At Pokolbin in the Hunter Valley on McDonalds Road. 2 hours north of Sydney.DETAILS
Bimbadgen Winery offers four distinct working areas all in one stunning destination - 40 year old vineyards, open-plan winemaking facilities, an award-winning restaurant and a four bedroom executive homestead. Enter the gates of Bimbadgen, head up the rose-clad drive and the first thing you will notice is the striking bell tower. Reminiscent of another great wine-making area, this fantastic Tuscan feature is also surrounded by acres of lush vines and gardens. The winery restaurant has contemporary design features including large glass windows and an open balcony allowing guests stunning views of the Bimbadgen vineyards to the Brokenback ranges. The simple décor with its light wooden tables and chairs creates a relaxed environment perfect for sipping a glass of wine or two. The Esca Bimbadgen private dining room is an exclusive retreat situated adjacent to Esca’s main dining area and bar. It has its own burning fireplace, semi-enclosed balcony and private access bar as well as a unique feature wall of fine wines. FOOD & BEVERAGE
Dedicated to the art of food and wine matching, Esca Bimbadgen's Modern Australian cuisine, which captures the region’s true characteristics through seasonal produce and flavours, makes for a truly memorable dining experience. Executive chef Ebonnie Newby has created select dishes designed to be shared, and tasting plates akin to mini degustation menus. Guests enjoy three ‘tastes’ from the menu, each matched with a Bimbadgen estate wine. A la carte is also available. The wine list offers not only wines from Bimbadgen, but a selection of wines from other Hunter Valley producers and classic wines from regional areas throughout Australia and the world. FUNCTIONS
Bimbadgen offers a variety of flexible spaces to hold functions from weddings, to corporate events and private celebrations. Esca Bimbadgen restaurant can comfortably seat up to 110 guests inside its dining room and offers a variety of menu options including a degustation dinner and flexible beverage and wine packages. The Esca private dining room is perfect for formal and intimate gatherings and can seat up to 25 guests. The Cellar Door Terrace is an ideal platform to host cocktail style functions.