Poole's Rock
Poole's Rock
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Poole’s Rock was established in 1988 by the late David Clarke OAM. The 23-ha Poole’s Rock vineyard at Broke was the starting point, followed by the acquisition in 2002 of the 74-ha Glen Elgin Estate at Pokolbin. Upon his passing, the brands, vineyards and winery in Pokolbin were acquired by the Agnew family, who also own the neighbouring vineyard, Audrey Wilkinson, and have been established in the wine industry since 2004. All brands under the Agnew Wines umbrella have kept separate identities, however areas of consolidation include management, sales, marketing and viticulture, and there has also been significant investment in upgrades to their winery.
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Julie D
City of Greater Geelong, Australia39 contributions
Nov. 2023 • Friends
An exceptional wine tasting conducted by a very personable and well informed host. Lana was fantastic and we learnt a lot about the wines and region
Written 4 November 2023
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Dear Julie, Wow!! What a lovely review about Larna. Thank you for taking the time to write to us in relation to your experience. I will be sure to pass on your wonderful feedback to Larna in due course. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Brian Rooney Operations Manager
Written 7 November 2023
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Campbell K
1 contribution
Sep. 2023 • Friends
Amazing wide selection of wines with impressive flavours that suited every taste.

Our cellar door experience was miraculous and the attendee Julia had immense knowledge on all the wines and ensured to cater to our every need.

Would 100% recommend and will be a return customer

5/5
Written 25 September 2023
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Dear Campbell, Wow!! What a lovely review about Julia! Thank you for taking the time to write to us during your visit to our Cellar Door. I will be sure to pass on your wonderful feedback to her in due course. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Brian Rooney Operations Manager
Written 25 September 2023
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Dhaval P
Pendle Hill, Australia1 contribution
Aug. 2023 • Family
Very warm and made us feel at ease. Good choice and variety of wine. Breathtaking location. Will come back in the summer!
Written 6 August 2023
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Dear Guest, What a lovely review! Thank you for taking the time to write to us during your visit to our Cellar Door. I will be sure to pass on your wonderful feedback to the team in due course. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Brian Rooney Operations Manager
Written 8 August 2023
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Kerrie U
Gold Coast18 contributions
Jul. 2023
I have been a Pooles Rock Wine Club Member for many years, so together with my Husband & 2 friends we visited Poole's Rock Winery on our recent trip to the Hunter Vally for a Members Winery Tour followed by wine tasting and cheese platter. We were greeted by the Cellar Door Manager Larna-Rose Staley who was exceptional in her knowledge of the wines and winery operations and we could not speak more highly of the time she spent with us last Thursday morning. As the Wine Club Manager Daniel was away, Larna-Rose stepped in to give us the tour and we greatly appreciated the time she took to allow us to enjoy our tasting while taking in the surrounding vineyards. Thank you again Larna-Rose and also Daniel for organising this tour. We had a wonderful morning and would highly recommend anyone to visit and enjoy your superb wines. Kerrie Urquhart
Written 26 July 2023
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Dear Kerrie, Wow!! What a lovely review about Larna & Daniel! Thank you for taking the time to write to us during your visit to our Cellar Door. I will be sure to pass on your wonderful feedback to them in due course. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Brian Rooney Operations Manager
Written 27 July 2023
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celi
1 contribution
Jul. 2023 • Friends
Kat was an amazing hostess and was super knowledgeable. Extremely accommodating to our preferences and we would definitely visit again
Written 4 July 2023
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Dear Celi, Wow!! What a lovely review about Kat! Thank you for taking the time to write to us during your visit to our Cellar Door. I will be sure to pass on your wonderful feedback to her in due course. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Brian Rooney Operations Manager
Written 7 July 2023
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Mitch Pope
Sydney, Australia1 contribution
Jul. 2023 • Couples
Amazing wines, beautiful setting and sensational service! Lana was perfect! Can't wait to come back soon!
Written 2 July 2023
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Dear Mitch, Wow!! What a lovely review about Larna! Thank you for taking the time to write to us during your visit to our Cellar Door. I will be sure to pass on your wonderful feedback to her in due course. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Brian Rooney Operations Manager
Written 7 July 2023
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Mark O
2 contributions
Jun. 2023 • Friends
We had a great time today starting our wine tour. The sommelier was very informative about not only the grapes and wines, but also the history of the area. Beautiful view from the tasting deck as well.
Written 11 June 2023
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Dear Mark, What a lovely review! Thank you for taking the time to write to us during your visit to our Cellar Door. I will be sure to pass on your wonderful feedback to the team in due course. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Brian Rooney Operations Manager
Written 13 June 2023
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Eva Seeks | Sydney, Australia
Sydney, Australia3 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
Semillon, Chardonnay & Shiraz are the three main grapes of the Hunter Region, you will taste all 3 at this experience with a food pairing of decadent cheese and even chocolate

THE EXPERIENCE:
Semillon was first up, we tasted both a 2018 Single Barrel & the 2019 Premiere. It was so interesting to compare the different tastes of each. This was paired with a herb fromage!
Next up was Chardonnay. Now, before Hunter Valley I was not a Chardonnay fan at all and this wine tasting as good as it does was the real discovery of the Hunter Valley to me. The Hunter Region Chardonnay just hits different.

We compared the 2022 Premiere & the 2019 Single Barrel and this was paired with a duetto of Gorgonzola and mascarpone with fig chutney on top!
H E A V E N

Last but not least we moved onto Rosé & Shiraz paired with vintage cheddar & curvée chocolate. The 2019 People’s Post Office Shiraz really stood out with red cherry & cranberry aromas. The protein in the cheddar matches the soft tannins allowing the fruit profile to take over your senses!

For anyone who’s not too familiar with wine + food pairing. Basically wine & cheese pair perfectly because the saltiness of the cheese brings out the sweetness in the wine. It’s amazing how the cheeses bring out/compliment different flavours in the wines.

We bought a bottle of the Single Barrel to take home for a special occasion as it was divine. Regretting not picking up the Post Office Shiraz too now that I’m writing this!

What an experience. I can’t recommend this enough. Also, the best part? It’s so affordable. $40 pp.

Shout to the amazing Lana who was so knowledgeable and welcoming throughout the whole experience.

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Written 31 May 2023
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Dear Guest, Wow! What a lovely review! Thank you for taking the time to write to us during your visit to our Cellar Door. I will be sure to pass on your wonderful feedback to the Larna in due course. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Brian Rooney Operations Manager
Written 3 June 2023
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RidGL
Sydney, Australia10 contributions
May 2023
Great wine tasting in an amazing location. We had a fantastic afternoon. Enthusiastic host! I could have stayed all day. Sadly we had to leave to the next destination. Highly recommended.
Written 29 May 2023
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Dear Guest, What a lovely review! Thank you for taking the time to write to us during your visit to our Cellar Door. I will be sure to pass on your wonderful feedback to the team in due course. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Brian Rooney Operations Manager
Written 29 May 2023
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Samantha F
Maitland, Australia3 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
This is one of the wineries that me and my husband frequently visit the service from larna was excellent and has made our love for this place even stronger after a little conversation she picked the most amazing wines and we loved every one
Written 27 May 2023
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Dear Sammy, Wow!! What a lovely review about Larna! Thank you for taking the time to write to us during your visit to our Cellar Door. I will be sure to pass on your wonderful feedback to her in due course. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Brian Rooney Operations Manager
Written 29 May 2023
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