News & Reviews

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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Acclaimed agri-dining at its best

Elle Living Magazine August 2014 – Stacey Anne Rodrigues If there’s one thing we appreciate about heading out to the country, it’s that you can easily find out precisely where your food came from, like the 100m meal at Margan Restaurant & Winery. It’s been called “acclaimed agri-dining at its best”, as the kitchen acquires […]

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Cooking Workshop & Garden Tour review

Lovely review from Misty Valley Farm… In between pruning, fixing netting and building a mega new veggie patch, we occasionally get some time off! Recently, we managed to take a Friday out to visit Margan Estate in Broke. We went for a cooking workshop and lunch hosted by chef Michael Robinson, but the highlight was touring the […]

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David Ellis reviews Margan White Label Semillon 2013

Vintnews – June 30th, 2014 David Ellis Limited Release White Label Semillon 2013 JUST THE DROP FOR RINGING-IN 2020 ANDREW Margan has been making wonderful Semillons in what he likes to call “pure Hunter style” for some ten years now, wines that he puts particular effort into for his increasingly-lauded Aged Release range. The latest […]

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David Ellis reviews Margan Claret 2011

Vintnews 15 May 2014 – David Ellis   One to Note: Some 40-odd years ago, in the 1970s, Claret was all the rage to bring out at the barbecue or to put on the table for Sunday’s family roast beef lunch. Not many makers label a wine Claret in Australia these days, however, preferring instead […]

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Truffle Dinner -26th July 2014

Join hosts Andrew and Lisa Margan in a five-course degustation dinner with a focus on luxury and extravagance. Tease the tastebuds with Australia’s finest French Black Truffles with matching wines for each course, starring a selection from the Margan range. Saturday 26th July from 6.00pm 5 course degustation with matching wines $150.00 per person Truffles sourced […]

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Degustation Dinner at Italian Village with Margan wines

DEGUSTATION DINNER AT ITALIAN VILLAGE Dockside Group together with Fine Wine Partners invites you to a five course degustation dinner with matching wines by Margan. Wednesday 25th June 2014 For more information click here  

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Broke Fordwich – Winemaking the Local Way

And So She Thinks – 31st March 2014 Francesca Baker Personality also shines through at Margan Family Wines, where, although a larger entity, a personal feel and influence is still evident. Owners Lisa and Andrew Margan possess between them multiple science degrees, including nutrition, so all the wines, not to mention the majority of the produce […]

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Margan Aged Release Shiraz – Vintnews review

VintNews - 31st March 2014 David Ellis THE Hunter Valley’s Margan Family Winegrowers have an enviable reputation for their Aged Release Shiraz, a drop that winemaker Andrew Margan sees as wonderfully  rewarding for he and his team, and one that’s equally rewarding for we as consumers. The reason is that Andrew only makes this wine in […]

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93 points for Margan Barbera

The Key Review of Wine 60 – March 2014 Tony Keys Margan ‘White Label’ Hunter Valley Barbera 2012: I suspect the Margan vines are older than the Toppers Mountain and this gives the wine more depth, although Toppers has an advantage of extra age. I give it the edge at 93 points and maybe more […]

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Margan Restaurant and Wines – Not To Be Missed

Sydney, Kids, Food and Travel - MARCH 12, 2014 By Seana Smith Visit Margan Restaurant and Wines – Not To Be Missed! You really must visit Margan Wines and try the restaurant too. It’s a very special place. There’s a working farm which produces most of the food cooked in the kitchen. The menu is based […]

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A Little Bit of Italy 12 & 13 April 2014

Enjoy all the Fun & Gusto at the Hunter Valley’s Italian Festival! Rejoice in all that is A Little Bit of Italy in Broke. Indulge in the bella Broke Fordwich Wine Region for fun and gusto at this two day event that gives visitors to the little known and tranquil destination the opportunity to enjoy a great Italian […]

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