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Tucked among rolling, vine-covered hills, outback paddocks and winding country lanes, lies Orange NSW wine country. Home to more than 60 vineyards and 40 cellar doors, discover a lacework of wine trails leading to an impressive range of wineries and vineyards, each with their own unique charms.

A range of first-class cellar door experiences await. Find beautifully restored historic buildings such as century-old bluestone stables and barns, repurposed to house rustic cellar doors. Gaze upon the picturesque Towac Valley from one of the highest altitude vineyards in Australia, or take the children along to discover a delightful petting zoo as you taste wines at one of the most photogenic cellar doors in the region.

Orange wine tours are also a great option for your gastronomic and vinous journey. Have a local winemaker give you a behind-the-scenes look at what goes on behind cellar doors or for a completely immersive experience, let a boutique tour operator create you a bespoke itinerary.

Visitors won’t want to miss dining at a number of truly exceptional vineyard restaurants, or simply graze from generous platters of local produce between tastings.

Be sure to check what events may be on during your stay. There are many events at Orange wineries held throughout the year, both as part of the highly popular Orange Wine Festival but also held independently. Try a class at an on-site boutique cookery school, or a more opulent experience such as a mid-winter truffle hunt followed by a black-tie degustation feast.

Rowlee Wines

Rowlee Cellar Door is nestled amongst the vines on the verdant foothills of Mt Canobolas, 950 metres above sea level – exposed to the cool climate and unique topography of the Orange Wine Region.

Colmar Estate

Colmar Estate is nestled in the highlands of Orange – one of the most picturesque parts of the region. At an elevation of 980 metres their vineyard enjoys a cool, continental climate that produces elegant Pinot Noir red wines and white wines with rare purity, elegance and flavour.

De Salis Wines

De Salis' cellar door is open seven days per week (closed Christmas and Boxing Day) from 11am till 5pm. With an 180 degree vista over the valley below.

Heifer Station Wines

Wine tasting in a 100 year old shearing shed on the undulating slopes of Mt Canobolas. Cool climate, high altitude wines. With respect for the earth and a whole lot of altitude the fruit does the talking - that's the Heifer Station way.

Ross Hill Wines

Ross Hill Wines is a family run and sustainable operation established in 1994 by Peter and Terri Robson, with son James and his wife Chrissy now taking over the reins.

Angullong Wines

Angullong is a family owned wine company from the premium high altitude cool climate wine region of Orange in the Central West of New South Wales located about 350 kilometres west of Sydney.

Bloodwood Estate

The first wine grapes in the Orange district were planted on Bloodwood in the spring of 1983. Since then, Bloodwood has enjoyed continuing critical and wine show success.

Brangayne of Orange Wines

Established in 1994, Brangayne is located at 970 metres altitude, on the slopes of Mount Canobolas. Known for its Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir as well as its signature Tristan (cabernet, shiraz, merlot) and Isolde Reserve Chardonnay, the range also includes Pinot Grigio and Riesling.

Canobolas Smith Winery

Welcome to Canobolas-Smith Wines, a small family company making premium quality wines. Visit their eight hectares of vineyard on the northern slopes of Mount Canobolas near Orange, New South Wales. Enjoy a wine tasting and relax at the welcoming cellar door.

Cargo Road Wines

The vineyard is one of the oldest in the region, established in 1983 on Cargo Road, west of Orange. The varieties grown are Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Barbera, Zinfandel, Nebbiolo, Gewürztraminer, Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling.

Faisan Estate Wines

Faisan Estate is a small vineyard and winery located near Mount Canobolas, 20 kilometres west of the City of Orange. Varieties produced at Faisan Estate include Semillon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz.

Habitat Vineyard

Nestled high on Mount Canobolas in the Nashdale area, Habitat Vineyard produces Pinot Noir, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris. Your hosts Marko and Clare invite you to taste their hand crafted wines and seasonal produce.

Koomooloo Wines

Philip Shaw Wines are sourced entirely from Shaw's 47 hectare Koomooloo Vineyard. Purchased in 1988 and planted in 1989 on red loam over limestone, this cool climate vineyard rises to an altitude of 900 metres (2,950 feet).

Mayfield Vineyard Cellar Door

Mayfields Icely Road wines are available at the cellar door, a charming 100 year old school house with a magnificent outlook over one of the most picturesque vineyards in the Orange region. Mayfield Vineyard is one of the highest and coolest vineyards in Australia.

Monument Vineyard

An old sandstone monument stands on the corner of a vineyard, signifying the place where many years ago, Major Sir Thomas Livingston Mitchell began his explorations of South East Australia. The monument is a timely reminder of one man's thirst for exploration.

Mortimers of Orange

The vineyard is named after a quiet street in the rural Humberside village of Burton Pidsea in the United Kingdom. The original street sign is "on loan" and adorns the entrance to Chestnut Garth Vineyard.

Nashdale Lane Wines Cellar Door

Their stunning, new cellar door, in the prime wine growing region of NSW’s Orange highlands, is now opened - seven days a week, 11am to 5pm.

Orange Ex-Services' Club

Orange Ex-Services' Club is the leading Club in the Central West of NSW, committed to the delivery of excellence in customer service and facilities for the benefit of Members and the wider community in a responsible, professional and sustainable manner.

Patina Wines

Patina is a family owned estate nestled in the rich volcanic slopes of Mount Canobolas, near Orange. The passion and intensity that winemaker and host Gerald Naef applies to Patina Wines, brings out the best in the region's varietal character.

Philip Shaw Wines

Philip Shaw wines express the ideal qualities of this region. Made without compromise the range shows pure varietal characters with bright fruit flavour, intense high altitude elegance and complexity. Philip Shaw Wines are sourced entirely from Shaw's 47 hectare Koomooloo Vineyard.

Printhie Wines

Built in 2004 the Printhie Cellar Door is a wonderful place to relax and taste the 15 wines made next door in the modern state-of-the-art winery, only 25 minutes drive from Orange.

RIKARD Wines

RIKARD wines are purposeful, complex, cool climate wines created by Will Rikard-Bell. They combine rigorous fruit selection and gentle handling with a restrained, minimalist winemaking approach. They create wines with great depth and a sense of place.

Rosnay Organic Farm and Vineyard

They are Canowindra's first organic vineyard and farm, just eight kilometres from town. The Stathams began their organic farming journey 20 years ago and have been recognised as one of the organic pioneers in NSW.

Sassy Wines

The cool climate Sassy Wines of Orange New South Wales results in a slow ripening and maturation of grapes that leads to flavoursome and elegant wines. At Sassy Wines they aim to produce excellant quality single vineyards wines.

Sisters Rock Restaurant

On a glorious site, high above the bustling city and overlooking lush countryside, is Borrodell Vineyard, a country retreat amongst the grape vines - one of Australia's highest. Borrodell Vineyard is nestled in the lee of Mount Canobolas on the slopes of the Towac Valley.

Slow Wine Co

Their Cellar Door is located in the heart of the historic village of Millthorpe. Open seven days a week, they love to meet people to share their passion and knowledge for the wines from the family vineyard. They also change into a Tapas Wine Bar on Saturday nights from 5.

Small Acres Cyder

Established on the picturesque foothills of Mount Canobolas in Borenore just outside of Orange, Small Acres Cyder was one of the first producers of traditional cider in Australia.

Stockmans Ridge Wines

Jonathan and Valerie run the family business of Stockman’s Ridge. Situated in the picturesque and colourful wine region of Orange along Cargo Road, Stockman's Ridge Wines produces premium cool climate wines. With the vineyard and Cellar Door sitting at an altitude of 800 metres.

Strawhouse Wines

Strawhouse Wines is a boutique wine business. After spending some years in Orange in the '80's when the first vineyards were established in the region, Justin Byrne and Meg Simpson built a strawbale house and planted the Strawhouse Vineyard in 1997.

Swinging Bridge Estate

Welcome to Swinging Bridge Estate a small, family owned vineyard at Canowindra, New South Wales in the heart of the Central Ranges.

Swinging Bridge Wines

Swinging Bridge provides an unique sit down cellar door experience in the Orange region. They showcase wines from their individual selected block series, their best of Orange region wines and their experimental wine series.

The Greenhouse of Orange

The Greenhouse of Orange is a relaxed and unique dining destination, sourcing and showcasing the best food and wine the Central West community has to offer.

Toms Waterhole Wines

Toms Waterhole Winery and Cellar Door is located on Longs Corner Road, eight kilometres from Canowindra, just follow the brown and white location signs. Wines are handcrafted on site, where you can meet and talk to the winemaker.

Twisted River Wines

Twisted River Wines is a boutique vineyard located on the Henry Parkes Way, 14 kilometres from Manildra, halfway between Orange and Parkes.

Wallington Wines

Wallington Wines is a family owned and operated Organic and Biodynamic farm producing certified grapes and olives just outside the picturesque town of Canowondra in the Central Ranges Region of New South Wales.

Word Of Mouth Cellar Door

Word of Mouth Wines established in 2003, is an exciting collaboration between two neighbours with existing vineyards on the slopes of Mount Canobolas. Located at a cool 1000 metres above sea level. overlooking the township of Orange.

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