What is 1st Release Wine Week?

Be the first to taste an exclusive range of premium wines from some of the greatest vintages of the century.

In the week of the 7th to 11th of November 2018 over a dozen Pokolbin Vineyards in the Around Hermitage area are coming together to release a range of their Premium wines. Featured during this inaugural week will be;

  • Brand new award winning 2017 and 2018 Whites, Sparklings, Rosés and Reds
  • Aged single vineyard reds including pinnacle wines from the famous 2014 vintage.
  • Premium 1st release lunches and dinners
  • Details of CELLAR DOORS and Events


Thomas Wines Hermitage Road – 2017 Sweetwater Shiraz
Peter Drayton WinesHermitage Road – 2017 Semillon
Wombat CrossingHermitage Road – 2014 Hermit’s Block Shiraz & 2017 Creek Flat Semillon
Tintilla EstateHermitage Road – 2014 Patriarch Syrah, James Cab/Merlot 2017 & Old Parish Fortified Shiraz 21 years old
Thélème Wines at Black Creek FarmOld North Road – 2018 Black Creek Farm Semillon
Macquariedale Organic WinesSweetwater Road – “Nothing but Grape” organic 2018 Shiraz & Macblush Rose 2018
RidgeViewSweetwater Road – 2018 Pinot Gris, 2017 Chambourcin & 2018 “Tipple’s Gold” Late Harvest Viognier
Hunter’s DreamDeasys Road – 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon
Misty Glen WinesDeasys Road – 2018 Semillon
Hart & HunterDeasys Road – 2017 Black Series Sangiovese
Degen Wines Estate – Deasys Road – Series 365 Reserve Shiraz 2017
Glandore EstateBroke Road – 2014 Hunter Tempranillo
Pokolbin EstateMacDonalds Road – 2018 Riesling

What on 1st Wine week

Interviews with Winemakers

Wine Country News – Spring 2018

In the Wine Country Spring 2018 News Desk Bob gets to the bottom of bud burst. Taste Pokolbin Estate’s new Sparkling Riesling. Launch 1st Release Wine Week. Pup’s weather and much more.

The Around Hermitage Wine and Food Trail Presents Wine Country News

Presenters: Pup Neely and Simon Brooker

Director: Neal Crisford – Wine Country TV

Producer: Around Hermitage

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