Leaning Oak is located near boutique wineries including Blacklea Vineyard, and Thistle Hill Wines and popular to the locals is Burnbrae Wines, a great place to be on a Sunday afternoon for live music, woodfire pizza, beer and wine.
Note: The information below may change at any time without notice. We suggest you contact the vineyards directly for up-to-date information including trading hours, menus, and events.
Visit the Blacklea Vineyard & Olive Grove cellar door for a unique tasting experience of their wines and a delightful range of cooking products all made on the property overlooking Lake Shiraz. Every weekend you can enjoy a 5-course degustation lunch.
THISTLE HILL WINES
Thistle Hill is one of Australia’s oldest organic wineries and welcomes guests to their cellar door. Surrounded by idyllic vineyards and rolling hills you can sample popular vintage drops through to exciting new releases. Since its foundation in 1976, the vineyard has been chemical-free. When you visit their cellar door, you’ll step straight into this history and one of the most pristine and lovingly nurtured wineries in the region.
Burnbrae’s owners have the simple philosophy of enjoying great wine with friends. You can visit the cellar door daily where you can enjoy wine tasting and banter with the Burnbae team. They also offer tasting boards, antipasto platters and Lazy Pizza Sundays where you can chill out on the lawn while listening to live music.
Lowe Winery grows, makes and sells premium organic wines. The vineyard grows its grapes according to organic and biodynamic farming principles. The cellar door and winery enjoy spectacular views across Mudgee’s landscape and a visit is one of the best ways to immerse yourself in the Mudgee experience. You can have a guided wine tasting, take a stroll on the farm trail and enjoy a platter on the terrace.
Mudgee accommodation near the wineries
Leaning Oak and Oak Hill, are conveniently located in Yarrabin in the heart of the Mudgee wine region providing the perfect base to explore local wineries, breweries, and vineyards. Grab a map and self-drive or join one of the many organised tour groups.
Mudgee is arguably one of Australia’s best wine-producing regions with over 40 family-operated wineries dotted throughout the region. The temperate climate produces slow-ripening grapes that make for robust wines.
The Mudgee Region epitomises rustic charm, vineyards, rolling green hills, exquisite food and delectable wine. Visitors can enjoy the best of both worlds with a central township featuring boutique shopping and exquisite dining options surrounded by picturesque country landscapes and over 40 family-owned wineries.
Mudgee is accessible by car from Sydney, Bathurst, Orange, Newcastle and Canberra. Planes fly into Mudgee Airport daily.