Roxette to tour Hunter Valley 2014 - A Day on the Green

Roxette to tour Australia in February

“Legendary Swedish rockers Roxette will return to Australia next year for eight dates. The duo of Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson will play arena shows in Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide, Wollongong and Sydney in February. They will also play two day on the green winery gigs at Hunter Valley’s Bimbadgen Winery and Rochford Wines in…

Rolls Royce vistit Hunter Valley

Rolls-Royce Rally visits the Hunter

“You might have noticed a few extra cars on the roads this weekend – a selection of 150 iconic Rolls-Royce vintage cars to be exact. As the iconic motorcar brand celebrates its 110-year anniversary, the Rolls-Royce Owners Club of Australia came to the Hunter for the first time for their 56th annual federal rally. The…

Thomas Wines win at Easter Show

Sydney Royal honour for Cessnock winemaker

“Local winemaker Andrew Thomas was recognised at the Sydney Royal Easter Show’s prestigious Parade of Champions on Tuesday. The Parade of Champions has been a showstopper with the crowds and is now in its third year. Taking place on Excellence in Agriculture Day, the parade celebrates members of the show family for their outstanding contributions…

Macquariedale, Biodynamic Vineyard, Hunter Valley

Biodynamic duo real deal in Hunter wine

“IT’S Australia’s oldest winegrowing region, and it’s right here in our own backyard. The Hunter Valley was first planted to vine in 1833 by the Godfather of Australian viticulture, James Busby. Busby planted the Hunter’s first vines on his property near Branxton, known as Kirkton Estate. Nowadays there are more than 140 wineries and cellar…

Hunter Expressway brings the Hunter Valley closer to Sydney and Newcastle

HUNTER EXPRESSWAY: Bringing the vines closer

“NOVOCASTRIANS are tipped to visit Hunter Valley vineyards more frequently after the expressway opens today. Hunter Valley Wine and Tourism Association general manager Gus Maher said the expressway reduced the journey from Newcastle CBD to the vineyards to 30 minutes, which would entice people to come and enjoy a few hours of food and wine…

Best Hunter Valley vintage

Hunter winemakers gush over corker vintage

“THE Hunter Valley has the wine industry abuzz with calls that this year’s crop is producing the “best vintage of the century”. Heavy rains in November followed by lots of sunshine over January and February allowed farmers to harvest the fruits at optimum ripeness. And it’s paying off, according to Tyrrell’s winemaker Chris Tyrrell. He…

Hunter Valley Wine Country, Around Hermitage, Pokolbin

The best NSW wine to try now

“Restaurants and consumers need to wake up to the fact there are excellent vintages coming out of NSW and ACT – and some of the best-value wine in Australia. Of course, NSW has a lot of great wine and the Hunter Valley still leads the charge, thanks to its sheer weight of winery and brand…