Don’t leave your best friend behind when you go to experience all that local breweries and wineries have to offer. Check out these eight breweries and wineries around NSW that you and your dog can both enjoy.
Stoic Brewing, Gerringong
Bring your dog along to this family-owned-and-operated brewery. Stoic Brewing in Gerringong offers many beer and cider options as well as expanding to coffee in the mornings as well. Try their $20 tasting paddle and enjoy the ambience of live music or come by for another live event. There are also food trucks on-site for tasty bites.
Eden Brewery, Mittagong
Try the fresh brews of Eden Brewery with your pup. They have loads of delicious options in their core range as well as special releases, and a Boozy Burgers food truck on-site for snacking. They also hold plenty of tastings and events like Trivia Nights, live music and even a Dungeons and Dragons event on 28 May. You and your pet can also make a difference here as Eden Brewery uses 100% renewable energy throughout their brewing process and also donates 10% of their profits to Oxfam, an organisation dedicated to providing clean drinking water.
Earth Beer Company, Cudgen
Another brewery for you and your dog to enjoy is Earth Beer Company. What started as a working avocado farm and a tin packing shed has transformed into a low impact brewery that relies solely on renewable energy and provides a wide range of fresh brews to their customers. This is one dog-friendly brewery you won’t want to miss.
The Dalgety Brewing Company, Dalgety
Take your crew on a scenic drive on the dirt and gravel roads in the Snowy Mountains for this next spot. Located on a farm in Dalgety, you and your pooch can enjoy an escape from the hustle and bustle at The Dalgety Brewing Company.
Flamin Galah Brewing Co, Huskisson
Enjoy the good atmosphere and dog friendly venue of Flamin Galah Brewing Co. With 14-plus taps on rotation that include award-winning brews, sink a beer at the Brewpub or The Nest food van that is on-site. Currently brewing 130,000 litres of beer alone, Flamin Galah has also expanded their range to vodka and vodka seltzers. Whether you are enjoying the weekend live music at the Brewpub or just stopping for a quick beer, bring your pooch along and enjoy this unique venue.
Oakvale Wines, Pokolbin
Check out the sustainably produced wines at Oakvale Wines with your pup. These certified organic wines of the Hunter Valley are sure to impress and are also vegan friendly. While your pooch stops for water and treats, check out the expansive collection of all types of wine, whatever your taste might be, or try something different with their delicious apple cider or bellinis.
Cupitt’s Estate, Ulladulla
Dine on the lawn of Cupitt’s Estate with your dog and taste the house-made wine and beer available. With live music every Friday and Sunday, the dining options alongside the winery and brewery on site won’t disappoint.
Briar Ridge Vineyard, Mount View
Another Hunter Valley staple is Briar Ridge Vineyard. Experience the history, tradition and air of curiosity that makes Briar Ridge and their extensive range of wines unique. With award-winning winemaker Alex Beckett at this award-winning winery, you and your pup are sure to get a great taste of what the wineries of Hunter Valley are all about.
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