If you could package up the best from the all major wine-growing regions of the world and put it in one place – it would be the Hunter Valley, and it’s right on your doorstep.
It’s Australia’s premier wine region, where the pleasures of eating and drinking are celebrated daily.
When you think of Australian wine, you think of the Hunter Valley. This exquisite region has been built on 185 years of passion and dedication to the craft, resulting in the production of many world-class wines.
Where there is great wine, great food usually follows, and the Hunter Valley is no exception. Celebrated as Australia’s oldest and most visited wine region, the Hunter Valley is considered the country’s leading food and wine destination and home to some of Australia’s most outstanding wines, winemakers, restaurants and chefs. You will be spoilt for choice with the Hunters vibrant gourmet food culture and exceptional wineries. They take their beer seriously too, with four local breweries making small batches of pure traditionally fermented craft beers.
The Hunter Valley is Newcastle’s own wine region, and it is just 35 minutes away. So stay a while and go wine tasting, choose from a diversity of restaurants and cafes spread throughout the region, attend a wine tasting or cooking class, book a wine tour or self-drive using Wine & Dine Hunter Valley – the most complete guide to all the best wine and food experiences in the Hunter Valley. The latest issue is out now at all cellar doors, visitor information centres, cafes, tourist attractions, hotels and major accommodation providers. To read it online visit www.huntervalleyonline.com.au or pick a copy when you’re next in the Valley.