Reviews, Awards & Accolades

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
Margan Restaurant
3 September 2020 | Margan Restaurant

Potato Gnocchi with Sage & Pumpkin

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Time Posted: 03/09/2020 at 10:00 AM
Margan Restaurant
7 May 2020 | Margan Restaurant

Margan Cauliflower Cheese

As summer fades and the days become cooler, we welcome the change as it means beautiful cauliflowers in our kitchen garden are ready to harvest. Of the brassica family, the cauliflower is nutrient dense and has several health benefits which position it is a ‘super food’. That aside it is a tried and true crowd pleaser and versatile to cook with. An easy and tasty way to enjoy it is as a simple baked cauliflower cheese.  Continue »

Time Posted: 07/05/2020 at 1:34 PM
Margan Restaurant
30 April 2020 | Margan Restaurant

Margan Beetroot Pickle

The humble beetroot if one of our favourite vegetable here at Margan. We love it’s versatility, robust flavour and ability to be intergrated into both sweet and savoury applications. One of the many preparations of beetroot that we favour is a simple pickle. Once made, it can live in your pantry or fridge for years. Whip it out for a crunchy addition to any late-night toastie, as a side salad with some rocket, walnut and blue cheese or even use it to provide some acidic respite with fried or baked fish instead of lemon. As the old saying goes “you can beat an egg…”  Continue »

Time Posted: 30/04/2020 at 1:02 PM
Margan Restaurant
22 April 2020 | Margan Restaurant

Margan Ricotta and Soft Herb Tortellini

Cooler Autumn weather and isolation rules call for comfort food. Having extra time to spend in the kitchen is a perfect time to learn a new skill and making and shaping pasta can be very therapeutic.  Continue »

Time Posted: 22/04/2020 at 9:00 AM