Pepper Tree, a Family-Owned Winery in the Heart of the Hunter Valley
Pepper Tree is a family-owned wine estate located in the top winegrowing region of the Hunter Valley in New South Wales. Amidst the breathtaking gardens at Pepper Tree Winery, lies in the heart of the cellar, overlooking the panoramic 360-degree views. The vineyards are situated among the four finest appellation regions around Australia, enjoying a diversity of fertile soil types and a variety of specific microclimates.
Pepper Tree Winery was established in 1991 and has continued to create impressionable since the early 90s.
Carefully Chosen Plots Required Analysis of the Soils in the Region
Pepper Tree has been a beacon for top quality wines for over three decades, initially established in 1991. John Davis, the owner and winemaker at Pepper Tree, explored the potential of Hunter Valley and neighboring sites for vine cultivation. He carefully analyzed the soil’s minerality content and decided to start his viticultural pursuit. With hard work and passion for winemaking, the estate is a renowned producer and distributor of red, white, and rosé wines. Pepper Tree WInery also produces high-range sparkling and dessert wines and exports them worldwide.
The Winery Focuses on Three Main Varieties, Shiraz, Chardonnay, and Cabernet Sauvignon
At present, John Davis grows vines in Hunter and Orange within the region of New South Wales, along with Coonawarra and Wrattonbully in South Australia. He focuses on the cultivation of three main grape varieties – Shiraz, Chardonnay, and Cabernet Sauvignon. These four premium vineyard sites give life to fresh grapes and healthy vines, which, after selective handpicking, are processed in the wine cellar to produce top-rated wines.
In the cellar, surrounded by the picturesque countryside of Pokolbin, the owner organizes numerous wine tasting events at Pepper Tree, guests can taste their rarer library wines and premium vintages. The vault, located at Halls Road Cellar Door, can accommodate up to 50 guests simultaneously.