Armistice Day Address

Armistice Day Address Robert Lusby AM Concord Repatriation General Hospital, 11 November 2019 “If ye break faith with us—–we shall not sleep” Words from the Western Front poem “In Flanders Fields” by John McCrae Chilling words from the dead that reflect the social contract between those who have served and the families and community that…

Discover: Werakata National Park

Discover: Werakata National Park For all visitors and locals, bush walkers, bird watchers, photographers, artists, nature enthusiasts and conservationists No charges apply – parking available at various entries, poor to no facilities The Werakata National Park is 3,337 hectares in size and is located north, east and south of Cessnock in fragmented pockets, all within…

Discover: Bridges Hill Playground

Discover: Bridges Hill Playground Victoria Street Cessnock For all visitors, locals, families with young, and not so young children, people with disabilities No charges apply – parking available Bridges Hill Park and Convent Hill are significant open spaces with spectacular views across Cessnock to the Brokenback Ranges. This new adventure playground provides a creative play…

Being Organic in the Hunter Valley

Organic/ Biodynamic Wines in the Hunter Valley. Reflecting on the past 20 years of growing grapes and producing wines under the certification of Organic and Biodynamic confirms the positive outcome of looking after the soil and making the most natural wines possible! Macquariedale Organic Wines embarked on the road to sustainability with the purchase of…

Sangiovese in the Hunter!

Sangiovese in the Hunter! Our Legend’s lunch this month featured white wines from Germany and reds from northern Italy, just across the border as it were. We really couldn’t think of any serious reds from Germany! The question was asked as to why it took so long for Italian reds to be appreciated in Australia.…

GETAWAY TRAVEL SHOW! Around Hermitage Feature

Watch our feature on Getaway … here’s to the good life! Missed tonight’s episode of Getaway? Featuring the scenic Around Hermitage cycleway with Sutton Estate Electric Bike Hire, Two Fat Blokes and Tintilla Estate. Catch up here: https://bit.ly/2VefGC5 Watch it YouTube https://youtu.be/qUBR-NDUdSg #aroundhermitage #huntervalley #tastestayplay Around Hermitage on Getaway