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
John Lethlean
9 June 2017 | John Lethlean

Flavour of the month: Margan hen’s egg, Jerusalem artichoke and celeriac

Everything in this dish except the salt is grown on site at Margan. How cool is that?  Continue »

Time Posted: 09/06/2017 at 11:40 AM
7 June 2017 | QWine

Breaking Ground Tempranillo Graciano Shiraz

...warmth to the delivery with a peppery spice and raspy tannin finish...  Continue »

Time Posted: 07/06/2017 at 2:05 PM
Lisa Rockman
1 June 2017 | Lisa Rockman

A woman of the land

This annual Margan feast connects diners with Hunter Valley farmers  Continue »

Time Posted: 01/06/2017 at 12:32 PM
24 May 2017 |



2 Hungry Guys
17 May 2017 | 2 Hungry Guys

Things to do in the Hunter

...we definitely suggest sitting down to a meal you won’t forget.  Continue »

4 May 2017 | QWine

Margan White Label Semillon

A delicious release from the ever consistent Andrew Margan  Continue »

Time Posted: 04/05/2017 at 10:31 AM
Newcastle Herald
21 April 2017 | Newcastle Herald

Roast beetroot salad with whipped goats curd, bitter leaves and hazelnut dressing

They are a classic combination, beetroot and goat cheese, and one of my go-to favourites when entertaining guests at home. This recipe is quick and simple but delivers on flavour and texture. It can be a side dish or served as a great entree, perfect for an autumn dinner party.  Continue »

Time Posted: 21/04/2017 at 11:05 AM
Newcastle Herald
16 April 2017 | Newcastle Herald

Wobbly and ugly makes for the best carrot cake

The best carrots don't have to be straight and orange. It's all about the flavour, not the looks.  Continue »

Time Posted: 16/04/2017 at 12:10 PM
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
Carla Grossetti
24 March 2017 | Carla Grossetti

What to do in Australia?

Hunter Valley Wine & Food Festival  Continue »

Time Posted: 24/03/2017 at 10:27 AM