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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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Northern Exploration: Visit the Upper Hunter

Northern Exploration: Visit the Upper Hunter

Next time you visit Hunter Valley Wine Country, save some space in your itinerary to venture a little further and explore the northern part of the region. Known for open, green grasslands, stunning national parks, fine wining and dining and plenty of history, the Upper Hunter offers a memorable trip with plenty on offer to experience.

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Mother's Day - Spoil the special ladies in your life

Mother's Day - Spoil the special ladies in your life

What better way to spoil mum this Mother’s Day than an escape to the Hunter Valley? The region is full of fabulous experiences and activities that we're sure will crown you as the favourite child! These are the top gift and experiences from the Hunter Valley that we will be spoiling the ladies with this Mother’s Day.

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Delicious Degustation's

Delicious Degustation's

"What is a degustation?" one may ask themselves when deciphering the fancy word on a dining menu. ‘Degustation’ is a French word for ‘tasting’. So, it’s literally a menu that offers you a series of different dishes to sample and try.

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It's vintage time! Where you can pick and stomp grapes in the Hunter Valley

It's vintage time! Where you can pick and stomp grapes in the Hunter Valley

As you can expect around vintage time, it’s all go go go here in the Hunter Valley. Our winemakers, viticulturists, vignerons and vineyard staff are all hard at work preparing for the 2022 harvest.

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Alluring al-fresco dining and tasting experiences in the Hunter Valley

Alluring al-fresco dining and tasting experiences in the Hunter Valley

Cover image credit: Hollydene Estate

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Feel-good fortifieds: top of the winter drops

Feel-good fortifieds: top of the winter drops
​It's the dead of winter and that usually conjures up dreams of a luscious, lip-smacking tipple beside an open fire – right? And a warming glass of fortified wine is just what the doctor ordered to chase away those shivery chills.So, what's a fortified wine? They're wines that have had some distilled grape spirit (like brandy) added to them, increa...
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