• Suggested Time: 7 hours
  • Winter Wine Trail through the Mudgee Region

As the days grow shorter and a chill fills the air, there's no better time to escape to the Mudgee Region and embrace the warmth of its red wines. This itinerary is your guide to discovering some of the region's wineries, where roaring fireplaces, cosy cellar doors, and a selection of diverse reds await.

Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway or simply a way to unwind and indulge, Mudgee's red wine scene offers the perfect antidote to winter's chill. Explore the picturesque vineyards, savour the complex flavours of Shiraz, Sangiovese, Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Montepulciano, Malbec, Merlot and more! Let the romance of Mudgee Region's wine country envelop you.

1. Gooree Park Cellar Door

Gooree Park Mudgee NSW red wine

Nestled amidst the rolling hills of Mudgee, Gooree Park is more than just a winery; it's an immersive experience for the senses. Indulge in tastings of their award-winning red wines, crafted from Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Merlot grapes grown on their picturesque estate. Embark on a guided tour through their historic cellars, where generations of winemaking expertise have been passed down. And for a truly unforgettable stay, consider booking their luxurious farm accommodation, where you can unwind amidst breath taking scenery and savour the farm-to-table dining experience. Gooree Park is the perfect addition to your Mudgee red wine itinerary, offering a unique blend of vinicultural excellence, rustic charm, and genuine hospitality.

2. Walter Wines

Walter Wines Mudgee NSW

Walter Wines offers a unique experience on your Mudgee red wine journey. Known for its warm hospitality and rustic charm, their cellar door is the perfect spot to sample their award-winning Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot while enjoying excellent lunch options like gourmet pizzas, locally sourced platters and more! Whether you're settling in for a leisurely lunch on the terrace or enjoying a casual tasting at the bar, Walter Wines will captivate you with its down-to-earth vibe and passion for crafting exceptional reds.

3. 10's Estate

10s Estate Mudgee NSW Winery Red Wine

10s Estate Winery & Orchard, known for its boutique small-batch wines, is a true hidden gem on your Mudgee red wine adventure. Discover their unique approach to winemaking as you sample their limited-release reds, crafted from hand-picked grapes and aged in French oak barrels. Unwind in their modern cellar door, surrounded by stunning views of the vineyards, and learn about their passion for sustainable practices. 10s Estate offers a refreshing and innovative twist on the traditional wine tasting experience, making it a must-visit stop red wine lovers. At certain times of year they also offer pick your own cherries & figs which is a wonderful experience for visitors of all ages.

4. Bunnamagoo Estate Wines


Bunnamagoo Estate Wines is a must-visit on your Mudgee red wine adventure. Nestled amongst rolling hills of vineyards and farmland, their cellar door offers a warm and inviting atmosphere to discover their award-winning range of reds. Sample their elegant Shiraz, Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot, each showcasing the unique terroir and exceptional winemaking of the Mudgee region. Take in the breath taking views from the expansive terrace with views over their spectacular property, with a glass of wine and a cheese platter - a perfect place to spend an afternoon.

5. Petersons of Mudgee

Petersons of mudgee NSW red wine

No Mudgee red wine itinerary is complete without a visit to Peterson's Wines. With over 35 years of experience crafting exceptional reds, their cellar door offers a unique opportunity to discover the rich flavours and aromas of the Mudgee region. Sample their Shiraz, Mataro, Durif and Cabernet Sauvignon, each a testament to their commitment to quality and passion for winemaking. The friendly and knowledgeable staff will guide you through their diverse range of wines, ensuring you find the perfect bottle to take home. Peterson's Wines is a true Mudgee institution, offering an unforgettable experience for wine enthusiasts and novices alike.

6. Huntington Estate

Huntington Estate Mudgee NSW museum red wine bottles

Experience the legacy of Mudgee winemaking at Huntington Estate, a family-owned winery with a rich history dating back to 1969. Their cellar door, housed in a beautifully restored 1970s building, offers a unique opportunity to discover their exceptional range of red wines, including their renowned Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Merlot. Learn about their commitment to quality and traditional winemaking techniques as you sample their award-winning wines. Whether you're a seasoned wine connoisseur or simply curious about the local flavours, Huntington Estate promises a memorable and informative experience that celebrates the essence of Mudgee's wine country.

This is just a selection of the wonderful cellar doors we have in the Mudgee Region. See the entire list and find your favourite here.

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