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5 Star Winery James Halliday Wine Companion 2009 – 2018
SMH Good Food Guide - One Chef Hat 2017, 2018
Andrew Margan- Viticulturist of the Year 2015
Winner - Best Winery, NSW & Hunter Tourism Awards 2013, 2014, 2015 – Hall of Fame
Winner - Excellence in Food Tourism, NSW & Hunter Tourism Awards 2014, 2015
Winner - Excellence in Food Tourism, Australian Tourism Awards 2014
Winner - Hunter Valley Cellar Door of the Year 2013
Winner - Best Restaurant, Australian Tourism Awards 2012
The Upsider
 
11 December 2017 | The Upsider

The Negroni Renaissance

Hunter Valley Vermouth Negroni

“I found the sweetness of the traditional negroni too much and couldn’t see what all the fuss was about. Then I finally had one with dry vermouth and finally understood what an interesting drink it could be.”

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Time Posted: 11/12/2017 at 1:46 PM
David Ellis
 
4 December 2017 | David Ellis

A rewarding drop from older, low yielding vines planted in the Hunter Valley over 40 years ago in the early 1970s

Hunter Valley Chardonnay

... a lovely 2017 wine, one that’s got a wonderfully creamy texture, lively acidity and nice suggestions of nectarine, cashew nut and lime zest on the palate...

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Delicious.com.au
 
3 November 2017 | Delicious.com.au

Want the Best service in Australia? Head to this Restaurant

The nation has crowned its best maître d'...

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For Food's Sake
 
30 October 2017 | For Food's Sake

A Weekend in the Hunter Valley

Margan is one of our favourites in the Hunter so we do recommend making it a point to check them out, just don’t forget the Ripasso!

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Newcastle Herald
 
25 October 2017 | Newcastle Herald

Ricotta tortellini, basil and pine nuts

Hunter Valley Restaurant Tortellini

While travelling through Italy recently Chef enjoyed a similar dish in a small family run cafe in Rome - so simple but delicious. A great recipe to make when you have spare time and would like to try a new skill.

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David Ellis
 
16 October 2017 | David Ellis

One to Note: Margan Semillon 2017

Hunter Valley Semillon

Grown on Margan’s Fordwich Hill vineyard that was originally planted by Lindemans on the wonderful red volcanic soil of the Fordwich Sill in the late 1960s, this vineyard produces wines of a richer, softer style with intense citrus-like flavours, as fruit can be left on the vine for longer than normal to give it increased ripeness of flavour without loss of acidity.

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SMH Good Food Guide
 
16 October 2017 | SMH Good Food Guide

Winner - One Chef Hat - SMH Good Food Guide 2018

Hatted Restaurant Margan Hunter Valley

Winner - One Chef Hat - Modern winery fare in a beautiful setting with considerate touches.

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Whitney G.
 
13 October 2017 | Whitney G.

Whitney & Nick - October 2017

Hunter Valley Wedding - Stories with Mel"What a stunning and special venue! The team at Margan created the most magical day for us and it was seamless to organise with them. The food and wine was just divine and the Barrel Room for the reception is breathtaking."

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Doyenne Sg
 
11 October 2017 | Doyenne Sg

Farm to Table in Hunter Valley

Farm to Table Hunter Valley Margan Restaurant

Margan are the leaders in ‘Agri Dining’. Their Original 100 Metre Meal showcases the provenance of their estate grown, estate made produce. Everything from reared lamb, garden vegetables, orchard fruits, free range eggs and olives were grown from 100m of Margan's restaurant table.

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John Rozentals
 
10 October 2017 | John Rozentals

Margan 2012 Aged Release

Aged Release Hunter valley Semillon Wine

At nearly six years of age, this premium Hunter Valley semillon is just starting to show its potential and developing the hallmark toastiness the variety is renowned for.

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