High Country Vineyards, Wineries & Cellar Doors

September 12th 2017

At nearly 1000 metres above sea level, Armidale in the New England High Country, is a wine grower’s & producer’s paradise.

The high altitude creates a milder climate, with winters long & cool and the summers warm.
Making it the perfect climate to create some of the best Cool Climate wines in Australia.

There are currently 42 Vineyards, 9 wineries and more than 20 Cellar Doors open to visitors in the New England. So, whether you are a wine novice or connoisseur the New England High Country has an abundance of wineries right on our door step.

The region boasts some of the most picturesque and scenic surroundings so why not take a trip and come an experience some of the regions award-winning vineyards and wineries.      
Come see for yourself. You won’t be disappointed.

Below are just a few of the many wineries and cellar doors in and around the Armidale region.


Petersons Winery – www.petersonsguesthouse.com.au

Thunder Ridge Wines – www.thunderridge.com.au

Wayward Trails – www.waywardtrails.com.au


Merilba Estate – www.merilbaestatewines.com.au

Whyworry Wines – www.whyworrywines.com.au


Eastview Estate - www.eastviewestate.com


If you are visiting wineries & cellar doors during your stay with us at Westwood Motor Inn, we have plenty of brochures at the front desk of reception. We are also more than happy to discuss with you any other attractions or places you may wish to visit while staying in the New England High Country.