2017 Clear Image Hunter Valley Wine Show

2017 Clear Image Hunter Valley Wine Show Winners http://www.theherald.com.au/story/4886344/sizing-up-valleys-influence/ http://www.singletonargus.com.au/story/4878986/hunters-semillons-impress/ 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  

Berenbell Vineyard Retreat, Hunter Valley

Australia’s Top 10 Country Retreats

“Australia Day is the perfect excuse to get back to nature and explore all the spectacular gifts Mother Nature has bestowed upon us. Here are 10 of the best stand-out properties that promise a truly unforgettable – and distinctly Australian – experience. Australia is about so much more than its major city centres – from beaches…

Dr Robert Lusby named AM on Queen’s Birthday honours list

“Vascular surgeon-turned-vigneron, Professor Robert Lusby has been recognised for his significant service to medicine and medical education and research in the form of an AM. Dr Lusby, of Pokolbin, specialised in carotid surgery which prevents strokes, and has led an interesting life in the medical field, helping to pioneer some important developments. It was around…

2015 Hunter Valley Legends Winners announced

“The Hunter Valley’s night of nights, the Hunter Valley Legends Awards were held last night at Brokenwood Wines with a record number of people (250) in attendance, all excited to rub shoulders and celebrate with their industry colleagues & friends. Not only was the newest Hunter Valley Wine Industry Legend inducted, but winners in five…

Hunter wine country gets $16.7m for road upgrades

“The New South Wales Government has announced $16.7 million in Resources for Regions funding to upgrade roads in the Hunter’s wine country region. The project, to upgrade Hermitage and Broke Roads, will see more than 12 kilometres of roadway rebuilt, improvements at intersections, new tourist signage and lighting. The money will also fund construction of…

Cycle way and improved visitor facilities for Around Hermitage, Hunter Valley

Cycling into Riches

“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…