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Chef-Led Hunter Valley Gourmet Food and Wine Day Trip from Sydney provided by Gourmet Getaway Tours

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Chef-Led Hunter Valley Gourmet Food and Wine Day Trip from Sydney

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Overview
This full-day Hunter Valley food and wine tour, led by a professional chef, is perfect for Sydney visitors wanting to get a true taste of the region’s world-renowned food scene. Discover what’s new in culinary culture while leaving the logistics to the professionals. See the Sydney Fish Market, try local specialties like kangaroo, roll your own sushi, and taste a variety of wines in the Hunter Valley.
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  • 1
    Sydney Fish Market
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 2
    Hawkesbury River
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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  • 3
    Hunter Valley
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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Highlights
  • See the Sydney Fish Markets and visit Hunter Valley boutique wineries
  • Try Aussie delicacies like barramundi, kangaroo, and locally made treats
  • Includes breakfast, lunch, wine tastings, and other chef-prepared foods
  • Hassle-free round-trip transportation from select Sydney hotels
What to Expect
Start with pickup at your Sydney hotel, and then fuel up for the day with coffee on your way to see the early-morning seafood trading at the famous Sydney Fish Market.  After a freshly cooked breakfast overlooking the Hawkesbury River, continue on your journey to the Hunter Valley, where you stop in Wollombi for the first wine tasting of the day. Learn to roll your own sushi and pair it with local wines.  Continue the scenic journey and arrive at another boutique winery, where you sample local varietals accompanied by dishes personally prepared by your chef-guide.  Visit a specialty store for olive oils and other locally made treats to bring home (time permitting). Finally, stop at a third winery to sip shiraz, sample Aussie specialties such as barramundi and kangaroo, and enjoy desserts accompanied by a selection of dessert wines. Your tour ends back at your Sydney hotel.
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Important Information
Duration
11h
Inclusions
  • Beverages
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast
  • Food tasting
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Wine tasting
  • Driver/guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Selected hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Hunter Valley
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Maximum number per booking is 16 people
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking as most food is prepared prior
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Gary K wrote a review 18 Mar
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+5
Chef Jimmy is the real deal! Never a dull moment(except for the quiet ride back)! Great food, diversity of events, perfect timing, fantastic wines! Never been on such a memorable and money well spent tour.
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Date of experience: March 2020
innarv89 wrote a review 18 Mar
6 contributions
This was our favorite part of our visit to Australia! Jimmy combined interesting stops with some amazing and high quality food. You could tell that he cared about his vendors and the food products that he served up. Not only was the food amazing, the wine delicious, but we also
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Date of experience: February 2020
BigAl55Melbourne wrote a review 17 Mar
Melbourne, Australia30 contributions45 helpful votes
We were glad this tour went ahead on Monday mar 16 with the covid virus fears. Jimmy kept everybody well sanitized as there were 15 of us. We had a great mix of Aussies, Americans,Canada & HongKong. Everyone got along and we all had a great time. As advertised, Jimmy cooks
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Date of experience: March 2020
Leslie E wrote a review 17 Mar
38 contributions1 helpful vote
our day started at 7am with Jimmy picking us up in his passenger van. Being in Sydney during the COVID-19 outbreak, we thought maybe our tour wouldn't be full, but people love wine and no global pandemic can stop them! we had all 15 folks in our tour ready to leave behind the
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Date of experience: March 2020
tmcc2 wrote a review 16 Mar
Perth, Australia8 contributions1 helpful vote
Absolutely fantastic day - great food and wine made even more enjoyable by the passion Jimmy brought. If possible, a trip not to be missed.
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Rhonda P
20
Blue mountains tour
Jason is a fantastic tour guide. Despite the rainy weather, Jason provided a fun and flexible schedule with great
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Doug-Keeping
Brisbane, Australia
70
A wonderful food and wine day from Sydney to the Hunter Valley.
A fabulous day for overseas visitors but also for locals (us). Start off at the Sydney Fish Market, breakfast on
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dtiblis
10
Didn't get to go on my cruise, but
We had a lovely time with Jason. We didn't have the best weather, but the fact that this tour makes a circuit
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Grant A
Chicago, Illinois
164
A Perfect Day!
Really, really great way to explore Sydney and the surrounding countryside! Not only was the tour itself a great
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Gary K
10
Chef led Wine tour sydney
Chef Jimmy is the real deal! Never a dull moment(except for the quiet ride back)! Great food, diversity of
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innarv89
20
Definitely Do This Wine Tour
This was our favorite part of our visit to Australia! Jimmy combined interesting stops with some amazing and high
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BigAl55Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia
2045
Do This Tour
We were glad this tour went ahead on Monday mar 16 with the covid virus fears. Jimmy kept everybody well sanitized
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Leslie E
151
Jimmy is not only an amazing chef, but he is also an awesome tour guide!!
our day started at 7am with Jimmy picking us up in his passenger van. Being in Sydney during the COVID-19
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casey m
40
Beautiful day out visiting the Hunter Valley
Jimmy is a great passionate guide and very knowledgeable. Enjoyed visiting the fish markets and great boutique
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tmcc2
Perth, Australia
51
Boutique Wines and Food
Absolutely fantastic day - great food and wine made even more enjoyable by the passion Jimmy brought. If possible,
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  • Duration: 11h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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