From Sydney, Mudgee is a 3.5-hour drive along the Great Western Highway. Alternatively, a flight via FlyPelican will get you there in 50 minutes.
PEPPERTREE HILL Featuring artwork by WarBëhr, this luxury accommodation has 10 thoughtfully designed cottages and one homestead. peppertreehill.com.au
PIPECLAY PUMPHOUSE Treat yourself here after exploring Robert SteinVineyard & Winery, where this fine dining restaurant is based. pipeclaypumphouse.com.au THE ZIN HOUSE Situated next to Lowe Wines, this award-winning farmhouse restaurant prides itself on giving diners all the time they like, meaning you can explore its grounds and enjoy the views at your leisure. zinhouse.com.au
MUDGEE HELICOPTERS See the region’s stunning natural beauty from above with a sightseeing, winery or country pub tour. mudgeehelicopters.com.au RYLSTONE Just a 45-minute drive (or spectacular helicopter ride) from Mudgee, this charming little town is full of character and provides an interesting change of scenery. Be sure to stop at local tea house 29 Nine 99 for some dumplings while you’re there. visitmudgeeregion.com.au