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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.

Three generations make Scarborough Wines a family affair

Three generations make Scarborough Wines a family affair
Not only are three generations of the Scarborough family actively involved, but the tasting room is in the old family homestead on Gillards Road in Pokolbin.The recently renovated facility is set up for groups large and small and you'll almost certainly meet a Scarborough, whether that be founders Ian and Merralea Scarborough, winemaker son Jerome ...
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Hunter Valley preparing for a month-long party

Hunter Valley preparing for a month-long party
The Hunter Valley is back baby. One of Australia's favourite adult playgrounds is pulling in visitors following Covid-19 and few regions can match the Hunter when it comes to cellar doors, restaurants, distilleries, golf courses and day spas.But with numbers still down and precautions in place you won't have anyone jostling you for position at tast...
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Stress-free stays. Different ways to explore the Hunter Valley with our tour guide experts

Stress-free stays. Different ways to explore the Hunter Valley with our tour guide experts
Ditch the designated driver arguments – the secret to a stress-free getaway is to book a local tour guide to give you an insider's guide to the Hunter Valley. We have hop-on, hop-off buses, small group tours, individual tour guides, horse carriages, helicopters – you name it! We have done the hard yards for you with our top picks below. Sit back, r...
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Easter for Adults - Wine and Chocolate Pairings

Easter for Adults - Wine and Chocolate Pairings
​It's nearly Easter Holidays here in the Hunter Valley and if you think the Easter Bunny only has plans to treat your children, think again! We have you covered with the perfect Wine and Chocolate pairings and have simplified your search for the perfect pair these holidays. If you manage to find the right balance in their charac...
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Christmas All Wrapped Up: Give a Taste of the Good Life

Christmas All Wrapped Up: Give a Taste of the Good Life
​Looking for that special gift this Christmas? Here in Hunter Valley Wine Country there's plenty of hidden treasures that'll make the perfect Christmas present. The Hunter Valley is filled with incredible local produce, famous wines, award-winning restaurants and memorable experiences. Put together your own gift pack by shopping at each of our uniq...
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