Travel Advice - Thursday 1st October 2020

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Here's to the Good Life Experiences Cessnock

Cessnock is a vibrant country town, the gateway to Hunter Valley Wine Country.

Cessnock is the region’s hub for services and shopping and boasts diverse and affordable dining and accommodation options, only 6km from the vineyards. The town centre is ‘eat street’ offering a range of cafes, bakeries and the town boasts a reputation for great coffee.

EXPERIENCES HOMEPAGE

DRINK | EAT | SEE & DO | STAY & PLAY

Drink
Junior Tasting Experience

Junior Tasting Experience

Tulloch Wines

Why should the adults get to have all the fun? Keep the kids busy while you enjoy your tasting experience. We have matched three tasty snacks with three non-alcoholic beverages for the younger generation to enjoy and explore their own sensory experience.

Stay & Play
Live It Up For Less

Live It Up For Less

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

Live your best life with up to 50% off*.

The perfect way to uncover the region from your base at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, enjoy 2 Nights in a Villa Guest Room, daily breakfast, resort vouchers and more for just $399.

Eat
Picnic In The Vines

Picnic In The Vines

Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard

Enjoy a self-guided tour of our onsite museum, followed by a master class and premium tasting from our in-house wine expert.

Collect your bottle of handpicked wine along with a picnic hamper for two, select a scenic location, enjoy the picturesque view and immerse yourself among the vines.

Drink
Mystery Wine Experience

Mystery Wine Experience

Tulloch Wines

We've selected six wines; can you figure out what they are? Have some fun while we put your senses to the test! Will you solve the mystery? Or seek help from a professional?

This is the perfect wine experience for those with a competitive streak or sense of adventure!

Drink
Tasting Experience

Tasting Experience

Tyrrell's

A member of the Tyrrell's team will take you on a guided tasting from a select list of our favourite wines. Our set tasting list will offer a variety of wines across our ranges including our premium Single Vineyard and Winemaker’s Selection

See & Do
Artisan Cheesemaking Masterclass

Artisan Cheesemaking Masterclass

Hunter Valley Cheese Factory

Indulge in an experience like no other! With seven unique regional cheeses to delight the taste buds, you’re sure to find a cheese that you love.

Includes:

    Unique tasting experience
    Complimentary Tasting Size Glass of Wine
    History of cheesemaking
    Cheese care
    Q&A with a professional

Don’t forget to book ahead!

Drink
The Brokenwood Journey

The Brokenwood Journey

Brokenwood Wines

FOR THE WINE ENTHUSIAST
Indulge in an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour and taste for the ultimate Brokenwood experience.
After a guided food and wine flight in our private tasting room, your personal host will take you on a tour of our winery, ending with a pre-release wine tasting straight from the...

Drink
The Brokenwood Match

The Brokenwood Match

Brokenwood Wines

FOR THE FOODIE
Enjoy a self-guided, seated wine and food flight with a selection of 6 Brokenwood wines matched with bite-sized canapés*.
*Canapés vary according to seasonal produce availability.

Drink
Chocolate & Wine Experience

Chocolate & Wine Experience

Tulloch Wines

Experience the indulgence of Hunter Valley artisan chocolate as you partner each one with the flavours of Tulloch Wine. 

Includes dedicated wine educator, five wines & five chocolates. Allow 40 minutes

Drink
Vertical Red Wine Flight

Vertical Red Wine Flight

Tulloch Wines

A unique opportunity to experience five vintages of our famed Pokolbin Dry Red over a 10 year period.

Matched to a Goose on the Loose salami board, your wine educator will help you explore the intricacies of vintage conditions.

Includes six wines, salami tasting board, dedicated wine educator. Allow 45...

Drink
Museum Tasting

Museum Tasting

Tulloch Wines

Using the ground breaking technology of Coravin, we've thrown open our private cellar to show some highlights from years gone by. 

Includes dedicated wine educator, artisan charcuterie board, six museum wine, wine experience booklet, a $10 wine voucher and Tulloch gift.

Eat
High Tea

High Tea

voco Kirkton Park Hunter Valley

Sample delicious treats like petit tarts, French pastries, fresh scones and finger sandwiches in our sun-filled Conservatory with views of the rose garden and Brokenback Ranges. Pair with a glass of Peterson Gateway Sparkling for only an extra $10 per person.

Drink
Cocktail Masterclass

Cocktail Masterclass

voco Kirkton Park Hunter Valley

From $70 per person, our incredible voco™ bartenders will teach you how to stir, shake and strain three timeless voco™ cocktail classics, using locally-crafted Hunter Valley spirits and botanics from our very own garden.

Finish the masterclass experience with chef selections of canapes in our beautiful Epoche Bar.