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Hunter Valley Cheese Factory & Tasting Rooms

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Hunter Valley Cheese Factory & Tasting Rooms
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  • Average19%
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“washed rind”(8 reviews)
“fig jam”(2 reviews)
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Working award wining artisan small cheesemaking factory, viewing windows and instructional cheesemaking talks at 11am & 3pm daily (free). Sample our bries, washed rind & feta styles (up to 20 handmade regional cheeses available for tasting and...more
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447 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2321, Australia
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+61 2 4998 7744
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on a busy day, but had an enjoyable experience. Loads of lovely, unique cheese varieties, and was impressed that we could indulge in our love of cheese by sampling a number of varieties for $8.00. Staff were lovely. great variety of produce and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LilliPill58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

David, Master Cheesemaker from Hunter Valley Cheese Factory, 447 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin was very informative about the cheese making process.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dragonfly4035
Rosalia L, Fromager & Affinuer at Hunter Valley Cheese Factory & Tasting Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dragonfly4035 Thanks for taking the time to post this fabulous review. Yes we think David is pretty amazing too - I am so glad your enjoyed your time with us, I hope this inspired you to discover more about the wonderful world of cheese....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in when visiting the Hunter Valley, fabulous selection of cheeses, staff very friendly and very helpful. They also sell a lot of products to help you put a great cheese plate together with no effort at all. Well worth a visit, it is hidden...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Val H
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to pick a quiet day so had the master cheese maker all to ourselves. Discovered so much about the complex process of making cheeses. The washed rind brie turned out to be like newborn babies in terms of care and attention...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PattyVella
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We participated in the cheese talk at 11am which was fascinating and had a chance to taste many of the products afterwards in a tasting led by Blake. He was an incredibly kind and generous host who provided us with some stellar winery recommendations for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 194mauliks
Reviewed 28 November 2018

We visited the Hunter Valley Cheese Company last Tuesday. We went here specially for the 11 am cheese talk, tour and tasting, and to buy some cheeses for an anniversary celebration that evening. Unfortunately when we arrived we were told that the talk wasn't happening,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GemmaTravels
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Popped by here to take a look, and were happy we did! We had the cheese tasting plate and got to try 5 different cheeses that were well paired with different types of crackers. YUM! It took some time for them to prepare our tasting,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shopaholickk
Reviewed 1 October 2018

I’m not sure if it was the time of day, or the fact it was over a public holiday weekend, but we were very disappointed by our visit here. On previous visits we’ve enjoyed purchasing a selection of cheeses and browsing in the shop behind,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SydneyMary
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to have the cheesemaker doing the cheese tastings. The variety of cheeses and the different techniques makes this a must do stop when you are in the Hunter Valley.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 167fionar
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Booked a basic tasting for 8 guests and thoroughly enjoyed the selection of cheese we sampled. Service was quick and efficient and our host gave us plenty of information about the different cheese and was able to answer questions. The cheese itself is a little...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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