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…

Villa Janji

A private oasis for lovers. Villa Janji is a Balinese themed couples’ retreat with its own private, heated pool and adjoining gazebo with luxurious interiors including a king size 4-post Balinese bed. The perfect place to take that special person…

Emma’s Cottage Vineyard

Emma’s Cottage Vineyard in the Hunter Valley offers four individual, self-contained quality cottages set in beautiful gardens. The cottages are surrounded by vineyards and have views to the Brokenback Range. You can stay as a couple, a small group or…

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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

Emma’s Cottage Vineyard

Established in 1989, Emma’s Cottage Vineyard is a family owned boutique vineyards in the Hunter Valley. The wines are produced using premium handpicked grapes from 2 ½ hectares of vines, nurtured at every step from soil to cellar door. Emma’s…

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/…

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…

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….

Stomp! Wines

Stomp! Wines is a family owned and operated boutique wine company. At Stomp! Wines, they stomp to the sound of a different drum. Their two stunning contemporary brands, stomp! and Pssst ‘n’ Broke, say it all – relaxed, casual, maybe…

St Clement’s Estate

St Clements of Red Hill is a relatively new vineyard located in one of the worlds best wine producing areas, the Hunter Valley. The first wine from the estate to be bottled was a Semillion which was bottled in May…

de Capel Wines

DeCapel Wines is a boutique, family-run vineyard producing Hunter Valley classic varieties – Semillon, Shiraz and Chardonnay – plus this year the addition of a Rose to our range of wines. Originally hand planted in 2008, we are now enjoying…

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…

Lucky Duck 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…

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…

Binnorie Dairy

Set right in the middle of the Hunter Valley, Binnorie Dairy produces a range of cheeses with distinctive characters unavailable outside the region. One of the ways this is achieved is by using only locally sourced milk. “In the same…

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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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