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 Wines
1 April 2019 | Margan Wines

Lisa's Torta di Mele recipe

When it’s apple season, we always find room for a slice of this heartwarming torte with walnuts and apples galore.  Continue »

James Halliday
1 April 2019 | James Halliday

2017 Breaking Ground Shiraz Mourverdre awarded Gold by James Halliday

Another award for our 2017 Breaking Ground Shiraz Mourvedre  Continue »

Time Posted: 01/04/2019 at 10:00 AM
Gourmet Traveller WINE
13 March 2019 | Gourmet Traveller WINE

'Top Release Wines' Aged Release Semillon 2013 - Huon Hooke

This is still remarkably youthful, with an aroma of lemon-pith and lemongrass.  Continue »

Time Posted: 13/03/2019 at 1:01 PM
15 November 2018 |

Here are seven reasons to head to the Hunter Valley this weekend

In Australia’s oldest wine region, there’s a growing number of refreshing cellar door experiences where you won’t have to stand and queue at the counter alongside busloads of tourists to sample fine wines. Put these contemporary and relaxed cellar door and dining experiences on your radar for your next foray to the Hunter Valley. Words by Katrina Holden.  Continue »

Time Posted: 15/11/2018 at 9:00 AM
Catriona Roundtree
14 November 2018 | Catriona Roundtree

Broke in the Hunter Valley

Podcast Special - Catriona Roundtree chats with Lisa Margan  Continue »

Time Posted: 14/11/2018 at 12:00 PM
Andrew Margan
1 November 2018 | Andrew Margan

Margan Cabernet Sauvignon - Rare and Special

Andrew takes you on a Cabernet Sauvignon journey - from old roots in Bordeaux to our innovative White Label grown in Broke  Continue »

Time Posted: 01/11/2018 at 9:00 AM
Hunter Culinary Association
31 October 2018 | Hunter Culinary Association

Young Industry Professionals Recognised As Scholarship Winners Announced

Abbey Taylor of Margan Winery & Restaurant winner of the First Creek Wines Front of House Scholarship  Continue »

Time Posted: 31/10/2018 at 9:00 AM
SMH Good Food Guide
18 October 2018 | SMH Good Food Guide

Margan Restaurant Awarded One Chef hat for the Third Year in a Row

Ethical, sustainable and delicious vineyard garden wine and dining  Continue »

Time Posted: 18/10/2018 at 12:00 PM
Hunter Headline
27 September 2018 | Hunter Headline

Lisa Margan awarded top Australian leadership in hospitality gong

Margan Restaurant owner and hospitality powerhouse, Lisa Margan has been awarded the 2018 Professional Women in Foodservice Professional Leadership Award.  Continue »

Time Posted: 27/09/2018 at 12:26 PM
Newcastle Herald
13 September 2018 | Newcastle Herald

Lisa Margan wins nationwide leadership award

Hunter Valley agri-dining pioneer Lisa Margan takes home top hospitality gong  Continue »