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Wine Country Tours

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Address: 42 Thorn Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 2 9484 0477

Your host is Richard Everett, the only Oenologist (or winemaker) conducting...

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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Great Sunday in Hunter Valley with Richard

During a two week visit to Sydney and NSW to visit our 28 year old son who is working in Sydney, my wife, my son, and I spent Sunday, February 5th with Richard on the Wine Country... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

During a two week visit to Sydney and NSW to visit our 28 year old son who is working in Sydney, my wife, my son, and I spent Sunday, February 5th with Richard on the Wine Country Tour. There are many tours to choose from; I chose Richard because of his expertise and personal attention. He conducted the tour from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Richard very informative and knowledgeable Conveyed such knowledge in easy to understand language Also no sales pressure to buy wine David and Pam

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family participated Richard's Wine Country Tour on 23rd Dec. I supposed to write this a month ago. It was wonderful experience, we had great talk with Richard, and learned a lot, not only wine tasting, but living wisdom. The wine that suits you is the best!!! My family appreciated the experience, and Thanks Richard.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went with Richard on his Hunter Valley wine tour on Jan 13, 2017. He picked us up at our hotel @7:30am (we returned about 7pm) it is about 2 hours north drive to the wine country, nice drive thru a national park. We went to 2 wines, the first Tyrell's. Richard uses a private room for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Me and my wife spent a nice day with Richard visiting wine yards. It was a blazing 43c outside, but Richards Toyota kept us cool, so air con works, and car was clean and nice. We were lucky, there were no other participants for our date, so we got a bonus, private tour just the two of us. Loads of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This was the best wine trip we have been on. Richard has been involved in the making of wine so you taste some excellent wines & get the inside track & come away with renewed enthusiasm. In a relaxed manner Richard passes on his knowledge so you can get the most from the day & when choosing, tasting & drinking... More 

Thank Furbs
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Richard provided an amazing in depth tour about Australian wine and grape varietals in the Hunter Valley area. He has expert knowledge of wine making and the wine industry through is own experience which he imparts to make us smarter consumers and afficionados of wine. We were treated to amazing private tastings of nearly 20 wines and lunch at Muse... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I just spent ten hours with Ricard and every minute led to learning about a new aspect of wine, wine production, wine marketing, and Australian life in general. The value of a personal, not larger group, tour was so obvious as we had the opportunity of an extensive conversation with Ricard and benefitted hugely from his personal... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Being a wine nerd with well above average knowledge about wine I could certainly benefit from Richard's vast knowledge. At the same time my partner (in crime) is not at all a wine nerd but she could still enjoy the trip since Richard adapted his "teaching" to every person's different level. If there is one thing I would recommend changing... More 

Thank Anders_the_Foodie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Richard provided us with a truly unique experience that is unmatched by wine tours around the globe. His extensive knowledge of wine, the forever growing industry was remarkable and one that my girlfriend and I enjoyed immensely. Whether you are looking to learn more about viticulture or develop a greater appreciation for wine then I would highly recommend this tour... More 

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