Progressive Winemakers – Lunch/Afternoon Tour

Because the foody in you deserves the best mouth-watering afternoon of food & wine.

  • VIP service at 4 superb winery restaurants.
  • 9 course degustation lunch matched with wine from the regions best chefs.
  • Relax in comfort in our luxury vans.
  • Knowledgeable and entertaining tour guide.
  • Pickup and dropoff to your wine country accommodation.

Only $225 pp


This tour is suited to guests who are looking for an exquisite food & wine matching experience. The aim is to acquaint our guests with dishes from some of the Hunter Valley’s best restaurants matched by gourmet wines made by some of the Hunter Valley’s most talented wine makers. Great gourmet wine and food but all done with a very light-hearted approach and lots of fun.

We pick you up from your Hunter Valley accommodation in one of our luxury vehicles and make our way to the first of our exceptional venues. Along the way you will enjoy some background commentary on the Hunter Valley wine and restaurant scene which may perhaps include a few juicy ‘secrets’!

We will then visit 4 of wine countries most superb winery restaurants and be served up to 9 courses matched with top class local gourmet wines. We often hear people say; “That’s a lot of food” and it is, but we have never seen any of our guests not eat their dessert platter. We aim to arrive at the first venue at 12 noon and envisage finishing your gourmet lunch experience at approximately 4.45 pm after which we will return you to your accommodation.

Fresh menu items change with the season and market availability, so we are unable to tell you menu items each day in advance. What we can guarantee is that you will have a choice of main courses and all other courses and wines will be of the highest standards and the staff at our chosen venues will look after you well.

If you have any dietary requirements, please mention them at the time of booking.

The Progressive Winemakers Lunch is an ideal and fun way to acquaint yourself with some of the great restaurants and wineries in the Hunter Valley.

Note: Additional glasses of wine or any purchases from the wineries direct are not included.

Operating Details

Pick-up: 11:30 to 11:45am.
Drop-off: 4:30 to 5:00pm.

Pickup times can be up to 45mins prior to tour start time depending on your location.
4 to 8 Guests.
There is no minimum restriction to book, (singles and couples can book this tour), but there is a minimum number of 4 people needed to operate this tour. We do our best to make sure every tour runs, keeping you well informed of the tour status in your post booking communication and work with you to find a suitable arrangement if the tour is cancelled, like scheduling you on another suitable tour or a refund.

Transport for this Lunch/Afternoon Tour

You will be chauffeured in one of our comfortable luxury vans with maximum seating up to 8 guests. This small group setting provides fun interactions and easy access to boutique locations. We can accommodate private and larger groups on special request.

Pick-up and drop-off will be direct to your accommodation from the following locations only, (some locations incur extra pick-up fees):

Branxton Broke Cedar Creek Cessnock Congewai Greta Kurri Kurri Lochinvar Lovedale Maitland Mount View Newcastle Nulkaba Pokolbin Quorrobolong Rothbury Singleton Wollombi

Note: Due to the time restrictions of this tour no other locations are available for pick-ups. We do not pick-up from Sydney.

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Reviews for Progressive Winemakers

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Progressively wonderful!

Two tired mums away in the hunter for the weekend were looking for a special tour, and we found it in spades. We wanted to enjoy hunter food and wine, and the progressive lunch tour was just perfect for us. 4 great restaurants/ winery, with amazing food and wine. Julie was the perfect hostess, thanks so much for the fab day. You were wonderful!

Excellent tour, highly recommended

We had a great time on the progressive lunch tour, the food, wine and company were all excellent. Thanks to our driver and tour leader Robyn, for such a brilliant day! We will be back to try the other tours asap.

The Two Fat Blokes Progressive Wine Lunch

We took the Two Fat Blokes Progressive Wine Lunch with host Jan Molenaar. Greeted by the most fabulous weather but the day could only be enhanced by all aspects of Jan’s service to all his delightful guests. The four venues, the wine, the food as well as the value for money were exceptional – a beautiful balance. Jan was most considerate of every need, happy to incorporate the extras stops and was never rushed or hurried. The day was relaxed, fun and of the highest quality.

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