Your private wine tour

Creating unforgettable private wine tours in the Hunter Valley.

When visiting the Hunter Valley, deciding what to do is a daunting experience.  Whether you’re seasoned regulars or visiting for the first time, the options can be overwhelming.

An experienced tour company is a must because of their contacts and knowledge of the region.  Have a tour personalised to meet your needs so you can visit wineries of your choice.  Or let us design an itinerary to suit the mood of your day.


“Wine and friends are a great blend.” Ernest Hemingway


Your itinerary

Whether you’re looking for an small group, private tour or corporate outing, diVine tours can design and facilitate a wine tour experience around your time and budget requirements.

We’ll organise the perfect itinerary for up to 20 people. work your itinerary around lunch or dinner as required. We plan and book everything for you

Choose from:

  • Wine tasting at 150 cellar doors/wineries
  • Lunch or dinner at 60 restaurants/cafes or BYO picnic
  • cheese, chocolate and olive tastings
  • Beer tastings at 4 breweries
  • Hunter Distillery
  • Hunter Valley Gardens
  • Sabor Dessert Bar
  • Lovedale Smokehouse
  • Barefoot bowls,  Aqua Golf, shopping and more

 

Girls at Audrey Wilkinson on Private Wine Tour
Fish of the day at Emersons in Lovedale
Private wine tour group at Tulloch wines

Sample Private Wine Tour

  • 1000 Pick up
  • 1015 Wine tasting Tulloch Wines
  • 1115 Wine Tasting Ernest Hill Wines
  • 1215 Lunch at Potters Brewery – buy your own lunch on the day
  • 1345 Chocolate Tasting
  • 1430 Wine tasting Peterson Family Wines
  • 1530 Cheese Tasting
  • 1600 Wine tasting Audrey Wilkinson
  • 1700 Return

Or you could choose to do a itinerary similar to our Gourmet Wine Tour.

Lunch options

$20 or less
  • Oscars Cafe at Hunter Valley Gardens Village
  • Picnic lunch BYO
  • Smelly Cheese Shop – takeaway pizzas, burgers, antipasto platters and more
$20 to $30
  • Epicure – $30 main meal, breads and dips and glass of wine or beer
  • Lovedale Brewery – Gourmet burgers, pizzas and more
  • Lovedale Smokehouse – Charcuterie platters to share or individual dishes
  • Potters Brewery – Broad ‘pub style’ menu.
  • The Deck Cafe – $30 set menu
$30 to $50
  • Amandas on the Edge – $35 menu – bread, main meal and glass of wine or beer
  • Blaxlands Inn – Set $30 menu.  bread, main meal and glass of beer or wine
  • Baume @ Lindemans – Pizzas and tapas
  • Cellar Restaurant – $40 – bread, main meal and glass of wine or beer
  • Emersons – set $40 menu – bread, main meal and glass of wine or beer
  • Goldfish – $45 menu. Tapas and pizza
  • Nanna Kerrs – Cafe with broad vegetarian  and vegan options
  • Verandah Restaurant – $90 tapas towers (for 2)
$50 or more
  • Bistro Molines – a la carte
  • EXP – $85 three course, $100 degustation
  • Margan – $65 two course.  $85 three course, $115degustation
  • Muse – $75 two course, $95 three course, $125 degustation
  • Muse Kitchen – $105 menu du chef
  • Restaurant Botanica – $69 two course.  $79 three course
  • Restaurant Cuvee – $55 two course.  $70 three course
Wine Pairings
  • Cheese & Wine- Two Fat Blokes deli vs De luliis wines – $30
  • Chocolate & Wine – Keith Tulloch vs Cocoa Nib – $15
  • Food & Wine – Hungerford Hill vs Muse $30, $40 or $60

 

Pricing

Our private tour rates are based on 7 hours from pick up to return.  Additional time can be added at $50 per hour.

  • 11 Passenger Bus:  $795
  • 13 Passenger Bus:  $895
  • 20 Passenger Bus:  $1195

Lunch and tasting fees are an additional expense.

Our Tour Guides

We have chosen friendly and professional tour guides to drive our vehicles.  They strive to give you the highest level of hospitality the Hunter Valley has to offer.

Our tour guides are more than just drivers.  They will share knowledge of the area and assist you with your purchases throughout the day.

Pick up locations

Our private tours pick up from the Lower Hunter Region – Pokolbin, Lovedale, Rothbury, Mount View, Cessnock and Broke

We can also pick up from – The Central Coast, Newcastle, Wollombi, Singleton, Quorrobolong and Maitland.

Tasting Fees

Many cellar doors charge tasting fees.  Most of these are $5 per person and  refundable with purchase.

We can organise to visit cellar doors that don’t charge tasting fees.  These producers are sharing their time and wine/products with you in the hope that your make a purchase.

Please let us know if you have any members on board.  Tasting fees are often waived for members and their friends.

Our Fleet

We select our vehicles with your comfort in mind.  All vehicles are modern with air-conditioning and detailed daily.

We allow for water and non-messy food items to be consumed on our vehicles.  Seat belts must be worn.  Alcohol is not to be consumed on our vehicles.

diVine tours is a fully accredited tour company and adhere to strict regulatory guidelines.  You can have peace of mind knowing we are fully insured, our vehicles well maintained and employees are properly trained.