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James' Hunter Valley Wine and Vineyard Tours

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Address: Singleton, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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+61 437 151 500
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James' Vineyard Tours operate small wine tours in our 12 seat minibuses...

James' Vineyard Tours operate small wine tours in our 12 seat minibuses within the Lower Hunter Valley area visiting the smaller hidden away boutique vineyards. We also stop for chocolate, cheese and olive oil tastings.

Also available are private tours in our 4WD Land Cruiser allowing passengers to plan the day and timings as they wish or our dedicated driver/guide can arrange all or part of the day for you.

Pickups available from Pokolbin, Lovedale, Branxton, Cessnock, Singleton and Broke.

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This was our second time with this wine tour and again can not fault them in any way. Excellent host, this year we actually had James, but even so the wineries were beyond... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2015
Lisa J
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

This was our second time with this wine tour and again can not fault them in any way. Excellent host, this year we actually had James, but even so the wineries were beyond fabulous, and the whole execution of the day was with out a doubt perfect. Lunch at the Blaxland Inn was outstanding and all the other stops eg... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

A great experience! Our driver Mel was friendly & knowledgable. We got to visit a good number of vineyards in the comfy bus!

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

James' tour bus around the Hunter Valley was a lot of fun. He knows the area very well and looks after everyone. Punctual and accommodating to my specific needs (I wanted to visit 2 vineyards in particular which he made happen). Excellent value for money. Overall, highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Even though many of our party were non-drinkers, James included stops at places other than wineries to make it an activity worthwhile for everyone. He was very knowledgable and courteous. Didn't feel rushed at all. Loved every minute of it. Thanks James.

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Thank JFT55
Macomb, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

Jimmy was awesome! this tour was worth every penny! Jimmy cooked some amazing food and gave us some history as we drove to every winery.

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Manly, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Very well organised tour. We were picked up from our accom and then taken to 2 smaller wineries then lunch and then another 2 wineries. At each winery we are shown to a private table and then offered from 6 to 10 different wines which was great as you would try wines that you would not normally try. A great... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

James' tour was well organised and very reasonably priced. James took us to a number of wineries that I would not have come across without him, and two of them made some very good wine. Recommended.

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Thank M H
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Just want to say a Big Thank you to James & Mrs James haha , We had a fantastic time as always with this Tour , This has been our 2nd Wine tour in a row with these guys & they are very Knowledgeable within the area & the history of the area, we have been to so many different... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

We enjoyed the private tastings at the vineyards we visited. It was informative and a great way to visit the smaller boutique vineyards, plus cheese and chocolate tasting. Adrienne was our driver and was very friendly and attentive to our needs. A great day out - you get to enjoy the company of others on the tour and it's good... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015

Enjoyed the tour with James. Especially liked that he visits different vineyards based on where the group has been.

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