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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.
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Pet friendly getaway in the Hunter Valley

Pet friendly getaway in the Hunter Valley

For many pet owners, the hardest part about travelling is leaving our four-legged companions behind. Luckily for us, most venues in the Hunter Valley are in the same boat – pooches are part of the family and in many cases, staff rosters as well. You’ll find that many wineries and even restaurants will have a resident fury friend on-site, in charge of the hellos and goodbyes.

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Discover hidden gem wineries and vineyards in the Hunter Valley

Discover hidden gem wineries and vineyards in the Hunter Valley

The Hunter Valley is home to some of the nation’s top names in wine, but sometimes it’s quintessential to explore the off-beaten track and discover the many hidden gem wineries the region has to offer. Often family-owned and operated, these wineries tend to offer the ‘open doors to our home’ hospitality experience you may not find at some of the bigger names, with intimate tasting experiences and limited-release drops not easily found outside of the cellar door or region.

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Sacred Shiraz Sites of the Hunter Valley

Sacred Shiraz Sites of the Hunter Valley

The Hunter Valley is renowned for producing world class Shiraz and stylistically it’s in a world of its own. The region’s signature red variety generates a great deal of intrigue, consistently tops wine columns and shapes out wine shows and guides and has firmly secured the Hunter Valley’s position as one of the great Shiraz producing regions of the world.

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Family friendly guide to the Hunter Valley these school holidays

Family friendly guide to the Hunter Valley these school holidays

The Hunter Valley is not just a playground for adults, but a playground for kids too - especially during the school holidays! Are you planning a trip with your tribe to Wine Country these Winter holidays? We have narrowed down a family-friendly list of must do experiences to kick start your planning. 

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June Long Weekend in the Hunter Valley

June Long Weekend in the Hunter Valley

The June Long weekend is the perfect time to pack your bags and escape to the Hunter Valley for a little bit of exploration and adventure. From June 11 until 13, make the most of the fresh days and cool nights with your partner, your family or a group of friends and take the time to reconnect over memorable experiences this Winter in Wine Country. Whether you’re eager to unwind and recharge your batteries with a glass of red next to a cozy open fire pit, or see the sun rise over the region from the heights of a hot air balloon, there is something for everyone to enjoy. With only three days to do so, it’s hard to fit it all in, so to make it simple we have handpicked some of the top activities and events happening across the region.

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