Good Food Guide 2018: Full list of hats

A huge success for our Hunter Valley restaurateurs at The National Good Food Guide 2018 Awards evening in Sydney this week. Congratulations to Troy Rhoades-Brown with Muse Restaurant’s 2 hats and Muse Kitchen 1 hat. Margan Family Wines Hunter Valley received 1 hat, and Bistro Molines 1 hat. Read more   #aroundhermitage #huntervalley #visitnsw #goodfood #foodawards    

Charity drive to Pokolbin

“A convoy of 30 Porsches will drive from Sydney to Pokolbin via the Putty Road this Sunday to support the state’s largest paediatric centre. The charity drive has been organised by Porsche Centre Parramatta, in aid of The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, with 100 per cent of the entry fee to be donated to the…

The Mitchell Library and the Hunter

Mitchell Library and the Hunter: Bob’s Blog Standing in the courtyard of Estate Tuscany at the opening of the Hermitage Road Cycle Way on 30th August 2017, I mentioned to George Souris, Chairman of the Hunter Valley Wine and Tourism Association, that we were overlooking the old Rothbury Estate owned by David Scott Mitchell (1836-1907)…

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Signage boost for the Hunter Valley Wine Country

  Signage boost for the Hunter Valley Wine Country Cessnock City Council has been allocated $1.25 million under the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) for a $2.5 million Hunter Valley Wine Country Tourism Signage Implementation Project. The $481.6 million BBRF supports the Australian Government’s commitment to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional…

Hunter Valley cycleway opening

Hunter Valley Cycleway Officially Opens

Hunter Valley Cycleway Officially Opens OFFICIAL OPENING OF HERMITAGE AND BROKE ROADS UPGRADE AND CYCLEWAY Member for Upper Hunter Michael Johnsen MP will join with the Mayors of the Singleton and Cessnock Councils for the opening of Hermitage and Broke Roads upgrade and cycleway. WHEN: 11am, Wednesday 30 August 2017. WHERE: Estate Tuscany, Mistletoe Ln…

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Hermitage Road Cycleway Opens

Local and visiting bike lovers have a new safe place to ride in wine country with the opening of a multi-million dollar upgrade to Broke and Hermitage Roads. The project included improvements to Hermitage Road and Broke Roads, a 10.6 kilometre cycleway and installation of tourist facilities including an information bay. The concept was a joint initiative between Cessnock and Singleton Councils. The councils combined to…

2017 Clear Image Hunter Valley Wine Show

2017 Clear Image Hunter Valley Wine Show Winners DRAYTON FAMILY TROPHY Best Named Vineyard Red Wine (Classes 29, 30 & 31) Winner: Ridgeview Wines 2016 Impressions Shiraz ALEXANDER MUNRO MEMORIAL TROPHY Best Current & One Year Old Shiraz (Classes 6, 11, 29 & 35) Winner: De Iuliis Wines 2016 Shiraz #AroundHermitage #HunterValley