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Wyndham Estate

Address: 700 Dalwood Road, Branxton, Cessnock, New South Wales 2335, Australia
Phone Number: 02 4938 3444
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Branxton
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
Owner description: Wyndham Estate™ is the historically important site where early pioneer George Wyndham planted...
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
Owner description: Wyndham Estate™ is the historically important site where early pioneer George Wyndham planted Australia’s first commercial Shiraz vineyard in 1830. Wyndham Estate is an award-winning tourism destination which attracts more than 40,000 visitors annually, and after taking out the award for 'Best Tourism Winery' in NSW for the last 3 years, we are now in the NSW tourism Hall of Fame! We have also now won best tourism winery in Australia, twice in the last 3 years! The expansive property sits peacefully on the banks of the Hunter River surrounded by undulating vineyards, green pastures and quiet countryside. There is a heritage trail which shows off the main points on the property including Dalwood house which was built in the early 1800's, the family graveyard where George Wyndham himself is buried, our 'fish hotels' and is a great way to spend half a day. The main building on the Estate, captured in the Wyndham Estate logo, was erected in 1904 from local sandstone which was hand-cut by convicts and bears lovely red cedar timber ceilings which add to its rustic elegance. Visitors can enjoy a range of experiences including: Wine tasting daily at the Wyndham Estate Cellar Door which comprises a full selection of favourites such as the BIN range and George Wyndham wines as well as single vineyard Hunter Valley wines for the connoisseur; A fantastic, free wine club which gives people exclusive access to some rare and older wines not available to the general public.

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Perth, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Great service, friendly and very knowledgeable staff. We tried all of the Reds,whites and the show reserve Tawny and Muskets. We ended up buying several of the GEORGE WYNDHAM RANGE CABERNET MERLOT vintages, show reserve Tawny and the musket. Fantastic service, great staff and pointed to some other wonders of the Hunter Valley.

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Sydney
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We ended up there randomly but what a pearl! The venue is amazing, staff super friendly and some of the finest Australian wine owned by this company. We highly recommend to stop by!

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Condobolin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

We had our wedding here in September last year and people are still raving about it! The food was amazing and the service was even better. We could not have asked for a more beautiful setting and there was so much room. Hannah the wedding planner was so organised and helpful. We could not have asked for a better day!... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We had lunch here. It was very pleasant outside. What I wanted was not on the menu so I asked - barramundi and green salad - and they happily did it. Food was excellent as was the wine but quite expensive. $120 for two glasses of wine each and two lunches.

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australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We recently (April 2014) had our wedding at Wyndham Estate and everybody, including us had a ball. The setting is spectacular, one of the best in the Hunter. Although it rained on the day, their indoor option for the ceremony had to be one of the best - the Cask Room (the outdoor venues we could not use are amazing... More 

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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Wyndham Estate produces some of the best wines around, so when I made a trip to Australia from the states, I had to include a stop. Skip the regular wine tasting and go for the VIP wine tasting with Cameron, it's well worth the extra cost and you get to try a variety of wines that are only offered at... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We were in the Hunter for my Brother in laws partners 50th. Birthday, we went to Wyndham's For Lunch and a private tasting with Cameron the cellar door manager... This is the second time we have been to Wyndham's and the experience was again fantastic.... We had lunch at The Olive Tree restaurant, the food and the service was first... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We visited this estate as part of our trip around the Hunter Valley wine tasting and enjoying the scenery. We were met by Cameron who knew his profession and spent time with us discussing the history of the estate, the different wines and the state of the industry today. We were greeted warmly by all the people in the Hunter... More 

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Suva,Fiji
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We booked online for a personalised tour & it was worth it.My brother & sister accompanied me on this trip & we enjoyed taking a walk around the property to understand the origins of this great winery.Our wine tasting session was very informative & very interactive and might i add very relaxed.Cameron,the Somellier & our host, did a GREAT JOB!He... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We visited four years ago and became members after a wonderful morning spent at Wyndham Estate. We have since visited many wineries within Australia and overseas but Wyndham continued to set the benchmark. When we returned with friends I was hoping we would not be disappointed on our return. Brigitte had prepared a wonderful cheese platter; delivered an informative wine... More 

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