News & Reviews

David Ellis reviews Margan Chardonnay

Vintnews – 15/12/14 -David Ellis ONE TO NOTE: THE Hunter Valley’s Andrew Margan, on the other hand, is a traditionalist planning on matching this year’s family honey-baked ham on Christmas Day with his 2014 Margan Chardonnay, a very rewarding drop at a nicely-priced $18 for those of us to whom Chardonnay will always remain a […]

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Windsor Dobbin reviews Margan Field Blend Red – Block 11

Margan Field Blend Red – Block 11 Ciao Magazine – 20 November, 2014 Windsor Dobbin “This is probably the cheapest wine in the range of Hunter Valley winery Margan, but it is also one of the most accessible and immediately enjoyable. A no-fuss blend of shiraz, tempranillo and Mataro grapes grown in the same vineyard; […]

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Tony Love reviews Margan Field Blend White – Block 8

Margan Field Blend White – Block 8 The Advertiser – 22 November, 2014 Tony Love “One vineyard block with multiple varieties picked and vinified together – a traditional practice now seeing a revival of sorts. Here it’s Semillon, naturally in the Hunter, with sauvignon blanc and pinot grigo; the result being cut grass characters, a squeeze […]

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David Ellis reviews Margan Field Blend

Vintnews – 24 November, 2014 David Ellis “In a somewhat back to the future move, the Hunter Valley’s Andrew Margan has released a white and a red emulating this old practice, labelling them Field Blend White – Block 8 and Field Blend Red – Block 11. The white comprises predominantly Semillon and smaller amounts of […]

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Margan Chardonnay in James Halliday’s Top 100

The Australian – 22nd November 2014 James Halliday   Margan Family Hunter Valley Chardonnay 2014 Rating: 92 points Estate-grown; part of the wine was matured for 6 months in new French barriques, then back-blended with the stainless steel component, and bottled without delay. It is fresh and lively, with good varietal expression in a grapefruit/stone fruit […]

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Margan Semillon in James Halliday’s Top 100

The Australian – 22nd November 2014 James Halliday     Margan Family Hunter Valley Semillon 2014 Rating: 93 points Estate-grown, 40+ yo vines produce this wine, making the price a mockery. It has a typical regional medley of citrus zest, herb, lemongrass and mineral-like flavours, with a bone dry finish. Its life is all before […]

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Christmas Celebrations at Margan

Christmas Celebrations just got easier! Award winning Margan Restaurant has packaged up a lunch or dinner of fun for you and your family, friends or colleagues. Included :  3 course menu, beverage and return transport included from Singleton. Contact us at events@margan.com.au or (02) 6579 1317 for details and book now.

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On the Job – HBR Mag

Hunter Business Review magazine On the Job with Andrew Margan 30/10/14 What’s your current role and title? I am, and have been for the last 18 years, managing Director and Chief Winemaker at Margan Family Wines. We have 110 hectares of our own vineyards where we grow all of the grapes that are made into […]

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Arrive at Margan in style!

Margan via Helicopter – $535.00 per person (minimum two people) The most popular and highly exclusive tour gives you red carpet treatment with that superstar ‘door to door’ experience on board! Combine your love of award winning wines, local gourmet cuisine and the thrill of experiencing almost every square inch of the Hunter Valley via helicopter. […]

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Margan Recipe on The Bread & Butter Chef

Carrot, date and pistachio cake By : Kylie | September 7, 2014 | Category : Cake, Celebration, Dessert Ingredients 125 g self raising flour 1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger ½ teaspoon of mixed spice 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 2/3 cup light olive oil 2 free range eggs 2 cups grated carrot 1/2 cup chopped dates ½ cup chopped pistachio nuts Method Preheat […]

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Margan Recipe at Australian Women Online

Carpaccio of Kingfish with Picalilli, Capers and White Balsamic Dressing September 2, 2014 by Australian Women Online This free recipe is by Head Chef Michael Robinson of Margan Restaurant based in the beautiful Broke Fordwich wine sub-region of the Hunter Valley in New South Wales. Known as ‘the tranquil side of the Hunter Valley’, the region offers an […]

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Lisa Margan in Dynamic Business

Reaping the fruits of their labour: success in the Hunter Valley by Stephanie Zillman in Dynamic Business  The romantic notion of retiring and running a vineyard makes Lisa Margan smile. Sipping chardonnay and looking out across rows of perfectly manicured grape vines doesn’t quite compute with the day-to-day reality of running a vineyard. Not to mention an on-site […]

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Article on ABC News for coal seam gas in Hunter

Hunter vignerons still waiting for answers on critical clusters maps A Hunter Valley winemaker has renewed his call for the state government to explain why vineyards owned by AGL Energy were omitted from critical cluster mapping. Andrew Margan has been trying for almost a year to get an explanation of why the properties were included […]

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Margan’s Winning Hat-trick at Tourism Awards

Margan’s Winning Hat-trick! Last night at the Qantas link Hunter & Central Coast Tourism Awards, Margan took out three Gold trophies. The awards ceremony and gala dinner celebrated the industry’s leading contributors and recognised the high standards of the Hunter and Central Coast tourism industries.  These outstanding results reflect not only the growth of the […]

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James Halliday awards 5 Margan wines 94 points

James Halliday Wine Companion 2015 Margan Aged Release Shiraz 2009 RATING 94 Defined by its closing web of tannin. It’s an excellent wine to put into the Aged Release program…in another 3 or 4 years it will begin to strut.Plum, iodine, earth and creamy, cedary oak. Real substance to both the fruit and the tannin, […]

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