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Gartelmann Wines

701 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2321, Australia
+61 2 4930 7113
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A fab tasting experience

We originally just stopped by the cafe for lunch but after having an amazing Merlot with lunch we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Loretta N
via mobile
Dine and Wine

checked this lovely winery out on a recent over night stay in the Pokolbin area. Lovely setting... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Jeanette N
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Brisbane, Australia
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Gartelmann Wines is a boutique winery set in the heart of the beautiful Lovedale area in Australia’s Hunter Valley. Founded in 1996 by Jorg and Jan Gartelmann, we specialize in hand crafted wines sourced from the best sites in regional New South Wales. Come and enjoy some of our medal-winning wines; Our 2013 Benjamin Semillon recently won a Gold Medal at the 2013 Cowra Wine Show.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“deck cafe” (7 reviews)
“pinot gris” (3 reviews)
“cellar door” (9 reviews)
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701 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2321, Australia
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+61 2 4930 7113
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We originally just stopped by the cafe for lunch but after having an amazing Merlot with lunch we decided to do a tasting. We were lucky enough to snag Jorg the owner who took us through every wine on the list. He was so informative...More

Thank Loretta N
Jan G, Owner at Gartelmann Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for letting us know how much you enjoyed the Merlot and lucky you to get Jorg to give you the rundown on our wines. Jorg is really passionate about our wines and just loves telling people all about them. One would think that after...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017

checked this lovely winery out on a recent over night stay in the Pokolbin area. Lovely setting for a meal and glass of wine while relaxing over looking the small lake. After lunch wander up for a tasting of some delightful wines. We came away...More

Thank Jeanette N
Jan G, Owner at Gartelmann Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you very much for visiting us whilst you were in the Hunter Valley. We are glad you liked the food and the wines . A lot of new ones are being released shortly so please visit again or check our website for the new...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017

We were up for a family wedding at the Convent and just popped in for lunch. One of us had the Pinot Gris and I had the Verdelho, which blew me away. The fish was cooked perfectly and I made a point of telling the...More

Thank rod468
Jan G, Owner at Gartelmann Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

We are so glad you liked our Verdelho. It is quite stunning and so far has managed to pick up a trophy at the Royal Queensland Wine Show. We think it is rather nice ourselves and it is a great match with fish but also...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Went to try the 2017 wines. Were not disappointed the semillon and pinot gris absolutely brilliant. Of course the liquer muscat is a standout.More

Thank cchb55
Jan G, Owner at Gartelmann Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Glad you loved the Semillon. Jorg is proud of it and it is a Gold Medal winning wine. We had the Pinot Gris with Thai food last night and it was fantastic. Hope to see you again soon when more of our new release wines...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Hannah was excellent in introducing the range of Gartelmann wines and making recommendations. Lovely cellar door venue with log fire to keep us warm. See separate uncomplimentary review of The Deck restaurant - stick with the wine.

Thank Angus S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Had a wonderful lunch at the cafe with matching wine. Both cafe and winery were really quaint and lovely. Great membership deals as well.

Thank Bonnie M
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The two guys serving were great characters as was the wine. The room and the gardens and pond outside were idylic.

Thank David B
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Great introduction to Hunter Valley Hospitality and quality ammenities. We had lunch at the attached restaurant and it was wonderful! The tasting at the cellar door was great and the wine was beautiful. Gardens were lovely. Great place.More

Thank m0sier
Jan G, Owner at Gartelmann Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

It is lovely to hear your comments about our hospitality, wine and food and the garden. Please come back again in the spring when the garden is looking even better as it did get a bit trampled on during the Lovedale Long Lunch. We hope...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017

We dropped in for a coffee at the Deck Cafe and decided to do a tasting on the way out. This turned out to be quite fortuitous because our tasting host was the owner, who entertained and educated us whilst tasting the range if wines...More

Thank Bobby182
Jan G, Owner at Gartelmann Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

I am so glad you stopped by and enjoyed our wines and the tasting. We love to hear that. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Gartellman studio, went to the cellar door and had breakfast at the deck this weekend. Our experience was absolutely fantastic, the owners were so welcoming and offered "old school" hospitality which we find is so rare these days. We were fortunate to...More

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