Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese Shop is the brainchild of Tony Drice. Established early in 2005, Tony and his staff have gone along in leaps and bounds, supplying local and international gourmands and tourists alike with a vast array of local and international cheeses, condiments and delicacies.
Tony was born into a family of hoteliers and followed a career in hospitality as a chef, then moved on to front of house as a waiter / captain and then restaurant manager. Tony was also a Butler for Regent International Hotels, looking after the worlds rich and famous. Tony opened his first restaurant in 1990, and had 2 restaurants operating at one stage. After nearly 40 years in the industry Tony has stepped out of restaurants and into providoring. His vast wealth of knowledge in all things food and service shines through in the appearance and stock available in the store. It is a gourmands treasure trove, with all staff from a hospitality / food background. The store has quickly become internationally famous and a must see when visiting Hunter Valley Wine Country.