Vintage Vibes: Vintage in the Hunter Valley, NSW
A Hunter Valley Vineyard waiting to be harvested.The sun-kissed vines of NSW, come alive with an electrifying energy during vintage season. It’s that time of the year when the air is filled with the sweetness of ripe grapes, and the anticipation of the harvest. This is Vintage in the Hunter Valley! Join us on a grape-lover’s journey as we explore the excitement of vintage in four iconic wineries – Domaine De Binet, Piggs Peake, Mc Caffery’s Estate Wines and Hunter Wine Lab.
Domaine De Binet: Where Grapes Transform into Liquid Gold
At Domaine De Binet, the art of winemaking takes center stage. As you step into this renowned winery, the aroma of crushed grapes fills the air. Witness the meticulous process of crushing and preparing grapes for the magical journey that transforms them into exquisite wines. The experts at Binet bring passion and precision to every step, ensuring a symphony of flavors in every bottle.
Piggs Peake: Plunge into the Essence of Winemaking
Next on our journey is Piggs Peake Winery, where thewinemaking experience takes an interactive twist. Here, you have the opportunity to plunge into the winemaking process yourself. Put on your winemaker’s hat and participate in the traditional method of grape plunging and learn about the process of creating red wine. It’s an immersive experience that connects you with the very heart of winemaking.
Hunter Wine Lab: Unveiling the Science of Wine
For those intrigued by the science behind the art, Hunter Wine Lab is a must-visit. Here, the winemaking process is not just a craft; it’s a scientific exploration. Witness the cutting-edge techniques employed to create exceptional wines. From grape analysis to fermentation, Hunter Wine Lab removes the complexities of winemaking, offering visitors a behind-the-scenes look at the meticulous science that goes into every bottle.
McCaffery’s Estate Wine: A Day in the Life of a Winemaker
For the ultimate vintage experience, head to McCaffery’s Estate Wine for the “Wine Maker For A Day” adventure. Here, you don’t just observe; you actively participate in crafting your own wine. From selecting the grapes to blending and bottling, this hands-on experience transforms you into a winemaker for a day. It’s a journey of discovery, learning, and, most importantly, a lot of fun.
Staying at Hunter Gleann: A Vintage Retreat
After a day immersed in the world of grapes and wines, retreat to the comfort of Hunter Gleann. Nestled in the heart of the Hunter Valley, our accommodation provides a serene escape. Fully ducted air conditioning, log fireplaces, and panoramic views of the vineyards ensure a cozy and luxurious stay. Unwind with a complimentary bottle of wine, continuing the vintage experience in the comfort of your own retreat.
Book Your Vintage Tour with Hunter Gleann
To make the most of your vintage experience, let Hunter Gleann organize a tailored tour for you. Explore the vineyards, witness the harvest, and indulge in the winemaking magic with the expertise of local guides. From Damaine De Binet to Piggs Peake, and the scientific wonders at Hunter Wine Lab, our tour service ensures an immersive journey through the heart of Hunter Valley wine country.
In the Hunter Valley, vintage isn’t just a season; it’s a celebration of the art, science, and passion that goes into creating the finest wines. Embark on this grape-lover’s odyssey, where each sip tells the story of a sun-soaked vine and a journey from grape to glass. Cheers to vintage vibes in Hunter Valley!