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Media Release: D'Vine Long Weekend Event invites you to experience the Hunter Valley like never before

Media Release: D'Vine Long Weekend Event invites you to experience the Hunter Valley like never before

MEDIA RELEASE 10 AUGUST 2023

The Around Hermitage Association is thrilled to present the D'Vine Long Weekend event, an opportunity to discover the Hunter Valley like never before.

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Discover the Hunter Valley Ale Trail

Discover the Hunter Valley Ale Trail

While the Hunter Valley has long been celebrated for its wining and dining experiences, the craft beer scene is hot on the rise, offering a delightful array of delicious and refreshing ales crafted by a handful of skilled brewers.

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Bathe in Bliss: Stays with Spa Baths

Bathe in Bliss: Stays with Spa Baths

After a day filled with exploration, wine tastings, and immersive experiences, there's nothing quite like the bliss of slipping into a warm and inviting spa bath.

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Here's to Dad this Father's Day

Here's to Dad this Father's Day

Father's Day is just around the corner, and what better way to honour the incredible men in our lives than by treating them to a memorable celebration in the heart of the Hunter Valley? With our rolling vineyards, breathtaking landscapes, and an abundance of activities, the Hunter Valley is the perfect place to create cherished memories with the special men in your life. Here's a list of fun ways to celebrate all things Dad in the Hunter Valley this year.

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Vintage 2023 Overview

Vintage 2023 Overview

After challenging 2021 and 2022 vintages from La Nina weather patterns and significant flooding in the Hunter Valley in July 2022. Resulting from 300mm of rain in four days. Vintage 2023 was shaping up as another wet and difficult season.

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Top fireside spots to warm up this Winter in Wine Country

Top fireside spots to warm up this Winter in Wine Country

It’s not only lap cats and dogs who like to snuggle up by the warmth and glow of a fire and bask in the heat. Many of us humans enjoy relaxing and snuggling up by the fireside just as much, both at home and when away. 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. So, grab your partner, a hearty bottle of Hunter Shiraz, and a bag of marshmallows for the ideal, low-key Hunter Valley Winter date. Here are our top fireside date spots this Winter in Wine Country.

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Hunter Valley Wine & Beer Festival returns next weekend

Hunter Valley Wine & Beer Festival returns next weekend

Friday June 16, 2023

A stellar line-up of wineries, brewers and entertainers confirmed for 2023 Hunter Valley Wine & Beer Festival – Saturday 24 June, 2023 

 

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Winmark Wins Hunter Valley Cellar Door of the Year & Shortlisted by Halliday for Best New Winery

Winmark Wins Hunter Valley Cellar Door of the Year & Shortlisted by Halliday for Best New Winery

MEDIA RELEASE 14 June 2023

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Thomas Trifecta - Andrew Thomas named Hunter Valley Winemaker of the Year for the 3rd Time

Thomas Trifecta - Andrew Thomas named Hunter Valley Winemaker of the Year for the 3rd Time

MEDIA RELEASE 13 June 2023

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Annual Hunter Valley Legends Awards celebrates the achievements of past, present and future

Annual Hunter Valley Legends Awards celebrates the achievements of past, present and future

MEDIA RELEASE 9 June 2023

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