Imagine a perfectly planned day in the Hunter Valley. On this small-group tour with no more than 14 participants, you will taste wines at 4 or 5 top wineries (small, boutique and large), travel in comfort in a luxury van, be entertained by your knowledgeable guide, enjoy a cheese and wine matching experience and a chocolate and wine matching experience, take a tranquil vineyard walk (weather permitting), stop for a generous antipasto lunch overlooking the vines, join a fun and tasty brewery tour and see kangaroos and local wildlife. Pickup and drop-off from your Hunter Valley accommodation is also included.
Experience the best of the Hunter Valley on a Hunter Gathererâ€™s full day food and wine tour.Â Your knowledgeable insider guide will take you for a private tasting at 4 or 5 of the Hunter Valleyâ€™s great wineries (small, boutique and big) to sample some delicious wines, and also highlight some of the produce made in our region.
The Hunter Valley is famous for its wines, but also has a proud and thriving cottage industry that produces all sorts of other ingredients that local chefs love to use in their dishes. Olives and olive oils, cheeses, organic poultry, snails, berries, herbs, jams and pickles, and of course chocolates and much more are all produced lcoally in the Hunter Valley.
A typical itinerary for our day tour would include:
â€¢ A visit to 4 or 5 wineries. including a vineyard walk (weather permitting).
â€¢ One of the wineries visited is De Iuliis winery where your guide will conduct their famous cheese and wine experience. 9 different cheeses will be matched with 9 different wines and each booking will receive a complimentary copy of a cheese and wine matching guide to take with them as a memento of your visit
â€¢ Lunch at a table set up amongst the vines (weather permitting) consisting of a generous antipasto platter made up with locally produced cheeses, smallgoods, organic chicken, smoked trout, pickles, breads and olives. Including 1 glass of wine per person
â€¢ A brewery tour of the Hunterâ€™s own Hunter Beer Co.
â€¢ A chocolate & wine matching experience
â€¢ Your guide knows the best locations to find you some kangaroos in the wild
You will be chauffeured in a 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 direct to your accommodation from the following locations only, (some locations incur extra pick-up fees):
Branxton Broke, Cedar Creek, Cessnock, Congewai, Greta, Kurri Kurri, Lochinvar, Lovedale, Maitland, Mount View, Newcastle, Nulkaba, Pokolbin, Quorrobolong, Rothbury, Singleton. Wollombi
Note: Due to the time restrictions of this tour no other locations are available for pick-ups.Pickup is NOT available from Sydney.