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Wine House Hunter Valley

Open Now: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Neil for president

As a couple of girls who live locally and visit the Hunter Valley regularly there aren’t too many... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lindsay W
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The best!!

If you are looking for superb food (chef Roz), excellent service and a pleasant, casual lakeside... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
nphil4
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(Previously Small Winemakers Centre) Our Wine Lounge offers a delicious all-day share plate menu with an incredible wine list featuring wines from the Hunter Valley and beyond. We also offer a series of tailored wine experiences with culinary...more
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426 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As a couple of girls who live locally and visit the Hunter Valley regularly there aren’t too many places we haven’t tried. Neither of us had ever been to The Small Winemakers Centre & the rebranding as Winehouse caught our eye. The cellar door we...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for superb food (chef Roz), excellent service and a pleasant, casual lakeside setting, mark this place as a “must do” on your itinerary. Cheerful Alex is engaging and knows his wines. Only opened for seven days, our group from Brisbane on...More

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Small Winemaker... C, Guest Relations Manager at Wine House Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi nphil4 We like the sound of that “ Hidden Gem”! Thank you for your lovely words and taking the time to post this review. So glad your group enjoyed our Wine House, looking forward to seeing you next year!

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go here say hello to Aleks. They do a great assortment of share plates that really exercise the Palate. So knowledgeable on wines, really good food, wise advice about where to go, they have it all. If you have time relax with some...More

Thank Richard H
Small Winemaker... C, Guest Relations Manager at Wine House Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Richard H, we really appreciate you taking the time to write this brilliant review about our business! Everything you mentioned above, we are really proud of. Most of all our team. So thank you and we look forward to having you back next time you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard that the Small Winemakers Centre has been rebranded and had taken over the space next door which used to be the Epicure Cafe so we wanted to check it out. We are so happy we did! The Wine House Hunter Valley, as...More

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Small Winemaker... C, Guest Relations Manager at Wine House Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Bigpond 1252, There’s nothing more to say than, you “get” us! This exactly what we were aiming for in our rebrand and renovation. We are so pleased you enjoyed so many aspects of Wine House. Thank you for taking the time to review, see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and popped in here yesterday after our morning cycle! This was our first stop of the day and by far the best. Fantastic service from Ian Little.....such knowledge and excellence. This place is a great stop to try a few different brands all...More

Thank Kirstie C
Small Winemaker... C, Guest Relations Manager at Wine House Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Kirstie C, I can guarantee you, you’ve just made Ian’s day when he saw this review! We are really proud of the collaboration we represent and it’s so satisfying when others enjoy what we do. Thank you for your kind words, we appreciate that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had our long weekend getaway booked for the Hunter and were getting disheartened by the lack of time other wineries had for us at tastings. Then we came to Small Winemaker’s Centre and our trip turned around! Maxine was so lovely and knowledgeable about...More

Thank Bernard L
Small Winemaker... C, Guest Relations Manager at Wine House Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What a lovely review Bernard! Maxine is so passionate about the Hunter Valley, wine and our tasting experience, we will make sure we pass this onto her. The share plates is part of our relaunch over the long weekend from Small Winemakers to Wine House...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far the best winery visit we had. Matthew who served us at the tasting was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and interesting. The wines were varied and definitely local. We came on the day before the reopening of a new style of restaurant which was...More

Thank NormaandBruce
Small Winemaker... C, Guest Relations Manager at Wine House Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow, what a lovely review, we think our tasting bar offers quite a unique wine experience and are just so chuffed you enjoyed it. The rebranding is launched this weekend, we will now be: Wine House Hunter Valley! So come back soon.

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Probably a mistake to go there last as I didn’t appreciate it as much as the wine deserved! Although I did enjoy the Little Wine Co verdelho. However my hubby loved it! In fact Silkman Reserve Chardonnay he rates as the best Chardonnay he has...More

Thank Trudie R
Small Winemaker... C, Guest Relations Manager at Wine House Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Trudie, thank you for such a great review. You’ve singled out just a few of our favourites there! We were a little confused as to why you have written such a good review but only awarded three / five, then we read your “Tip” and...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Great variety of wines from Small wine makers. It is nice to be able to try from several different wine makers in one stop.

Thank Fiona R
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Visited the Hunter midweek, dropped into various wineries around the region and this was by far the best. A great mix of the leading wine makers in the region providing the best bang for your buck if you’re limited in time and want to avoid...More

Thank Nisette R
Small Winemaker... C, Manager at Wine House Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

We really appreciate that you took the time to write this great review about your experience and our team. We are incredibly proud of not only standard of service, our tasting offerings, but also that we genuinely love what we do! Thanks again and enjoy...More

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