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Lovedale - Central Wine District

The Lovedale - Central Wine District includes wineries and cellar doors in the heart of the Lovedale Wine Region in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales. The area includes wineries along Taga Road and the northern section of Lovedale Road to the New England Highway junction near Greta. There are a range of fabulous local fresh food outlets in the area and the other districts nearby and in the Pokolbin and Broke Fordwich Regions which are closeby. There is a wide range of fantastic accommodation in the area and in Branxton, Broke, Greta and the regional centre of Cessnock. May of these providers and the local visitors centres can supply maps and information about local tours that area available. Join the famous Lovedale Long Lunch that occurs during May each year. The area is close to both New Castle and Sydney and there are a variety of package tours available.

The Lovedale Wine Region is home to 5 districts: Lovedale-Talga Road ; Lovedale-Wilderness Road ; Lovedale-Central ; Lovedale-South ; Lovedale-Greta.

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Wineries

Adina Vineyard, NSW  492 Lovedale Road, Lovedale
Adina is a family owned estate in the Lovedale area of the Hunter Valley, located on Lovedale Road - adjacent to Pokolbin and Rothbury and just 7 kilometres from Cessnock in the heart of the lower Hunter. They have one simple objective - to produce great wines and release them at realistic prices. They are on a journey of excellence - they want to have fun doing this, and to share the whole experi...

Gartelmann Wines, NSW  701 Lovedale Road, Lovedale NSW 2320
Gartelmann Hunter Estate owned and operated by Jan and Jorg Gartelmann, was originally called George Hunter Estate. It was established by the Sydney restaurateur, Oliver Shaul in 1970 and wines were sold in his restaurants, including The Summit. Jorg and Jan Gartelmann bought the vineyard in 1996 when Jorg decided to give up the computer industry and take on the life of a vigneron. Jorg`s aim is t...

Majors Lane, NSW  64 Majors Lane, Lovedale NSW 2320
Majors Lane Estate is a boutique vineyard located in the heart of the Lovedale region of the Hunter Valley. Our 46 acre family owned vineyard was established in 1987 and consists of Semillon, PinotGrigio, Chardonnay, Chambourcin and Shiraz plantings. Majors Lane Wines are handcrafted from handpicked fruit grown exclusively on our vineyard to ensure that the characteristics and regionality of the f...

St Clement’s Estate, NSW  136 Talga Road, Lovedale NSW 2320
St Clements of Red Hill is a relatively new vineyard located in one of the worlds best wine producing areas, the Hunter Valley. The first wine from the estate to be bottled was a Semillion which was bottled in May 2005, followed by a Merlot and Shiraz which were rested in New American Oak Barrels and finally bottled in 2006. All wines bearing the St Clements Estate Wines label are made from grapes grown on the estate and handpicked. Visit the cellar door, or the Estate’s restaurant Lillino’s Trattoria and Bar.

Tatler Wines, NSW  477 Lovedale Road, Lovedale NSW 2320
The Tatler Hotel opened in 1902 and was owned and operated by the Brown and Isak families for over 60 years. It was at the Tatler Hotel on the 8th August 1907 that J.J. Gilitinan formalised Australia`s first rugby league competition. In its heyday, the Tatler was a favourite haunt of rugby players, colourful racing identities, radio personalities and the cream of Sydney Society. The Tatler name wa...