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McGuigan Wines

| Corner of Broke & McDonalds Roads, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 4111
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Great wine tasting & fabulous cheese tasting option right next door

The winery is about a 40 minute drive from the port in Newcastle, NSW AU. We visited the port as a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
towerpants
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Oakville, Canada
First Class treatment as always

I am a wine club member at McGuigans and it is the only club I have remained a member of long term... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PrincessVino
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Newcastle, Australia
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese shop” (19 reviews)
“cellar door” (28 reviews)
“friendly staff” (16 reviews)
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| Corner of Broke & McDonalds Roads, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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+61 2 4998 4111

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"cheese shop"
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"cellar door"
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"friendly staff"
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"an extensive wine list"
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"hunter valley"
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"big cellar"
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"general public"
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"commercial winery"
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"free wine tasting"
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"shop next door"
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"nice cheese"
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"tasting area"
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"excellent selection"
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"great winery"
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"private tasting"
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"reserve chardonnay"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The winery is about a 40 minute drive from the port in Newcastle, NSW AU. We visited the port as a stop on a cruise and selected through the ship, Hunter Valley Wine Tour. The first stop was McGuigan’s and it was the highlight of...More

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McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi and thank you for taking the time to post your review. We love it when we meet people from overseas and can spoil them with our award-winning wines. Some Travellers already know our name because we export so widely now! The list you tasted...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a wine club member at McGuigans and it is the only club I have remained a member of long term. We will generally book a private wine tasting when we have visitors come and stay with us. This Christmas we had a lot...More

Thank PrincessVino
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McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Princess for your response, and we greatly appreciate the feedback. We are very glad you had a good time tasting the exclusive range - we deliberately like to spoil our Members and their guests. Our focus is to provide a quality range of...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2017

Great place to taste a great range of wines from the McGuigan cellar door. Nice and cool inside with very friendly staff and knowing the products. A lot of overseas visitors also visit to sample the good stuffMore

Thank Stumpie8
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McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2017

Hi and thank you Stumpie for taking the time to post your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to our Cellar Door, and we love it when we meet people from overseas and can spoil them with our award-winning wines. Some...More

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Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Called for a taste and to check out wines and cheese shop. Staff at winery friendly and helpful. Wine was good quality and reasonably priced.More

Thank Geoff M
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McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2017

Hi Geoff, and thank you for taking the time to post your review. We love it when we meet new people and can spoil them with our award-winning wines. Our focus is to provide a quality range of Cellar Door only wines at affordable prices....More

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Reviewed November 25, 2017

Loved it here, nice big cellar door with plenty of room to move around, friendly staff and great wine. Cheese shop next door is a bonus, my two favourite things side by side - wine and cheese! Plenty of free parking and a convenient location.More

Thank RodnJude
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McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2017

Dear Rod and Jude. Many thanks for your acknowledgement and for visiting McGuigan Wines. We are very glad you had a good time tasting the McGuigan range and we appreciate the feedback. As we always say, our focus is to provide a quality range of...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

How lucky to find one of my favourite wine makers next to a cheese shop. I’ve consumed numerous Mc Guigan bottles of red wine do when I drove near Mc Guigans I simply had to call in. There were few people there, probably because it...More

Thank Robin H
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McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2017

Hi and thank you Robin for taking the time to post your review - we love to hear from our guests and of course appreciate any feedback. Our focus is to provide a quality range of Cellar Door only wines and we are very proud...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

There was quite a bit to do, see and taste at the McGuigan Winery. We first stopped at the cheese shop next door which hosts a cheese tour. It was quite informative and you get to browse around their cheese market for a variety of...More

Thank StellaV
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McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2017

Hi and thank you Stella for taking the time to post your review - we love to hear from our guests and of course appreciate any feedback. Our focus is to provide a quality range of Cellar Door only wines and it is great that...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

My wife & I always visit this winery whenever we visit the Hunter Valley, and on this occasion, it is no different. Conveniently located next to our hotel Mercure and right by the Hunter Valley Gardens, it is one of the easiest wineries to find...More

Thank Tomme T
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McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2017

That's right Tomme, we are right on the door step of the Mecure in the Hunter Valley. A comfortable 30 second stroll will get you there. So thank you for your review. Our focus always is to provide a quality range of Cellar Door only...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2017

I'd never heard of McGuigan's Wine prior to coming to the Hunter, and for a commercial winery, I did enjoy the tasting I had there. My favourite was the Tawny and would have happily bought a bottle if I hadn't been flying the following morning.More

Thank Samuel M
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McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Thank you Samuel for taking the time to post your review. We of course appreciate any feedback. Our focus is to provide a quality range of Cellar Door only wines and we are very proud of our award winning styles. Please remember that we can...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the Mercure unaware that this great winery was only a 300m walk away! After tasting a variety of wonderful wines, of which we ended up buying at least one of each, we walked away with a bonus box of six wonderful McGuigans red!...More

Thank Marlene O
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McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Hi and thank you Marlene for taking the time to post your review - we love to hear from our guests that stay at the Mecure, and of course appreciate any feedback. We certainly hope you will be back to visit with us again in...More

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Pugliver
February 15, 2016|
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Response from Geordie112 | Reviewed this property |
Hello there, all our tours were included with Discover Australia, the company we went through to visit Sydney. Have fun x
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MikeLYeovil
November 22, 2015|
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Response from McGuigan W | Property representative |
Many thanks for your enquiry, we are opened daily from 9.30 to 5.00pm. We are only closed Christmas Day and Good Friday. New Years Day and Boxing Day 26th December both are 11.00 am opening time.
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MikeLYeovil
November 22, 2015|
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Response from Naomi W | Reviewed this property |
Hi MikeL, the opening times for this cellar door is 9.30am to 5.00pm not like most other cellar doors that open at10.00am but you can find this out on there web or by ringing the cellar door direct like we did just to make... More
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