Fur babies are welcome at these cellar doors!

Are you heading to the Hunter Valley for the weekend, and don’t want to leave your pooch behind? Maybe you’re a local who just wants to take your pup out with you for a day among the vines. Whatever your situation, we know that your furry friends love a day out in the Hunter as much as you do.

To help you out, we’ve created this guide to dog-friendly cellar doors in the Hunter Valley. As always, make sure to follow good pet etiquette at cellar doors: keep your dog on a leash and ensure they’re well behaved. 


Greenway Wines

Set your sights on the big red barn and enjoy a wine tasting with your furry friend at Greenway Wines. The outdoor space under the vines is an ideal spot to spend the afternoon with your dog.
Where: 350 Wollombi Rd, Broke

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Kawal Rock Distillery

Kawal Rock Distillery produces a delicious range of spirits, spanning from several gins to brandy. Bring your pooch along to be greeted by resident distillery dog Stella, then sit back, taste the spirits on offer, and enjoy the views over the vineyards and up to the mountains.
Where: 260 Milbrodale Rd, Fordwich

Krinklewood Estate

Leashed pups are welcome at the picturesque Krinklewood Estate. They might even meet the resident cellar doggo named Polare, a Maremma sheepdog – just don’t feed her cheese, even if she begs for it!
Where: 712 Wollombi Rd, Broke

The Little Wine Company

The only cellar door in Broke village itself, The Little Wine Company is a lovely spot to unwind while tasting alternative wine varieties by winemakers Ian and Suzanne Little. You're welcome to sit with your pup in the outdoor section while you sip.
Where: Cnr Singleton & Nelson St, Broke


A stop at Margan is a must, especially for wine lovers who value sustainability. Bringing your dog? Let the team know in advance so they can have water bowls at the ready.
Where: 1238 Milbrodale Rd, Broke

Mount Broke Wines & Restaurant

Mount Brokes Wines is a dog-friendly cellar door with beautiful views of the Brokenback mountain range. Make sure you eat at the restaurant before or after your wine tasting, and ensure your furry friend is well-behaved and on a leash.
Where: 130 Adams Peak Rd, Broke

Talits Estate

Dogs are welcome to roam (well-behaved and wary of local wildlife of course) at Talits Estate. This beautiful French-inspired cellar door will transport you to Europe – be sure to have a wander around the estate to admire the scenery.
Where: 722 Milbrodale Rd, Fordwich

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Whispering Brook

Home to vineyard and mountain views, plus an olive grove, Whispering Brook is a picturesque spot in Broke. Relax on the wide covered verandahs with your pup – the lovely way to while away the day.
Where: Rodd St, Broke

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Winmark Wines

Winmark Wines only produces chardonnay, so if you're a fan of this classic Hunter variety, make a beeline for its Broke cellar door. Wander the expansive grounds with your dog, enjoy a tasting outside, and explore the on-site art gallery.
Where: 229 Wollombi Rd, Broke


Allandale Winery

Allandale Winery was recently renovated, and now boasts a bright, light new cellar door. The winery has two of their own pups on-site, but one is a bit timid, so make sure you let the team know when you book if you're planning on bringing your furry friend.
Where: 132 Lovedale Rd, Lovedale

Gartelmann Wines

There’s plenty of space for dogs at Gartelmann Wines, just make sure you take a seat outside. Gartelmann Wines is also home to the popular The Deck Cafe – why not grab a bite to eat after your wine tasting?
Where: 701 Lovedale Rd, Lovedale

Saltire Estate

Bring your dog on a leash to Saltire Estate and taste their exceptional wines while you take in picturesque Lovedale. Try the wine cocktail tasting for something a little out of the ordinary, featuring Saltire wines blended with four spirits to create delicious cocktails.
Where: 113 Wilderness Rd, Lovedale

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Stomp! Wines

Stomp! Wines love welcoming your pups to the cellar door. Whether you book in for a wine tasting or a wine and cheese experience, doggo friends are welcome.
Where: 504 Wilderness Rd, Lovedale

Tatler Wines

Located in the heart of Lovedale, Tatler Wines is a lovely dog-friendly spot for a wine tasting. Try the Bohemian Luxury Picnic for a rustically-styled picnic overlooking the Brokenback Ranges, featuring a bottle of Tatler's wine and cheeseboard for two.
Where: 477 Lovedale Rd, Lovedale

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Wandin Estate

Wandin Estate is super friendly for dogs – they're welcome in both the cellar door and the restaurant. If you're planning on bringing your pup, book the verandah seating so everyone can kick back comfortably.
Where: 12 Wilderness Rd, Lovedale

Mount View

Briar Ridge Vineyard

Briar Ridge Vineyard is the place to be for dog lovers in wine country. Your dog can freshen up at the pooch hydration station and enjoy hand-crafted dog treats.
Where: 593 Mount View Rd, Mount View

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Carillion Wines at Tallavera Grove

Soak up the French Provincial vibes at Carillion Wines, located at Tallavera Grove in Mount View. While you enjoy a tasting, your dog can enjoy treats, courtesy of the Carillion Wines team.
Where: 749 Mount View Rd, Mount View

Petersons Wines

Hunter Valley favourites Petersons Wines welcomes pups at its Mount View cellar door. Admire the views over rolling hills and vineyards as you taste your way through its premium wines.

Savannah Estate

Bring your dog on a lead to Savannah Estate in Mount View to experience the brand's easy-drinking wines. Try the wine and pie tasting, featuring Savannah Estate wines paired with delicious house-made pies.
Where: Lot 211/312 Mount View Rd, Mount View


Ben Ean

Four-legged friends will love joining you at Ben Ean. Choose from a comprehensive selection of wine tastings, sit back, and relax with your pup.
Where: 119 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin

Blueberry Hill Vineyard

Blueberry Hill Vineyard crafts boutique, uniquely-styled wines from the vines surrounding its cellar door, plus several other vineyards across New South wales. Next time you visit, bring your furry friend along!
Where: 999 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin

Bonvilla Estate

Visit Bonvilla Estate on your dog-friendly day out in the vines. For an experience you won't forget, book in for picnic in the vineyard, with a ploughman's platter and your dog by your side. 
Where: 534 Oakey Creek Rd, Pokolbin

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Brokenwood Wines

Brokenwood Wines is one of the best known wineries in the Hunter Valley, consistently recognised for its award-winning wines. In the cellar door's outdoor spaces (like The Wood Restaurant's deck space and the Terrace Wine Bar) and weather permitting, dogs are welcome to join you for a tasting when they're on a lead.
Where: 401-427 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin

Calais Estate

Calais Estate is a boutique, family-owned winery that loves welcoming your dogs. It's a lovely spot for a picnic and a wine tasting – make sure you meet the estate dog Delta!
Where: 151 Palmers Ln, Pokolbin

Charteris Wines

Calling Peppers Creek Village home, Charteris Wines showcases wines from two world-class wine regions: the Hunter Valley and Central Otago, New Zealand. Your pup is welcome to join you for a tasting!
Where: 1946 Broke Rd, Pokolbin

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Comyns & Co

Comyns & Co has to be one of the friendliest cellar doors in the Hunter. It’s both kid-friendly and dog-friendly, meaning you can bring the whole gang along.
Where: 1946 Broke Rd, Pokolbin

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Degen Estate

The team at Degen Estate love hanging out with your furry friends, so feel free to bring them along when you next stop in for a wine tasting. Make sure they're on a lead!
Where: 365 Deasys Rd, Pokolbin

De Iuliis Wines

Your furry friends will have a ball at De Iuliis Wines. Another family-friendly and pup-friendly cellar door, everyone feels welcome at De Iuliis Wines. Your dog might even get to meet the resident wine dogs!
Where: 1616 Broke Rd, Pokolbin

First Creek Wines

Bring your dog on a lead to First Creek Wines, the family-owned and operated winery with renowned winemaker Liz Silkman at the helm. Take your seat on the outdoor patio to soak up the fresh Hunter Valley air, wine taste, and hang out with your pooch.
Where: 600 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin

Glandore Estate Wines

Glandore Estate Wines is a haven for doggos in wine country. With six dogs on the Glandore team, your pup is bound to enjoy getting to know the team and accompanying you as you taste some outstanding wines.
Where: 1595 Broke Rd, Pokolbin

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Gundog Estate

You’d be right to assume that Gundog Estate loves welcoming friendly dogs to the cellar door – it’s in the name, after all. At Gundog Estate, your pup can enjoy a Tail Ale (dog-friendly beer) while you taste award-winning wines.
Where: 101 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin

Hanging Tree Wines

This pet-friendly boutique cellar door is a place where it’s easy to linger long into the afternoon. At Hanging Tree Wines, your dogs will love chilling out on the grass while you wine taste.
Where: 294 O’Connors Rd, Pokolbin

Hart & Hunter

This quaint cellar door on the outskirts of Pokolbin makes single vineyard wines and is family run. Your pup will love basking on the deck on a sunny day!
Where: 463 Deasys Rd, Pokolbin

Honeytree Estate by Mount Eyre Vineyards

Known for distinctive high quality regional wines, Mount Eyre Vineyards has great respect for terroir. At its Honeytree Estate cellar door, launched in 2022, doggo friends are welcome, so you can bring them along on your wine country outing. 
Where: 130 Gillards Rd, Pokolbin

Hungerford Hill

Hungerford Hill loves welcoming your furry friends to its cellar door. While you taste award-winning wines, your dog can chill out (and attempt to help with tasting, of course).
Where: 2450 Broke Rd, Pokolbin

Hunter Wine Lab

Hunter Wine Lab loves welcoming your fur babies to its Pokolbin cellar door. Your pup will love meeting the resident wine dogs, and there might even be treats on hand for good dogs.
Where: 433 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin

Iron Gate Estate

Cosy up by the fire or relax in the colourful courtyard at Iron Gate Estate. The Spanish-inspired boutique cellar door welcomes dogs, so you can bring along your pooch to a tasting.
Where: 178 Oakey Creek Rd, Pokolbin

Ivanhoe Wines

Ivanhoe Wines loves meeting your furry friends at its Pokolbin cellar door. Make sure they're on a leash, then they can join you for a wine tasting – the staff will even have water bowls at the ready. Have a wander around the beautiful property once you're done tasting.
Where: 525 Marrowbone Rd, Pokolbin

Keith Tulloch Wine

While you can't bring your pup upstairs to the Keith Tulloch Wine cellar door, you're most welcome to bring them along with you when you visit the estate – just keep them on a leash and hang outside on the grass.
Where: 989 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin

Kelman Vineyard

Bring the dogs along to Kelman Vineyard, an award-winning boutique winery and cellar door located just below Mount View. Enjoy a tasting in the cosy tasting room – think varietals like tempranillo, rosé, chardonnay, and semillon.
Where: 2 Oakey Creek Rd, Pokolbin

Latitude 32 Wines

Latitude 32 Wines has been making wine in the Hunter Valley since 2019, and owners David and Emma have just opened their first ever cellar door in Pokolbin. Your dogs will love meeting the resident winery kelpies Phoebe, Margaret, and Olive.
Where: 771 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin

McCaffrey's Estate

Your four-legged friend is most welcome to join you for a wine tasting at McCaffrey's Estate. If you book ahead, make sure you note that you'll be bringing your pooch – the team will make sure they have water at the ready to hydrate your pup!
Where: 614 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin

McLeish Estate

McLeish Estate is an awarded boutique winery in the heart of Hunter Valley wine country. Feel free to bring your pup along when you visit next, and enjoy a wine tasting guided by the knowledgeable and friendly staff.
Where: 462 De Beyers Rd, Pokolbin

Mount Pleasant

Experience Mount Pleasant's stunning cellar door for yourself with your dog by your side. Enjoy a wine tasting in the courtyard with your furry friend – dogs aren't allowed inside.
Where: 401 Marrowbone Rd, Pokolbin

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Misty Glen Wines

Misty Glen Wines is a delightful spot to bring your dogs in the Hunter. Sit out in the rose garden and enjoy a wine tasting while you and your pup play with the resident wine dogs. Even better? Misty Glen’s cottage accommodation is pet-friendly too!
Where: 293 Deasys Rd, Pokolbin 

Oakvale Wines

Not only does Oakvale Wines welcome dogs at the cellar door, but they even provide them with water and treats! Your pup will be spoiled rotten.
Where: 1596 Broke Rd, Pokolbin

Pepper Tree Wines

Have your pup join you on a wine tasting at Pepper Tree Wines. This cellar door is family-friendly too, so the whole brood can come along.
Where: 86 Halls Rd, Pokolbin

Peter Drayton Wines

Whether you head into the cellar door for a tasting or grab a pizza to eat on the outdoor pavilion at The Brewhouse Kitchen, your dog can come along at Peter Drayton Wines.
Where: 694 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin

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Peterson House

The Peterson House cellar door loves welcoming your pooch – just make sure they're on a lead and not left unattended. Come through the side entrance or cellar door entrance and settle in for a wine tasting.
Where: 2457 Broke Rd, Pokolbin

Petersons Wines

Your dog is welcome to join you at the Petersons Wines cellar door on Broke Road. Try a self-guided tasting paddle for a relaxed wine tasting experience.
Where: 2347 Broke Rd, Pokolbin

Pokolbin Cider House

Your four-legged friend is welcome at Pokolbin Cider House, where there's an extensive range of ciders on offer. You're even welcome to bring the kids along too – there's a juice tasting paddle so no one feels left out.
Where: 2342 Broke Rd, Pokolbin

Pokolbin Estate Vineyard

Bring the fur babies along to Pokolbin Estate Vineyard, where there’s an experience for every taste. Whether you wine taste and picnic on the grass, grab the kids their own tasting plate, or play some lawn games, you’re guaranteed a good time.
Where: 298 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin

Pooles Rock

Pooles Rock produces some of the best takes on classic Hunter Valley varieties, produced from some of the best quality vineyard sites in the region. Kick back on the deck with your pooch while you wine taste.
Where: 576 De Beyers Rd, Pokolbin

Saddler’s Creek Wines

The whole family – pets included – can come and chill at Saddler’s Creek Wines. The outdoor wine garden is lovely on a sunny day, and transforms on Friday and Saturday nights for Wine & Chill – think live music, wine, and casual eats from the food van.
Where: 15 Marrowbone Rd, Pokolbin

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Savannah Estate

Savannah Estate has a new cellar door on Broke Road, right beside other wine country favourites like Vamp Wine Rooms and Pokolbin Distillery. Bring your dog along to wine taste and relax.
Where: 2198 Broke Rd, Pokolbin

Thomas Wines

You and your leashed furry friend are very welcome for wine tastings at Thomas Wines in Pokolbin. Thomas Wines specialises in two classic Hunter varieties, Semillon and shiraz, so you can expect to taste the best of the region when you visit.
Where: 28 Mistletoe Ln, Pokolbin

Tintilla Estate Wines

Your dog will love soaking up the sunshine at Tintilla Estate Wines while you taste some of its comprehensive range of wines. Complement your tasting with estate-grown olive products, local cheeses, and other goodies.
Where: 725 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin

Tulloch Wines

Tulloch Wines have been creating wine for 125 years and over four generations, so you could say they know what they're doing when it comes to creating a good drop. Head into its Pokolbin cellar door with your pup to enjoy a tasting.
Where: 638 De Beyers Rd, Pokolbin

Vamp Wine Rooms

Stop by the unique Vamp Wine Rooms with your pup for a stand-out wine experience in the Hunter Valley. Admire the medieval-inspired interiors or enjoy some sunshine in the outdoor courtyard. Don’t forget to give cellar door pup Maggie some pats!
Where: 2198 Broke Rd, Pokolbin

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Vinden Wines

Farmed organically with regenerative practices, and made with minimal intervention, Vinden’s wines are a must-try. Bring the furry friends along to enjoy the beautiful surrounds at Vinden Wines.
Where: 138 Gillards Rd, Pokolbin

Wild Ren Wines

The Wild Ren Wines cellar door is a sleek but full-of-character space, perfect for relaxing while you taste a selection of premium wines. Well-behaved dogs welcome!
Where: 1946 Broke Rd, Pokolbin

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Wine House Hunter Valley

Wine House Hunter Valley showcases over 40 independent, family-owned winemakers in one tasting room. Its outdoor terrace is great for your dog to laze about while you wine taste.
Where: 426 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin


John Wallace Wines

The cellar door at John Wallace Wines is a relaxed and friendly space for the whole family (canines included). Keep an eye out for resident dog Tilly – you might even spot her on one of the wine labels too!
Where: 168 Palmers Ln, Rothbury


Grape to Glass Boutique Wine Tours

Want someone to take care of the organising for you? Grape to Glass’ Signature Tour is fur baby-friendly, taking you and your pooch to the best dog-friendly Hunter Valley cellar doors. Your dog will even receive handmade treats, plus there’s opportunities for walks and off-lead time.

Vino Paw Tours

Vino Paw Tours are all about bringing your dogs along for your Hunter Valley adventure! Their package includes two nights' accommodation, a wine tasting tour with a tour guide and bus driver, 3-course Persian fusion dinner, and breakfast on both mornings.

Looking for Hunter Valley cellar doors for the whole family? Try our guide to family-friendly cellar doors.

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