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Ben Ean

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Best Pizza around

The pizza was one to share. Delicious and full of flavor. Lovely service. The staff at the cellar... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Fiona R
via mobile
An unexpected delight

Called in to find a special wine for a friend. Ended up trying quite a few lovely wines under the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Christine A
Wollongong, Australia
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“hunter wine”(2 reviews)
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119 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in to find a special wine for a friend. Ended up trying quite a few lovely wines under the expert guidance of Roz. Not only was she extremely knowledgeable about the wine but was great company. Roz entertained us with her incredible singing voice...More

1  Thank Christine A
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We stopped at Ben Ean for lunch while on a wine tour. Our food was delicious, hot and delivered quickly. Service was friendly and efficient. Great to know that this historic old winery is back on the map having been taken over by a couple...More

1  Thank JazzyB06
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Had such a fun wine tasting with the lovely Sharon. Good laughs and great wine choices. Sharon made this celebration getaway for my 40th extra special. Thanks heaps 😀

2  Thank Jessica K
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This historic winery is, pleased to say, back in Australian hands having been recently purchased by the McGuigan and Peterson families, 2 iconic names in Hunter wine making. They have a wide variety of local and interstate wines available for tasting and purchase. The staff...More

1  Thank 777scottr
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Sharon treated us to some interesting tips on the Lindemans history in the valley & tastings of lovely wines! Definitely worth a visit 😄

3  Thank Paulette H
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Free tastings of delicious cheeses, oils/balsamic , olives, dukkah etc.. fudge and gelato. Well worth a visit. Head up stairs when you arrive for the tastings. Didn’t do any wine tasting here but the up stairs good tasting was well worth the visit. The lady...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Great cellar door with friendly staff and great wines. They offer a variety of McGuigain, Peterson’s, Lindemans and Savannah Estate Wines which is so convenient to be able to taste together in the one location. Loved the Lindemans Sparkling and the Lisa McGuigan Sav Blanc...More

1  Thank rebeccamW2634YZ
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

The pizza was one to share. Delicious and full of flavor. Lovely service. The staff at the cellar door are welcoming, friendly and very helpful.

Thank Fiona R
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a beautiful tasting hosted by Sharon. She knew our palette & served beautiful wine that we loved, came away with some Shiraz from 2012, savannah estate wine that we could compare to $120 reserve. Mell & Adam

5  Thank amgaharris
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Sad to see Lindemans gone, and so many brands under one, seem to have lost there way. However, we tried only Lindemans wines, the service was sensational here and his knowledge exceptional. been may years since i was here last, but good to see the...More

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Ben_Ean_Cellardoor, Ben Ean Cellar Door Team at Ben Ean, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thanks for your review _kndw1. We hope to see you again on your next visit!

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