A World of Wine & Food Experiences
If you could package up the best from all major wine-producing regions of the world and put it in one place, it would be the Hunter Valley.
It's Australia's premier wine region, where the pleasures of eating and drinking are celebrated daily - and it's right on our doorstep.
When you think of Australian wine, you think of the Hunter Valley. This beautiful region has been built on 190 years of passion and dedication to the craft, producing many world-class wines. However, there is more to the Hunter Valley than wine, and with a wide array of accommodation, dining options and activities on offer, the Hunter Valley Wine Country is the perfect short break and romantic get-away.
Surrounded by the rich bounty of the region's food, wine, gourmet produce, craft beers, ciders, distilled spirits and other speciality beverages, it's difficult to imagine that the world is largely unaware of the depth of the region's gastronomic experiences. Whether it's lovingly made sourdough, fresh hand-made cheese, locally picked olives, locally farmed lamb or perch, vibrant Semillons or a robust Shiraz – we are spoilt for choice.
For generations, people from all over the world have travelled to the Hunter Valley to experience its exceptional food and wine experiences - its greatest asset.
Step inside restaurants renowned for their exciting food, warm hospitality and stunning locations, and experience the culinary creativity of some of the best chefs in the country, if not the world. Of course, visiting a cellar door too is an experience in itself, and you are likely to find yourself chatting to the winemaker and several family members, often second or third-generation vignerons.
While the Hunter Valley is renowned for its wine, its also become known for producing award-winning specialty beverages, with several breweries and distilleries establishing themselves in the region and serving up an exciting and creative range of local craft beers and small-batch premium spirits that include vodka, gin and liqueur.
With so much to see, taste, and do - you will leave wanting to return again next weekend!
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