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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
Gourmet Traveller WINE
 
26 November 2019 | Gourmet Traveller WINE

Top 50 Wine Experiences

Our international team of wine experts reveal their favourite regions, cellar doors, watering holes and other vinous exploits the world has to offer.  Continue »

Time Posted: 26/11/2019 at 8:49 PM
Hunter Culinary Association
 
29 October 2019 | Hunter Culinary Association

Hannah McDowell of Margan Restaurant wins the Rising Star Award for Hunter Culinary Association

Hunter Culinary Association is very pleased to congratulate Hannah McDowell of Margan Restaurant on her achievement of Rising Star for 2019.  Continue »

Time Posted: 29/10/2019 at 9:00 AM
Hunter Valley Wine Country
 
11 October 2019 | Hunter Valley Wine Country

Eco-friendly wines: they taste terrific and good for the planet too!

​There's no doubt climate change is trending with millions of people around the world joining the biggest climate protest ever in September. No surprise then that sustainability is a hot topic in the hospitality industry as concern for the environment grows and more people want to know how our food and wines are produced. Here in the Hunter Valley we're lucky to have grape growers who've cultivated and cherished vineyards from generation to generation using various levels of sustainable farming methods and holistic winemaking practices. So sustainable sipping is super easy here.  Continue »

Time Posted: 11/10/2019 at 12:00 PM
Newcastle Herald
 
19 September 2019 | Newcastle Herald

Four Hunter wines that perfectly suit lazy days at the beach or picnics in the park

Here comes summer in the Hunter. What a time to be alive. Warm sun shining down through blue skies dappled with fluffy white clouds; some threatening to rain, as the humidity soars. Others, just passing by.  Continue »

Time Posted: 19/09/2019 at 9:00 AM