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We constantly get some fantastic comments in our Guest Book, here is a sample:

Lovely meal, gorgeous veggie garden and lovely wines! 2/11/14 – Jane & David, Sydney

Enjoyable meal and setting. Great use of garden herbs to enhance food and wine. 2/11/14 – Jo & Gavin, NZ

Fabulous, Delish, Relaxing!!! Staff outstanding! Thank you. 2/11/14 – Smithson

Beautiful place, staff and food. Delightful! Love xx 2/11/14 – Allison & Omar

So beautiful, thank you so much. 2/11/14 – Sarah, Amie, Lynn, Susan, NSW

Great wines! 1/11/14 – Matt, NSW

Delightful lunc, hope to be back. 1/11/14 – G, Toowoomba

Great wines, beautiful setting, great customer service. Glad we stopped in, we look forward to doing business with you 🙂 1/11/14 – Romy & Drew, Sydney

Beautiful setting. Will be back! 1/11/14 – Bea & Scott, NSW

Fantastic and informative service and wine. Superb! Be back to stay soon!! 29/10/14 – Dillan & Sarah, Willoughby, Sydney

Thank you very much for looking after our 12 guests. We had a fantastic experience and will certainly be back. 27/10/14 – Andrew & guests, Sydney

GOOD 🙂 26/10/14 – Rosie, Redfern

Soooo nice, thanks guys xx 26/10/14 – Gabriella, NSW

Gorgeous place. We will be back very soon. Thank you x 26/10/14 – Jenny & Greg, Milsons Point

Most pleasant experience. Would recommend it to everyone. Will be back. 25/10/14 – Cathy & Russell, Wahroonga

Fore-filling our promise to Tom and Jacquie to revisit after their wedding in March, good memories and wine. 24/10/14 – James & Carlie, Lenox Head

Beautiful wines! 22/10/14 – Jean, Port Macquarie

Fabulous location! Great wine. 20/11/14 – Paul, NZ

A lovely place, nice view and excellent tennis court. Thank you 🙂 15/11/14 – Yoyo, Sydney

A lovely, peaceful venue with fantastic food. Love the veggie patch. 19/10/14 – Damo & Angelica, Sydney

Delicious food and wine. Excellent service and lovely views. Nice tennis court. 19/10/14 – Matt & Tamara, Mornington VIC

Thank you for your personalised service and attention to detail. Definitely will recommend and revisit. 19/10/14 – Brand & Alison, Burkeley Vale

Thank you for your lovely hospitality and sharing your knowledge and passion. 19/10/14 – Mike & Prue, Erskinville NSW

We had our family engagement lunch here. We were well looked after and thoroughly enjoyed the food. Thank you! 198/10/14 – Rachelle, Wollstonecraft NSW.

Great atmosphere, service and personal touch. Love the system (2 glasses)… will come again. 18/10/14 – Tania, Five Dock NSW

We have had a wonderful afternoon and Angus is a good egg. The anti pasta is amazing and the stuffed onion is the best. 18/10/14 – Margaret, Gwenda, Barb, Marg & Sue, Central Coast NSW

Excellent food, wine and service. Thank you. 18/10/14 – Laura, Thomas & Leon, Newtown

Great wine, food excellent, service great. Will be back. 18/10/14 – Kyle & Beck. Helensburgh

Great service, lovely place, great wine. 18/10/14 – Frances & Troy, North Mackay

Hi family – See you again soon!! 05/09/14 – P & S Vinden! Vic

Beautiful. 31/08/14 – Andrew & Ann, Heathcote, Sydney

deee-lish!! 30/08/14 – Tim, St Ives, Sydney

See you next year. Wonderful day. 24/08/14 – Sonya & Greg – Adamstown Heights

We Loved IT! Homestead is just BRILLIANT! Will be back! AH-MAY-ZING! 24/08/14 – Sandi & Craig, Ascot

Great food, wine & hospitality. 23/08/14 – Georgia, Newport QLD

Fighting another Basket Press!!! 🙂 Thank you!!! 23/08/14 – Steven, NSW

Ha Ha we finished the Basket Press! Thanks. 32/08/14 – Paul, Kellyville

Awesome Basket Press Shiraz! Great food presentation! 23/08/14 – Mike & Crew, VIC

Great Place! 23/08/14 – Natalie & Friends, Manly

Excellent guide, terrific wine. 22/08/14 – Sue & Terry, England

Lovely wine, great discovery. 22/08/14 – Scott & Jenny, NSW

Can’t wait for the next Merlot! 21/08/14 – Maria & Kerry, Dee Why

Amazing place, we always come back. 18/08/14 – Nariai, Kellyville

Yorkshire Pie! 17/08/14 – Ken & Suzie, Pokolbin

Ça va! 17/08/14 – Tony, Rothbury

Just Devine! thanks! 17/08/14 – Lynne, Marrickville

Fantastic views and spectacular scenery! 17/08/14 – Ian & Debbie, St Leonards

Fantastic service – Professional and efficient. Beautiful views – just loved it! 17/08/14 – Gemma, Brisbane

Amazing wine & duck confit. 16/08/14 – Raphe & Corinne, Newcastle

Can’t go past the Basket Press Shiraz!! 16/08/14 – Max & Liane, NSW

Lovely place & wonderful service. 11/08/14 – Clare, NSW

Beautiful service 🙂 11/08/14, Faryn, NSW

Very nice wines. 11/08/14 – Chris, Caringbah

Fresh French style whites. 10/08/14 – Steve & Connie, Caringbah

Absolutely wonderful! 10/08/14 – J & J, Newcastle

Very Nice!!! 10/08/14 – David, Melissa & Kelly, Currans Hill

Amazing! 🙂 10/08/14 – Marian, Ashfield

Wonderful 🙂 10/08/14 – Jasmine, Rhodes

Wonderful lunch, great food, fabulous with kids. 09/08/14 – Deb, NSW

Wonderful long lunch. 09/08/14 – Nicky, Artarmon

Beautiful 🙂 09/08/14 – W. Wong, Hong Kong

So glad to be here. 09/08/14 – N. Pearce, Sydney

Sandra, your wine is Stunning! 09/08/14 – Anne, Sydney

Lovely! 03/08/14 – George & Maggie, Hong Kong

Ditto. 03/08/14 – Amanda, Cornwall UK

A lovely sojourn. 03/08/14 – Josephine, Merewether

Delicious! 03/08/14 – Aaron & Sarah, Pokolbin

Amazing! 03/08/14 – Olivia & family, Rothbury | Sydney | Canberra

Lovely!!! 03/08/14 – Q & S, Glebe

Fantastic as always. 03/08/14 – Karen & Co., Lugarno

Thank you for fantastic food – Boules / nana sleep in the sun. 27/07/14 – Marge & mike, Leichhardt

Definitely something special. 27/07/14 – Carole & Steph, Newtown

Amazing! Beautiful food! xx 27/07/14 – Came here with a group of 8

Be warned – We shall return!! 26/07/14 – Mike & Jane, The Vintage

Amazing place, Awesome Food, Beautiful Staff! 26/07/14 – Martine, Swansea

Lovely, Thank You! 19/07/14 – Andrew & Jess, Northern Beaches

Beautiful wines & lovely setting! Thank you! 19/07/14 – R. Andrews & Co, Sydney

Sensational – Will be back!! 19/07/14 – Deb, Newcastle

Lovely, accommodating service. Delicious food!! 13/07/14 – Lea, Sydney

Good food and wines. 13/07/14 – Helena, Sydney

Beautiful stay in your fabulous house xx. 13/07/14 – Sharon, Central Coast

Delicious food and ambiance. 13/07/14 – J & J, Rothbury

Great food & wine. 13/07/14 – G & A, Merewether

Lovely vibes – Great food, thanks! 13/07/14 – BJ, Lovedale

Fab Food, Lovely Lunch. Will Be Back. 20/07/14 – Bobby & Bill, Splinters Guest House Pokolbin

Fab Day! Noice Lunch! 19/07/14 – Jo, Yarrawarrah

Fantastic Day! 19/07/14 – Deb, NSW

Great atmosphere and place, thanks. 13/07/14 – Deb, Scott, Paige &amp Riley, NSW

Great lamb – great view. Thanks. 13/07/14 – J & A, NSW

Thank you! 12/07/14 – Graham, Epping

Awesome! 12/07/14 – J & D, Narrabeen

Lovely tasting and atmosphere. Managed to get last display bottle! 12/07/14 – Jo & Lee, NSW

Probably the most ‘calming’ place in the Hunter region. Will visit again. 12/07/14 – D & A, Newcastle

Lovely food, great wine, Excellent service! 12/07/14 – Tim, Cutting Edge Adventures


Great Merlot! 06/07/14 – E & J, NSW

Brilliant food & amazing venue. 05/07/14 – Marilyn & Paul, NSW

Lunch was amazing, we loved every minute of it! See you soon xx. 05/07/14 – L, T, D & I, NSW

Thank you for a wonderful lunch! Thank you for giving our family another happy memory of a wonderful afternoon – such warm hospitality!

Best vineyard of the day! Thank you 🙂 05/07/14 – K & J, Sydney

Lovely place!!! 03/07/14 – Patrick, Saskia & Sarah, Germany

Beautiful gardens! 02/07/14 – Nicole, Carrington

Excelent place. 29/06/14 – Raymond, Malaysia

Beautiful place. 29/06/14 – Haejin & Seoyee, South Korea

Such friendly service and wonderful views. 29/06/14 – Jayne & Steve, Sydney

Great way to taste wines – Most enjoyable. 29/06/14 – Bill & Lynn, VIC

Had the most beautiful weekend. So much room to relax and spread out. 29/06/14 – Karen & Mark, Newcastle

Great service. Yum! Great Food! 21/06/14 – Sal & Karen, NSW

Awesome Awesome Awesome wine, food & hospitality. 28/06/14 – Greg (+10), QLD

Fantastic food & wine. 28/06/14 – Adam & Karen, Nice, France

YUM!! 🙂 27/06/14 – Elliot & the Gang, Seoul, Korea

The day was beautiful and they happily accommodated us with our 2 kids. The chef truly understands spice! 27/06/14 – Kaniska, Radishka, Elora & little Leona

Two cousins met here on a birthday weekend for Sammy. 27/06/14 – Sammy & Ramim, Brisbane

Definitely a great range! 26/06/14 – Lydia, Neutral Bay

It was perfect, thank you. 25/06/14 – Chanel, Montreal Canada

It was a lovely experience, thank you. 25/06/14 – Francis, Victoriaville Canada

Excellent Wines! 25/06/14 – Kevin, Montreal Canada

Excelent as usual! See you again soon. 22/06/14 – Ian, Rachel, Malcolm & Doreen, Monavale

Great food and service, will be back. 22/06/14 – Mark & Luda, Oatlands

A delightful lunch. 22/06/14 – John & Jan, Melbourne

Orgasmic food, a wee corner of the world that we want to keep a secret, love Lizzy (We are coming back for lunch again tomorrow) 24/06/14 – Liz, Keith, Laura & Phil, Kincumber

By Far this was our favourite Vineyard and the service was fantastic – Will definitely be back. 18/6/14 – Sandy, Jess, Sandra, Koby & Hayley, Flight Centre.

Thank you it was a really nice experience. I love the old style of wine making. – Leonie, Switzerland

Fabulous, thank you for a gorgeous day. – Ross & Robin, Sunshine Coast

Taste the pate!!! – S & S, Blacksmiths

Lovely food, lovely staff, lovely wine. – Aynsley, QLD

Beautiful food, lovely staff 🙂 – Bridie, Millfield

Wonderful! Magnificent Lunch!! Thank you. – John, jennie, carol & Brian, Sydney

A taste sensation! So hospitable. – Annie, Forrestville

Wow- Europe in the hunter. Beautiful. – Jennie & Ken, Warremba

What can be better! Love the Rose and food, a real home. – Nick, Sydney

A beautiful lunch to celebrate my 12 weeks pregnancy, it’s like being at home. – Chloe, Paris

Enjoyed it first time, and 2nd and 3rd. A must for us to be our hunter experience. – C M, Sydney

Lovely, thank you – J G, South Africa

Good Pick – C, Epping

Amazing Food! Impressive vegetarian menu – THANK YOU 🙂

Thank you for a delicious meal, it was perfect! – Chris & Clarissa, Artarmon

Great! – Paul, Malaysia

Excellent food and service – G & D, baulkham hills

Fabulous day and food, thank you. – Jene, Rotherburry

Would like to get married here Nov 2015

Excellent decision to spend the day here. – Jeonette, Edie & James, Pokolbin

BEST FOOD IN THE HUNTER! – Vesna, Glendale

These people are so wonderful. – Chris, Surry Hills

Lovely time, thank you. – William, Bondi

Pie and steak were delicious!!!! – L & L, Lisarow

Second time as lovely as the first. – Scott, Haberfield

Beautiful lunch and loved the semillion. – Giuseppe, Armadale

Delightful, beautiful place, wine, food and service. – Gail, Cessnock

Thank you for a delicious meal, it was perfect! – Chris &amp Clarissa, Artarmon

It was amazing food! Impressive Vegetarian menu! 🙂

Fabulous day and food thank you – Jane, Rothbury

Best food in the Hunter – Vesna, Newcastle


Had a great experience – Apsara, Sri Lanka

Beautiful pink sparkling – Rosie, Kilkenny, Ireland

Amazing, beautiful and stunning – VP & Becs, London

Beautiful relaxing lunch – Heidi, Lake Haven

Great wine, food and lovely hosts – Rob & Tina, Mt Evelyn, Melbourne

Beautiful second time round. See you again soon – Greg & Chris, Kogarah, Sydney

Unbelievable hospitality, can’t wait to come back – Briony & Nathan, VIC

Loved it, wonderful, thank you Sandra x – Catherine, & Paul, Paddington

Thank you for your amazing wine and hospitality – Susan & Andrew, Columbia, South Carolina

Fantastic, a superb lunch – Bruce and Susan from Rothbury (neighbours!)

Loved it thank you, loving the dessert wine – Chris & Bethany – Bristol UK

Gabby was a very educated wine host and our visit was awesome – The Barrett Clan

Great 2002 Semillon, Food and hospitality – William, Sue & Isabella

Lunch the best!! Home from home with 5 star treatment. Will tell Ian Rankin all about it!!! xx – Susan, Sydney & Linda, Edinburgh

Sandra, your hospitality knows no bounds, fabulous time sweetheart – Eamonn, Jean, Cathall & Mary from Ireland

Love Evie. Sweet Sandra, you are soo accommodating. – Arnolf & Melissa, Hong Kong

This is the best food and wine in the Hunter Valley. Thank you so much – Delphine, France

We had to come back, the Duck Confit, the Pate, and the service. Wonderful experience, fabulous, thank you – Kay & Matt

Thank you for a lovely tour – Dulbin

Gorgeous wine and lovely people. Had to come back after 6 years – Rodger + Ingela, Carl + Beiguia, Sweden

As always, fabulous, back again and again, third time back – Sydney

As always, fabulous, back again and again, third time back – Sydney

Absolutely beautiful – Natalie & Jeff, Cessnock

Third visit in as many months, and I’ll be back again – Kevin & Krista Newcastle

Most educational and very tasty – Nova Scotia, Canada

Most enjoyable experience – Singapore

Try the Witlof!! Amazing – Oliver + Abby

Lovely boutique wine and a great family operation