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Review of James' Hunter Valley Wine and Vineyard Tours

James' Hunter Valley Wine and Vineyard Tours
Ranked #1 of 13 things to do in Singleton
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Owner description: James' Vineyard Tours operate small wine tours in our 12 seat minibuses within the Lower Hunter Valley area visiting the smaller hidden away boutique vineyards. We also stop for chocolate, cheese and olive oil tastings. Also available are private tours in our 4WD Land Cruiser allowing passengers to plan the day and timings as they wish or our dedicated driver/guide can arrange all or part of the day for you. Pickups available from Pokolbin, Lovedale, Branxton, Cessnock, Singleton and Broke.
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Two thumbs up!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2011

Thanks James for a great tour on Saturday! Excellent door to door service and a varied selection of wineries. I enjoyed the relaxed pace of the tour, although still very organised....it all just seemed to flow very naturally. I was happy lunch was not included as it allowed each member of the group to choose exactly what they wanted, rather than a set 'tour menu'. Thanks for accommodating our change in group numbers, to be honest it worked out for the best, we were joined by a great bunch of people and haven't laughed so much for a long time! Keep up the good work.

Visited August 2011
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Stuttgart, Germany
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great trip with good values”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2011

My husband and I joined james' wine tour during our stay at hunter valley, it's very interesting and we both are happy with James and the wine suppliers he presented.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
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“Great tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2011

Mum and I went on James's tour for the June long weekend and had a fantastic time. James had a lot of knowledge and the vineyards he took us too were amazing. Great day, perfect tour. Would recommend to anyone who wants a good day in the hunter seeing a variety of wineries.

Visited June 2011
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A group of us were on James's tour this...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2010

A group of us were on James's tour this weekend and we loved it! A lot of thought was put into the locations we went to and James was knowledgable and friendly. Our favourite was Ernest Hill, we liked it so much we went back again the next day on our way home. Definitely book this tour in the hunter.

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Charlotte, NC
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“James is a very accommodating, knowledgeable tour guide, we would highly recommend his tour.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2010

We recently had the pleasure of being toured through the Hunter Valley vineyard and wine region by James' Hunter Valley Wine and Vineyard Tours. James was a gracious, entertaining, and extremely knowledgeable host. Even after arriving two hours late (make sure you turn left in Broke, we went straight.....), James was extraordinarily accommodating and patient with a family of neophytes. With James' incredible knowledge of the valley and its vineyards and his very personal relationships with the vineyard owners, James is uniquely qualified to provide and very memorable tour. We would highly recommend him!

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