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The Wilkinson's were true pioneers of the Australian winemaking industry. Despite two earlier ventures in Australia, the Wilkinson family returned after the brothers Frederick and John had studied winemaking in France and Germany. In 1866 the family...more
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750 De Beyers Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Starts off with wine tasting, then find your spot & enjoy a quiet time over lunch, with a view. Don't be fooled by the dirt road, this winery is just up there on the left

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jet273316
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited and had a wine tasting- the staff were superb- very knowledgeable and warm and welcoming. The view is amazing and it had a great vibe would highly recommend. Wine was fabulous too - we bought a doz . Free tasting when you buy!...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vrennie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is seriously my favourite space in Australia. I adore Audrey Wilkinson. Try the 2018 Gewuztrawminer !!! It’s amazing this year! Like angels dancing on your tongue. My favourite drop to date. And the views, as always, are to die for. Worth a stroll in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank carin07
Brian R, Manager at Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write to us during you're recent return visit to our Cellar Door. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience and found the 2018 Gewuztraminer to your liking. We look forward to once again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing wines and great service. Loved it. Will definitely be back on our next trip. Fantastic scenery. Pity they had no food on offer though.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 963juned
Brian R, Manager at Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write to us during you're recent visit to our Cellar Door. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Brian...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views, beautiful location, ridiculously busy. We walked in and after waiting for 10-15 minutes we decided to leave as there was NO WAY we were going to get a spot at the bar to do a tasting. There were also limited car parks. Maybe...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Monique M
Brian R, Manager at Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Monique, Thank you for your review. Last year we decided against excepting large group bookings and focusing on more one on one personable tasting experiences thus delivering on a true Hunter Valley tasting experience. Understandably there will be times in the year that we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attended a wine tasting at audrey wilkinson's. Very big fan of the light horseman red wine. The views of the estate are gorgeous and nice to enjoy with a glass of wine. I wasnt overly impressed with the service, understandably it was very busy....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hollie B
Brian R, Manager at Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Hollie, Thank you for taking the time to write to us following your recent visit to the cellar door. I apologise that the experience was not to the high standards that we strive to achieve. I understand that the day was very busy operationally...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location on a hill with views around. Great wine tasting experience provided by Wayne. Highly recommend a visit. Came away with a bottle of Shiraz and two wine glasses for us to finish off in the Campervan that evening! CheersMore

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ptjames91
Brian R, Manager at Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write to us during you're recent visit to our Cellar Door. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your premium experience and that Wayne was able to look after you. I will be sure to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We participated in the Picnic among the Vines which included a wine tasting masterclass and picnic lunch. The masterclass was amazing and we learnt so much from our host Bev. She made the whole experience fun and interesting even on such a hot day! We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pinksalt88
Brian R, Manager at Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write to us during you're recent visit to our Cellar Door. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your “Picnic Among the Vines” experience and that Bev was able to look after you. I will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see Winery in the Hunter Valley! We had booked a wine tasting experience on one of the busiest weekends, this however didn’t change the wonderful experience of Audrey’s. Kira our tasting expert made our time at Audrey’s one of the best we’ve had...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Brian R, Manager at Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jessica, Thank you for taking the time to write to us during you're recent visit to our Cellar Door. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience and that Kiera was able to look after you. I will be sure to pass...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found a nice new drop. Only just released 2018 Tempranillo. Nice job great drop $40. Bought a couple of bottles will but in futureMore

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 98shanet
Brian R, Manager at Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write to us during you're recent visit to our Cellar Door. I am delighted to read that you and your colleagues enjoyed your tasting experience and you had an opportunity to try our new Winemakers Tempranillo....More

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georgebell55
11 November 2017|
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Response from Harvey_Wong2014 | Reviewed this property |
No need to book.
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Kate B
30 August 2016|
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Response from Jules B | Reviewed this property |
No, we didn't I can't remember ever having to pay for tasting wine at a cellar door in Australia. Let me quickly add "... as a private individual". The only exception that I can think of is the Lovedale Long Lunch... More
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catherine111111
5 August 2016|
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Response from getawaygirlBrisbane | Reviewed this property |
They do have a restaurant I would ring them to book as it is s very popular winery with spectacular views. We had a light tapas style meal with our wine tasting but they have a great reputation so lunch should be good
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