Cellar Door Reviews

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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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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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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June 13 & 20- Cooking School

Garden to plate cooking school with chef Michael Robinson Start your adventure with a tour of the beautiful Margan Kitchen Garden led by gardener Pat Hansson. Return to the kitchen with garden produce for a cooking school with renowned chef Michael Robinson. Afterwards, kick back and enjoy the rewards of your labour with a leisurely […]

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Margan wins major tourism award

Singleton Argus – February 11, 2014 PROVING the adage success begets success Margan Winery and Restaurant at Broke has just been  awarded another major tourism award. Attending their fourth Australian Tourism Awards in a row, Margan took out silver for ‘Excellence in Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and Boutique Breweries’ on Friday 7th at the 2013 Australian […]

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Margan hosts the Salt and Pepe Roadshow

Featuring Alex Olsson, Pepe Saya and Andrew Margan in conjunction with other local Hunter Valley farm gate producers. Friday 27th June Join us for a masterclass in our Barrel Room with Pepe Saya butter, Olsson’s salt and Margan bread. Then our Farm Gate Producers 5 course degustation wine matched, with the creamy textures of Pepe Saya […]

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June -Trophy Trail

Come and taste our trophy winning wines at Margan. Our unique White Label Barbera and the Margan Botrytis Semillon also rated 94 points by James Halliday, an unmissable experience.  Available everyday in Cellar Door throughout June.

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June 6-9th- Annual Barrel Hall Sale

A range of aged wines will be offered for taste and sale. Wines include medal winners, limited releases, museum reserve, great vintages as well as quaffers. Meet our winemakers and our Margan cellar door team for structured tastings, wine education and cellaring advice. Complete your visit in our award winning Margan Restaurant. The Annual Barrel […]

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Margan Semillon reviewed in Selector Magazine

Selector Magazine – December 2013 Jancis Robinson Margan Semillon 2013 Lifted aromas of lemon myrtle and Sunlight soap introduce a ripe palate with almost sweet layers of lemon, lime and grapefruit and mouth-watering, sherberty acidity. Elegantly balanced and poised with a satisfying texture.

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94 points for 2010 Margan Botrytis Semillon

Wine Companion – February 2014 James Halliday Rating: 94 points “Bright gold; a kaleidoscopic array of caramelised, dried, poached and even fresh fruits brought together in an intensely sweet stream of flavour balanced by natural acidity on the long finish.”   The Key Review of Wine – December 2013 Tony Keys Rating: 94 points “It […]

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WINNER- Margan WINS Gold at NSW Tourism Awards 2013

Margan Celebrates Another Win Margan have taken out Gold for the Excellence in Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and Boutique Breweries award and been acknowledged for their dedication to sustainability as a finalist for the Excellence in Sustainable Tourism award at the NSW Tourism Awards last night. “Margan prides itself as a business with a strong focus […]

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Margan 2013 Semillon Halliday’s Top 100

James Halliday’s Top 100 – November 15th, 2013 Margan Family Semillon 2013 Rating: 94 From 40-year-old estate vines, its bouquet offering all the classic Hunter Valley semillon aromas of lemongrass, citrus and herbs, the palate simply providing the proof of the pudding; it has abundant citrus and mineral flavours now, but will grow gracefully over […]

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One to Note: 2012 White Label Margan Chardonnay

Vintnews September 30th, 2013 ONE TO NOTE: THIRTY year old Hunter Valley vines gave Andrew Margan marvellous fruit for his 2012 White Label Chardonnay, and by picking that fruit while still at lower sugar levels it’s given the resultant wines leaner structure and nice citrus overtones. This is a wine that’s all about lovely forward […]

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