Around Hermitage is a specific area in the north-western end of Pokolbin, one of seven that make up the Lower Hunter Valley Wine Region. A great place to combine a relaxing getaway with a Wine tour.

Located to the south of the Town of Singleton, linking the New England Highway to Broke road, this 12 km stretch of Hermitage Road, which now includes brand-new cycleway, has been welcoming wine lovers for over thirty years.

Discover the perfect blend of rustic chic and sheer indulgence.

Amazing Things to Do, Places to See.

HERMITAGE ROAD ANTIQUES

Providing a broad range of quality products including Marine, industrial and railway history. You can find general Antiques, collectables and furniture and specialising in  Restoration and repair.

POKOLBIN GALLERY AND SCULPTURE GARDENS

Mistletoe Vineyards hosts the Pokolbin Art Gallery and Mistletoe Sculpture Garden.

HUNTER VALLEY RESORT WINE AND COOKING SCHOOL

Experience a “Hands On” Cooking School in the purpose-built cooking school kitchen. Start the day with a vineyard inspection followed by a tasting, then share the cooking experience in a group of 8 to 24 people. Cooking experiences can include Pizza Making Classes and Candy making adventures.

Hunter Valley Wine School

Begin with a walk through the vineyard to learn how and why a grapevine grows. Then participate in a comprehensive winemaking tutorial with the Cellarmaster.

ESTATE TUSCANY COOKING SCHOOL

Enjoy a 1-3 hour team-based cooking challenge in a relaxing and fun way to experience a spectacular meal whilst learning about culinary art.

NU LEAF RETREAT

An Holistic Health retreat and spa designed to assist in providing a kick start to the new you, With individual programs you can De-stress and relax with a massage, facial or body wrap, and enjoy healthy delicious meals prepared by the in-house chef.

SPA ANISE @ SPICERS VINEYARD ESTATE

An elegant day spa with two treatment rooms, natural timber flooring and private courtyards, will help take the stress out of life with a luxurious range of massages, treatments, body wraps and facials. The perfect invitation to settle in and truly indulge the senses.

THE DARE @ SUTTON ESTATE

AN all in one cross between an outdoor Escape Room, a Treasure Hunt, Murder Mystery and a Haunted House, you will have a mission to make your way through each section, find the immunity Wine and solve the mystery and escape, an amazing experience with the electric bikes, the Wine Escape Room and also an outdoor experience.

WINE ESCAPE ROOM @ SUTTON ESTATE

Fun and engaging live action activities which take place in our specially designed room, suitable for small groups of 2-8 people.  To do all that, you need to work together as a team to solve a series of puzzles.

WINE ESCAPE ROOM @ SUTTON ESTATE

Fun and engaging live action activities which take place in our specially designed room, suitable for small groups of 2-8 people.  To do all that, you need to work together as a team to solve a series of puzzles.

Special Events

HUNTER VALLEY WINE FOOD AND FILM FESTIVAL 2019

Hosted by Peter Drayton’s Ironbark Hill Brewhouse, the Film Festival provides an amazing evening of wine, food and film, all enjoyed during and after watching the sun set over the vineyard. 2019 sees the return of FLiCKERFEST, a short film festival, with around 7 films screening.

https://www.aroundhermitage.com.au/hunter-valley-wine-food-and-film-festival/

1ST RELEASE WINE WEEK 2019

During the week of 25-29 September 2019 several Pokolbin Vineyards in the Around Hermitage area will join forces to release a range of their Premium wines, for the First time. Enjoy the wines and meet the winemakers and vineyard owners and hear their stories.

https://www.aroundhermitage.com.au/1st-release-wine-week-2019/

FRENCH PROVINCAL LONG LUNCH

Taste the French variety Tintilla wines complemented with fresh produce, locally sourced French Provincial menu while celebrating the start of a glorious autumn  at Tintilla Estate’s Vineyard in March.

https://www.aroundhermitage.com.au/events/french-provincal-long-lunch/

FRENCH PROVINCAL LONG LUNCH

Taste the French variety Tintilla wines complemented with fresh produce, locally sourced French Provincial menu while celebrating the start of a glorious autumn  at Tintilla Estate’s Vineyard in March.

https://www.aroundhermitage.com.au/events/french-provincal-long-lunch/

Accommodation

Offering options to suit a range of budgets, from resort style hotels and self-contained cottages,

whether you’re looking for pet friendly accommodation, family friendly, adults-only accommodation or properties for large groups, the Around Hermitage area promises as amazing experience.

For bookings refer to:

https://www.aroundhermitage.com.au/hunter-valley-accommodation/?cn-s=Hermitage+road

Dining Options

Around Hermitage offers a range of restaurant dining options from fine dining to relaxed cafe style. Catering, takeaways and picnic hampers are also available for your amazing day out. Menus are focused on the use of locally produced food, including herbs, vegetables, eggs, pastas, cheeses and even locally sourced beef.  You can enjoy delicious edible arts from passionate chefs.

Find where to dine along Hermitage Road;

https://www.aroundhermitage.com.au/hunter-valley-restaurants-cafes/

Vineyards and Wine Tasting

Find some of the most awarded hand crafted Hunter Valley wines, enjoying wines that are only available at the cellar door. Meet the owners or winemaker who love to chat about the latest vintage and their new release wines. Around Hermitage Hunter Valley you’ll also find varieties not often seen in the Hunter.

For something different try some locally made beers, vodkas and gins.

https://www.aroundhermitage.com.au/hunter-valley-wineries/

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Combine these great experiences with the Hunter Valley wine region with a tour

A great way to enjoy the views and of course the sensational tastes of what the region offers is to book a wine tour with:

Hunter Valley Wine Tours

With pick-ups and drop-offs from your accommodation

Whether it’s for a corporate or social event, our Hunter Valley wine tasting tours are the perfect way to experience what the famous wine region has to offer.

Our tours are designed with our guest in mind, keeping it simple so that all you need to do is enjoy the day.

Since 2001, we’ve specialized in guiding small group wine tours through the Hunter Valley. We’re family owned and operated and are passionate about showcasing the beautiful Hunter Valley region and its wines, providing our guest with the ultimate wine tasting experience.

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