Our Tasting Experiences

Our Cellar Door is open 7 days a week.

Located in the Hunter Valley, Briar Ridge Vineyard is not to be missed.
Showcasing both classic and modern styles of Australian-made wine at its best.

Open 10am - 5pm. Last tastings from 4pm.
Tastings are limited to 45 minutes in peak times.

5 Star Rated Winery - James Halliday 2022
Top Wineries of Australia 2023 - The Real Review
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Pouring Red Wine Into Glass during a Hunter Valley Cellar Door Wine Tasting

Cellar Door Wine Tasting Experience

Relax indoors amongst cosy surrounds within our 'old winery' building, or on our picturesque Wine Deck to take in the country gardens and unique location within the Hunter Valley.

Join one of our excellent Cellar Door hosts, who will tailor each tasting to find your preference amongst our Varietal, Stockhausen & Limited Release Ranges. Each tasting includes a small plate of local cheese and crackers, however we recommend ordering a cheese or charcuterie platter from our Osteria to make this the perfect experience.

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Radica Tasting Experience

Radica - Italian for Briar.

Experience the pinnacle of our portfolio here at Briar Ridge Vineyard. Taste our most premium wines and savour the moment with a nosh of local & imported delicacies.

Our professional team will guide you through a minimum of 6 Single Vineyard wines which showcase the terroir and quality of our estate vineyards in their past & present. Presented in varietal specific glassware from Riedel and paired with either Manchego & flatbread or a selection of canapés, this is the perfect experience for those that want to see the best of Briar Ridge Vineyard.

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A person reaching over cheese and charcuterie with a row of glasses to taste.
Best Cool Climate Cabernet the infamous Briar Ridge Big Bully Cabernet next to the best South American and Italian Restaurant in the Hunter Valley's rack of lamb

Cellar to Table Experience

This experience is the culmination of all offerings here at Briar Ridge Vineyard. Join us for either a Cellar Door Tasting or Radica Premium Tasting where we showcase our wide range of highly acclaimed wines, current vintage and past. Then, venture on down to Estancia Osteria, where the charm of the Hunter Valley converges with culinary passion.

Please note, the tasting will take place initially with your group moving down to Estancia Osteria approximately 1 hour after your tasting commences. If you wish to sit for lunch at a specific time, please factor this in when booking.

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*All tour operators to book direct only.

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Picnic Packages.

Looking for a more relaxed way to indulge in our mouth-watering osteria offerings? Come and join us for a delightful winery luncheon amongst our beautiful Wine Garden in the Hunter Valley!

We offer a variety of artisan antipasti, and award-winning wines that can be enjoyed on beanbags & rugs or around barrels on chairs. And during the colder months, you can cozy up by the fireside and enjoy the warmth of our hospitality.

To ensure that you have a memorable experience, we suggest booking in advance and selecting the platters that you would like to indulge in. Each platter comes with a complimentary bottle of wine, so you can sip and savour the best that Hunter Valley has to offer.

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People sitting on beanbags in the Briar Ridge wine garden enjoying wine, platters and italian food.

Mystery Vineyard Tour

Embark on the most exclusive experience that Briar Ridge Vineyard offers!

VIP Mystery Vineyard Experience includes:

Glass of Traditional Method Signature Sparkling  upon arrival.
Private vineyard tour with a dedicated host to talk through all things Mount View, vineyards and wine.
An 'in-vineyard' wine tasting of Briar Ridge's Limited Release, Single Vineyard & Museum Release wines.
A 'Briar Platter' cheese and charcuterie board perfect for a light lunch.

This experience must be pre-booked.

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Group Wine Tasting

Looking to visit the Hunter Valley with a larger group? We would love to host you at our Cellar Door in Mount View. To enhance the experience, add on a cheese or charcuterie platter crafted from local produce or a chocolate tasting of Donarch Fine Chocolates. Click book now to find out more.

Our venue has been designed to be an intimate yet social space. Limited space is available for group bookings.

Groups of 8+ people are welcomed by reservation only. To ensure that we will be able to accomodate, groups larger than 12 must first enquire below.

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Picturesque view from Deck at Briar Ridge
Estancia Osteria the new restaurant in the Hunter Valley bringing a fusion of Mediterranean and South American dishes

Estancia Osteria.

The perfect accompaniment to our Cellar Door in Mount View.

Discover a symphony of tastes and textures at Estancia Osteria, where each dish is a celebration of authenticity and innovation. Their menu showcases a fusion of South American and Mediterranean influences, elevated by the bounty of the Hunter Valley’s finest ingredients.

"From smoky grilled meats to fresh seafood and artisanal pastas, every creation reflects our commitment to culinary excellence and culinary exploration."

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Dog Friendly.

We believe we’re the most dog friendly Cellar Door in the Hunter Valley! Bring your well behaved fur friends along where they can sit alongside you at your table, freshen up at the ‘pooch hydration station’ or join in the indulgence with our selection of hand-crafted dog treats.


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Dog Visiting Briar Ridge Cellar Door
Hunter Valley Free Vehicle Charger at Briar Ridge Vineyard Cellar Door

Electric Vehicle Charger

Did you know you can charge your vehicle right here at Cellar Door?

1 Tesla (Type 2) Connector, available 24/7, up to 22kW

Simply follow the signs in our car park.

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