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Calais Estate

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This what it's all about, excellent welcome and service outstanding rounded off with excellent... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Runrig1890
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Sydney, Australia
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lovely winery

came here as part of a wine tour and loved it, we saw how they made the sparking which was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amelia F
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Calais Estate is a family owned and run boutique winery in the Hunter Valley that is famous for it's great wine and hospitality. Calais is home to one of the largest ranges of boutique wines in the Valley as well as the renown Verandah Restaurant...more
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151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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All reviews gift shop cellar door long lunch wine tasting degustation meal gnocchi lovely surroundings hunter valley behind the scenes beautiful lunch crackers lots of fun fantastic service staff were friendly feel welcome nice wine my partner
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This what it's all about, excellent welcome and service outstanding rounded off with excellent wines. The chardonnay is my go to.

Thank Runrig1890
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

came here as part of a wine tour and loved it, we saw how they made the sparking which was wonderful, and the lady looking after us was just lovely. the swagmans tawny was too good

Thank Amelia F
Ambler78, Owner at Calais Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting and we hope to see you again soon 🍷

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so fortunate to visit this beautiful winery. The atmosphere, service and product were impeccable. Bridgette (I'm sorry if I have the spellinh wrong) is so friendly, warm and welcoming. They are one of the few vineyards that actually grow their own fruit and...More

Thank Bobbie-JoFleming
Ambler78, Owner at Calais Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting, we are so glad you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon 🍷

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We regularly attend the long lunch events. An informative morning spent looking around behind the scenes and disgorging some bottles of bubbles . A great degustation meal in the verandah restaurant. We discovered the Chardonnay on this trip. A wonderful big buttery oak experience in...More

Thank Mike_Jeremy
Ambler78, Owner at Calais Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed the Winery Long Lunch and Chardonnay. Thanks for the lovely review and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Tried some great wines, highly recommend. Some fabulous reds and also semillons. Perfect part of the world

Thank Ginny F
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We visited this winery as part of our route provided by the Grapemobile company, and so glad this is on the map. This estate is beautiful and the staff were so friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. We explained to the woman doing our tasting that we...More

Thank PatriciaFl2
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Very knowledgeable staff. Ok wines. Close to restaurant. Busy vibe compared to others in the area. Worth a visit

Thank miman_o
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I along with our daughter, her husband and our son attended the “Winery Long Lunch” at the Calais Estate. We did a winery tour first and then did a “hands on” experience of blending our own sparkling wine. We then had canapés...More

Thank PeteS333
Ambler78, Owner at Calais Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thanks PeteS333. We had a lovely time getting to know your family last week and are so glad you enjoyed the experience. We look forward to seeing you all again soon.

Reviewed 17 January 2018

While on a multiple wineries tour, we were asked to grab a bottle from Calais Estate. We planned on spending a couple minutes there and ended up staying for more than an hour. We were greeted by Lana at the Cellar Door and from this...More

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Ambler78, Owner at Calais Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Thank you for visiting and for your very kind review. Larna had a lovely time with you and really enjoyed meeting you. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

What beautiful grounds to drive into with wines to match. Unfortunately we didn’t have the opportunity to dine as the food looked superb. The staff member was very helpful with our wine tasting and we walked out with two very nice wines.

Thank GBR2223
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