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Wine Country Tours

42 Thorn Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The day trip is the highlight of my week in Sydney. Richard has great knowledge not only on wine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zhongning L
Expert guiding through the wines and wine history of the Hunter Valley

Richard is a an extremely knowledgeable guide in relation to wines in general and more particularly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Your host is Richard Everett, the only Oenologist (or winemaker) conducting a small group or private wine tour of the Hunter Valley Wine Country. His guests get a unique behind the scenes insight into how the best wines of the Hunter Valley are made, with private guided tastings of the top wines at the best & most interesting of the 140+ wineries. Richard conducts the wine tastings, not the sales staff at the wineries, so you are spared the heavy sales pitch of their commercial wines & get to experience many wines not offered to the general public. Morning tea is at the famous Peppers Guesthouse & lunch is at the award winning Muse Cafe. Tours are available ex Sydney or from within the Hunter Valley.
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42 Thorn Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The day trip is the highlight of my week in Sydney. Richard has great knowledge not only on wine but also many others.

Thank Zhongning L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Richard is a an extremely knowledgeable guide in relation to wines in general and more particularly to the wines and wine industry in Australia and the Hunter Valley. Being ourselves wine producers back in our country it was very nice to have a different perspective...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Richard certainly knows his stuff. I can’t imagine a better guide if you want to learn. Richard is all in. Nothing lazy about it. He designed the day for maximum insight. Would highly recommend, even for those who already know a lot about wine.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the memorable tours on our visit to Australia was spending a day with Richard in the Hunter Valley wine region. His knowledge and the education we received of the wines made worldwide was astounding. He took us through a very detailed tasting experience....More

Thank Jon O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for an in depth, behind the scenes, educational, fun, relaxing, and well drank wine tour of the Hunter Valley then book with Richard! My husband and I love to go wine tasting and learn about the different vineyards, grape varieties, and tasting...More

Thank Brittny B
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Our day in the Hunter Valley with Richard provided us with an expert's insight into the world of wine. He is a pro who taught us how to systematically evaluate a variety of wines. What was unique about Richard's approach was the structural method he...More

Thank Paul G
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I really enjoyed the tour - it was educational and Richard is clearly very knowledgeable and passionate about the wine industry. He loves to talk and I certainly learnt a lot from the tour. I was also in the process of moving hotels on the...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

What's "fun" about TripAdvisor is getting to read reviews prior to your travels. make your reservations and then see how the experience lived up to your expectations. I think I am like most people in that I read as many positive as well as the...More

Thank Froee K
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Look no further for a curated and intimate session with specific wineries in the Hunter Valley. Richard is very knowledgable and would be able to answer your questions regarding the vineyards, processing, history and the final product. On the trip we went to two wineries...More

Thank Michael R
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Richard provides a unique, controlled and very educational experience. His wine tasting tour includes significant historical background, environmental information and a look at the past, present and future of the wine industry on a worldwide basis. We had 3 couples from the US, Canada and...More

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Karinmilne
31 October 2017|
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Response from Richard E | Property representative |
What dates do you have in mind? Cheers, Richard
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FrancCAR
6 April 2016|
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Response from Richard E | Property representative |
The Hunter Valley Wine Country is about 200 kms (120+ miles) north of Sydney, so its not accessible from Melbourne, which is 800 kms (500+ miles) further south. Please contact me via my website about what I can do for you in... More
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