Cellar Door 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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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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