6 Incredible NSW Food and Wine Experiences to indulge in!
on 25 Sep 2020
There is nothing better than a Sunday in the sun of wine tastings accompanied by local cheeses and delicious fine dining. Discover six of the best gastronomy escapes in New South Wales that will satisfy the finest of tastes.
1. Indulge in dining experiences within the vines at Rowlee Wines - Orange
Dive into a day of gourmet, with a range of dining experiences at Rowlee Wines. Grab yourself a picnic hamper, filled with delectable produce and wander down the hill to find a hidden nook between the vines for a private Picnic in the Vines experience. Or explore the estate on a Vine to Table immersive dining escape, walk the vineyard with Rowlee Wines staff and discover the journey from vineyard to glass, learn about the harvest and each variety whilst tasting wines beside the vines they grew from. Follow up the day of exploring the vines with a three-course meal paired with a Rowlee wine of your choice.
2. Explore the secrets behind the craftsmanship of wine at Brokenwood - Hunter Valley
Delve into the ultimate indulgence of wine tasting experiences at Brokenwood; enjoy Australian craft at its finest on a VIP Soil to Cellar experience. Established in 1970 this historic and highly reputable wine label is a premium highlight of the Hunter Valley and they are giving you the opportunity to get behind the scenes.
Spend your day wining and dining and taking in the best Brokenwood has to offer on a VIP Soil-to-Cellar Experience. Be greeted on arrival with three uniquely garnished oyster each perfectly matched to three different styles of Brokenwood Semillon. Go behind the scenes and take a closer look at the winery and vineyard with your personal host who will show you the hidden secrets of the estate. Indulge in a 4-course degustation with matched wines and complete your experience with a gourmet grazing platter amongst the wine barrels and be one of the first to taste Brokenwood's pre-release Graveyard Vineyard Shiraz.
3. Dive into a mystery of wine at Tulloch Wines - Hunter Valley
Enjoy a unique wine escape with one of Tulloch’s curated tasting experiences that reach far beyond the bottle. Excite your tastebuds with gourmet charcuterie boards and matching wines, join the Cellar Door team for a Wine Tasting experience of six current Tulloch wines. Indulge in a chocolate and wine paid tasting or dive into the secrets of Tulloch on a Mystery Wine Tasting Experience partnered with local cheese and charcuterie. Test your tasting skills and solve the mystery of which wine is which as you taste your way through the wines at your own pace picking up flavours, tannins and infusions, with assistance from a dedicated wine professional and your tasting mat including all the information you will need to solve the mystery.
Tulloch Wines also offer a tasting experience for children, a soft drink and food pair tasting to keep them entertained whilst you indulge, and for those who do not wish to drink, Tulloch Wines offer a sophisticated Kombucha tasting experience.
4. Escape to the country on a day trip with a difference with Country Escape Tours - Mudgee
Uncover award-winning wineries, breathtaking vistas and explore incredible scenery with Country Escape Tours on one of their tours that will show you the countryside from a different perspective. When imagining your transport for the day think bigger and better than a coach or car, let your imagination run wild and explore all that Mudgee has to offer. Enjoy a premium food and wine experience from a number of local wineries and restaurants whilst explore UNESCO World Heritage wilderness. Tour options include wining and dining, exploring by horseback and kayaking. Let a local show you the highlights of the region and showcase the food, wine, and lifestyle.
5. Taste your way through the divine desires at Cupitt's Estate – Shoalhaven
A visit to Cupitt’s Estate will excite your palette on every level, this picturesque winery set in the rolling hills of Ulladulla showcasing the finer things in life. Along with cheese and wine paired tastings the historic estate is also home to a brewery, fromagerie, restaurant and cottage accommodation, with beautiful views over the vineyard to Burrill Lake and the Budawang Ranges. Escape on a Tour and Taste Experience and journey your way through the property on a guided tour with Cupitt’s head winemaker and enjoy tastings of wine and cheese as you meander through the estate.
6. Pop the cork on a Sparkling Affair at De Beaurepaire Wines - Mudgee
Located behind the stone walls of the 170-year-old stable building sits the tasting room of the French-inspired De Beaurepaire Wines, as you open the glass French double doors you will find yourself in awe standing in the middle of the properties expansive lawns, breath in the fresh country air and relish in the bliss as you marvel at the 270 degrees of rolling hills views. With a vineyard of over 100,000 vines, the green striped hills roll for miles and are truly a sight to be seen. In addition to the beautiful views, De Beaurepaire offers a selection of wine tastings and grazing boards, and experiences include A Sparkling Affair, enjoy an afternoon to palette matched French-style sparkling wines and canapés.
We cannot believe the exceptional and taste tantalising offers available in New South Wales and are off booking our flight now to get out and explore everything there is to offer in the incredible state.
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