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
Newcastle Herald
14 April 2017 | Newcastle Herald

Honey and Thyme roasted Quail with Feta, Quinoa, Cranberry and Pecan Salad

This dish is bright, colourful and most of it can be prepared in advance so is a great one for entertaining. It works equally well for a fast and nutritious home-cooked meal with the superfood powers of pomegranate, cranberry and quinoa and honey.  Continue »

Time Posted: 14/04/2017 at 2:23 PM
Windsor Dobbin
7 March 2017 | Windsor Dobbin

A Little Bit of Italy

Hunter Valley winemakers practice their Italian accents  Continue »

Time Posted: 07/03/2017 at 11:41 AM
Lisa Rockman
1 March 2017 | Lisa Rockman

Gold at Australian Tourism Awards

Margan won the highest honour for Excellence in Food Tourism for the second time  Continue »

Time Posted: 01/03/2017 at 10:00 AM
Tyson Cottrill
16 January 2017 | Tyson Cottrill

NBN News - High Hopes for 2017 Vintage as harvest begins

The wine harvest has begun at vineyards across the Hunter Valley, and it has vigneron Andrew Margan excited.  Continue »

Time Posted: 16/01/2017 at 10:26 AM
Mark Hughes
13 January 2017 | Mark Hughes

The 50 Best Wines

The best of the best, the top wines that wowed Wine Selectors in 2016  Continue »

Time Posted: 13/01/2017 at 12:54 PM
Regan Drew
8 January 2017 | Regan Drew

Margan...Celebrating 20 years

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Time Posted: 08/01/2017 at 1:51 PM
5 January 2017 | AGFG

AGFG Chefs Hat Winner!

Margan Restaurant has been awarded again an Australian Good Food Guide Chef Hat!  Continue »

Time Posted: 05/01/2017 at 9:35 AM
Regan Drew
13 December 2016 | Regan Drew

The Hunter doing what it does best...Shiraz

Approachable, but not simple  Continue »

Time Posted: 13/12/2016 at 1:42 PM
David Ellis
5 December 2016 | David Ellis

Merlot goes well with so much

a drop that makes for a great match with a whole list of dining options for this time of year’s entertaining  Continue »

Time Posted: 05/12/2016 at 1:31 PM
NSW Tourism Awards
24 November 2016 | NSW Tourism Awards

Tourism Awards Hall of Fame

At the recent NSW Tourism Awards, Margan Restaurant took home the trophy for Excellence in Food Tourism  Continue »

Time Posted: 24/11/2016 at 1:43 PM