The Wisemans Ferry Wine District is located on the Hawkesbury River in the Hawkesbury
Nepean Wine Region, about 85 km from the centre of Sydney. Wisemans Ferry is
tiny community with a few shops and an important ferry crossing providing vehicular
access to St Albans, Gosford and the Hunter Valley. Wisemans Ferry is surrounded by outstanding National Parks, with Yengo to the north-west, Dharug to the north and east, Cattai to the west, and Marramarra to the south. At the Dharug National Park you can walk along sections of the old convict road, or stroll along the 1.6km Grass Tree Circuit. The park is also very popular for mountain biking, camping and bushwalking. The Wine district includes the rural area between Windsor and Wisemans Ferry.
The Hawkesbury Nepean Region in Western Sydney is home to three districts: Penrith ; Richmond and Wisemans Ferry.
Vicary`s Winery, NSW The Northern Rd, Luddenham NSW 2745
The Sydney Regions Oldest Continuously Operating Winery `Makers of Premium Quality Wines` Grape vines were first planted in Australia at Sydney in 1788 with the arrival of the First Fleet. After many attempts and disappointments the successful growing of grape vines was acheived. Although Phillip Schaeffer was the first private vine grower, credit is given to Gregory Blaxland (one of the three exp...