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Vintage Wine Dinner 2024 -

Vintage Wine Dinner 2024

Vintage Wine Dinner 2024 A Vintage of swift pace and exceptional quality. This year will mark the 39th vintage for McLeish Estate Wines and we are marking the occasion with the annual Vintage Wine Dinner where we are excited to take guests on a journey behind the wines on Wednesday April 3rd and Wednesday April […]

A guide to Wines for the Perfect Valentines Day -

A guide to Wines for the Perfect Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate love and romance than with a glass of exquisite wine? Whether you’re planning a cozy evening for two, with friends or enjoying a solo treat, the right wine can enhance the ambiance and create beautiful memories. We have curated a selection of […]

FREE Festive Season EBOOK -

FREE Festive Season EBOOK

As the festive season approaches there is excitement for the celebrations with family, friends and a sumptuous spread that captures the essence of Australia’s sun-kissed surf and diverse culinary flavors. One integral element that adds a touch of magic to the festivities is the perfect pairing of wines with an array of delectable dishes. Keeping […]

Festive Feast with the Ultimate Pairings! -

Festive Feast with the Ultimate Pairings!

As the festive season approaches there is excitement for the celebrations with family, friends and a sumptuous spread that captures the essence of Australia’s sun-kissed surf and diverse culinary flavors. One integral element that adds a touch of magic to the festivities is the perfect pairing of wines with an array of delectable dishes. Keeping […]

Sydney Harbour Wine Dinner Cruise -

Sydney Harbour Wine Dinner Cruise

Friday 3rd of November 2023 Celebrate the festive season with McLeish Wines   Experience the ultimate Festive season extravaganza: A Wine Dinner Cruise on Sydney Harbour with McLeish Estate Wines On Friday 3rd of November – Sydney’s iconic skyline, shimmering waters and the award winning range of McLeish Wines come together for a spectacular festive […]

Hunter Highland Luncheon 2023 - McLeish wines, cuisine & Scottish traditions -

Hunter Highland Luncheon 2023 – McLeish wines, cuisine & Scottish traditions

As the bagpipes and highland dancers performed and canapes were served, we found ourselves transported to the Scottish highlands for an unforgettable Hunter Highland Luncheon event hosted by the McLeish family. The blend of Scottish tradition, culinary excellence and great McLeish wines left a lasting impression on every guest. The setting surrounded by the estate […]

The Clan - Spring 2023 -

The Clan – Spring 2023

The Clan – Spring 2023 The Clan – Spring 2023

Halliday Wine Companion 2024 -

Halliday Wine Companion 2024

  We are proud to announce that our winery has been awarded 5 – Red Stars in this years awards for being an “outstanding winery regularly producing wines of exemplary quality and typicity.” An exceptional 96 points for the Reserve Semillon 2022 and Cellar Reserve Semillon 2016, both from our Wines of Distinction Range. The […]

Hunter Highland Lunch 2023 -

Hunter Highland Lunch 2023

Hunter Highland Lunch 2023 Saturday 16th of September 2023 Experience the Highlands of Scotland at McLeish Estate McLeish Estate will come alive this September for a Scottish celebration of the Hunter Highland Lunch. Bringing together the very best Scottish traditions and local Hunter Valley wine and produce, the ‘Hunter Highland Lunch’ will be held on […]

Behind the wines - 2023 Vintage -

Behind the wines – 2023 Vintage

After a wetter than average July and August, we’ve moved towards beautiful warm weather across November and the start of December, creating the perfect growing conditions for Vintage 2023. The elevated estate vineyards sit at 236m – 265m above sea level (pictured). Planted in 1985 from old cuttings, the varietals are showing perfect development as […]

Wine Partners Spring Pack -

Wine Partners Spring Pack

Wine Partners Spring Pack The wine pack for this Winter season includes a range of wines that are ideal for both entertaining and savouring as the nights become cooler. If you would like to learn more about the vineyards, wines and purchase please click on the wines below to follow the link. McLeish Semillon 2022 […]

Wine & Chocolate -

Wine & Chocolate

Wine and chocolate are two of life’s greatest indulgences. This easter long weekend take note of our suggested pairings to create the most irresistible flavor combinations. The key to the perfect match is to pair similar intensities. Less intense flavoured chocolate pairs perfectly with light bodied wines. Whereas intense bittersweet flavours pair perfectly with more […]

Vintage 2022 -

Vintage 2022

21/01/2022 As wine producers this time of the year is like a game of poker, we are constantly gambling with the weather conditions. In November 2021 meteorologists declared a La Nina weather event, with the wettest spring in 10 years continuing into early summer. These cooler weather conditions have meant that this years vintage is […]

Ted's 40th Vintage -

Ted’s 40th Vintage

For most who visit McLeish, the cellar door provides an opportunity to try our wines and meet the team. However, there’s one team member who is very important to the business and few are given the pleasure of meeting him, and that’s Ted, our trusty vineyard manager! Producing wine in the Hunter Valley is not […]

McLeish Wine Dinner at Hobarts Newcastle - Thursday 7th November -

McLeish Wine Dinner at Hobarts Newcastle – Thursday 7th November

McLeish ‘Museum Wine Dinner’ will be held on Thursday 14th of November at the picturesque Hobarts dining room, featuring the award winning McLeish Estate Cellar Reserve Semillon – the stars of the show at the recent 2019 London International Wine Challenge. McLeish Estate winery is nestled in the heart of the lower Hunter Valley in […]