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Eleanor Knight3 years ago

Explore wine like never before in Port Macquarie

Well-known for their beautiful rolling beaches that home some of the best waves in New South Wales, many people fail to realise that Port Macquarie treasures far more than this stunning coastline. Tucked away from the sand you'll find luscious greenery, rich history and fantastic vineyards that boast some of the best wine in the country. Whether you're planning a day out with a group of friends, your family or loved one, why not check out Port Macquarie's wine country? We have found you two of the best vineyards to visit as well as some delicious places to eat afterwards.

Does nothing beat swirling glass of red wine? Perhaps you’re a fan of a delicate white? Whatever your palate desires, you’re guaranteed to find your perfect wine at one of these locations in Port Macquarie. Check these fantastic vineyards and restaurants in the local area and let your day of wine commence!

Explore the local vineyards

Cassegrain Wines Pty Ltd

Rustic decor inside, Cassegrain Wines - Port Macquarie
Rustic decor inside, Cassegrain Wines Pty Ltd – Port Macquarie

Cassegrain Wines is a peaceful haven where you can enjoy a day experiencing the finest of wines and simply stunning gardens. Whether you’re looking for a location to enjoy a relaxing picnic surrounded by gorgeous scenery or a formal garden setting for a romantic date, Cassegrain Winers can deliver. Take a walk through this enchanting location where you’ll get to experience stunning scenery, unique vineyards, picnic benches and barbecue facilities. Don’t get carried away by the location mind you, there is a whole world of wine to explore at the Cassegrain Wines, so be sure to talk to one of the friendly staff who will be able to tell you more about their iconic vineyard.
Where: 764 Fernbank Creek Road Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Bago Vineyards and Maze

Gorgeous scenery, Bago Vineyards and Maze - Port Macquarie
Gorgeous scenery, Bago Vineyards and Maze – Port Macquarie

Nestled away in Wauchope you’ll find Bago Vineyards and Maze. Here you can enjoy the natural beauty of Port Macquarie’s surroundings, as well as some of the finest wines in the area. Bago Vineyards and Maze is the perfect location for the whole family, home to the largest hedge maze in New South Wales that will occupy your children for hours. During your visit to Bago Vineyards and Maze, be sure swing by the Cellar Door where you can taste a variety of home wines while you enjoy a local cheese plate under the pergola. Open every day from 9:30am, this fantastic location is the ideal day out for everyone to enjoy, regardless of age.
Where: Milligans Road off Bago Road Wauchope NSW 2446

Enjoy a delicious and flavoursome meal

The Restaurant at Cassegrain

Delicious platters, Ca Marche Restaurant - Port Macquarie
Delicious platters, Ca Marche Restaurant – Port Macquarie

If a delicious meal is on your mind, look no further than The Restaurant at Cassegrain. Conveniently located inside the Cassegrain Wines, this is the perfect place to visit for an afternoon lunch after a morning of exploring the vineyards. Here you can enjoy sublime cuisine that is sought to be some of the best that Port Macquarie has to offer. For a delicious main we suggest the char-grilled succulent 300 gram eye fillet steak accompanied by half shell Moreton Bay Bugs topped with a garlic and white wine sauce. This dish is served with seasonal green vegetables and pairs perfectly with a glass of Stone Circle Merlot.
Where: 764 Fernbank Creek Road Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Restaurant Synergy

Modern decor, Restaurant Synergy - Port Macquarie
Modern decor, Restaurant Synergy – Port Macquarie

After a day at Bago Vineyards and Maze you’re bound to be after something to eat. If only the finest quality of food will do, jump in the car and head straight down to Synergy Bar and Restaurant. Located inside the Mercure Centro Hotel, this premium dining venue is home to an impressive wine list, so there will be no dissapointed winebuds this evening. After choosing your perfect top shelf bottle, scan your eyes over their standout menu that includes roasted lamb rump, chicken sous vide and Gippsland eye fillet. If you have chosen a white wine this evening, why not ask your waiter what the fish of the day is? Regardless of the dish you choose you won’t be disappointed at Restaurant Synergy.
Where: 103/105 William Street Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Do you love wine? Where do you head in Port Macquarie for a perfect glass of vino? We’d love to know!

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