Travel Advice

Following eased restrictions announced by the NSW Government, Hunter Valley Wine Country is open for business to Regional NSW residents. For opening hours of individual Wine Country businesses, please contact the business direct. Please ensure you stay up-to-date with the latest travel advice and current restrictions by visiting the NSW Government website.

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Hunter Valley Wine & Food Festival Events

There’s no better time to take in the delights of Australia’s premium wine-growing region than the 2019 Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival, presented by Wine Selectors. Spanning May and June, the Festival showcases the epicurean pleasures of this iconic food and wine destination, and offers the perfect journey of discovery through the stunning region.

From incredible gourmet dinners at award-winning restaurants to vineyard tours, winemaking masterclasses, hands-on cooking classes and cosy evenings beside an open fire with friends, the Festival has something for everyone. 

To find out What’s On this year, click below. 

Hunter Culinary Association Food Fight 2019

At Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley 430 Wine Country Drive Lovedale , NSW 2325

Start your journey with us...

Monday 17th June
11:00am - 4:00pm

Cost: $195 pp includes four-course meal with matching wines


Ten Years of Food Fight - The Ledbury All Stars

Four high profile Australian chefs, each at the top of their game, will go head to head at the highly anticipated Hunter Culinary Association Food Fight. You decide the winner as guests will be tasked with voting for their favourite dish matched to premium Hunter Valley Wines - A sell out event not to be missed! Canapes from 11am.

Left to right:  Thomas Boyd Margan; Troy Crisante Quay; Eilish Maloney; formerly Saint Peter; George Mirosevich Restaurant Mason.
Pic: Dominique Cherry.
  • Mon 17 June | 1130am | $195pp includes four-course meal with matching wines
  • Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, 430 Wine Country Dr, Lovedale

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