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Wine House Hunter Valley

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Beautiful food

We dined here mid week for lunch as we’d heard it had been revamped and lots of people recommended... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
468jane
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Sydney, Australia
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Exciting gem

Discovery of the Wine House cellars, Hunter Valley as part of the Moto Guzzi excursion 2-4th Nov... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leo P
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Sydney, Australia
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(Previously Small Winemakers Centre) Our Wine Lounge offers a delicious all-day share plate menu with an incredible wine list featuring wines from the Hunter Valley and beyond. We also offer a series of tailored wine experiences with culinary...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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426 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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+61 2 4998 7668
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All reviews share plates blind taste test blind tasting hunter valley cellar door great variety great service making us feel next door behind the counter friendly staff tasting area walked away my partner thomas carolyn grange
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We dined here mid week for lunch as we’d heard it had been revamped and lots of people recommended it. What an improvement since we’d last been here. The decor is much improved as is the menu and wine list. Lots of shared plate options,...More

Thank 468jane
Small Winemaker... C, Guest Relations Manager at Wine House Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

468jane, firstly thank you for popping this review up, we appreciate that this takes time. It was so wonderful to read that you enjoyed not only your lunch but the changes we have recently made! We are really proud of what we are evolving into...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Discovery of the Wine House cellars, Hunter Valley as part of the Moto Guzzi excursion 2-4th Nov 2018 As part of the experience that Steve, Joy and Ellen McDermott organised so expertly for the Moto Guzzi club (MGOA) on the weekend from the 2nd to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have dined here before but the improvement to the venue is outstanding. The service by Alex was impeccable as was Rachel’s. The chef Roz was brilliant and the food was delicious. Can recommend this to others don’t miss out on the wines either. Come one...More

Thank Trish W
Small Winemaker... C, Guest Relations Manager at Wine House Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow Trish, thank you. I will pass this onto the team, come back soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an amazing Sunday lunch at the Wine House.The service was outstanding. High quality, sophisticated and relaxed. Im sure every diner in the restaurant felt special. Tapas menu was fantastic, good servings. Just delicious. Very knowledgeable table staff and surprise wine tasting as you dine....More

Thank Dawn M
Small Winemaker... C, Guest Relations Manager at Wine House Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Dawn M, Thank you for taking the time to post about your experience with us. We are so chuffed that you enjoyed our tasting lounge, our food and of course our wine! Our team are by far our most valuable asset and will make...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a couple of girls who live locally and visit the Hunter Valley regularly there aren’t too many places we haven’t tried. Neither of us had ever been to The Small Winemakers Centre & the rebranding as Winehouse caught our eye. The cellar door we...More

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Small Winemaker... C, Guest Relations Manager at Wine House Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Megan & Lindsay, We loved this review. We are just so happy you enjoyed what Wine House offers and living locally we hope to see you again soon, if not for another long lunch on our terrace maybe for our newly inspired “Neil ‘19” Campaign...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for superb food (chef Roz), excellent service and a pleasant, casual lakeside setting, mark this place as a “must do” on your itinerary. Cheerful Alex is engaging and knows his wines. Only opened for seven days, our group from Brisbane on...More

Thank nphil4
Small Winemaker... C, Guest Relations Manager at Wine House Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi nphil4 We like the sound of that “ Hidden Gem”! Thank you for your lovely words and taking the time to post this review. So glad your group enjoyed our Wine House, looking forward to seeing you next year!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you go here say hello to Aleks. They do a great assortment of share plates that really exercise the Palate. So knowledgeable on wines, really good food, wise advice about where to go, they have it all. If you have time relax with some...More

Thank Richard H
Small Winemaker... C, Guest Relations Manager at Wine House Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Richard H, we really appreciate you taking the time to write this brilliant review about our business! Everything you mentioned above, we are really proud of. Most of all our team. So thank you and we look forward to having you back next time you...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We had heard that the Small Winemakers Centre has been rebranded and had taken over the space next door which used to be the Epicure Cafe so we wanted to check it out. We are so happy we did! The Wine House Hunter Valley, as...More

Thank bigpond1252
Small Winemaker... C, Guest Relations Manager at Wine House Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Hi Bigpond 1252, There’s nothing more to say than, you “get” us! This exactly what we were aiming for in our rebrand and renovation. We are so pleased you enjoyed so many aspects of Wine House. Thank you for taking the time to review, see...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and popped in here yesterday after our morning cycle! This was our first stop of the day and by far the best. Fantastic service from Ian Little.....such knowledge and excellence. This place is a great stop to try a few different brands all...More

Thank Kirstie C
Small Winemaker... C, Guest Relations Manager at Wine House Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Hello Kirstie C, I can guarantee you, you’ve just made Ian’s day when he saw this review! We are really proud of the collaboration we represent and it’s so satisfying when others enjoy what we do. Thank you for your kind words, we appreciate that...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We had our long weekend getaway booked for the Hunter and were getting disheartened by the lack of time other wineries had for us at tastings. Then we came to Small Winemaker’s Centre and our trip turned around! Maxine was so lovely and knowledgeable about...More

Thank Bernard L
Small Winemaker... C, Guest Relations Manager at Wine House Hunter Valley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

What a lovely review Bernard! Maxine is so passionate about the Hunter Valley, wine and our tasting experience, we will make sure we pass this onto her. The share plates is part of our relaunch over the long weekend from Small Winemakers to Wine House...More

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