Thomas Wines
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Thomas Wines are one of the Hunter Valley's most highly regarded winemakers, nationally and internationally acclaimed for their exceptional single vineyard semillon and shiraz. "Keep it simple" is our philosophy, producing small parcels of world class, uniquely regional wines from some of the most distinguished sites in the Hunter. Each single vineyard wine showcases its unique signature and personality, and expresses a true sense of place. Kiss shiraz and Braemore semillon sit at the top of an impressive range, many of which have become modern benchmarks for the Hunter Valley. Owner and winemaker Andrew Thomas now has three decades of winemaking experience in the Hunter Valley. It's the no compromise, attention to detail approach to his winemaking that has seen him twice awarded Hunter Valley Winemaker of the Year, as well as contributing to an impressive mantle piece of wine show trophies and medals, and enviable critical acclaim.
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Jen H
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Wonderful selection of wines to taste in a relaxed and comfortable setting with lovely views. Belinda was an excellent host and took us through the selection with a lot of interesting details around the background of the winery and the grapes used for each wine. We really enjoyed tasting the wines in pairs which was different to any of the other vineyards. Loved the wines with special mention to the Six Degrees Semillon (very drinkable and lower alcohol content) but our favourite was the Dam Block Shiraz. Awesome!! Highly recommended and definitely worth a visit.
Written 5 February 2024
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Sven Ö
Västerås, Sweden483 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
The tasting itself was very informative and our sommelier - can't remember his name, but he was very tattooed and pierced - was very friendly. Wines were alright, but I did prefer other wines in Hunter Valley, but that of course, is a matter of taste.
Written 10 December 2023
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Mark&Rosa
Kingston, Australia560 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
The lady that looked after us (sorry forget to write down your name) was very good, happy to chat about the wines, which were very nice.

Nice surrounds.

The disappointing thing was that we were charged the tasting fee even though we spent a bit over $300 on their wines.
Written 30 October 2023
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ClaBro
Sunshine Coast, Australia100 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
A really interesting tasting experience where the differences in the wines produced from the grapes grown in different locations and soils was very clearly demonstrated.
Written 9 August 2023
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westy54
Sydney, Australia9,050 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Couples
This very modern tasting room is located in the same complex as the Brokenback Bar and The Mill restaurant on the corner of Mistletoe Lane and Hermitage Road. This is not a winery. We were advised that Andrew Thomas uses the wine making facilities at James Estate Wines which is further along Hermitage Road, closer to Pokolbin but also nearby some of Andrew's best Semillon vineyard sites.

There were three tasting options from $10 to $30. We chose the Explorer tasting which was for nine wines over 60 minutes for $20 per person.

We tasted a range of Semillons, a Semillon Chardonnay and several Shiraz. All good though the Braemore Semillons were the winners.

Very pleasant tasting area and a lovely hostess (whose name I have unfortunately forgotten) who was very informative - even brought out the bottles of soil - and knowledgeable.
Written 16 April 2023
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Tommo_Travel_Pix
Balgowlah, Australia37 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Family
This place was recommended by another winery. ‘Thommo’ is a master wine maker and we did the $20 per head, 60 minute tasting experience. Loved the variety and high standard of both Semillon and Shiraz and the attention and detail provided to make the experience a memorable one.
Written 2 October 2022
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Mike M
Sydney, Australia42 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2022
The winery has a focus on Semillon and Shiraz, so their wines are very special, I particularly loved the fresh citrus of the young Semillon, synergy and 6 degrees
Written 23 June 2022
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Stuart D
Corowa, Australia286 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022
This is a lovely and relaxed wine tasting experience with very friendly informative passionate staff . The tasting style reminds of McLaren Vale SA with its unpretentious style and excellent wines . The view from the cellar door is stunning and it is well worth a visit .
Written 6 March 2022
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Hi Stuart, Thanks very much for visiting us when in the Valley. We're glad you enjoyed the experience & hope to see you again on another occasion. Cheers
Written 27 March 2022
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29plymouth
547 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022
Visited this cellar door due to its close proximity to where we were staying and I am so glad we did! The Semillon and Shiraz tasting was a great introduction to the diversity of these 2 varieties. Our host was informative and demonstrated his real passion for wine. Well worth a visit!
Written 7 January 2022
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Hi Thanks for the opportunity to share our Semillon and Shiraz with you. We look forward to your next visit, if it's not going to be for a while don't forget we can help you top up supplies via the website. WE hate to see our guests go thirsty. Cheers Rowena
Written 13 February 2022
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Eugene L
82 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021
Wines remain excellent though less on offer compared to last year (or so it seemed to us). They confirmed we QR coded in but only half the staff wore masks.
Written 1 January 2022
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Hi Thanks for visiting & your review. We do take COVID & safety very seriously, we have a Staff member that is exempt from wearing a mask which may explain why everyone did not have one on. We look froward to your next visit, we'd suggest The Journey tasting experience if you'd like to taste the full range on your next visit. Cheers Rowena
Written 13 February 2022
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