Your First Hunter Valley Wine


Your First Hunter Valley Wine

hunter valley wine

First Creek Wines are a family business located in Pokolbin, the centre of the Hunter Valley wine region. They are known for producing a variety of award winning wines and demonstrating the diversity of locally grown and Australian grapes.

Their Story

The Silkmans are the family of winemakers who run First Creek Wines consisting of Liz, Shaun and Greg. Liz Silkman is the chief winemaker who is one of the best in the Hunter Valley wine region. She won the Hunter Valley Winemaker of the Year award in 2011 and 2016. Together they have built a team at First Creek Wines who strive to produce diverse range of outstanding wines with the finest grapes.


Left to right, Liz Silkman, Shaun Silkman, Greg Silkman, Jenny Silkman and Katie Silkman.

First Creek Wines have received a remarkable number of awards for their achievements in winemaking. Their use of the finest grapes combined with a dedication to the winemaking craft has produced some of the best examples of Hunter Valley wine. Their Semillon, Chardonnay and Shiraz wines were awarded 11 trophies and 26 gold medals in 2015 from five different shows.

Their Environment

The entire range from First Creek Wines is available to taste and purchase from their Cellar Door. It is in Pokolbin, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Hunter Valley. The first vineyards were planted in the fertile soil in the 1820s making it Australia’s first wine region. When you visit, you will also be able to enjoy the region’s delicious foods and restaurants, native wildlife and open spaces. The region has a Mediterranean climate with cooling breezes from the northern mountains which welcomes visitors all year around round.
If you cannot find time to make it to the Hunter Valley you can still enjoy First Creek Wines by ordering from their website.

First Creek Wines and  HEALTHIAIRAUS  have partnered to share their pristine surroundings of Pokolbin. The region’s presence of vast vineyards, dense bushlands and nearby mountains provide the perfect environment for an abundance of fresh air. To further enrich your experience of the Hunter Valley and First Creek Wines we now offer ‘ZEPHYRUS‘, delicious, natural air – sourced right from the vineyards.