : 10am - 4pm (or later by appointment), Groups welcome, Wines - Shiraz, Chardonnay and Semillon Accommodation - Self-contained 2 bedrooms http://www.degenwines.com.au

28. Deasys Road - East - McDonalds Road

Deasys Road junction with McDonalds Road

29. McDonalds Road - Wine Country Drive

McDonalds Road junction with Wine Country Drive. Information bay.

30. Broke Road junction with Hermitage Road

Broke Road junction with Hermitage Road. Information Bay.

31. Glandore Estate Wines

Small Winery with cellar door open 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm. All wines are made on site with cellar door run by not only friendly but educated staff.

We believe wine should be fun and not too stuffy.
Cellar door opening times 10am – 5pm daily

32. Oakvale Wines

Cellar door open 10-5 every day except Christmas Day; Semillon, Verdelho, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz http://www.oakvalewines.com.au

Leogate Estate Wines cellar door on Broke Road now open. Chardonnay, Semillon, Verdelho, Shiraz, Various Blends, Sparkling Blanc de Blancs.Open 10am-5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.

Villa Du Pays Restaurant at Leogate Estate Wines

The restaurant offers both dry-aged Australian Black Angus steaks sourced from their “Middlebrook Park” cattle property in the Tamworth district and delightful Modern French country cuisine.
The executive chef is Ben Armstrong who has recently returned from an eight year stint in France, working ... More

35. Two Fat Blokes Gourmet Kitchen

We are open 7 days from 9 am – 5 pm and serve a sumptuous breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays from 7.30 am.
Lunch is nice and casual – a menu offering many choices of snacks or more formal dishes at very reasonable prices. The deli is stocked with an amazing range of local, Australian and International cheeses. We also have a big range of Authentic... More

36. Pokolbin Village Pharmacy

Pokolbin Village Pharmacy
open 7 days at Hunter Valley Gardens
phone 4998 6677

Belabula Wines and Olives are available at the Cellar Door of Pokolbin Estate on McDonalds Road. http://www.pokolbinestate.com.au