Winemakers in the Hermitage area of the Hunter Valley are participating in 1st Release Wine Week through Sunday.
Glandore Wines 1595 Broke Road. Showcasing 2014 Hunter tempranillo and launching Adora hand-made chocolates.
Hunters Dream 149 Deasys Road. Showcasing 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon and their oriental display garden.
Macquariedale Organic Wines 170 Sweetwater Road. Showcasing “Nothing but Grape” organic 2018 Shiraz & Macblush Rose 2018.
Pokolbin Estate 298 Macdonalds Road. Showcasing 2018 Riesling, somewhat of a rarity in the Hunter Valley.
Tintilla Estate 725 Hermitage Road. Showcasing the 2014 Patriarch syrah, James cab/merlot 2017 and Old Parish 21-year-old fortified shiraz. Hunter Valley cheese platters for $25 and cheese/meat platter for $35.
Hart & Hunter 463 Deasys Road. Pre-release tasting of 2017 Black Series sangiovese.
Degen Estate 365 Deasys Road. Showcasing Series 365 Reserve Shiraz 2017.
Thomas Wines Corner Hermitage Rd and Mistletoe Lane. Pre-release tasting of 2017 Sweetwater shiraz. And Hunter Valley Cheese Factory Co pop-up Cheese Bar.
Misty Glen Wines 293 Deasys Road. Showcasing award-winning 2018 semillon.
Theleme Wines 803 Old North Road. Showcasing 2018 Black Creek Farm semillon.
Peter Drayton Wines Ironbark Hill Brewhouse, 694 Hermitage Road. Enjoy a glass of the award-winning 2017 semillon with six Sydney Rock oysters for $20.