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James Estate Wines

1142-1210 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 7992
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Amazing

Last stop of the day. Alison and Fiona made the visit very enjoyable would definitely recommend... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paul B
via mobile
Excellent Reds

I liked most of the red wines I tried, The wines come from the Upper Hunter where they have huge... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Malcolm K
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Newcastle, Australia
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James Estate Wines are built on a foundation of quality, experience, and a sense of “place” that encapsulates the lifestyle and creative spirit of the Hunter Valley. Our grapes are 100% estate grown. This means every part of the process is in the hands of our highly experienced and innovative winemakers, Head Winemaker, Alex Finnie and Vineyard Manager, Daniel Maslen.
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  • Average2%
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1142-1210 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Last stop of the day. Alison and Fiona made the visit very enjoyable would definitely recommend. Wines were great.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

I liked most of the red wines I tried, The wines come from the Upper Hunter where they have huge vineyards.

Thank Malcolm K
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Casual in every way. Visited this winery as our tour people had suggested....not sure why? With all the cellar doors to choose from in the Hunter, it would not be one I would choose. With limited time in a day, you want to make the...More

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Jimmy N, Head Office Admin at James Estate Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry you didn’t have the James Estate experience we aim to set for our guests. Feel free to get in touch jimmy@jamesestatewines.com.au so we can get a little more information and to ensure that experience doesn’t happen again.

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Our second visit and again fantastic! Lovely food, woodfired pizzas are delicious. Great value for money. Service very friendly and accommodating. Good for groups, couples and families. And wine is tasty too.

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Jimmy N, Head Office Admin at James Estate Wines, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thank you for visiting us, we are glad you enjoyed your visit the second time :) We hope to see you in the near future!

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Good start with wine tasting experience to choose wines to have with a very enjoyable lunch of sharing plates and tapas and delightful desserts. Many dishes are gluten free which is great for coeliacs. Friendly and efficient staff. Great luncheon venue and recommended for coeliacs.

Thank Grant G
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Management response:Responded 6 October 2017

Thank you for your wonderful feedback Grant, we hope you enjoyed your visit and you are more than welcome back anytime!

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Had very good lunch here with friends. Food presentation is excellent. And the service is great. Price is reasonable. The boss is very friendly :) he sells variety of blended wine 🍷 Bought a bottle Semillon :) Highly recommended 👍🏻

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Management response:Responded 6 October 2017

Glad to hear that you have enjoyed yourself Jazryl, we hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

amazing customer service with friendly staff, the food was spectacular, the wine tasting by Fiona ( I think that was her name ) was amazing and entertaining, she is probably by far the best cellar door staff that we have come across in the hunter,...More

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Management response:Responded 27 August 2017

Thank you for the wonderful feedback! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience 🍷

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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Perfect for our group. Nice mix of wines and yummy pizzas. Sitting outside was a great option to have.

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Management response:Responded 27 August 2017

Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We weren't sure what to expect when we arrived late in the afternoon at James Estate.....there were offerings of wood fired pizza till sunset, and we made it there just after....however we were treated to such a warm welcome by Liz that we stayed.....the staff...More

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Management response:Responded 27 August 2017

Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

When driving though the Hunter so many wineries but this one is definitely worth the stop! A beautiful place, amazing views! All the staff were very lovely and although there was a large group they gave attention yo all the other customers as well. Wine...More

1  Thank Sabrina V
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Management response:Responded 27 August 2017

Thank you for the wonderful feedback! We are sorry that you missed out on the pizza but glad you enjoyed your experience 🍷 You are welcome back at anytime!

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