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“An oasis from the surrounding mega wineries”

Small Winemakers Centre
Ranked #20 of 111 things to do in Pokolbin
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Owner description: The Small Winemakers Centre is located in the heart of the Hunter Valley. We are a unique cellar door showcasing some of the best boutique wineries of the region from five boutique winemakers. We are home to The Little Wine Company, Thomas Wines, Silkman Wines and Hart & Hunter as well as a great selection from David Hook Wines. We showcase the largest range of premium wines in the Hunter Valley - guaranteed. Visit us for superb wines, fantastic service and a great atmosphere.
Reviewed April 20, 2014

We visited on Easter Sunday, probably one of the years busiest weekends. The surrounding big name vineyards were crowded and very hard to get a seat in a restaurant. The Small Winemakers Centre was an oasis by comparison--we had our choice of table and instant friendly service. It's not flashy, but it's a very pretty setting. We didn't try the wines this time as we were hungry and wanted lunch! We had the Tasting Platter- a very generous serve for two, combining things like chicken in dukkah, little sausages wrapped in prosciutto, cheeses, olives, various chutneys, salad, breads and biscuits. Some nice wines by the glass, and some craft beers. All up, a very relaxing and pleasant break from the hectic activity at the surrounding big name wineries

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Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

We just had a short time to visit the small winemakers as we had a wedding in the afternoon to attend.

We sampled wines from several different winemakers in the Hunter region that don't have a cellar door.

The service, advice and friendliness of the staff lend themselves perfectly to the wines that they present.

I highly recommend this place to visit when in the Hunter Valley.

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Reviewed March 5, 2014

We are members of four of the best known wineries in the area and get regular deliveries from them but when we visit Pokolbin we always visit the Small Winemakers Centre. The friendly staff quickly discern your tastes and never fail to come up with some gems from wineries that are not so well known. Our latest find is the Andrew Thomas "Six Degrees Semillon" - it is only 8.5% Alc/Vol but packs a huge fruity flavour which is the perfect match for Asian cuisine.

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Reviewed February 28, 2014

We had a very enjoyable time on the Saturday afternoon before the Bruce Springsteen concert. At no time did we feel we were a problem, and were given a huge selection to try, which in turn turned out to be fabulous wines. the staff were super friendly, would certainly recommend this small cellar door on your next visit to THE HUNTER!

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Reviewed February 21, 2014

The small winemakers centre is one of the nicest cellar doors in the Hunter. It's rarely rushed and you can get real advice about the wines offered.

The producers who support the centre have a terrific variety of some exceptional wines. Well worth a visit and the nice little cafe next door adds to the reasons.

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