Spend a day tasting some of Australia’s best wine, cheese, and chocolate in the Hunter Valley on this small-group, full-day tour from Newcastle. Your guide will take you on three wine tastings at select boutique wineries in the area. Enjoy a one course lunch with a glass of wine, beer or soft drink at a Hunter Valley restaurant. Plus sample local cheese and chocolate, plus the Hunter Distillery for tasting of their organic vodkas. Relax and listen to upbeat music on board your comfortable mini bus and learn all about the region from your knowledgeable driver-guide.
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Stop At: Colorful Collective Travel, U 5 617 Elizabeth St, Sydney, New South Wales 2016 Australia

Picture yourself exploring the Hunter Valley, home to over 150 wineries from internationally renowned cellar doors to family owned wineries. Our Zepher Tours experience is first class and amazing value. Awesome cellar doors, friendly experts, award winning wines paired with local produce, wonderful food, fun guide, on point music.

This is without doubt the most comprehensive and high quality wine tour available to the Hunter Valley. If you are looking for an enjoyable, engaging and fun Hunter Valley wine tour which departs from Sydney, Newcastle and the Hunter Valley itself.

Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: De Iuliis, 1616 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320 Australia

An outstanding boutique winery where you take an exclusive 'behind the scenes' wine making tour. Learn all about the processes and knowledge that goes into making wine, before an expert takes you through tastings of their outstanding red and white wines.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hunter Valley Resort, 64 Halls Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320, Australia

Try several wines belonging to selected small producers, with the tastings paired with delicious locally produced cheese. Following is our restaurant lunch with a choice of 6 main course options accompanied by a glass of wine or beer. There is a brewery next door offering tasting paddles or walk among the vines taking photos.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Hunter Distillery, 1686 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320 Australia

Feeling content, our next stop is the Hunter Distillery where you choose 6 spirits to taste from an amazing selection of vodkas, schnapps and gins. Always a laugh and very educational!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Glandore Estate Wines, 1595 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320 Australia

The day ends on an absolute high with wine and chocolate paired tastings at the Hunter Valley's # 1 voted cellar door. Gaze over the vines and take in the end of your day with a glass of award- winning wine.

Duration: 1 hour


  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Driver/guide
  • Beverages
  • One course lunch
  • Lunch
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Paired wine tastings with both local cheese and yummy chocolate!
  • Entry/Admission - Colorful Collective Travel
  • Entry/Admission - De Iuliis
  • Entry/Admission - Hunter Valley Resort
  • Entry/Admission - Hunter Distillery
  • Entry/Admission - Glandore Estate Wines


  • Gratuities
  • Additional Food and drinks, unless specified

Terms & Conditions

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Additional Information

    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available; please advise at time of booking if required
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival