Port Macquarie’s winery trail is full of surprises and it all begins just 10 minutes from the beach.
Seven boutique vineyards offer art galleries, alfresco restaurants, rose gardens and history alongside their Chambourcin. Settle in on the veranda for a long-lunch, walk through NSW’s largest hedge maze, explore a historic homestead and ride a horse through the vines. Meet the wine-makers behind a dynamic wine industry, so close to the coast in Port Macquarie.
Cassegrain Winery provides a range of experiences including; wine tasting at the Cellar Door, guided tours to learn about the art of winemaking, dining at Seasons Café-Restaurant, beautiful rose gardens with picnic areas and BBQ facilities and escorted horse trail rides through the estate with Port Macquarie Horse Riding.
Bago Vineyards and Maze is a charming rustic hinterland winery with a surprising 2000 metres of pathways and lookouts in the largest hedge maze in NSW. Test your navigation skills then reward your effort with a wine and cheese platter overlooking the vineyard. Look out for Jazz in the Vineyards on the second Sunday of every month.
At Douglas Vale Historic Vineyard history hunters can learn about Port Macquarie’s penal history and explore the Homestead built in 1859, the oldest timber house in the region. Wine here is produced from the original Isabella grape and it is classified by the National Trust.
Long Point Vineyard is a charming take on the traditional vineyard, offering wine tastings, local art and delicious products from the Hastings hinterland. Try their famous Agent Orange liqueur and refreshing alcoholic ginger beer. Wander the grounds and view their spectacular outdoor sculptures.
offers dining on the verandah, Head Chef Steve brings his passion for cooking all the way from his family’s vineyard & restaurant in France to beautiful Port Macquarie. With his menu that changes with the seasons, an excellent range of local wines on offer and all served on the verandah or in the gardens overlooking the vineyards….it doesn’t get much better than this in Port Macquarie.
At Roses Vineyard you can relax with a glass of wine and enjoy 100 acres overlooking Innes Lake. The twist is the Petting Farm where you can meet a variety of baby animals, pat and bottle feed them. Think pigs, chickens, cows, ducks, rabbits, goats and miniature horses.
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