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“Vin De Vie”

Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard
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Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard: Private Picnic Among the Vines with Wine Class and...
Ranked #7 of 112 things to do in Pokolbin
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Wilkinson's were true pioneers of the Australian winemaking industry. Despite two earlier ventures in Australia, the Wilkinson family returned after the brothers Frederick and John had studied winemaking in France and Germany. In 1866 the family acquired the present site of the Audrey Wilkinson vineyard. Living in tents, they cleared the land and planted vines which were sourced from the MacArthur Onslow property. By the early 1900s, Audrey Wilkinson collected awards around Australia for his Hock, claret and fortified wines. Large quantities were exported to London. Audrey committed to leading edge technology which, at the end of the 19th century, included open cement fermenters and steam powered crushers and hoppers. It was here the Audrey Wilkinson legacy was born.
Reviewed October 20, 2012

We were wine tasted out by the time we got here, but we loved the view and the history of the vineyard and couldn't resist a bottle of Vin de Vie

1  Thank Heather R
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Reviewed October 19, 2012

Loved the views (we cycled up the killer hill)
Wines were very nice and not easy to find in bottle shops but quite expensive to purchase.

Thank sandra1984
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Reviewed October 19, 2012

This cellar door was perched high on a hill with some incredible views across the valley below and of course lots of grape vines! This cellar door was busy and the staff were all hyped up on the day of our visit getting ready for their staff Christmas Party that evening ... everyone was in 'high' spirits so to speak ... the wines were delicious and the tasting was quite fun although the staff were not 100% attentive to us given they were so busy talking about their party. They were friendly and having fun. A great atmosphere ... and yummy wines. A must do visit on your Hunter trip. Add it to your list.

Thank MaharaniSupreme
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Reviewed October 18, 2012

This place is a must go must taste and enjoy the scenary and hospitality of the country side. Great foods wines . And unusual cheese made fresh and on the promise.

Thank Dwayne B
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

The guy behind the bar gave me a taste of every wine on offer...about 20 ! He was knowledgeable and willing to assist on the type of wine offered. Some very good wines there.

1  Thank Ditu-Wonga
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