Budgee Budgee Route 

Please choose 4 venues which includes a lunch stop. We recommend a two hour stop for lunch as these venues also have tastings available. It is essential you book your lunch venue prior to the day. It is also essential to book Baker Williams Distillery if you choose to visit them.

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Stop 1

Mudgee Brewing Co
Gooree Park Cellar Door

Brewing craft beer in Mudgee NSW, since 2007. Mudgee Brewing Co. the true essence of beer. A boutique beer is produced in small batches, all natural and has no preservatives. 

The Brewery also has a restaurant which offers pizza, burgers and an array of signature dishes.


Also to explore at this stop is Gooree Park Cellar Door and Pantry, 48 Market Street, Mudgee. In addition to their array of wines on offer, visitors can also purchase produce and condiments sourced purely from local operators.

Pickup/ Drop off times: 

Pickup Only: 9:45am, 10:45am

Drop Off Only: 4pm

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Stop 4

Huntington Estate
The Garden Bar

Huntington Estate has guided tasting experiences which are conducted inside their cellar door. Light, airy and spacious, the cellar door was built in the early 1970s and features custom made stained glass windows and serving counters crafted from their original oak fermenters. Their tastings are a face-to-face experience with an in depth exploration of their wines and history.

 

Enjoy a relaxed lunch in their beautiful grounds at the Garden Bar. Serving up locally inspired seasonal produce in a casual outdoor setting, their menu includes cheese or charcuterie boards, salads, steaks, frittata, toasties and more. You can sample Huntington's wines during a self-guided tasting or enjoy a local craft beer or cider.

LUNCH OPTION - BOOK HERE

Pickup/Drop Off times: 10:10am, 11:10am, 12:10pm, 1:10pm, 2:10pm,

3:10pm (pickup only)

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Stop 7

Vinifera Wines

Baker Williams Distillery

Baker Williams Distillery is a Micro Distillery.They make handcrafted spirits and liqueurs focusing on regional flavours & influences. Opened in September 2012, the distillery is part of the ever growing Australian Craft Distillery industry with an expanding range of flavoursome spirits and liqueurs.

Bookings are Essential - Book Here

 

All at the one stop you can also visit Vinifera Wines and Mudgee Hampers to enjoy fine Spanish varietals including Tempranillo, Garnacha and Graciano and spectacular fare from provedores across the Mudgee region.  Vinifera is an organic winery where you can  sit back, relax and soak in the sweeping views across the vineyard to the hills beyond. 

LUNCH OPTION - BOOK HERE

Pickup/Drop Off times:

10:38am, 11.38am, 12:38pm, 1:48pm, 2:48pm,

3:48pm (pickup only)

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Stop 2

Small Winemakers Centre
High Valley Cheese

The Small Winemakers Centre is the location of 8 boutique wineries at the one cellar door, with lots of choices of white, red and fortified wines. The cellar door is a rustic building which is over 100 years old.

High Valley Cheese where they specialise in handcrafted cheeses. Try their award winning marinated fetta, triple brie, caerphilly, stefan blue, colly blue and  smoked cheddars. Not to be missed for the cheese lover!!

Pickup/Drop Off times: 9:50am, 10:50am, 11:50am, 12:50pm, 1:50pm, 2:50pm (pickup only)

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Stop 5

Di Lusso Estate

Mansfield Wines

Australia’s largest range of Italian varietal wines, the di Lusso cellar door is open every day of the week, with over seventeen Italian varietals and blends available.Their restaurant is open for lunch only, Friday to Sunday, serving wood-fired pizza and regional Mediterranean favourites.They also grow olives and figs, offering them both fresh and as pastes. Bookings are essential. Follow the link below to book.

Also at this stop is Mansfield Wines. Taste the Synergy from one of the oldest family owned wineries in district, taste some of the new exciting Mediterranean wine varieties available in Mudgee. 

LUNCH OPTION - BOOK HERE

Pickup/ Drop Off times: 10:20am,11:20am, 12.20pm,

1:20pm, 2:20pm,

3:20pm (pickup only)

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Stop 8

3 Tails Brewery
Smokin Bro & Co

Featuring 18 small batched  beers on tap, everything 3 Tails Brewery serves is sourced from 100% independent producers, from their beer & wines to their snacks and soft drinks.

Enjoy a delicious lunch of Low 'n' Slow BBQ cooked over the fire with smoke and passion. Smokin Bro is in 3 Tails Brewery and serves brisket, pork belly, beef ribs with delicious sides and sauces.

LUNCH OPTION - NO BOOKING NECESSARY

Pickup/Drop off times:  11:45am, 12:45pm, 1:45pm, 2:45pm,

3:45pm (pickup only)

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Stop 3

Elephant Mountain Winery

Elephant Mountain Winery is a family owned vineyard situated in the heart of Lue in the Pyangle Valley. 

They have a cellar door in Mudgee with a selection of white and red wines. They prune the vines each year to achieve low yielding vines. This optimises the flavours in the grapes during ripening before harvest. Minimal sprays are used in the vineyard and wherever possible none at all.  Their wine is especially sought after by those who are sensitive to chemicals and preservatives.

Pickup/Drop Off times: 9:58am, 10:58am, 11:58am, 12:58pm, 1:58pm,

2:58pm (pickup only)

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Stop 6

Petersons
Pieter van Gent
Slow Fox Winery

Wine tastings at Pieter van Gent are conducted in the cask hall, which is dotted with barriques, puncheons, antique choir stalls, and flanked by twenty old German oak casks (circa 1850) used for storing wines. These came from Penfold's Cellars where they were located in the basement of Sydney’s famous Queen Victoria Building. 

Petersons Wines vineyard of 100 acres is planted to various red varieties: Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Durif, Zinfandel, Malbec, Petit Verdot and Chambourcin. Their whites also do well in Mudgee: Semillon, Chardonnay, Verdelho, Viognier and they now have Marsanne and Sauvignon Blanc. 

Slow Fox Winery runs about 7ha of vines on Brambletye Vineyard in Mudgee with a combination of trellised and bush vines. All their fruit is handpicked and made in their small scale winery on site. 

Pickup/Drop Off times: 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm,

3:30pm (pickup only)