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McGuigan Wines

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447 McDonalds Rd. | Corner of Broke & McDonalds Roads, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi travellers we were able to get a tour out of Sydney which was fantastic. McGuigans was a great tastings on one recognizable wine. A good cross section of products on offer. The tastings seemed to please different palates. Drop in plenty of room lots...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gandd201927
Reviewed 17 January 2019

We were there many years ago and were disappointed but now - wow! Great cheeses to try, lots of different wines and enthusiastic people telling us all about both the cheese and then wines - highly recommended

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank C Alison W
Reviewed 20 December 2018

We took a coach load of people to McGuigans for a paid wine tasting. We were generally very disappointed with the whole procedure. Not very welcoming to begin with, when they had 54 potential wine purchasers at the doorstep. When we entered the wine tasting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Val H
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Staff member didn’t seem interested we had to ask her if we could do a wine tasting, seemed like we were interrupting her day. Rolled her eyes consistently and knew limited knowledge about the wines in general. Was not an enjoyable experience.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank travellingempty
McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

So sorry that you didn’t receive the level of service that we strive to give. The team at McGuigan Wines aim to provide a high level of attentive and helpful service for our customers, so it is very disappointing that you did not have this...More

Reviewed 12 November 2018

Special shout out to Tyrone & Margo. Some of the staff were clueless but did tasting with Tyrone and found him to be a knowledgeable and accommodating bloke, took a tour with Margo and thoroughly enjoyed it.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Thank you for your response and visiting McGuigan Wines. We are very glad you had a good time tasting the range with Tyrone and we appreciate the feedback. Our focus is to provide a quality range of Cellar Door only wines and we are very...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked into a private wine tasting at McGuigans after a last minute decision to spend a few days in the Hunter. We have been members there for a long time but soo very much enjoyed our tasting with Joel!! 👍👌He was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Hello Helen and Garry and thank you for the review. We love it when our Members visit the Cellar Door so we are very glad you had a good time tasting the exclusive range and we appreciate the feedback. Our focus is to provide a...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Evan our lovely wine consultant was so knowledgeable about all the wines and keen to show us the different varieties. She spent s lof of time with us and we appreciated not being rushed through our wine tasting. Was an incentive to bring a case...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Hi and thank you Hazel for taking the time to post your review. We love it when we meet new people and can spoil them with our award-winning and Cellar Door only wines. The staff member you spoke of - Even, is part of our...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018

I like their product lines and the cellar door experience is commercial, efficient. Taste, go... it's all very professional though lacking the personal touch. Personally, I like the small homey cellar door tasting experience. If you are into taste, grab and go. This is the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Cindy H
McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Hi Cindy. We appreciate your feedback regarding McGuigan Wines, and we are very glad you had a good time tasting the range at the Cellar Door. Our focus is to provide a quality range of Cellar Door only wines and it is great that you...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Thankyou Caitlin for your time, knowledge and great sense of humour on our recent wine tasting experience. You finished our day off on a high and the photo you took is one of the best from the day. You are an asset to McGuigansMore

Date of experience: September 2018
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McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Hi and thank you Lizzie Lou for taking the time to post your review. We love it when we meet people new people and can spoil them with our award-winning wines. The staff member you spoke of - Caitlan, is part of our Mandarin Interpretive...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent winery with beautiful surroundings. I have experience of visiting winery in Tuscany region , Italy but found McGuigan winery also so nice on product and presentation. Our families had great time interacting and tasting wine here and also to buy the memorable merchandise items...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Hi and thank you Tanmay for taking the time to post your review - we love to hear from our guests and of course appreciate any feedback. I really like the reference to Tuscany as there are certainly some parallels between the two regions. We...More

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opinionscount987
28 August 2018|
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Response from McGuigan W | Property representative |
Yes Mary, we will be open Sunday December 30th till at least 5pm. I'm glad to hear that a visit to Australia would not be complete without a visit to McGuigan Wines in the Hunter Valley. We look forward to seeing you then... More
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Angela Blanca G
13 March 2018|
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Response from McGuigan W | Property representative |
Sorry Angela, we may have got your message a bit late but you are welcome anytime at McGuigan Cellar Door. We are open from 9:30am to 5pm every day and if you are in a small group, the tasting is free.
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Response from Geordie112 | Reviewed this property |
Hello there, all our tours were included with Discover Australia, the company we went through to visit Sydney. Have fun x
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