Tips & Articles

23
March
2019

How long is the Hunter River?

Hunter River is one of the major Rivers of New South Wales. Zigzagging from Liverpool Range through to the Tasman Sea at Newcastle. The river cuts through an endless range of scenery, from lush bushland, townships, to vineyard valleys. Home to thousands of species of wildlife that blend together with these sceneries, creating a glorious natural site. History Before the European invasion, the local Aboriginal people roamed across the land. There is not an exact number of how many tribes and people were within this land at the time, but we do know the number dropped significantly after the European […]

   
  
13
March
2019

What is there to do in the Hunter Valley with the family?

There is nothing better than a weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the city to venture into the wide-open spaces of Hunter Valley. With lush greenery and country fresh air, your troubles will melt away as you marvel at this stunning scenery. For most visitors, Hunter Valley is a paradise for wine lovers, with boutique cellar doors and world-famous wines aplenty. But what if you are travelling with kids? Sadly, these don’t have playgrounds and kids’ zones to distract the little monsters while you sip a delicious Chardonnay. But don’t despair as you are spoiled for choice when […]

   
  
20
February
2019

Where to stay in the Hunter Valley?

Want a weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the concrete jungle? Perhaps you are fantasizing about a sprawling green countryside where you can kick back and relax, sipping on a big glass of wine as you watch the sunset with your partner or posse. Well, this fantasy can become a reality, as Hunter Valley is just this! A patchwork quilt of lush green vineyards, high-end restaurants, and farm fields, the region promises you a delicious and relaxing trip away. Just a two-hour drive from Sydney, your best bet to unwind is a couple nights in this stunning region, […]

   
  
14
February
2019

Where to eat in the Hunter Valley

Take a break from the fast lane and visit the sprawling countryside of Hunter Valley. Famously known as the best wine region in all of New South Wales…nevertheless, that is not all the area has to offer. Hunter Valley Chocolate Factory Indulge your sweet tooth for the day (or weekend) and visit the fabulous Hunter Valley Chocolate Factory. Find out the secret to chocolate making with the shop integrating with the factory. Ranging in delights, from dark to white, with an endless array of fillings, we guarantee you will fall in love with at least one sweet. The factory chefs […]

   
  
7
February
2019

What to do in Hunter Valley at night?

If you are planning for a weekend away, there is no better place than the Hunter Valley. Filled with wondrous activities that aren’t just for the daytime! here is our list of activities for when the sun goes down. Wineries No trip to the Hunter Valley is complete without a visit to one of its glorious wineries. Although some may think it, wineries aren’t just a day time activity, with many places open well into the night. Try out the four winning varieties including Semillon, Shiraz, Verdelho, and Chardonnay. Even if a winery has closed after 5 pm, there is […]

   
  
31
January
2019

What else does the Hunter Valley offer besides wineries

Hunter Valley is famous around the world as a wine lover’s dream, but what if you aren’t the biggest fan of wineries? The sprawling countryside is bursting with lush greenery and charming shops, enticing visitors to its opulent lifestyle. But a large portion of travellers spends their visit hopping from one winery to the next. Instead of guzzling Pinot Gris from morning to dusk why not avoid the foot traffic and see the alternative attractions this region offers? Restaurants Ask any Hunter Valley local and they will proudly boast that the area produces delicious locally sourced foods at the majority […]

   
  
23
January
2019

Why You Should Visit the Hunter Valley Cheese Shop

The Hunter Valley is famous for its excellent wineries amidst the incredible lush scenery. But it is also a cheese lover’s heaven, being home to the delicious Hunter Valley Cheese Shop. This cheese factory opened in 1995, established to create a complimenting feature to pair with the local wines. Jam-packed in a unique setting, a working factory, a maturation area, a shop, a restaurant, and a tasting room are all place together for an exceptional experience. Tourists can visit the authentic place where these cheeses are created, seeing and learning about the whole process for each type of cheese they […]

   
  
31
December
2018

Where is Hunter Valley?

The Hunter Valley is a paradise for any wine-lover. It is Australia’s oldest and most famous wine region. Jam-packed with lush countryside and vast spans of unique vineyards. The region offers a relaxing getaway from the hustle and bustle of the busy city. Hunter Valley’s History The Hunter Valley is celebrated throughout the world for its exceptional winemaking heritage. The region’s boutique wines began in the 1820s but started off to a rough start with only a mere 20 acres of vineyards planted by 1823. However, after the arrival of around 500 different vine cuttings taken from Europe and South […]

   
  
1
October
2018

How many wineries are in Hunter Valley?

The tantalising taste of Hunter Valley’s wines has drawn thousands of people in from around the world for decades. The pristine landscape full of lush deep valleys, rocky mountains and a cool breeze from across the sea. This is the home place for some of Australian’s best wines, with over one hundred and fifty vineyards sprinkling the land. A wine lovers oasis with plenty of cellar doors, restaurants, and stunning views to last the whole weekend. History of the Hunter Valley The birth of Hunter Valley’s vineyards began in the 1820s. The crops started slow, but after the arrival of […]

   
  
30
August
2018

What to Do in the Hunter Valley?

North of Sydney, this wine region is famous for its delicious locally grown food and wine. Perfect for a day out of the city, travellers flock to this destination to relax with a glass of wine amidst the spectacular natural surrounds. However, Hunter Valley is more than just a wine lover’s dream. It offers a range of attractions to any kind of traveller interested in a getaway from the frantic city life. What Can You Do in Hunter Valley? The Food Who can say no to food? Hunter Valley produces a huge range of different cuisines, with countless restaurants, shops […]

   
  
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