Cellar Door Reviews

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 Download Package and Menu

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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 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. $20 per person Then our Farm Gate Producers 5 course degustation wine matched, with the creamy textures […]

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June -The Original 100 metre Meal

The original Margan 100 metre meal is back! Enjoy our estate grown Suffolk lamb served with heirloom garden vegetables and accompanied with a glass of White Label Barbara. Everything is grown on site within 100m of the Restaurant! Available all lunches throughout June. $45.00

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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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Chardonnay receives 4.5 glasses

Weekender Sept 28, 2013 Margan 2012 Limited Release White Label Chardonnay 4.5 glasses Grapes from 30 year old vines on the Saxonvale vineyard at Fordwich produced this multi-layered white. Old hands like me will have memories of trail-blazing Saxonvale chardonnays made from these vines in 1970s by Mark Cashmore. This 2012 version is far more […]

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Tony Keys reviews Margan wines

Key Review of Wine – September 2013 Margan ‘Limited Release’ Hunter Valley Semillon 2011: Just starting to fill out and gain some of those classic Hunter Semillon flavours, the hint of oak that doesn’t exist because oak is not involved but this has a long way to go. Being mean I give it 92 now […]

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