This was just a quick one night weekend road trip with a girlfriend. Being about a three and a half hour drive from Sydney it can easily be done as a one night trip, but it certainly would have been nicer to stay an extra night and explore more wineries if we had the time.
Day 1 – Sydney to Mudgee
Depart Sydney at 8:30am. Drive 90 mins.
Breakfast at Synonymous Cafe in Medlow Bath.
Depart 11am. Drive 2 hours. Arrive in Mudgee.
Lunch at the Zin House, 5 course set menu for $95.
Visit the Lowe Wines Cellar Door on the way our to purchase wines sampled at lunch.
Check into motel at 4:30pm. Stay at the Wanderlight Motor Inn in a ‘Large Delux Ground Floor’ room with a queen bed and single bed for $176.
Short walk for light dinner and drinks at Roth’s Wine Bar with live music.
Day 2 – Mudgee to Sydney
Breakfast at Pipeclay Pumphouse at 8:30am.
Visit the Robert Stein cellar door on site with Pipeclay (open from 10am).
Visit the Pieter van Gent cellar door.
Visit the Moothi Estate winery for a tasting and light lunch.
Visit the Logan Wines cellar door.
Drive back to Sydney – 3.5 hours.