Hunter Valley Wine Tours

Experience award winning wines amongst the vines on one of our popular Hunter Valley wine tours in the spectacular Hunter wine region. Visit Australia’s oldest wine making district, home to more than 150 cellar doors, some managed by fifth generation winemaking families. With an international reputation for acclaimed hand-crafted wines, you’ll find the finest vineyards, chic cellar doors, boutique breweries, indulgent restaurants and premium resorts on offer.

Embrace the picturesque vistas of the Brokenback Mountain Range and delight your palate as you savour the vast array of flavours to be experienced throughout the Hunter Valley vineyards. Meet the passionate winemakers and learn about the winemaking process from the best wineries in the Hunter valley.

Enjoy customised and intimate Hunter Valley wine tours from Newcastle. We run full day tours from Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Central Coast or your Hunter Valley accommodation for up to 24 people as a whole vehicle private group. If you’re staying in the Hunter region, half day and full day Hunter Valley wine tours are available as either a whole vehicle private group or a per seat option on our shared tours. Call us now on 1300 687 622 for a quote.

Travel in the comfort our Classic Tours mini-bus seating up to 24 passengers. Modern luxury and comfort, and music of your choosing – what could be better? We never tire of hearing our guests say “best wine tour ever!”. For couples or individuals who want the ultimate private Hunter Valley vinyard experience, why not request a quote for a private tour in our our supercharged convertible Ford Mustang and experience the Hunter Valley vineyards like never before!

hunter valley wine tour group at a hunter valley vineyard

Full Day Hunter Valley Wine Tours

Private Hunter Valley Wine Tours

Let us create a personalised Hunter Valley private wine tour experience for your group!

Nestled in the heart of the Hunter Valley is a paradise for wine enthusiasts and travelers seeking to indulge in a sensory journey through picturesque vineyards and award-winning wineries. While group tours have long been the norm, discerning wine connoisseurs and those seeking a more intimate experience have increasingly turned to private Hunter Valley wine tours.

These bespoke journeys offer an exclusive and personalized immersion into the region’s rich viticultural heritage, where guests can savor exquisite wines, delight in delectable cuisine, and uncover the region’s hidden gems. Unlike larger group tours, private Hunter Valley wine tours cater to small groups of 4 to 24 people or individuals, ensuring a personalized and flexible experience tailored to the preferences and interests of the guests. From romantic getaways to corporate retreats, these private Hunter Valley wine tours are designed to create unforgettable memories and cater to a wide range of tastes and occasions.

Benefits of Going on Private Hunter Valley Wine Tours

  • Customized Itineraries: One of the primary advantages of private tours is the flexibility to design a tailor-made itinerary. Guests can handpick their preferred wineries to visit, culinary experiences, and other attractions, providing an unparalleled level of personalization.
  • Exclusive Access: Private tours often grant exclusive access to renowned winemakers, estate owners, and their finest vintages. This intimate interaction allows visitors to gain a deeper understanding of the winemaking process and the stories behind each vineyard.
  • Personalized Wine Tasting: With a private tour, guests can savor wines at their own pace. Experts guide participants through wine tastings, offering insights into flavor profiles, food pairings, and the unique characteristics of each varietal.
  • Scenic Exploration: Hunter Valley’s breathtaking landscapes deserve to be savored slowly. Private tours allow for leisurely exploration of the region’s stunning vistas, including rolling hills, lush vineyards, and quaint villages.
  • Knowledgeable Guides: Private Hunter valley wine tours are often led by experienced guides or sommeliers who possess in-depth knowledge of the region’s history, wine culture, and local lore. This expertise enhances the overall experience and makes the journey all the more enriching.
  • Indulgent Culinary Experiences: Wine tasting goes hand-in-hand with delectable cuisine. Private tours offer the chance to enjoy gourmet meals at esteemed restaurants, each thoughtfully paired with local wines to elevate the culinary journey.

Embracing the allure of the Hunter Valley through private wine tours unveils an extraordinary dimension of luxury and intimacy. From the exclusive access to world-class wineries and their creators to the chance to savor gourmet cuisine thoughtfully paired with outstanding wines, every aspect of these Hunter valley wine tours is designed to indulge and delight. For those seeking an unforgettable adventure that intertwines beauty, elegance, and the finest wines, private Hunter Valley wine tours promises an unrivaled experience like no other. Call Classic Tours now on 1300 687 622 to book your private Hunter Valley wine tour and see why our guests often say to us “best wine tour ever!”

Hunter Valley Wine Tours for up to 24 People

Full Day Hunter Valley Wine Tours

The Hunter Valley boasts an extensive range of award-winning wineries, each offering its signature wines, breathtaking views, and warm hospitality. From the lush vineyards dotting the landscape to the delightful cellar doors where wine tasting takes place, every moment on the tour is a celebration of the senses. Guests have the opportunity to sample an array of wines, including the renowned Semillon, Chardonnay, Shiraz, and Cabernet Sauvignon varieties. Guided by the expert vintners, visitors can savor the distinct flavors and aromas that define each wine, developing a deeper appreciation for the craft of winemaking.

Get a group of up to 24 friends together and enjoy a fun-filled day exploring some of the over 150 Hunter Valley vineyards on your own private tour mini bus. Classic Tours will help you design a tour that visits your favourite cellar doors, providores and restaurants. Not sure which wineries to visit? No problem, we are passionate about Wine Country and know many hidden gems that we’re sure you’ll love. We know the best wineries Hunter Valley has to offer.

On your full day wine tour your group can customise your Hunter Valley wine tour packages to suit your own tastes, visiting up to 5 tasting venues. Choose from cellar doors, breweries, distilleries, chocolate factories, cheese factories or gourmet produce provedores. Your day will also include a sit down lunch at one of the Hunter Valley’s amazing array of restaurants, cafe’s and pubs. We understand that the best Hunter Valley wine tours are the ones you design yourself. Let us take you on your ultimate wine tasting adventure and visit all your favourite cellar doors on your Hunter Valley cheese and wine tasting private wine tour.

Pokolbin/Lovedale PickUp

From $130 per person (minimum group numbers apply).
  • Local pickup from accommodation
  • Visit 3 wineries or distilleries
  • Cheese or chocolate factory visit
  • Tasting fees included
  • Lunch stops optional (at your expense)
  • Local drop off to your accommodation
  • Water included

Newcastle/Lake Macquarie Pick Up

From $160 per person (minimum group numbers apply).
  • Up to 4 location pickup/drop-off points
  • Visit 3 wineries or distilleries
  • Cheese or chocolate factory visit
  • Tasting fees included
  • Lunch stops optional (at your expense)
  • Return to set location drop off points
  • Water included

Half Day Hunter Valley Wine Tours

Enjoying a getaway in Hunter valley Wine Country and want to take in a half day custom wine tour? Call us for pricing on half day Hunter Valley wine tours from Pokolbin and surrounding areas and enjoy a relaxing private wine tour with your group in our modern air-conditioned minibus. We’ll pick you up from your accomodation and show you around one of Australia’s most scenic wine growing regions.

On Half Day Hunter Valley wine tours your group will visit 2 cellar doors for wine tastings,  plus your choice of a brewery, distillery, chocolate factory, cheese factory or gourmet produce provedore. If time is available an additional stop may be available. We’ll pick your group up from your accomodation in Lovedale or Pokolbin and drop you off ready for your next adventure, either accomodation or local restaurant.

Pokolbin/Lovedale Pick Up

From $110 per person (minimum group numbers apply).
  • Local pickup from accomodation
  • Visit 2 venues (wineries or distilleries)
  • Cheese or chocolate factory visit
  • Tasting fees included
  • Local drop off to your accommodation
  • Water included
friends sitting on cosy chairs in a corner enjoying wine tasting

Half Day Share Hunter Valley Wine Tours

Shared Hunter Valley Wine Tours

The Hunter Valley, situated just a few hours’ drive from Sydney, Australia, is a picturesque region renowned for its world-class wines, stunning landscapes, and rich cultural heritage. As one of Australia’s oldest and most celebrated wine regions, it offers a unique experience for both wine connoisseurs and enthusiasts alike. Among the various ways to explore this charming area, Shared Hunter Valley Wine Tours stand out as an excellent option, providing an unforgettable journey that combines the love of wine with the joy of companionship.

Shared Hunter Valley Wine Tours are guided excursions that bring together small groups of individuals with a shared passion for wine and discovery. Rather than embarking on a solo wine adventure or booking a private tour, these shared experiences provide an opportunity to connect with like-minded people from different backgrounds and cultures. This camaraderie fosters an enriching atmosphere for learning and appreciation.

Shared Hunter Valley wine tours are not tours with strangers, just friends you haven’t met yet! If you’re not part of a group you can book a seat on one of our shared half day wine tours leaving from Pokolbin and Lovedale visiting the best Hunter valley wineries. On this half day tour option we will share with you some of our favourite food and wine experiences in the Hunter Valley. Enjoy tastings at premium brand wineries and boutique cellar doors. Explore offerngs from local breweries and distilleries. Sample some of the gourmet cheese, chocolate and produce from local provedores. Get on board one of our shared Hunter Valley wine tours and make new friends. Our share Hunter Valley wine tours have something to offer both wine and food lovers!

    Pokolbin/Lovedale Pick Up

    From $110 per person (tours will run with a minimum of 4 passengers).
    • Set location pickup points
    • Visit 3 wineries or distilleries
    • Cheese or chocolate factory visit
    • Tasting fees included
    • Return to set location drop off points
    • Water included
    tourists visiting first creek wines barrel room

    Tasting Fees Included

    Mustang Wine Tasting Tours

    Feel the breeze caress your skin, the sun’s warm embrace, and the aroma of grapes dancing in the air – an experience unparalleled. Welcome to the enchanting world of visiting the Hunter Valley vineyards in a convertible. A delightful fusion of luxury, nature, and indulgence awaits as you embark on a journey through picturesque landscapes and bountiful vineyards in the Hunter Valley.

    The adventure begins even before you reach the first vineyard. Cruising along winding roads in a sleek convertible adds a touch of elegance and excitement to the experience. With the top down, you become one with the surrounding beauty. The gentle wind tousles your hair as you relish the panoramic views of the Hunter Valley, sprawling vineyards, and lush greenery. Every twist and turn in the road becomes a joyous moment, a delightful anticipation of what awaits ahead. As you approach the vineyards, the sight of neat rows of grapevines stretching to the horizon welcomes you. Each winery carries its own unique personality, reflecting the passion and dedication of the winemakers. Visiting these picturesque landscapes is akin to entering a world where time seems to slow down, and life’s simple pleasures take center stage.

    Wine tasting in a convertible takes the experience to another level. Parked amidst the vineyards, you savor the process of swirling, sniffing, and sipping the wine while nature serenades you. The wine itself seems to carry the essence of the surrounding landscape – the terroir, the climate, and the artisanal craftsmanship of winemakers. Each sip tells a story, and every bottle carries a history. Whether you’re a seasoned wine connoisseur or a novice, the winemakers and staff happily share their knowledge, taking you on an immersive journey through the nuances of their creations.

    One of the highlights of visiting vineyards in a convertible is the opportunity to enjoy a delectable picnic amidst the vines. Classic Tours can organise picnic baskets filled with locally sourced delicacies. Finding a cozy spot under the shade of the vines, you indulge in the simple pleasures of life – good food, excellent wine, and the company of those special to you. As the day gently wanes, the setting sun casts a warm glow over the Brokenback Range. The landscape transforms into a canvas of vibrant colors, providing the perfect backdrop for a mesmerizing sunset. The convertible Mustang becomes a front-row seat to nature’s symphony, where every moment is cherished.

    The experience of visiting the Hunter Valley vineyards in a convertible is an enchanting journey that will linger in your memory for years to come. It is an ode to the finer things in life – the harmony between nature and human creativity, the pleasure of indulgence, and the joy of discovery.

    If you’re looking for a unique tasting experience in the Hunter valley, Classic Tours offers private Hunter valley wine tours in our supercharged convertible Mustang. Visit boutique vineyards of your choice or let us us design a day of decadence in a vehicle like no other and experience the Hunter Valley vineyards in a way you’ll long remember. Call Classic Tours now on 1300 687 622 to book your wine tasting tour in our convertible Mustang.

    couple on private hunter valley wine tour in ford mustang at audrey wilkinson wines

    Twilight Wine Tasting

    As the sun gently retreats below the Brokenback Mountains, leaving behind a tapestry of vibrant hues in the evening sky, there’s a captivating moment known as twilight. The transition between day and night casts a spell of enchantment upon the world, and what better way to celebrate this magical time than with a twilight wine tasting? A unique experience that combines the beauty of nature’s twilight hour with the art of wine appreciation, twilight wine tasting is an opportunity to indulge the senses and embark on a journey of flavors as the day winds down.

    Twilight is a fleeting time when the sky exhibits a deep blue color, and the surrounding landscape takes on an ethereal glow. It’s a moment that sparks inspiration and contemplation, making it the perfect backdrop for a wine tasting experience. As the sun’s rays gradually fade, the soft, golden light of the setting sun bathes the Hunter Valley, setting a serene and relaxing atmosphere, creating an ambiance that is both intimate and enchanting.

    Twilight wine tastings encourage you to savor the journey of each wine as much as the destination. The gradual transition from day to night mirrors the evolving complexities of the wines being sampled. The experience invites you to slow down, engage your senses, and engage in meaningful conversations about the wines, their origins, and the winemaking process.

    Arriving late in Wine Country and think you’ve missed an opportunity to experience famous Hunter Valley wines for the day? Perhaps you’re looking for a unique tasting experience amongst the vines. Classic Tours works with several boutique vinyards to provide you with after hours Hunter Valley wine tours and wine tasting in some of the finest vinyards in the Hunter Valley. Celebrate the warmer seasons with a twilight wine tasting experience while the sun sets over the vineyards and the Brokenback Range.

    Your twilight wine tasting experience is one for the bucket list and will leave you breathless as you wander along rustic country paths, past olive trees and vines. Take a behind the scenes tour, or you could relax over candlelight on an alfresco deck and enjoy a special wine tasting menu matched to a charcuterie or cheese board. Learn how wines are made from vine to glass and perhaps enjoy a preview tasting of yet to be released wines from the barrel. Complete your twilight tasting by combining it with dinner in one of several award winning vineyard restaurants. Sign me up!

    Call Classic Tours now on 1300 687 622 to book twilight Hunter valley wine tours for summer tastings.

    What People Are Saying

    We know you’ll have an awesome time with Classic Tours on one of our awesome Hunter Valley wine tours, but don’t take our word for it. Read what our guests are saying about us and find out why you should gather a group of friends and book a minibus with the Hunter Valley’s premier private wine tour operator. Let us show you a classic day!

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    Fantastic day, everything was made so easy dealing with Therese. She helped us tailor the day to include the vineyards we wanted to visit and suggested others we included. The minibus was clean and comfortable and they supplied a car seat for our granddaughter.
    Totally recommend using Classic Tours and would definitely use them again. Such a fun day. Thanks Therese.

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    Maryanne H.
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    Thank you Therese, for an excellent day on Saturday. It was an absolute pleasure and we will be happy to recommend your services to family and friends 😃

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    Meredith H.
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    A great afternoon spent with Classic Tours. Therese was fantastic and helpful all the way from booking to dropping us home. Thoroughly enjoyable experience. Would definitely recommend.

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    Meredith H.
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    So much fun, thank you Therese for such a fab day. Loved the wineries you chose, can’t pick a favourite they were all so good. Thanks for putting up with us, can’t wait to do it again.

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    Jane S.
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    Thanks so much Therese, best ever vineyard tour. Ticked every box but especially for making us feel relaxed and driving all us ladies around in your beautiful new vehicle and showing us a fabulous time.

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    Keryn M.
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    Therese you gave us such an amazing day. Great choice of wineries and lunch venue. Will definitely use Classic Tours again.

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    Julieanne H.
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    Classic Tours Therese our hostess and driver was amazing – punctual, courteous and lots of fun. We visited 4 vineyards throughout the day and enjoyed a wonderful lunch. The 12 seat bus was brand new and so comfortable. Fully recommend this company.

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    Sue R.