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* '''Lindemans Ben Ean''' (McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, ph 02 4998 7684).  Open for tastings M-F 10am - 5pm, closed Christmas Day, Good Friday and New Years Day.
 
* '''Lindemans Ben Ean''' (McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, ph 02 4998 7684).  Open for tastings M-F 10am - 5pm, closed Christmas Day, Good Friday and New Years Day.
 
* '''McWilliams Mount Pleasant Estate''' (Marrowbone Road, Pokolbin, 02 4998 7505).  Established in 1921, McWilliams is the largest Australian family owned wine company in the country.  Open 7 days 10am - 4.30pm.  Guided tours $2.20/person.   
 
* '''McWilliams Mount Pleasant Estate''' (Marrowbone Road, Pokolbin, 02 4998 7505).  Established in 1921, McWilliams is the largest Australian family owned wine company in the country.  Open 7 days 10am - 4.30pm.  Guided tours $2.20/person.   
* '''Pepper Tree Wines''' (Halls Road, Pokolbin, 02 4998 7539).  The tasting room is surrounded by beautiful grounds and gardens.  A good place to follow up wine tasting with a picnic.  Open M-Friday 9am -5.00pm, Sa & Su 9.30am - 5.00pm.  
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* '''Pepper Tree Wines''' (Halls Road, Pokolbin, 02 4998 7539).  The tasting room is surrounded by beautiful grounds and gardens.  A good place to follow up wine tasting with a picnic.  Open M-F 9am -5pm, Sa & Su 9.30am - 5pm.  
 
* '''Pokolbin Estate''' (McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, ph 02 4998 7524). Open 7 days 10am - 6pm.  
 
* '''Pokolbin Estate''' (McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, ph 02 4998 7524). Open 7 days 10am - 6pm.  
 
* '''Reg Drayton Wines''' (corner of McDonalds Rd & Pokolbin Mountain Rd, 02 4998 7523).  Established 140 years ago, Draytons is family owned and operated.  http://www.regdraytonwines.com.au/
 
* '''Reg Drayton Wines''' (corner of McDonalds Rd & Pokolbin Mountain Rd, 02 4998 7523).  Established 140 years ago, Draytons is family owned and operated.  http://www.regdraytonwines.com.au/

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The Pokolbin district, in the Lower Hunter Valley in New South Wales, is one of Australia's premier wine regions. Viticulture in the region has a long history, the first vineyards being established in the 1850's.

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  • Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard (DeBeyers Rd, Pokolbin, ph 02 4998 7411). M-F, 9.30am - 5pm. Widely regarded as the first vineyard in the Pokolbin district.
  • Bimbadgen Estate (McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, ph 02 4998 7585).
  • Hermitage Road Cellars at Hunter Resort (ph 02 4998 7777). Daily tours at 9am , 11am & 2pm (booking required).
  • McGuigan Cellars (McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, ph 02 4998 7402). The McGuigan's complex houses McGuigan Fine Wines, the Hunter Valley Cheese Company and the Chocolate and Fudge Shop.
  • Lindemans Ben Ean (McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, ph 02 4998 7684). Open for tastings M-F 10am - 5pm, closed Christmas Day, Good Friday and New Years Day.
  • McWilliams Mount Pleasant Estate (Marrowbone Road, Pokolbin, 02 4998 7505). Established in 1921, McWilliams is the largest Australian family owned wine company in the country. Open 7 days 10am - 4.30pm. Guided tours $2.20/person.
  • Pepper Tree Wines (Halls Road, Pokolbin, 02 4998 7539). The tasting room is surrounded by beautiful grounds and gardens. A good place to follow up wine tasting with a picnic. Open M-F 9am -5pm, Sa & Su 9.30am - 5pm.
  • Pokolbin Estate (McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, ph 02 4998 7524). Open 7 days 10am - 6pm.
  • Reg Drayton Wines (corner of McDonalds Rd & Pokolbin Mountain Rd, 02 4998 7523). Established 140 years ago, Draytons is family owned and operated. http://www.regdraytonwines.com.au/
  • Rothbury Estate (Broke Road, Pokolbin, ph 02 4998 7363). Open 7 days 9.30am - 4.30 pm.
  • Tamburlaine Vineyard (McDonald's Rd, ph 02 4998 7570). http://www.tamburlaine.com.au/newtamburlaine/public/gwelcome.asp
  • Tower Estate Wines (Cnr Halls and Broke Rd, Pokolbin, 02 4998 7989). Open 7 days 10am - 5 pm.
  • Tyrell's Vineyards (Broke Road, Pokolbin, 02 4993 7000). One of the region's oldest vineyards. Open M-Sa. Winery tours are held at 1.30pm.

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