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HUNTER VALLEY BLOG

With more than 150 wineries and cellar doors, 65 restaurants and 180 comfy accommodation places to stay, where do you start?

Follow our insider tips by the people who know best… the locals. We ask talented winemakers, chefs, farmers, brewers and journalists to blog about their favourite places and experiences in this fertile wine region.

Self-Care at Home: Top Tips from Heavenly Hunter Massage

Self-Care at Home: Top Tips from Heavenly Hunter Massage
​With so much uncertainty in the world right now and the whole of NSW under stay-at-home rules, it's important you don't forget to take care of yourself and make time to focus on you.Feeling overwhelmed, stressed and tired? We've gone to the experts to find out what at home self-care techniques can help reduce the stresses and tensio...
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Find the Perfect Gift for Dad this Father’s Day

Find the Perfect Gift for Dad this Father’s Day
​Father's Day is just around the corner and although you might not be able to celebrate with the father figures in your life, that doesn't mean you can't spoil them.Direct to your Dad's door, the Hunter Valley has put together the perfect gift packs and vouchers to surprise Dad with this Father's Day!Cover image credit: @thenicaisseplace/IG at Hunt...
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Preserving history: Take a deep dive into our new Hunter Valley Heritage Cairn Trail

Preserving history: Take a deep dive into our new Hunter Valley Heritage Cairn Trail
​As the oldest commercial wine region in Australia, it's no surprise Hunter Valley Wine Country is filled with historical landmarks. Honouring the importance and significance of our region, the recently launched Hunter Valley Heritage Cairn Trail follows those landmarks which have influenced the course of, or made a significant contribution to, the...
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A taste of the best of the Hunter - The Distinguished Dozen, Thomas Wines

A taste of the best of the Hunter - The Distinguished Dozen, Thomas Wines
Thommo and Andy sound like a comedy duo, or a breakfast team on local radio. Winemaker Andrew Thomas from Thomas Wines and chef Andy Wright from Pokolbin Catering Co. are, in fact, deadly serious about food and wine and their collaborations are some of the hottest tickets for June's Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival.Join them to explore 12 vinta...
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What a week for Hunter husband and wife wine stars

What a week for Hunter husband and wife wine stars
What a week for the Margan family from Margan Wines and Restaurant in the Hunter Valley.First Lisa Margan graduated from the WSET Diploma in Wine and Spirits course.Then her husband, Andrew Margan, was named Hunter Valley Winemaker of the Year at the Hunter Legends Awards.He was previously named 2015 Viticulturalist of the Year and has consistently...
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