Top Food and Wine Tour Hunter Valley
The Hunter Valley is Australia’s oldest wine region and is famous for prestigious wines, award-winning wineries, and delicious regional cuisine
Experience Cuisine brings you the ultimate food and wine adventure in Hunter Valley! We invite you to explore the finest culinary destinations and toast to the exquisite wines that make this part of Australia an epicurean paradise. Our carefully curated food, drink, and wine tours provide a unique and authentic experience that’s perfect for food enthusiasts, wine lovers, and curious travellers alike.
Tours have been hand picked from the best local operators to give you the best tasting experience
Feast on sumptuous dishes crafted by talented chefs, experience exclusive wine tastings, and uncover the stories behind Hunter Valley’s culinary history. Whether you’re a seasoned foodie or simply someone who appreciates exquisite tastes, our food and wine tasting tour packages offer a unique and delectable journey that will elevate your senses and hold your taste buds spellbound.
So, what are you waiting for? Embark on a memorable culinary journey and treat your senses to the unforgettable flavours, aromas, and stories that define the food and wine scene in Hunter Valley. Let the adventure begin when you book your tour today!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
About Hunter Valley
Hunter Valley covers a remarkable area in New South Wales, Australia, approximately 120 to 310 kilometres north of Sydney. Also referred to as the Hunter Region, Newcastle Region, or simply the Hunter, this verdant valley holds the distinction of being the cradle of winemaking in Australia. It is globally acclaimed for its superb Semillon and Shiraz wines, making it a gastronomic haven for connoisseurs worldwide.
With over 150 vineyards and a growing number of avant-garde restaurants, Hunter Valley brims with tantalising indulgences in every corner. Its rich agricultural heritage shines through its farm-to-table experiences and biodynamic farming practices, enhancing the enjoyment of its epicurean offerings.
In between tasting sessions, immerse yourself in the region's natural beauty, indulge in a relaxing day spa retreat, or revel in the live music events that are often staged amidst the scenic vineyards.
Currency: Australian Dollar
Timezone: GMT+10:00 (Australian Eastern Standard Time)
Best time to visit: Autumn (March to May). This time of the year is considered the prime season to explore Hunter Valley as it is characterised by comfortable temperatures and minimal rainfall. Importantly, it follows the completion of the harvest season, making it an ideal time to visit.
There are different cancellation policies depending on the specific tour or activity you choose. Most of our tours offer a full refund if you cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the experience. Some exceptions apply. Check the "Cancellation Policy" section of the corresponding tour's page to verify the exact cancellation policy.
Not all of our tours and activities offer meeting and pickup service. If it is included, it will appear under the 'What's Included' section on the activity or tour page.
Even if your booking doesn’t include pickup and drop-off, the tour operator may ask for your details so they can contact you regarding changes to your itinerary, if any (i.e., weather-related issues, mechanical problems, etc.)
Yes. Your tour provider is the best point of contact for any last-minute questions. Contact details for the local tour operator can be found directly on your ticket under Tour Specific Inquiries.
Alternatively, you may also email them directly through our automated system:
> Go to Bookings
> Locate the booking in question and select View Details.
> Select Contact Tour provider
> Write your message or question and select Send.
This will start a conversation with the local tour operator, however, they may not reply immediately. Once a reply is sent, you will be notified at the email address associated with your account or booking.
Food and wine tour prices in Hunter Valley can vary. Some wine tasting masterclasses can start at $10.00, while other tours can go for more than $1,000.00 for a 4-hour experience. Pricing can be influenced by factors such as exclusive access to vineyards, personalised experience, and the wines you'll be tasting.
The duration of a food and wine tour depends on a lot of factors, including location and activities involved. Some tours are done in an hour while others can take a full day for you to enjoy the full experience. The approximate time it takes for a tour to finish will be indicated in the corresponding tour's page.
We offer a wide variety of tours, ranging from gourmet dining experiences, wine tasting masterclasses, vineyard visits, sunset dinner cruises, to guided pub tours. Our tours cater to diverse interests, budgets, and tastes.
Our tours may typically include food and wine tastings, expert guide services, cooking class ingredients, and admissions to local attractions. Please refer to the specific tour details for a complete list of inclusions.
Most of our tours are offered in English. However, depending on the location and guide availability, some tours may be offered in other languages like Spanish and Chinese. Please refer to the corresponding tour page for details on the languages used in a particular tour.
We recommend booking your tour as early as possible, especially during peak travel seasons. Some of our popular tours can fill up quickly, so it's best to secure your spot in advance.
No, our tours are designed for everyone, from novices to seasoned foodies and wine enthusiasts. Our expert guides will provide all the information you need to fully appreciate each food, drink, and wine experience.
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