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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
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
Newcastle Herald
 
26 June 2019 | Newcastle Herald

Get hands-on in the kitchen

The prized pungent delight is the focus of two cooking classes at Margan in July and August, with head chef Thomas Boyd - who was crowned champion at the Food Fight event held in Pokolbin this week>>>  Continue »

Time Posted: 26/06/2019 at 12:24 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 »

Newcastle Herald
 
28 February 2018 | Newcastle Herald

Australian Tourism Award wins

Margan Winery and Restaurant was recognised in two categories at the Australian Tourism Awards, taking out gold in the Excellence in Food Tourism category and silver for Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services.  Continue »

Newcastle Herald
 
25 October 2017 | Newcastle Herald

Ricotta tortellini, basil and pine nuts

Hunter Valley Restaurant Tortellini

While travelling through Italy recently Chef enjoyed a similar dish in a small family run cafe in Rome - so simple but delicious. A great recipe to make when you have spare time and would like to try a new skill.

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Newcastle Herald
 
11 August 2017 | Newcastle Herald

Sowing goodness on the land of her birth

Pat Hansson is proudly Wonnarua, and a great gardener for Margan

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Newcastle Herald
 
21 April 2017 | Newcastle Herald

You can't beet a fresh beetroot

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

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

Wobbly and ugly makes the 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

Super healthy, fast and delicious

Honey and Thyme roasted Quail with Fetta, Quinoa, Cranberry and Pecan Salad  Continue »

Time Posted: 14/04/2017 at 2:23 PM