Maitland, Hunter Valley is home to a small selection of beautiful boutique wineries, which are managed and owned by local families. Some have cellar door outlets, others are available through specialty stores and selected bottle shops.
Starting just 15 minutes drive from central Maitland there are over 110 cellar doors where the combination of stunning views with the locals’ intimate knowledge of the wine-making process provide the perfect formula for wine connoisseurs and newly founded wine drinkers alike to delight in the ultimate wine experience.
Maitland is a great place to base yourself for exploring the Hunter wineries. Regular tours and cellar door tasting are available throughout the year and you can either drive yourself or catch a ride with one of the many tour operators who specialise in winery tours.
Maitland, Hunter Valley is a bountiful area producing luscious goods with tantalising tastes. Fresh produce stalls stock plentiful offerings from friendly farmers straight from the crop. Farm vegetables and fruit, sumptuous strawberries and unique lavender products are grown with care and taste delicious. Venture further into Maitland and you will discover olive groves producing ranges of flavoured olives, tapenades and glorious oils.
Close by in other areas of the Hunter Valley producers are creating a variety of dairy products including sumptuous cheeses that perfectly match with Hunter wines. Stores such as Morpeth Wine Cellar and the Maitland Visitor Information Centre stock beautifully packaged locally produced goods for you to savour the taste of your journey to Maitland, Hunter Valley.