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Review of Oakvale Wines

Oakvale Wines
Ranked #50 of 119 things to do in Pokolbin
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

What a great winery! You must stop here!

Recently renovated, it is probably the most attractive entrances I have seen in the Hunter for a cellar door. It has the most magnificent display of all the bottles of wine and a wonderful sneak peak into the wine making process through a huge glass window. But the real show stopper is the actual wine!

I had the chance to speak with the winemaker himself and what a story he has! The way he makes the wine is not only for an original taste with snippets of his extensive knowledge from the Napa and interest in french oak, its also considerate to ingredients - taking out as much sugars, sulfa etc to be curious to the body.

My top pick to me tasted (and bought) are;

- the reserve Chardonnay
- the single vineyard Shiraz
- the single vineyard Chardonnay
- the cider
- Elle Champagne
- Rose

oh and you must ask to see "the eggs" - fascinating if you are interested in the wine making process!

Thank Julia B
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

I recently took a trip to the hunter and stumbled upon Oakvale Winery. I was thoroughly impressed with the range of quality wines this boutique vineyard produces. The employees were friendly and happy to answer any questions. Whatever Oakvale is doing behind the scenes, they're doing it well!
I highly recommend a visit to Oakvale- You'll be impressed!

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed December 24, 2012 via mobile

We really enjoyed the wines from oakvale, the selection was consistently good. The staff was very nice and knowledgeable. It has been one of my favorites wineries in the Hunter Valley.

Thank Clenaranjo
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Reviewed October 28, 2012

We did the wine tasting thing through Hunter Valley.
Oakvale was our first stop.
Oakvale claims to be one of the oldest wineries in Hunter valley (Established in 1893). Everyone there was very friendly and generous with the quantities of wine and with the number of wines on offer for tasting.
The wines themselves were excellent.
The tasting room was well appointed and attractiveyl decorated.
Well worth the visit!!!

Thank Shaked007
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Reviewed October 13, 2012

We called into Oakvale cause Tyrrells was closed for private function. They had just finished their busy period. Told the guy what we were interested in tasting and OMG i had this beautiful Chardonnay and have never tasted anything like it before. Ended up paying $40 for it so will only come out for a special occasion. Was totally worth travelling the extra distance.

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