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Chef-Led Hunter Valley Gourmet Food and Wine Day Trip from Sydney provided by Gourmet Getaway Tours

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Chef-Led Hunter Valley Gourmet Food and Wine Day Trip from Sydney

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Overview
This full-day Hunter Valley food and wine tour, led by a professional chef, is perfect for Sydney visitors wanting to get a true taste of the region’s world-renowned food scene. Discover what’s new in culinary culture while leaving the logistics to the professionals. See the Sydney Fish Market, try local specialties like kangaroo, roll your own sushi, and taste a variety of wines in the Hunter Valley.
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  • 1
    Sydney Fish Market
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 2
    Hawkesbury River
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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  • 3
    Hunter Valley
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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Highlights
  • See the Sydney Fish Markets and visit Hunter Valley boutique wineries
  • Try Aussie delicacies like barramundi, kangaroo, and locally made treats
  • Includes breakfast, lunch, wine tastings, and other chef-prepared foods
  • Hassle-free round-trip transportation from select Sydney hotels
What to Expect
Start with pickup at your Sydney hotel, and then fuel up for the day with coffee on your way to see the early-morning seafood trading at the famous Sydney Fish Market.  After a freshly cooked breakfast overlooking the Hawkesbury River, continue on your journey to the Hunter Valley, where you stop in Wollombi for the first wine tasting of the day. Learn to roll your own sushi and pair it with local wines.  Continue the scenic journey and arrive at another boutique winery, where you sample local varietals accompanied by dishes personally prepared by your chef-guide.  Visit a specialty store for olive oils and other locally made treats to bring home (time permitting). Finally, stop at a third winery to sip shiraz, sample Aussie specialties such as barramundi and kangaroo, and enjoy desserts accompanied by a selection of dessert wines. Your tour ends back at your Sydney hotel.
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Important Information
Duration
11h
Inclusions
  • Beverages
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast
  • Food tasting
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Wine tasting
  • Driver/guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Selected hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Hunter Valley
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Maximum number per booking is 16 people
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking as most food is prepared prior
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Gary K wrote a review Mar 2020
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Chef Jimmy is the real deal! Never a dull moment(except for the quiet ride back)! Great food, diversity of events, perfect timing, fantastic wines! Never been on such a memorable and money well spent tour.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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innarv89 wrote a review Mar 2020
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This was our favorite part of our visit to Australia! Jimmy combined interesting stops with some amazing and high quality food. You could tell that he cared about his vendors and the food products that he served up. Not only was the food amazing, the wine delicious, but we also
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Date of experience: February 2020
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BigAl55Melbourne wrote a review Mar 2020
Melbourne, Australia30 contributions45 helpful votes
We were glad this tour went ahead on Monday mar 16 with the covid virus fears. Jimmy kept everybody well sanitized as there were 15 of us. We had a great mix of Aussies, Americans,Canada & HongKong. Everyone got along and we all had a great time. As advertised, Jimmy cooks
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Leslie E wrote a review Mar 2020
38 contributions1 helpful vote
our day started at 7am with Jimmy picking us up in his passenger van. Being in Sydney during the COVID-19 outbreak, we thought maybe our tour wouldn't be full, but people love wine and no global pandemic can stop them! we had all 15 folks in our tour ready to leave behind the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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tmcc2 wrote a review Mar 2020
Perth, Australia8 contributions1 helpful vote
Absolutely fantastic day - great food and wine made even more enjoyable by the passion Jimmy brought. If possible, a trip not to be missed.
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Blue mountains tour
Jason is a fantastic tour guide. Despite the rainy weather, Jason provided a fun and flexible schedule with great
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Doug-Keeping
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A wonderful food and wine day from Sydney to the Hunter Valley.
A fabulous day for overseas visitors but also for locals (us). Start off at the Sydney Fish Market, breakfast on th
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dtiblis
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Didn't get to go on my cruise, but
We had a lovely time with Jason. We didn't have the best weather, but the fact that this tour makes a circuit throu
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Grant A
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A Perfect Day!
Really, really great way to explore Sydney and the surrounding countryside! Not only was the tour itself a great o
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casey m
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Beautiful day out visiting the Hunter Valley
Jimmy is a great passionate guide and very knowledgeable. Enjoyed visiting the fish markets and great boutique wine
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860danielg
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Excellent trip!
From being picked up directly from our front door to being dropped off at the train station at the end of the day,
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anegge
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Wonderful experience!
I loved this tour with Jimmy! He pays a lot of attention to detail and you notice throughout the day that he wants
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ash73087
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Good Food, Good Sights, Great Tour
I am very glad that I booked Gourmet Getaway Tours of the Blue Mountains. Jason is a very personable and knowledgea
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qstorm75
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Best Food Tour Ever
My best friend and I really wanted to just see the sights outside of the Sydney city proper. We got far more than a
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farm2citygirl
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Lovely time, highly recommend!
My sister and I had a lovely time on our Blue Mountains tour! Although it was raining all day (quite a surprise giv
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Sherrie K
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Best tour EVER!
Could not have had a better time than with Jimmie on our chef led wine tour! Not only is Jimmie incredibly gracious
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256larisaf
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Breathtaking views, Amazing Food!
I’m so glad that we didn’t listen to everyone that said not to visit the Blue Mountains because of the fires and fl
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Highly Recommend Gourmet Getaway Tours
Excellent outing! We were picked up at our hotel and driven by jimmy to the Sydney Fish Market, where we were able
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traveller1198
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Brilliant
Exceptional well organised tour. Jason our guide was extremely helpful and very flexible to ensure everyone in our
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585maryp
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Wonderful gourmet chef-guide- with extensive knowledge about the Blue Mountains
A well put together tour with a multitude of stops for incredible food and food/cider tastings throughout the drive
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  • Duration: 11h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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