Is Savannah Estate Winery worth a visit?

Is Savannah Estate Winery worth a visit?

Written by: Cameron Ward

Published: 04/15/2024

Reading time: 3 mins

  Visit Savannah Estate, located in the Hunter Valley, an award winning wine region in Australia.

Without a doubt, it’s worth visiting Savannah Estate for the vineyard views and the wine! Nestled in the Hunter Valley region, just outside of the popular town of Cessnock, the winery is a popular one to visit.

The Hunter Valley is about a two hour drive from Sydney and is best known for its excellent varieties of semillion and shiraz.

How to get to Savannah Estate

You can get to Savannah Estate by car or public transport. Getting there by car is a lot easier and quicker compared to public transport. From Sydney the drive is two hours and from Newcastle, it is an hour’s drive.

Going by public transport, it is about a four hour journey from Sydney or a two hour trip from Newcastle by train and buses.

You could also book a private tour and go to Savannah Estate, along with two other wineries. Please check before booking the private tour to ensure it is available.

Savannah Estate history

Savannah Peterson is a third generation winemaker from the Peterson family, who is known for their top-tier winemaking at Peterson Wines. Following her grandparents and parents, Savannah wanted to embrace her winemaking roots and create her own wines.

With years of hard work, Savannah and her team have created premium wines and the perfect place for customers to feel welcome as they walk through the cellar doors.

Tastings at Savannah Estate 

There is no better way to visit Savannah Estate than to try some of their very own delicious wines. It’s recommended to book a tasting in advance, but walk ins are accepted if available. You can book online or call.

  • Cellar door tasting

The cellar door tasting is a great option to try a wide selection of wines from Savannah Estate.

If you’re a member of The Petersons Wine Club, you can enjoy a complimentary tasting!

  • Pie and wine tasting

A unique experience at Savannah Estate is the pie and wine tasting. You will have four different pies that are paired perfectly with Savannah Estate’s very own wine. Quite the perfect place to go for lunch while stopping by different Hunter Valley wineries.

On your way out, don’t forget to buy a bottle of wine to enjoy later and to remember how good the wines are at Savannah Estate.

Cameron Ward
Cameron Ward
Managing Director at Sightseeing Tours Australia

Cameron Ward turned his travel passion into a thriving Australian tourism business. Before he co-founded his own business, Sightseeing Tours Australia, he was enjoying being a Melbourne tour guide. Even now, Cameron delights in helping visitors from all around the world get the most out of their incredible Australian trip. You’ll see Cameron leading tours or writing about his favourite Australian places where he shares his local insights.