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McWilliam's Hanwood Estate

Jack McWilliam Road | Hanwood, Hanwood, New South Wales 2680, Australia
+61 2 6963 3404
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Great stopover

We stopped for what we thought would be short break as we travelled through. We ended up spending... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
woodsjc
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Corinella, Australia
Visit the cellar door, buy a few bottles and if you can take the tour.

I had two great visits to the McWilliams in mid-July. The first visit was a function with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GR_Canberra
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Canberra
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Set in the midst of the unique Australian landscape is the McWilliam's Hanwood Estate Winery. Established in 1917, the winery stands today as a pillar of winemaking excellence dedicated to creating the very best wines.The Hanwood Barrel provides a great setting for a truly memorable wine tasting experience. We invite you to visit the Mc William's Hanwood Estate Cellar Door and sample a selection of the award winning wines (RV friendly parking). Winery Tours: Departing Thursdays 11:45am. Bookings Required Cost: $5 Basic Tour $15 Premium Tour (incl antipasto platter upon conclusion & free glass of wine).
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Jack McWilliam Road | Hanwood, Hanwood, New South Wales 2680, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for what we thought would be short break as we travelled through. We ended up spending an enjoyable hour talking to the very informative manager. We also bought more than we planned as there is a 20% saving on any six bottles, which...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had two great visits to the McWilliams in mid-July. The first visit was a function with grazing platter and wine tasting. Despite having to manage multiple tastings; serving each guest a complementary glasses of wine; and cellar door sales at the same time, Paul...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Saturday, tasted a large variety of wine which was both good and reasonably priced. They had good cellar door specials and gave us a discount on other wine we bought. The friendly staff also pulled out a lego set for the kids...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Sadly visited on the wrong day to do the tour but nevertheless, thanks to Paul, we had an excellent visit. Paul was very knowledgeable and generous with his time. Some fascinating stories of the area and interesting to hear of the connections with my namesake.More

Thank Winniethepooh126
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Melinda B, Public Relations Manager at McWilliam's Hanwood Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Hi Winniethepooh126, Glad that you enjoyed your time at McWilliam's Wines Hanwood Estate. There are a lot of fascinating stories and facts of the area that travelers learn once they visit. Griffith is truly a unique town rich in culture and history that McWilliam's are...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

we arrived not having booked a tour, Paul without a blink said hang on and he had someone step in to the cellar door sales and off we went on an amazing wine experience. we learnt more about wine making in the next hour than...More

Thank AndrewandSandra
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Melinda B, Public Relations Manager at McWilliam's Hanwood Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Hi AndrewandSandra, Great to hear you enjoyed your experience at McWilliam's Wines. The art of winemaking is fascinating and once you learn more, one can appreciate drinking wine just that little bit more. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

A great selection of wine presented by a true character. Definitely recommend trying the Chardonnay and the Touriga. Also a great place to take a picnic as there is tables and a grassed area available.More

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Melinda B, Public Relations Manager at McWilliam's Hanwood Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Hi timbudd1990, Thankyou for your review. McWilliam's are very proud of the fine wines that can be produced from the Riverina. The Touriga is one of our signature wines along side other wines like the Riverina Durif and Vermentino. Visitors with picnics are always welcome....More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

When I arrived in Griffith area (Sunday arvo) I went straight to the cellar door. I was surprised and disappointed to find it closed and not reopening until Wednesday!!! As I was only staying 2 nights I didn't know what to do. Arrived at the...More

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Melinda B, Public Relations Manager at McWilliam's Hanwood Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Hi Nukle, Glad your trip to Griffith was made worthwhile after your visit to McWilliam's Wines. McWilliam's Wines Hanwood Estate is one of many things to do in Griffith and many travelers, like yourself, are highly surprised of what Griffith and the region has to...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Today we went to the McWilliam just to spent some time but we ended up having a fantastic evening. Paul made our visit special with his knowledge and enthusiasm. If you can take a time to do the winery tour.More

Thank Gabriela C
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Melinda B, Public Relations Manager at McWilliam's Hanwood Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Hi Gabriela C, A winery tour is a great way to see the workings behind one of Australia's most iconic brands. McWilliam's Wines Hanwood Estate is the first winery established in the Griffith region and still has one of the oldest living vines planted here...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We visited as a group of 5 and had a wonderful time with Paul, who was super knowledgeable and friendly. We tried a wonderful variety of wines and also bought some special bottles home. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Kelly Z
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Melinda B, Public Relations Manager at McWilliam's Hanwood Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Hi Kelly Z, Great to hear that you enjoyed your visit at McWilliam's Wines Hanwood Estate. If you visit the region again, we hope to see you then.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Our visit was perfectly timed before a bus load of tourists. It was a lot of fun having sole attention and knowledge of Paul, he was very infomative and very entertaining. McWilliams was the best stop on our tour!

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Melinda B, Public Relations Manager at McWilliam's Hanwood Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Hi Carlie H, Great to hear you enjoyed your visit at McWilliam's Wines Hanwood Estate. We try to personalise each visit, and provide a unique experience.

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