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Experience the Home Grown way of Life. 

Everyone has a secret. But sometimes they are hard to keep. At Scarborough Wine Co we can’t help ourselves, we’ve just got to let it out the bag and share it with you. The Scarborough family’s secrets concern the Hunter Valley region, it includes everything we’ve garnered over 30 years in the region.
Now we’ve decided to share our secrets with you, our extended family. That’s why we’ve devised this Home Grown guide.  And don’t forget to let us know what you think of our suggestions and what your favourite places are in the Hunter Valley – we would love to hear from you. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @scarboroughwine or email us at cellar@scarboroughwine.com.au
We look forward to welcoming you soon to the Hunter Valley.
Cheers Ian, Merralea, Jerome, Sally and staff.
 

Visit Scarborough Wine at Scarborough on Hermitage or Gillards Rd.
Scarborough on Hermitage: OPEN: 10am - 5pm Thursday to Monday. For directions & contact details click here
Scarborough Wine Co.: OPEN 9am - 5pm 7 days. For directions & contact details click here

Eating out: 
There are so many great places to eat out in the Hunter Valley so you really will be spoilt for choice when trying to decide where to eat out. Below are a few suggestions to get you started on your search for the Ultimate dining experience in the Hunter Valley.
Casual Dining:
Amanda’s on the Edge: 1039 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin NSW 2320: www.amandas.com.au
The daily curry is always a winner.
The Cellar: 2090 Broke Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2325. www.the-cellar-restaurant.com.au
If you have a large group chef Andy Wright offers a whole suckling pig on the menu with 48hrs notice – worth being organised for….
Leaves and Fishes: 737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale NSW 2325. www.leavesandfishes.com.au
Definitely the best seafood offering in the Hunter Valley and the ice cream dessert bar for the kids is a real treat.  
Romantic Experiences:
Bistro Molines: 749 Mount View Rd, Mount View NSW 2320. www.bistromolines.com.au
A magic experience offering rustic French Provincal food and the cheese gougères that are offered pre dinner are to die for.
Restaurant Botanica: 555 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin NSW 2320. www.spicersgroup.com.au/vineyardsestate
Mark and Belinda Stapleton source much of their produce directly from their own kitchen garden and a fabulous wine list – boasting local treasures and imports.
Muse Restaurant: Broke Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320. www.musedining.com.au
Troy and Megan Rhodes – Brown are the ultimate hosts  offering some of the most refined food in the Valley.

Local Produce: If you are looking to pick up some delicious goodies and have a little lounge room picnic after a hard day wine tasting you can’t go past these fabulous local producers:
Lovedale Smokehouse: 64 Majors Lane, Lovedale NSW 2320. www.majorslane.com.au
Binnorie Dairy: Corner of Hermitage Rd. and Mistletoe Lane, Pokolbin, 2320, NSW www.binnorie.com.au

Breakfast:
Café Enzo :1946 Broke Road, Pokolbin NSW 2320: The breakfast board is a the best way to get yourself fortified for a day of wine tasting. www.enzohuntervalley.com.au
Restaurant Cuvee: Cnr Broke Road & Wine Country Drive, Pokolbin NSW 2320: Perhaps a cheeky little glass of bubbles to go with your eggs is what you’re looking for? www.petersonhouse.com.au

Take Away: Sometimes if you have children in tow,  have arrived in the valley a little late or maybe you just feel like kicking back and watching a little TV after your day out and about then a little bit of takeaway is just what you’ll need.
Oishii – Japanese and Thai: Cnr Broke Road & McDonalds Road, Pokolbin NSW 2320 www.oishii.com.au
Il Cacciatore:  609 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin NSW 2325 www.hermitagelodge.com.au

Accommodation with a fireplace: You come to the country and you want to sip red wine by the fireplace – who doesn’t…Here are a few recommendations. Make sure you pick up a great bottle of Hunter Valley Shiraz to enjoy by the fire.
Grapevines Boutique Accommodation: 1941 Broke Road, Pokolbin NSW 2320 www.grapevines.com.au
Berenbell Vineyard Retreat: 60 Mistletoe Lane, Pokolbin NSW 2320 www.berenbell.com.au
The Sebel Kirkton Park: 336 Oakey Creek Road, Pokolbin NSW 2320 www.sebelhuntervalley.com.au
The Grange on Hermitage:  820 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin NSW 2320 www.thegrangeonhermitage.com.au

Sunset Pictures: There are so many gorgeous vantage points for a Hunter Valley sunset picture or two, but we think that it is best done with a glass of wine in hand. So if you’re feeling like a Sundowner we recommend you head to one of these local watering holes and watch the sun go down over the Brokenback ranges.
Goldfish Hunter Valley: Tempus Two Winery, Pokolbin www.thegoldfish.com.au/huntervalley
Harrigan’s Irish Pub: Broke Road, Pokolbin NSW 2320 www.harrigansirishpub.com.au

Where to taste in the Hunter Valley: There are so many wineries in the Hunter Valley offering an outstanding range of wines and experiences. We have listed a few below which is just a small selection of the many cellar doors to visit. Some are new, some with a long heritage in the Hunter Valley, some with only a few wines to taste some with many. One thing is for sure, you have the opportunity to try some fantastic Hunter wines.
De Iuliis Wines: 1616 Broke Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320      www.dewine.com.au
Mistletoe Wines: 771 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320 www.mistletoe.com
Brokenwood Wines: 401 – 427 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320 www.brokenwood.com.au
Tyrrells Wines: 1838 Broke Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320     www.tyrrells.com.au
Tulloch Wines:  638 DeBeyers Road, Pokolbin NSW 2320 www.tullochwines.com
McWilliams Mt Pleasant: 40 Marrowbone Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320 www.mountpleasantwine.com.au
Bimbadgen Winery: 790 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320 www.bimbadgen.com.au
Pepper Tree Wines: 86 Halls Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320 www.peppertreewines.com.au
David Hook:  Cnr Broke and Ekerts Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320 www.davidhookwines.com.au
Lakes Folly: 2416 Broke Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320        www.lakesfolly.com.au
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