Escape to Australia’s oldest commercial winemaking region, the Hunter Valley, for a day. Visit 3 vineyards including award-winning McGuigan Wines, taste the region's best wines, indulge in a delicious 2-course lunch, and sample tasty locally produced cheese.
Be picked up in the morning and travel up north, crossing over the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge. On your way to the wine region, stop at the historic rural village of Wollombi and take a stroll or sip a morning tea at one of the town’s many charming cafes at your own expense.
Continue to the Hunter Valley and visit your first winery, McWilliam's Mount Pleasant Estate. Join a guided tour around the estate and sample their favorite wines. Then, enjoy a 2-course lunch accompanied by fine Australian wine with stunning scenery over the valley. Continue to world-renowned Lindeman's Estate for an exclusive winetasting session, complemented by a platter of delicious cheese. For your third tasting, visit the award-winning McGuigan Estate and sample their famous semillon and shiraz. If time permits, head over to the Hunter Valley Cheese Company and try their delicious homemade cheeses.
For your final stop, explore the Hunter Valley Gardens village and browse through the shops offering everything from wine and chocolates to arts and crafts. As an option, wander throughout the themed landscaped gardens of the Hunter Valley Gardens and explore the world of colorful flowers on display.