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Wine Country Tours

42 Thorn Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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In a good way, that is. In this tour Richard Everett, a man who has worked in various areas of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Woton
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Statesville, North Carolina
Very Informative

This is the only tour to do if you want to learn something about Hunter Valley and it’s wines. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Your host is Richard Everett, the only Oenologist (or winemaker) conducting a small group or private wine tour of the Hunter Valley Wine Country. His guests get a unique behind the scenes insight into how the best wines of the Hunter Valley are made, with private guided tastings of the top wines at the best & most interesting of the 140+ wineries. Richard conducts the wine tastings, not the sales staff at the wineries, so you are spared the heavy sales pitch of their commercial wines & get to experience many wines not offered to the general public. Morning tea is at the famous Peppers Guesthouse & lunch is at the award winning Muse Cafe. Tours are available ex Sydney or from within the Hunter Valley.
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42 Thorn Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In a good way, that is. In this tour Richard Everett, a man who has worked in various areas of the wine business his entire career, provides an in-depth examination of wines from two quality Hunter Valley producers. During the stops you are encouraged to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the only tour to do if you want to learn something about Hunter Valley and it’s wines. We had a lengthy stop at Tyrells followed by lunch in Muse and a wine tasting in Hungerford Hill. It is extremely personal and informative. A...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fascinating introduction to winemaking in the Hunter Valley. Richard conducts the entire tour himself and has a great deal of insider knowledge from his time in the wine industry - we learned a huge amount during the course of the day and were able...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised by our winery tour. We have tasted many wines, but this taught us what to look for in a wine. His approach is very easy to understand and brings a new appreciation to visiting wineries. Thank you!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A search on the internet for a winery tour while we in Sydney came up with a bewildering number of tours . It became quite a task to choose the best tour. We were attracted by the things that Richard's tour does not do ....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have been on wine-tasting tours in France, Italy, and New Zealand before, and I must say that our day in Hunter Valley with Richard is the best in terms of learning and experiencing wine appreciation. Booking the tour was smooth and...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

The day trip is the highlight of my week in Sydney. Richard has great knowledge not only on wine but also many others.

Thank Zhongning L
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Richard is a an extremely knowledgeable guide in relation to wines in general and more particularly to the wines and wine industry in Australia and the Hunter Valley. Being ourselves wine producers back in our country it was very nice to have a different perspective...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Richard certainly knows his stuff. I can’t imagine a better guide if you want to learn. Richard is all in. Nothing lazy about it. He designed the day for maximum insight. Would highly recommend, even for those who already know a lot about wine.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

One of the memorable tours on our visit to Australia was spending a day with Richard in the Hunter Valley wine region. His knowledge and the education we received of the wines made worldwide was astounding. He took us through a very detailed tasting experience....More

Thank Jon O
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Karinmilne
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Response from Richard E | Property representative |
What dates do you have in mind? Cheers, Richard
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FrancCAR
6 April 2016|
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Response from Richard E | Property representative |
The Hunter Valley Wine Country is about 200 kms (120+ miles) north of Sydney, so its not accessible from Melbourne, which is 800 kms (500+ miles) further south. Please contact me via my website about what I can do for you in... More
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