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Discover: Mistletoe Bird

Mistletoe & the Mistletoe Bird in the Hunter Valley: symbols of peace & happiness The Mistletoe has long been a part of Christmas celebrations being thought to bring good luck to the household. The tradition of kissing under the mistletoe started in ancient Greece because of the plant’s association with fertility. During the Roman era,…

Cookery for the Many Hunter Valley 2018

A great night at Cookery for the Many Hunter Valley Saturday 30 June 2018 Fantastic wines, food and a great film! at Hunter’s Dream Deasys Road Showcasing wines and beer from the Around Hermitage Wine and Food Trail Misty Glen Wines, Tintilla Estate, Wombat Crossing Vineyard, IronBark Hill Brewhouse Beer, Crisford Wines, Peter Drayton Wines, Pokolbin…

FLiCKERFEST Hunter Valley 2018

A great night at FLiCKERFEST Hunter Valley Saturday 5 May 2018 Fantastic wines, food and films! Showcasing wines and beer from the Around Hermitage Wine and Food Trail Misty Glen Wines & Cottage, Tintilla Estate, Macquariedale Organic Wines, Eclectic Wines, Wombat Crossing Vineyard, IronBark Hill Brewhouse, RidgeView, Crisford Wines,  Peter Drayton Wines, Pokolbin Estate Vineyard Photos…

Discover: Belford National Park

Get to know: Belford National Park … for visitor photographers and wildlife enthusiasts and 15 minutes travel from the Around Hermitage Wine and Food Trail and accommodation venues. Belford National Park is located between Maitland and Singleton with an area of 294 hectares. Belford National Park protects a significant stand of remnant vegetation on the…

Libby and Lils Grand Opening!

LIBBY & LILS CELEBRATES WITH A GRAND OPENING EVENT Pokolbin NSW  – Libby and Lils is proud to announce its grand opening on 2 December  2017. Sue Gleave and Natalie Morley, owners of Libby and Lils, have 15+ years of experience in the Hunter Valley running successful businesses in Holiday Home rentals and Interior Styling.…

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day, Concord Hospital, 2017 “Passchendaele 1917” Robert Lusby AM “The bodies of the fallen were consumed by the mud rising up to engulf them”, noted Winston Churchill referring to the horrors of the Western Front. Words I clearly recalled when seeing the bodies of the victims of the genocide in Rwanda. Half buried in…