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A Day on the Green with Roxette

A Day on the Green at Bimbadgen presents Roxette with special guests Jon Stevens and Boom Crash Opera. Swedish pop-rockers Roxette will make a very welcome return to a day on the green in March 2025. The super Swedes were a hit-making machine in Australia with hit songs like 'Dressed For Suc...

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Stomp! Wines Stomp 2025

Saturday March 8th, 11.30am - 3.00pm. Take a fun, educational look at the life of a Winemaker during Vintage. Help us squish, measure, stomp and finish with a feast. Your day includes: -measuring grape ripeness-sampling our 2025 juices & ferments-blending & tasting-​three course lunch with...

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Christmas Buffet Lunch at Rydges

Join us on the 25th of December for an unforgettable Christmas Buffet LunchGet ready to jingle your taste buds at the most spectacular Christmas Buffet Lunch of the year. This is a festive feast that will even make Santa jealous. The vast spread includes: Carvery & live cooking station from ...

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Summer Salt Festival with Hozier and special guests

*Please note that this event is sold out. SummerSalt is coming to the Hunter Valley. The Grammy-nominated, award-winning multi-platinum singer and songwriter Hozier. will be joined at SummerSalt by a line-up of special guests that is to be announced soon. The picturesque backdrop of the viney...

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Take That at A Day on the Green

TAKE THAT have announced their return down under with a huge live tour. TAKE THAT’s This Life On Tour will see the trio – Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald – take in seven dates across Australia and New Zealand, including three spectacular a day on the green events.Fans will undoubtedly rejoi...

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Boydells Long Lunch

Our long lunch has become a bit of a tradition, it is a relaxed day of great food, wine, company and live music at our vineyard in East Gresford. This annual event has limited tickets and sells out quickly, we only open our vineyard once a year, with our beloved 1826 club members getting the first o...

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D'Vine Long Weekend

This October D'Vine will be bigger and better than ever! They're cooking up more to eat, more to drink, more to experience, and more entertainment for the whole family – yep that includes the kids and your fur babies too! Take the stress out of your visit and experience as many D’Vine offerings that...

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Stomp! Wines Pottery, Wine & Cheese

Join this hands-on experience to enjoy a Stomp! Wines tasting, accompanied by Binnorie Dairy cheeses, whilst making a variety of your very own keepsake pottery table and serving ware (mugs, little bowls and plates). You'll design pottery pieces using slab or pinching techniques then decorate them b...

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Dashville Skyline

This October Long Weekend, take a cosmic journey to Dashville for a special 10th anniversary edition of Australia’s very own Cosmic Country Weekender, Dashville Skyline. A well crafted experience for laid back music lovers and families looking for a great music and cultural camping experience. ...

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Vines & Wines Roaming Feast

or the second year with Glandore, Oakvale and De Iuliis Wines Saturday 21st September, 12:00pm to 4:30pm Join three leading Hunter Valley wineries for an inaugural progressive lunch over the D’Vine Long Weekend. Experience this intimate affair as a winemaker from each estate will explore their win...

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Hunter Highland Lunch at McLeish Estate Winery

Experience the Highlands of Scotland at McLeish Estate McLeish Estate will come alive this September for a Scottish celebration of the Hunter Highland Lunch. Bringing together the very best Scottish traditions and local Hunter Valley wine and produce, the ‘Hunter Highland Lunch’ will be held on Se...

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End2End Festival

Who doesn't love a food, wine, music festival? Especially when it's in the Hunter Valley? Featuring 2 venues, 10 wineries, gourmet food, live music, Semillon and seafood, boutique Beer and so much more, the End2End Festival will delight the senses and tickle the tastebuds. Hop on and off the End2E...

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Sculpture in the Vineyards

Sculpture in the Vineyardsis the longest running regional sculpture festival in New South Wales. Save the date! Get your friends together! Work out your itinerary !Book your accommodation ! Wollombi Valley Sculpture Festival – Sculpture in the Vineyards 15th September to 29th September...

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2024 Our Bushland Festival

Excitement is in the air as we proudly announce the return of Our Bushland Festival in 2024! Held again at Poppethead Park, Kitchener. The main festival day will be held on Sunday 8 September, from 9.30am – 3pm. Nestled in the heart of the breathtaking Cessnock region, Our Bushland is a natu...

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Degustation Dinner - Vincent St Kitchen + Bar and Drayton's Wines

We have partnered with Drayton's Wines for our August degustation dinner - a great night to be had full of delicious food and even more delicious wine!Enjoy a mouth-watering five-course menu, created by our head chef Shaun Simons; each dish paired with a wine from Drayton's Wines. Call 4005 6766 or...

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Hunter Valley Highland Games

Join us on 24 August 2024 at Saltire Estate. Starting at 9.30am till 4pm. Presented by the HV Games Management Committee, Come experience the Hunter Valley Highland Games in beautiful Wine Country! These games celebrate the deep connection between Australia and Scotland. Afterall, the ori...

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Medieval Dinner at Vamp Wine Rooms

Join Lisa McGuigan at the home of her wines Vamp Wine Rooms for a lavish Medieval Feast fit for Kings and Queens! Come dressed in your finest medieval attire and enjoy a delectable night of decadence. Now in its 3rd year, Lisa's modern take on the traditional banquet will be her best yet! Indulge in...

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Boydell's Bastille Lunch

Don your beret and Louboutins, wax your moustache and join us for a fabuleuse soirée. Channeling her inner Bocuse and Robuchon, Chef Paula Rengger has designed a menu of classic French dishes with a contemporary twist. To complete the experience the four courses will be paired with Boydell’s and Fre...

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Stomp! Fireside Tasting 2024

Rug up and relax fireside on Saturday 13 July 4.30pm - 6pm, watch the sunset and discuss/taste your way through a range of Stomp! wines. Winemaker & owners Michael & Meredith McManus will host the tasting introducing the wine's terroir and how it affects the wines. The tasting will be paired...

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Hunter Valley Wine & Beer Festival

The 12th annual Hunter Valley Wine & Beer Festival will take place on Saturday 13th July 2024, within the grounds of the picturesque Rydges Resort Hunter Valley. In an exciting off-season merger, the festival is now powered by the team behind the famous Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular Festiv...

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Bastille Day at Wine House Hunter Valley

Enjoy a festive French inspired lunch by chef Nick Vivian who has put on his toque blanche and designed a menu to share amongst friends as the Hunter goes head-to-head with France on Chardonnay and Shiraz! Winemaker Liz Silkman will be our special guest for the lunch. Now if anyone can sort Hunter C...

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World of Wine Masterclass

We invite you to explore the fascinating world of wines, guided by experts who are passionate about their craft. Presented by Certified Sommelier and WSET educator, Matt Dunne, and Len Evans Scholar and Briar Ridge Winemaker, Andrew Duff, you will be guided through 7 brackets of Joval imports and B...

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Pokolbin Paint & Sip

Join Us for a Unique Paint and Sip Experience at Pokolbin Estate! Immerse yourself in a creative afternoon unlike any other at our picturesque Hunter Valley winery. Get ready to unleash your artistic side under the guidance of our one-of-a-kind artist, Ellen Grace! Indulge in our exquisite b...

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Winter Markets at Bimbadgen

Homegrown Markets Winter market at Bimbadgen in the Hunter Valley! 100+ Handmade & design stallsHeaps of yummy street foodLive local musosCreative workshopsOutdoor wine bar & cellar doorFace paintingOn-site car parkGourmet produce& M...

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Fireside Museum Dinner with Andrew Margan

Join Andrew Margan for a unique fireside winemakers dinner in Margan Restaurant on Saturday, June 29th. Andrew will be diving into the private Margan cellar to dust off and talk you through some very rare drops and museum-worthy wines, all perfectly paired to the latest decadent winter tasting menu ...

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Burning of the Barrel

Voted one of the top 50 wine experiences in the world! And it's back for 2024, Glandores Burning Of The Barrel! An incredible night out in the heart of the beautiful Hunter Valley, this widely loved spectacle is a celebration of fine wines and good times! And delicious food, and music, and fireworks...

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Snow Time in the Garden

Enjoy some icy fun this Winter at Hunter Valley Gardens. From 29 June to 28 July 2024.Enjoy some icy fun this Winter at Hunter Valley Gardens. From 29 June to 28 July 2024.The whole family will enjoy our fun-filled icy-activities, including building a snowman in our Mega Snow Play Zone! Glide down o...

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Bimbadgen’s Winter Feast: A Single Vineyard Release Dinner

Bimbadgen’s Winter Feast: A Single Vineyard Release Dinner at Bimbadgen Palmers Lane Immerse yourself in the charm of the Hunter Valley during Winter, when the vines are dormant, but the atmosphere of new release wines thrive! Join Chief Winemaker, Richard Done, and the Bimbadgen team at our Palme...

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Food Fight

Hunter Culinary Association delivers a superior culinary experience across its annual calendar of events for its members and guests. Each year, we organise two seasonal lunches, an autumn and spring lunch. The lunches begin with a workshop aimed at educating apprentices, members and guests about th...

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Epic Annual Lunch

Muse is a renowned two-hatted restaurant, located at the entrance to Pokolbin in the beautiful iconic Hungerford Hill winery . The emphasis is on seasonality and quality, showcasing the best of fresh Hunter Valley local produce. The seasonal nature of the menus results in dishes which are constant...

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Winter Solstice at the Farm

Celebrate the Winter Solstice at 4 Pines at the Farm! Join us for an unforgettable Winter Solstice celebration in the enchanting Hunter Valley! Embrace the magic of the season with an array of activities and entertainment including live music, all-day food specials, the release of our Irish Chocol...

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Boydell's Winter Solstice Feast

Celebrate the enchantment of winter solstice with a cozy gathering at Boydell’s. Come together amidst the crisp winter air and crackling fireside warmth, indulging in delectable toasties paired perfectly with spiced mulled wine. Move indoors to immerse yourself in the rich flavors of winter, the emb...

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Degustation Dinner - Vincent St Kitchen + Bar and Tyrrell's Wines

We have partnered with Tyrrell's Wines for our June degustation dinner - a great night to be had full of delicious food and even more delicious wine!Enjoy a mouth-watering five-course menu, created by our head chef Shaun Simons; each dish paired with a wine from Tyrrell's Wines.

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LiddellWORKS - Opening Event

Sixteen artists entered the iconic power station in its last days, to create remarkable work that explores the legacy and transformation of the site and its people. Bowls made with smokestack fly-ash. Crocheted “hard hats”. A VR tour of the power station. Paintings of once busy industrial spaces. W...

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Family Friendly

Glandore Estate Trivia Night

Trivia Master, Duane Roy will be taking us through four rounds of fun! Held in the Glandore cellar door from 5.30pm. The fire pits will be lit to keep you toasty warm, as well as our delicious range of wines. Kris from Ometto's pizza will have the oven ready from 5.30pm for you to purchase your me...

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Trivia Tuesdays!

Every Tuesday at 7PM, grab your mates and a table. Prizes to be won for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Click here to book your table

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Live Music

Live Music at Saddler's Creek

Unwind and connect with WINE + EATS + MUSIC. A relaxing Hunter Valley outdoor experience, savour a glass or bottle of Saddler's Creek wine, chef prepared casual eats and live music, set in our wine garden/picnic area.

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LiddellWORKS Exhibition

Sixteen artists entered the iconic power station in its last days, to create remarkable work that explores the legacy and transformation of the site and its people. Bowls made with smokestack fly-ash. Crocheted “hard hats”. A VR tour of the power station. Paintings of once busy industrial spaces. W...

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Friday Night Wine & Chill

Kick start your Hunter Valley weekend at Saddler's Creek Wines with WINE + EATS + MUSIC. Cellar Door is open until 8.30pm each Friday. For same day bookings please call the Cellar Door onon 02 4991 1770.

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Hunter Belle Cheese Tastings at Rydges Resort Hunter Valley

Rydges Resort Hunter Valley will be the home away from home for Hunter Belle Cheese this June. Hosted by the renowned “Mr. and Mrs. Cheese,” Annie and Jason Chesworth, beloved contestants from My Kitchen Rules 2014, this is must-attend cheese & wine masterclass.Indulge in expertly curated ...

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Ribs & Reds - Bluegrass aged vs new masterclass

Throughout May and June, visit our Hunter Valley Cellar Door and explore how exceptional red wines age and improve. You can explore Saddler's iconic Bluegrass Collection and experience how these wines evolve with cellaring. These full bodied red wines are renowned for their exceptional aging poten...

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Smoking Class - Low & Slow Smoked Pork Ribs

Our Low and Slow Smoking Rib Masterclass will give you all the knowledge and skills you need to make top-grade, mouth-watering slow smoked pork ribs. Whilst ribs smoke in the Traegar smoker in front of you, our Pitmaster Ben will cover topics such as meat selection, preparation, smoking methods, coo...

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Handmade in the Hunter Markets

Handmade in the Hunter Markets runs every Saturday. Markets will also run on Sunday 31st March, Sunday 6th April, Sunday 9th June, Sunday 6th October, Sunday 15th December. The first time you visit our charming country market, it will be hard to resist the temptation of shopping for that perf...

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Cooking Class - Low & Slow Smoking Masterclass

Be inspired and broaden your horizons!Join us for a fun hands-on outdoor cooking class on our stunning 100 acre vineyard!Our Low and Slow Smoking Class will give you all the knowledge and skills you need to make top-grade, mouth-watering slow smoked meats including beef brisket and chicken wings. Wh...

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Live Music

Sunset Sessions at Bimbadgen Pizzeria

Join us for live music every Friday night from 4:30pm – 8pm in our Pizzeria courtyard. Kick off the weekend with pizza and a wine or two whilst listening to some chilled tunes. Happy Hour 4:30pm – 6:00pmReceive 50% off any glass of wine purchased from the Hunter Valley Range Bookings Recommended...

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Live Music at Lovedale Bar + Grill

Each weekend Lovedale Bar + Grill also hosts local musicians to entertain you on Friday and Saturday nights from 4pm-10pm. Hunter Region locals are welcome to attend, we look forward to seeing you this weekend.

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