Fordwich, Hunter Valley
Why do people come to the Hunter
A number of reasons - the area is
the oldest and one of the most prestigious grape growing area of
Australia, home to many world famous names. Although the Hunter
Valley only produces a tiny proportion of Australia's total wine, it
punches well and truly above its weight in terms of quality and
So what makes the Hunter stand
Sure, the scenery is beautiful,
yes it is only a short drive from both Sydney & Newcastle - the
two largest cities in the State - but mainly the appeal is in
discovering something new, fresh and exciting.
Not the biggest or most famous of the
Hunter Valley sub-regions (there are six in all) but certainly
one where you will be treated properly - no big crowds and
time to talk. Broke is the nearest village, Fordwich is
the adjacent farming area.
Okay, so where does Mount
Broke Wines fit in to this?
Scattered around the Hunter
Valley are small pockets of exceptional grape growing land, and some
of them are sat in magnificent countryside. So if you combine a
passion for growing your own grapes, picking the best of those for
your own label, then inviting the world to drop in for a chat and to
try the wine while relaxing looking at the view - you have a pretty
good package. That is Mount Broke Wines.
We open on weekends (or by
appointment) and invite visitors to discover what it is that makes
vineyards and wine making so fascinating!
A wine tour of the Broke Fordwich vineyards