Welcome to Lovedale
the Heart of the Hunter Valley

Discover Lovedale, the beautiful heart of the world famous Hunter Valley Wine Region. Centrally located right next to Pokolbin, Lovedale Hunter Valley offers a diverse range of accommodation, high quality yet boutique cellar doors, world-class restaurants and a fabulous selection of activities from golf and hot air ballooning to horse riding that allow you to experience the Hunter Valley in whichever way suits you.

Lovedale is renowned for the warmth and friendliness of the people and is home to the famous Lovedale Long Lunch.

Where to Stay

Englewood Ridge

Beautiful Englewood Ridge is a self-contained pet friendly home with 4 bedrooms. Surrounded by vineyards, this lovingly decorated Lovedale house is designed to take full advantage of the superb views of the Brokenback Ranges and its own  25 gently undulating…

Midnight’s Promise

Designed for small groups who want luxury, spaciousness and seclusion, beautiful Midnight’s Promise Estate has everything you need for your wine country retreat in Lovedale. Located in the foothills of Lovedale, Midnight’s Promise Estate offers luxury self-contained accommodation set in…

Talga Estate

With stunning views to the Brokenback range, your beautiful self-contained unit on a 25 acre vineyard offers modern design and country charm in a truly picturesque environment. At Talga Estate, the bedrooms make the difference: each has a King-size latex…

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In Lovedale, you will find that the cellar doors and accommodation are smaller and boutique-styled, each with their own character. Smaller in nature, but still high in standards the local Lovedale business enable you to meet their owners and enjoy a more personalised experience.

Wanting to find you way? Lovedale, Hunter Valley is just 2 hours from Sydney and 45 minutes from Newcastle airport. Follow the signs to Lovedale via the Hunter Expressway, take the Lovedale Road exit straight onto the centre of Lovedale and the heart of Wine Country. We look forward to welcoming you!

Wineries to Visit

Allandale Winery

The Allandale team has produced hundreds of award winning wines. Allandale makes all of its wines on-site using state-of-the-art winemaking equipment. Allandale winemaker, Bill Sneddon, began his career in winemaking in 1983 at Allandale and became the Chief Winemaker in…

Binet Family Wines

Over 30 years in the making, Binet Family Wines in Lovedale, is the realisation of a young boy’s dream and is the family label of winemaker Daniel Binet. The range of wines made by Domaine de Binet include: Semillon, Semillon/…

Thirsty Palette

Thirsty Palette vineyard and cellar door was established approximately 40 years ago. Initally the vineyard was known as Frasers the vineyard, and was then renamed Warraroong. It became know for some excellent award winning wines under winemakers whose reputations now…

Adina Vineyard

Adina Vineyard. Visit this Lovedale cellar door for wine and olive product tastings. The Hunter Valley is famous for Semillon and Shiraz wines; at Adina there is much more. Come on in and taste the more contemporary wine varieties of Pinot…

Saltire Estate

Chill out to lo-fi beats while you watch the kangaroos bounce by and enjoy your choice of tasting – we offer wine tasting, premium wine tasting and also wine paired with cheese or spirits! During your visit, discover our boutique…

De Bortoli Hunter Valley

The De Bortoli winery in Lovedale is at the gateway to the Hunter on Wine Country Drive directly opposite Broke Road, Lovedale. The 34-hectare property includes an on site winery and barrel where the 100% estate grown fruit is processed….

Adina Vineyard

Adina Vineyard accommodation is equipped with all the comforts of home and is affordable; it is family-friendly and suitable for couples or groups. Facilities include wifi, gas-log fires for winter warmth, reverse cycled air conditioning, a pool, laundry, and a…

Saltire Estate

Chill out to lo-fi beats while you watch the kangaroos bounce by and enjoy your choice of tasting – we offer wine tasting, premium wine tasting and also wine paired with cheese or spirits! During your visit, discover our boutique…

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Places to Eat

Courtyard Eclectic at Tatler Wines

Lovedale’s wineries, cafes and restaurants are up there with the best in the entire Hunter Valley region, making any visitor absolutely spoiled for choice. Courtyard Eclectio is the newest restaurant to raise the food bar in Lovedale, having opened at…

Lovedale Bar + Grill

For a casual meal in NSW Wine Country,  Lovedale Bar + Grill is Rydges Resort Hunter Valley’s popular and versatile dining space with wide appeal. Lovedale Bar + Grill is located on the ground floor by the pool and next…

Redsalt

Redsalt is Rydges Resort Hunter Valley’s signature restaurant. With a newly refreshed menu, Redsalt is famous for its premium grills served with the region’s freshest produce and an extensive list of wines sourced both locally and internationally. Our open kitchen…

Lovedale Smokehouse Café

Lovedale Smokehouse is an owner-operated, small batch, artisan smokehouse specialising in both charcuterie and Low ‘n Slow barbecue. Lovedale Smokehouse is located on a picturesque 100 acre vineyard and boast friendly, country hospitality, generous portions, great prices and a casual…

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What's On

Pet Friendly Cellar Doors in Lovedale, Hunter Valley

The Hunter Valley is renowned for its exquisite wines and stunning landscapes, making it a popular destination for wine enthusiasts and tourists alike. If you’re planning a trip to Lovedale in the Hunter Valley and don’t want to leave your…

Lucky Duck Restaurant at Leaves & Fishes

Set on the water at Leaves & Fishes, Lucky Duck is the perfect place for a quick bite or to settle in for an afternoon. A new popup dining experience with the intention to be here for a good time…

Upcoming Events to Enjoy in the Hunter Valley

From music to wine, dining to fun for the whole family, the Hunter Valley is full of exciting events for you to enjoy our beautiful Lovedale. Always have an overview on what’s on in the Hunter Valley with information on…

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