Cycling into Riches

Thursday, 19 February 2015 by
Cycle way and improved visitor facilities for Around Hermitage, Hunter Valley

“TOURISM operators along Hermitage Road at Pokolbin were smiling yesterday following the announcement that $16.7 million of Resources for Regions funding will be spent on upgrading the road, including the construction of a cycleway from its intersection with the Hunter Expressway to Broke Road. The project, a joint enterprise between Singleton and Cessnock councils, will also

Spicers Vineyards Estate Most Romantic Hotel in Australia

We are very excited to announce that Spicers Vineyards Estate has just been awarded Most Romantic Hotel in Australia as well as placing 3rd in Best Luxury, 5th in Best Small Hotel and 13th in Best Service!! Read more

Hunter Valley Way - new tourst drive

“A NEW tourist route is about to be launched for towns  that the Hunter Expressway left behind. The ‘‘Hunter Valley Way’’ aims to expose visitors to experiences and attractions in the Coalfields – along with attracting grey nomads. It’s for people who want to take the scenic route and visit smaller communities. Kurri Kurri District

Billy Idol Hunter Valley Concert

“Rock icon BILLY IDOL is returning to Australia and New Zealand for his first concert tour of Australia since 2002 and his first of New Zealand since 1987. The original punk turned global superstar will perform indoor shows and a day on the green winery events in March and April 2015.  Idol’s band includes long-time

Tintilla Estate on Hermitage Road, Hunter Valley

“TOURIST operators are hoping the state government approves funding for significant improvements to Hermitage Road. Last month, the 60 businesses in the Around Hermitage Association and Singleton Council welcomed the announcement by the government that the upgrade of Hermitage Road, intersection of Hermitage and Broke Road and installation of tourist facilities had been shortlisted for funding under

Welcome to Hunter Valley Way

Saturday, 11 October 2014 by
Hunter Valley Way Tourist Drive

“Hunter Valley Way is one of the newest self drive tours on the eastern seaboard of NSW. Starting at the M1 at Freeman’s Water Hole in Lake Macquarie and finishing at the end of the Hunter Valley in Merriwa on the Golden Highway. Development of the tourist drive website and associated marketing material has been

John Farnham Tempus Two Hunter Valley

“If too much classic (and cheesy) Australian pop is barely enough, prepare for double helpings as ageless icons John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John go on  tour together next April, accompanied by a 60-piece orchestra. Their co-headlining Two Strong Hearts tour will take place in arenas and wineries across the country over two weeks; starting April

Cafe DenMar reopening October long weekend

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 by
Cafe Denmar, Hunter Valley

Cafe DenMar will be reopening its doors commencing the long weekend in October, opening times are Saturdays and Sundays only between 12pm & 3pm. The Spring/Summer menu will be a selection of platters competitively priced between $20 – $25 for two. DenMar Estate wines will be available at Cellar Door prices. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PHONE


“Cessnock City and Singleton Councils are one step closer to crucial road upgrades today, after the NSW Government’s announcement to shortlist their joint funding submission in the Resources for Regions program. The joint project proposes a $17 million upgrade for the full length of Hermitage Road and the Intersection with Broke Road, on-road cycle ways

Hunter Valley Boutique Winemakers Show 2014 awards

Congratulations to our local winners Thomas Wines, Tintilla, Pokolbin Estate, Mistletoe, Hart & Hunter with 7 out 16 trophies awarded to Around Hermitage members. Best White in show was awarded to Tintilla. Best Red in show was awarded to Hart & Hunter KARL STOCKHAUSEN TROPHY HART & HUNTER 2011 SHIRAZ List of Trophies