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Wine Country Tours

42 Thorn Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9484 0477
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Excellent and informative wine tour

We took a tour of the Hunter Valley with Richard and happened to be the only people booked that... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Aaron S
via mobile
Namrata's Wine Introduction!!

Both my wife and I had been drinking wine for a few years with me having acquired knowledge on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
puneetd799
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42 Thorn Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 2 9484 0477

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took a tour of the Hunter Valley with Richard and happened to be the only people booked that day, so we got our own private tour. It was a wonderful day with Richard, he arranged for us to visit three wineries and really gave...More

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Both my wife and I had been drinking wine for a few years with me having acquired knowledge on the internet. Hence when we decide to do a wine tasting trip it had to be the best. Based on the reviews we went to the...More

Thank puneetd799
Reviewed 1 week ago

Richard is probably one of the most knowledgeable and passionate wine experts conducting personal tours in Hunter Valley. He has over 40 years of experience in the wine industry and, since retiring, setup his own tour company to share his wide knowledge and love for...More

Thank Miguel M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had a splendid time with Richard in the Hunter Valley. Based on the other reviews, we knew what to expect prior to booking: this tour is a wine appreciation and education experience and Richard completely delivered! Given the tour format, more...More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had guests visiting from out of the country and did a tour with Richard. He picked us up and dropped us off, just one less thing to worry about. We were in a small group of 7, which was nice. Our group had a...More

Thank Suzie E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went into this tour not sure what to expect other than learning about Australian wines. Richard really made this tour exceptional. His knowledge of the global wine industry, wine tasting, and Australian wines made this tour really worthwhile. We only went to two wineries,...More

Thank NipomoTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I read Jared R’s review, below, and felt we had to comment, especially since we were the only other people on the same tour. Jared is correct about Richard being extremely knowledgeable. In fact, he is truly much more than that. He...More

Thank StanL70
Richard E, Owner at Wine Country Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your insightful clarification!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

That was an excellent experience of wine tour in Hunter Valley. Richard is an expert with abundant wine knowledge. He explained the climate, and specialties of Australian vine and taught us the techniques of wine testing and appreciation. His tour was entertaining while educational that...More

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time touring and tasting wines with Richard. We've done a number of wine tours, always with similarly small groups, and this was far and away the most educational of the bunch. Richard is very knowledgable, and we appreciated that he made...More

Thank Elizabeth Z
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Richard was extremely knowledgeable, however he was horribly rude and extremely not accommodating. Not even close to worth the price. Horrible experience.

Thank Jared R
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FrancCAR
Looking to know more about wine country tours in late January, 2017 - especially 30-31 January and 1 February. We are busy in Melbourne 25-29 January and curious if wine country tours are logical from Melbourne or if we should transfer to Sydney 30 Jan - 2 Feb ??? As a committed TripAdvisor contributor, appreciate your insights! Many thanks!
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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Jess c
Hello, Me and my wife will visit Bali this May 23-26. Can we call you for tours arrangement after we arrived?
21 July 2015|
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