If you’re visiting Mudgee in New South Wales, be prepared for a glimpse of colonial Australia.
This regional town northwest of Sydney is reminiscent of the gold rush era, with many buildings dating back to the 1860s.
Take one of the Mudgee Wine and Country Tours to sample the best and see some of Mudgee’s stunning scenery along the way.
For the freedom to include additional stops like the popular Honey Haven and Frog Rock use your car to create your own tour.
After completing harvest work at Brokenwood Estate in the Hunter Valley in 1998, she embarked on an Oenology degree, completing a Bachelor of Applied Science at the University of Western Sydney.
In 2003 she completed her first vintage with Orlando Wyndham in Mudgee, working with traditional varieties such as Semillon, Chardonnay, Shiraz and Cabernet.
In recent years the town has developed a reputation for its gourmet local produce, natural beauty, it's impressive architecture and surrounding historic villages plus its wine bars, restaurants and cafes. Mudgee is only 282km (approx 3.5-4hrs) North West of Sydney & we've got the perfect spots for you to rest your head. The crew at Yeates wines has recently converted two heritage Mudgee homes into thriving B&Bs.
However, the huge number of wineries (over 40), their spectacular cellar doors and the ever-improving quality of wine, are the biggest draw cards to this quaint town. Both houses are located within a few minutes walk of each other and of Mudgee's CBD with easy access to all the wineries attractions.
What was once NSW's best kept secret, is gaining popularity every day... They're also a leisurely stroll to the local cafes, wine bars pubs as well as bike hire, the gym, the supermarket and various walks.
Book accommodation with us we'll throw in a bottle of wine, a private wine tasting and an exclusive vineyard tour with our vigneron (Sandy) at a time that suits.
While not on the beaten track, Tony saw Burnbrae had “the potential to create wines with regionality and originality.” Add to this its significance in the regions wine making history and its picturesque and tranquil setting; it was exactly what they had been longing for.
This opinion was shared by veteran winemaker Frank Newman, who recognised Burnbrae as a vineyard with the potential to create some exceptional vintages of the future.
Back again in Mudgee she worked with Lowe Wines before joining chief winemaker Frank Newman at Burnbrae.