Tantalize your taste buds on a small-group Hunter Valley wine- and cheese-tasting tour from Sydney. On this guided wine-tasting tour, taste up to 20 different wine varieties, sample cheese from a local cheese shop, and take a behind-the-scenes look of a leading boutique winery.
Hunter Valley is one of Australia's prime regions for producing high-quality wine and foods. Discover some of Hunter Valley's best wines on this personalized wine and cheese-tasting tour. From Sydney, take in the sunning scenery as you head north over the Sydney Harbour Bridge, through the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park and across the Hawkesbury River, arriving in Hunter Valley in just over two hours.
Hunter Valley Semillon is widely considered the iconic wine of the region, however, this area is also home to some of the oldest Shiraz vines in the world. Today you will discover the subtleties of flavor as you sample up to 20 different wines, styles and blends and visit several well-known wineries, such as Irongate Estate,Tempus Two and McGuigans. You will also have the opportunity to buy bottles directly from the cellar door. Then, take a look behind the scenes with a guided wine tour of one of the Hunter Valley's finest boutique wineries.
The Hunter Valley is also known for its premium artisan food products. After your wine tour, enjoy a cheese tasting at a local cheese shop. Pack a picnic lunch or enjoy lunch at one of the cafés (at own expense). This is a great tour to discover and enjoy Australian wines in a fun and social atmosphere.
Departure Dates: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Commences: Sydney, Australia Departure Point: Potts Point: The Holiday Inn Potts Point Central Station: YHA Central Wynard: The Menzies Hotel Circular Quay: the corner of Loftus and Albert Streets Departure Time: 7:20am: Holiday Inn Potts Point 7:35am: YHA Central 7:50am: Menzies Hotel, Wynyard 7:55am: Circular Quay Return Details: Returns to original departure point at approximately 6:30pm
Transport by air-conditioned coach
Pickup and drop off from designated meeting points
Food and drinks, unless specified
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Small-group tour with a maximum 20 participants
Not wheelchair accessible
Must be 18 years or older to taste wines
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Note: Flights are NOT included and unless otherwise stated above transfers and car hire are also NOT included.