Rosby Wines, Eurunderee
Harkham Windarra Winery, Polkolbin
Burnbrae Wines, Mudgee
Burnbrae Wines, Mudgee
Vinden Estate Wines, Polkolbin
A cellar door with a boutique style accommodation, these vineyards across New South Wales have brought the two together to create a perfect weekend away from the urban grind. Whether you’re in search of a destination vineyard, or an entire weekender, here are the most beautiful vineyards to swill, sip and stay.
Upon entering the 400-acre property, the breathtaking views at Mudgee’s Rosby will have you spellbound. The guesthouse boasts King Rooms, an open fireplace and cathedral ceilings. To make the most of your stay, book a private tasting at the cellar door and be sure to see if there are any workshops on during your stay; everything from painting and sculpting to woodfire cooking and welding.
135 Strikes Lane (off Henry Lawson Drive), Eurunderee
Family-owned and operated, Harkham’s vineyards and winemaking processes are all things sustainable. Amongst the quality grapes lies a refurbished lodge so you can follow a wine tasting with an evening among the vines. The views of the Brokenback Ranges are picturesque, the rooms have all the comforts of home while, most importantly, the walk from the cellar door is short.
266 Debeyers Road, Pokolbin
In operation since the late 60’s, Burnbrae is set amongst the stunning backdrop of Mudgee’s rolling hills. They produce a range of white, red, and dessert wines (even beer) – all available for tasting at the cellar door. Burnbrae also provides equally great accommodation with the Winemaker’s cottage. This self-contained gem is fully kitted out with a large kitchen, fireplace and verandah, perfect for a romantic getaway.
548 Hill End Road, Mudgee
Set amongst the rolling hills in Orange, Mayfield Vineyard boasts boutique wines and historic, homestead accommodation. With over 100 hectares of land, the vineyard grows cool climate varietals such as Riesling, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. The original schoolhouse from the 1800’s serves as the cellar door and the rustic farm cottages are just a short stroll away.
954 Icely Road, Orange
A family-owned boutique winery that only sells to the finest restaurants from their cellar door, Vinden Estate is renowned for producing the rare varietal, Alicante Bouschet. For the full experience stay the night in their colonial, Victorian-style homestead that has views of their vineyards and the Brokenback Ranges. After wine tasting, relax by the pool or take to the tennis court for a hit.
138 Gillards Road, Pokolbin
Situated on fertile land just outside of Orange, Borrodell is a lot of things; fruit orchard, vineyard, trufferie and boutique accommodation. Set at an altitude of 1030 metres above sea level, Borrodell grows cool climate wines. Once you have picked fruit, tasted the wines and checked out the trufferie, a relaxing stay in one of their suites or cottages is a must; the views at sunrise are exquisite.
298 Lake Canobolas Road, Canobolas
Feel like cosying up beside an open fire after an afternoon of wine tastings at the cellar door? Boutique hotel and vineyard, The Carriages, delivers on all fronts. Styled like a French country house, there are just 10 rooms housed beside the award-winning vineyard. For the warmer days there’s a swimming pool, tennis court and garden, and breakfast baskets are delivered to your door each morning.
Halls Road, Pokolbin
For those who are after a luxurious winery experience, Spicers’ onsite vineyard, private cellar, Day Spa and beautifully appointed suites tick all the boxes. Situated between the vineyards and bushland, Spicers Vineyards Estate combines quality grapes, fine dining and boutique accommodation. After wining and dining, take a stroll amongst the vines or book in a treatment at Spa Anise.
555 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin