A value packed, tour of amazing Pokolbin venues! Everything you need for a fantastic & memorable day out. Tastings and lunch included in the price. Don’t pay a cent more on the day unless you want to bring home a few bottles. It’s hard not to!
4 to 30 guests
7 hours approx
Only $139 [Depending on group size. All prices listed below.]
Best Suited To:
Wine lovers & sensible party groups. Just let us know what type of group you are and we’ll tailor your day to you! If you think you’ll be rowdy after lunch we suggest you swap a winery for a brewery or cocktail stop at the end of the day.
- Tastings at 3 boutique wineries (or larger venues depending on group size)
- Tasting at a vodka/gin distillery
- Lunch + drink at 4 Pines @ The Farm or our Secret Venue
- Stop at the chocolate &/or cheese shop
- Consult with our tour planner
- Fully customisable
- Vehicle & friendly driver
- Pickup & return to your accommodation or house (Within 20mins of Pokolbin. Charges apply for other areas)
- Play your own music [BYO speaker]
- Drink on the way home
- We choose the venues
- Everything arranged for you so all you need to do is get on the bus!
4 Pines at The Farm (included)
A casual dining experience with friendly atmosphere and a view at the Hunter’s #1 brewery. Includes a drink. Tour group menu.
Lunch + Wine @ Twine Restaurant (+$10pp)
Enjoy an amazing lunch by the award winning Twine Restaurant, featuring local produce. (menu)
Baume Restaurant (+$10pp or +$30pp or +$45pp)
Choose from 3 menus at the hugely popular Baume Restaurant. Be quick though! (menu)
Epic Food & Wine Tasting Experience ($30pp)
Enjoy an exquisite tasting experience paired with seasonal, contemporary Australian cuisine prepared by the master chefs at a local fine dining restaurant. 5 courses & 6 wines. (Max 16 guests) (menu)
Styled Picnic ($60pp)
Relax on lush estate grounds with a styled picnic and your friends. Includes: gourmet cheeses, cured meats, handmade condiments, local olives, crackers and bread, handmade gourmet dips, salads, something sweet, fruits and nuts.
Choose Your Own Restaurant
If you’d like to not be restricted to a set menu you can choose from the excellent selection of lunch options available. In this case we take $25 off the per person price of the tour and you pay for your lunch on the day. We’ll make the booking for you.
What Kind of Day Would You Like To Have?
Would you prefer a chilled, classy day out or would you like more of a party vibe? Regardless of what you want, we know where to take you!
If you’d like to extend your lunch you can drop a winery, extend by 45mins and we’ll take $10 off of the per person price.
Cheese &/or Chocolate Shop Stop
You have the option of stopping at the cheese &/or chocolate shop at the end of the day. We recommend one or the other. If your group is 15+ people we suggest dropping this option to allow more time at the wineries so that you’re not rushed.
Cheese & Chocolate Tasting
A seated cheese & chocolate tasting. Free of charge.
Wine Cocktail Making (+$15pp)
Learn how to blend five wines & five spirits to create sophisticated wine cocktails! We show you how to take fun spirits we’ve sourced from all over and blend with with our wines to create the perfect, stylish wine cocktail.
Upgrade from the included option to premium vodka, gin & schnapps. 16 pax max. Not suitable for hen’s parties (unless it’s a tame one) (+$10pp)
Cheese Platters / Cheese & Wine Pairing
A selection of delicious cheeses & crackers – 1 x $30 box between 2-4 people. Cheese and wine pairing experiences are available for $25pp.
Add a plate of local meats, cheese & condiments to your day. 1 x $40 plate will feed between 2-4 people. A great way to start the day!
Swap a winery for a brewery stop at the end of the day and people can order whatever they like from the bar (minus $10pp)
Drop the Distillery – Add a Winery
Swap the distillery for another winery making it 4 wineries in total. This option is NOT suitable for hen’s parties or large groups if traveling on Saturdays. (+$10pp)
Swap a winery for a cider tasting (+$5pp)
Swap a winery for a cocktail stop (+$10pp)
Make a Suggestion
Want to visit your favourite winery or maybe there’s one you’re dying to try? Whatever it is just let us know and We’ll try to fit it in for you.
Luxury Mercedes Van
Want to travel in style? Upgrade to a 12 seat Mercedes with leather seats, tinted windows and premium sound system. (+$55 per hour)
Min 15 guests required. Party bus tours run to a different schedule and are arranged through our friends at Damien’s Party Entertainment. See party bus wine tours here
Reduce The Price By:
- Choosing your own lunch venue, pay on the day and take $25 off the per-person price.
- Swapping a winery for a pub stop (minus $10pp)
- Dropping a winery & shortening the tour by 1 hour (minus $10pp)
Notes on Booking:
The default first venue time is 10am. Your pickup time is determined by how long it takes to get from your pickup location to the first venue. If you’re 30 mins away from the valley your pickup time is 9:30am so you arrive at the first venue by 10am.
Only $250 is required to book. Please understand we are a small business and your deposit is NOT refundable so only make a booking if you’re committed to the tour. Please also view our terms and conditions.
A Message to Hen’s Groups & The More Exuberant
We endeavour to be considerate to our partner venues and their patrons. For this reason, if your group is a bit on the loud and exuberant side we invite you to drop a winery and replace with a brewery stop at the end of the day. If you’re not sure, give us a call.
No phallic paraphernalia or outrageous dress ups. Themed events are fine as long as everyone is dressed appropriately for a wine tour.
Strictly no drugs.
Pickup Locations & Additional Charges
– Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Raymond Terrace $110
– Maitland $75
– Outside 12km radius of Pokolbin but nearby $50- $75
– Central Coast – $110-$220
– Sydney $POA
– List of locations and charges here
*Price may be slightly higher or lower for vehicles from Sydney, Central Coast and obscure locations. Phone or email us to confirm.
Group of 4 $280.00 (per person)
Group of 5 $248.00 (per person)
Group of 6 $217.00 (per person)
Group of 7 – $199 (per person)
Group of 8 $189.00 (per person)
Group of 9 $179.00 (per person)
Group from 10 to 12 $169.00 (per person)
Group from 13 to 15 $159.00 (per person)
Group from 16 to 20 $149.00 (per person)
Group from 21 to 30 $139.00 (per person)
What About Non-Drinkers?
Yes, we cater to them. We don’t charge them for tastings. When you make the booking, select the total number of people attending then in the additional comments section please write “including 1 not drinking”