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Back to Broke: Broke turns 200

Back to Broke: Broke turns 200

The Hunter Valley village of Broke, nestling in the Wollombi Valley and home to fine wines and great food, celebrates 200 years in 2024.

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Toast to Triumph: Hunter Valley’s wine and tourism industry celebrated at 17th Legends Awards

Toast to Triumph: Hunter Valley’s wine and tourism industry celebrated at 17th Legends Awards

The annual awards held at Rydges Resort Hunter Valley united more than 360 industry professionals and guests from the Hunter Valley wine and tourism industry. The Legends Awards honours the region's rich and vibrant history, celebrating the lasting influence and legacy of those who contribute outstanding service to the industry. Colin Peterson and John Drayton were inducted as 2024 Hunter Valley Living Legends.

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The Food Fight is Back - Who are the Four Chefs for ’24?

The Food Fight is Back - Who are the Four Chefs for ’24?

Today the Hunter’s culinary not-for-profit body, known for producing one of the region’s hottest foodie events – the Food Fight, has unveiled its four Chefs for 2024. The four chefs, all at the top of the culinary chain will vie for the consumer’s vote at the popular lunch in the Hunter Valley in June.

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A stellar line-up of wineries, brewers and entertainers confirmed for Hunter Valley Wine & Beer Festival

A stellar line-up of wineries, brewers and entertainers confirmed for Hunter Valley Wine & Beer Festival

The 2024 Hunter Valley Wine & Beer Festival will showcase over 50 of the Valley’s best wineries, distillers, and brewers on Saturday, 13 July at Rydges Resort Hunter Valley.

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Six new must-do cellar doors in the Hunter Valley

Six new must-do cellar doors in the Hunter Valley

With so many cellar doors and wineries, you are truly spoilt for choice in the Hunter Valley. Next time you plan on visiting us, be sure to check out these brand new or recently renovated cellar doors here in the region.

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Ten things to do in the Hunter Valley this Winter

Ten things to do in the Hunter Valley this Winter

The Hunter Valley is where connections are forged, friendships are nurtured, and memories are created. Join us this Winter, a time of warmth, togetherness, and celebration in the Hunter Valley. The allure of a crackling woodfire with a glass of Shiraz is made all the more irresistible by the diverse array of wine and food experiences taking place this Winter. Escape the ordinary and seek solace in your overnight retreat embracing the opportunity to unwind and recharge this Winter. Here are ten things to do in the Hunter Valley this winter. 

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26 fireside wine and food experiences to try this Winter in the Hunter Valley

26 fireside wine and food experiences to try this Winter in the Hunter Valley

There’s something welcoming and comforting about a fireplace that can make you feel completely at home whilst on a holiday. When the weather cools down, the Hunter Valley is always ready to turn the heat up with plenty of winter warmer options. From fiery outdoor bonfires, to intimate in-house log fires, there is something for a range of occasions. Here are 26 places or events to indulge in all things food and wine fireside this Winter. 

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Fall in love with Lovedale

Fall in love with Lovedale

It’s no surprise that some people base themselves in Lovedale and explore no more. Local cellar doors are small and intimate but make character-laden wines to a very high standard. Experience sunset trike tours, a charming trattoria, artisan smokehouse, small farm cheeserey, cooking and amazing ballooning. Here's all the inspiration you need for your next getaway.

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Mum's the word this May in the Hunter Valley

Mum's the word this May in the Hunter Valley

This Mother's Day, treat Mum to a luxurious, well deserved escape to the Hunter Valley. The region is renowned for its wineries, but it also has a host of wonderful experiences and activities that will make Mum feel like the queen she is. Here are the best gifts and experiences you can give Mum from the Hunter Valley region to show your appreciation and crown you as her favourite.

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Hunter Valley #V24 Vintage Overview

Hunter Valley #V24 Vintage Overview

 

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