This Four-star boutique estate is only two hours from Sydney, located at the foothills of the Brokenback ranges in Pokolbin, Hunter Valley (NSW).
Guests can experience a relaxing stay in Tuscan-style accommodation, with uninterrupted mountain views in the heart of Australia’s premium wine country. The grounds present a stylish blend of modern and rustic decor, set amongst 26 acres of beautiful countryside.
There are two stunning eateries onsite. The Mill Restaurant offers guests a fine dining experience, while Brokenback Bar presents a cafe-style bar where guests can sample wine and beer from the region.
Hunter Valley wine country showcases a range of activities for all visitors including wine tours, horse riding, ballooning, golf, and family-friendly outings.
- Australian Good Food Guide Chef’s Hat Award the Mill Restaurant 2020
- Bride’s Choice Awards Finalist 2020
- Australian Good Food Guide Readers’ Choice Award Finalist 2016 – 2020
- TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Estate Tuscany 2015 – 2019
- TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence The Mill Restaurant 2016 – 2019
- Restaurant and Catering Savour Awards Finalist 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018
- Restaurant and Catering Savour Awards Major Award Winner for Weddings and Catering 2016
Located in the Heart of the Hunter Valley, overlooking 300 acres of vineyards framed by the majestic backdrop of Brokenback Ranges.
A relaxing two hour drive from Sydney. The nearest train station is Maitland and the nearest airport is Newcastle Airport.
The hotel can provide details for organising shuttle services from Sydney and Newcastle or has onsite parking for all guests.
There are many local attractions including; Cellar Doors, Hunter Valley Zoo, Hunter Valley Gardens, Restaurants, Bars, Distillery’s and much more.
Estate Tuscany is ideal for conferences, Weddings, gala dinners, product launches, themed events, Christmas parties, cooking schools, winemakers’ dinners, presentations, fundraisers, banquet dinners, school formals and social events; baby showers, christenings, bridal shower or kitchen tea, engagement parties, birthdays and anniversaries, whatever the occasion.
This unique country venue hallmark qualities are excellence in cuisine and personalised service, with award winning chefs at the helm and savvy professional event team your occasion will be a great success leaving a lasting impression on your guests.
Exclusive use of the property available on application. Have you ever considered hiring an entire venue exclusively for your wedding or company’s next event?
WHAT CAN GUESTS ENJOY THE VENUE:
- 360 degrees of uninterrupted views of pristine vineyards and the Brokenback Ranges.
- Natural Light in all event spaces
- Late licence in our bar – open until 12.30am
- Award winning menus – awarded a Chef’s Hat 2020
- Kangaroos that frolic at the door of your accommodation
- Multiple dining venues with different menus, cellar door onsite
- Plenty of space to relax as well as a new walking and biking track along the “Around Hermitage” track to enjoy the local scenery, cellar doors, restaurants and chocolate shops
DOES A VENUE HIRE FEE APPLY?
Venue Hire depends on guest’s numbers and day of week.
In general we do not have a venue hire fee but we have a minimum spend.
WHAT IS THE LATEST TIME THE VENUE WILL ALLOW AN EVENT TO RUN?
ARE THERE ADDITIONAL COSTS (ie: security, staffing, service charges etc)
We do not usually have security for events, staffing and service charges are all included in the quoted price.
DOES THE VENUE ALLOW OUTSIDE CATERING?
No, all food is cooked onsite for all events.
CAN UNDERAGE GUEST ATTEND EVENTS? ARE THERE ANY RULES / RESTRICTIONS AROUND THIS?
Yes. Estate Tuscany abides by strict RSA laws. Under 18 can attend all events however alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited and guests caught drinking or providing alcohol to under the age of 18 will be asked to leave the venue.
CAN GUESTS STYLE / DECORATE THE EVENT SPACE?
Yes – all theming and decorating requirements must be approved by the venue.
DOES THE VENUE SET UP FURNITURE?
The venue will set up all venue furniture. Third party furniture to be set up by suppliers.
IS THERE AUDIO VISUAL (AV)?
We have in house speakers & Sound System, projector and screen
All additional AV can be hired in at a cost.
IS THERE A STAGE?
IS THERE A DANCE FLOOR?
IS THERE SPACE FOR A LIVE BAND?
DO YOUR CONFERENCE / EVENT SPACES FEATURE NATURAL LIGHT?
Yes all do.
DOES THE VENUE ALLOW EXTERNAL MUSIC? (live bands, DJs etc)
Yes – all to be approved by venue
DO ANY OF YOUR EVENT SPACES HAVE ACCESS TO AN OUTDOOR AREA?
Yes, all event spaces have access to outdoor areas
DOES THE VENUE HAVE WHEELCHAIR ACCESS?
Yes – disabled access hotel room, bathrooms, functions rooms and dining areas.
WHAT TIME IS THE VENUE LICENSED UNTIL?
WHAT ARE THE DEPOSIT TERMS?
50% deposit on estimated spend. Final payment 4 weeks prior to the event
DO YOU OFFER FREE WIFI?
WIFI Complimentary by negotiation otherwise $15.00 for 100mg.
MEETING & EVENT SPACES INCLUDE:
300 (cocktail style) / 240 (banquet style)
THE MILL RESTAURANT
200 (cocktail style) / 130 (banquet style)
THE BROKENBACK BAR
120 (cocktail style) / 80 (banquet style)
FOUNTAIN VIEW ROOM
120 (theatre style) / 80 (cocktail style) / 60 (banquet style)
50 (theatre style) / 60 (cocktail style) / 40 (banquet style)