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Ballabourneen Wine Co.

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Fantastic wine and atmosphere

We go to the hunter quite often and I’m upset that we have only just discovered this gem. We... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Excellent wines and excellent host

We spent a pleasant afternoon here tasteing wine and eating cheese. Susan was very pleasant and... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
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Located along McDonald's Rd, Pokolbin is the Ballabourneen Wine Company Cellar Door. Ballabourneen Wine Compnay is a small producer of an exceptional range of Hunter Valley wines. Award winning winemaker Daniel Binet is a young gun who is creating...more
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2347 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 6505
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We go to the hunter quite often and I’m upset that we have only just discovered this gem. We bought almost everything we tasted cause it was just all so good. Lots of their wines are quite unique tasting whereas others are the best of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We spent a pleasant afternoon here tasteing wine and eating cheese. Susan was very pleasant and knowledgable. All the wines were very tastey, so much so i bought a case. Would love to buy some more in the future. Well worth the visit. Make sure...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Radarz
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We were a pre booked group who were ready for a big afternoon. The building was inviting and showcased a range of wines from Ballabourneen and Domaine de Binet. There was also a range of chilli dips and olive oils. We tasted a variety of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lyzzee1977
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Another visit and more excellent wines purchased from the always-helpful team at Ballabourneen. The wines are undoubtedly right up there with the best in the Hunter and being a wine club member means I am not far away from the next tasting! Strongly recommend a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank T3334KWjamese
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome Tempranillo. Love the wines and the service. Dan was great. Have been here before and would come again.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank james10vino
Reviewed 25 April 2017

the last tasting afternoon we had here was one of the best. we have been going to Ballabourneen for about 5 years now and have been members for about 4 years. my go to is always the moscato and i believe this is the best...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank Wilsot
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We came here on a wine tour with a very large group, but were still treated to a great range of wines, plus bonus chili tasting too! Friendly and helpful staff made this one of the many highlights of the day.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank CJSkels
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We visited this cellar door as DH wanted to try their gamay but they had sold out. The hostess suggested he try a blend of Grenache, Barbera and Nebiolo which he really liked. The wine was called "Accidental Tourist". She explained the origin of the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank MarjofromBrissie
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great tasting afternoon here. Great quality wine and really fantastic service . Highly recommend a visit. The la mere red was so good we had to get it

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank peterandlak
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We visited on a wet, windy afternoon and whiled away a couple of hours tasting the full range of wines (including the Binet range) and came away with a case! They also offer chilli sauce tastings and sell various chilli based chutneys, which we couldn't...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Car0bella
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