Vine of Mine

Adopt a vine in the renowned Hunter Valley wine region

In the heart of the Hunter Valley, rows of grapevines sprawl for miles. Bustling cellar doors welcome guests for daily tastings, while wineries work year-round to craft high profile wines, enjoyed around the world. The winemaking history in the region dates back to the 1800s, as the Hunter Valley now holds claim to viticultural fame.

Hunter Valley Wine Country attracts wine enthusiasts and tourists alike, as visitors gain the chance to see grapes on the vine, take winemaking tours, and taste the finest wines.

What if you could take your Hunter Valley experience one step further — and claim a vine of your own?

Through Vine of Mine, wine enthusiasts can become part of the iconic Hunter Valley wine region like never before.

Own a part of the Hunter Valley: Your personal-size vineyard

Through Vine of Mine, wine enthusiasts gain the opportunity to be a part of the iconic Hunter Valley Wine Country like never before: by adopting a vine located on Ironstone Estate, a sprawling vineyard located in the Lovedale region of the Hunter Valley.

When you adopt a vine through Vine of Mine, the vine becomes honorarily yours. This offers opportunities for involvement in the winemaking region, as you gain the chance to visit Ironstone Estate and tend to your vine in person, and learn about the winemaking process beginning from step one.

Membership to Vine of Mine includes the right to visit your vine, a personal claim to owning a piece of the Hunter Valley, a membership welcome pack, discounts on wine and accommodation, and much more.

Vine of Mine is the best way to immerse yourself in the art of winemaking — with a vine you can call your own.

The Basic Package

$499

This package includes ownership of your vine on Ironstone Estate, plus a selection of gifts, including 12 bottles of wine, discounts on accommodation and purchases, and more.
  • Your own vine in Hunter Valley Wine Country, plus naming rights
  • Visitation rights; access to Ironstone Estate for photos, pruning, and picking fruit during designated times of year
  • Aerial photo of your vine
  • 12 bottles of Ironstone Estate wine
  • Ironstone Estate wine cooler bag
  • 10% off Ironstone Estate accommodation
  • 10% off wine purchases

The Popular Package

$999

This package includes everything from the Basic Package, including 12 bottles of wine plus an additional array of Ironstone Estate gifts, along with increased discounts on accommodation and wine purchases.
  • Your own vine in Hunter Valley Wine Country, plus naming rights
  • Visitation rights; access to Ironstone Estate for photos, pruning, and picking fruit during designated times of year
  • Aerial photo of your vine
  • 12 bottles of Ironstone Estate wine
  • Ironstone Estate hat
  • Ironstone Estate tee shirt
  • Ironstone Estate wine cooler bag
  • 10% off Ironstone Estate accommodation
  • 20% off wine purchases

The Ultimate Package

$3,999

This package includes everything from the Basic and Popular packages, plus two nights accommodation at the Ironstone Estate vineyard, sleeping up to 12 people — the perfect getaway as you visit your vine.
  • Your own vine in Hunter Valley Wine Country, plus naming rights
  • Visitation rights; access to Ironstone Estate for photos, pruning, and picking fruit during designated times of year
  • Aerial photo of your vine
  • 2 nights accommodation at Ironstone Estate, for up to 12 people
  • 12 bottles of Ironstone Estate Wine
  • Ironstone Estate hat
  • Ironstone Estate tee shirt
  • Ironstone Estate wine cooler bag
  • 10% off Ironstone Estate accommodation
  • 20% off wine purchases

Welcome to Ironstone Estate

The Lovedale region is home to many winemaking greats, including Allandale Winery, Tatler Wines, De Bortoli, and many more. Joining the ranks is Ironstone Estate, with a prolific grape-growing history, supplying grapes to multiple wineries and cellar doors in the area.

In 2022, Ironstone Estate began bottling its wines under the Ironstone Estate name, with bottles available for purchase through the estate.

Ironstone Estate is a sprawling 45-acre property, home to hundreds of vines, and hosting three of Lovedale’s original vineyard accommodation stays. The property hosts up to 36 guests through three self contained accommodations, each hosting 12 guests, with all the amenities you need for an unforgettable vineyard getaway.

Visit the estate to visit and tend to your vine — the perfect location for get-togethers, celebrations, and luxurious getaways.

The perfect gift for those who have everything

What do you get the person who has everything? Through Vine of Mine, the answer is: their very own vine in the heart of the Hunter Valley.

This unique and memorable gift is perfect for the special recipients in your life who may be tricky to buy for — Vine of Mine is the best way to gift an experience more incredible than they’ve ever imagined.

Vine of Mine FAQ

Can I visit my vine?

Yes! Your vine will be located on the beautiful Ironstone Estate in Lovedale, NSW. The estate offers accommodation for up to 36 people. Bring friends and family for a vineyard get-together, or stop by anytime to visit your vine. Please contact estate management prior to visiting your vine. Vine of Mine also offers access to vineyard activities at designated times each year, including pruning your vine and picking fruit.

Which one is my vine?

In your Welcome Pack, you will receive an aerial photo that highlights the location of your vine. On the vineyard, your vine will hold a swing-tag that notes you as its owner, as well as a tag with your vine’s nickname (get creative!).

Do I have to take care of my vine?

Vine of Mine allows each member to choose their level of involvement. Some members may visit the vineyard to see and tend to their vine in person, while others choose to enjoy the benefits of membership from a distance. No matter how often you visit, rest assured that your vine will be fully cared for on the Ironstone Estate vineyard. Our team of specialist vineyard carers will keep up with your vine’s care year-round, pampering your vine with weeding, fresh watering, fertilising and adding seasoned mulch.

Do I gain ownership of my vine?

Vine of Mine allows you to lay honorary claim to a vine in the Hunter Valley — which no one else will be able to claim. The vine and its grapes remain the property of the Ironstone Estate vineyard.

Can I give Vine of Mine as a gift?

Yes! Vine of Mine is popular for gifting, as a unique, memorable and ongoing experience.

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