Tintilla Estate on Hermitage Road, Hunter Valley

Organisations throw their support behind Resources for Regions bid

“TOURIST operators are hoping the state government approves funding for significant improvements to Hermitage Road. Last month, the 60 businesses in the Around Hermitage Association and Singleton Council welcomed the announcement by the government that the upgrade of Hermitage Road, intersection of Hermitage and Broke Road and installation of tourist facilities had been shortlisted for funding under…

Hunter Valley Way Tourist Drive

Welcome to Hunter Valley Way

“Hunter Valley Way is one of the newest self drive tours on the eastern seaboard of NSW. Starting at the M1 at Freeman’s Water Hole in Lake Macquarie and finishing at the end of the Hunter Valley in Merriwa on the Golden Highway. Development of the tourist drive website and associated marketing material has been…

Cafe Denmar, Hunter Valley

Cafe DenMar reopening October long weekend

Cafe DenMar will be reopening its doors commencing the long weekend in October, opening times are Saturdays and Sundays only between 12pm & 3pm. The Spring/Summer menu will be a selection of platters competitively priced between $20 – $25 for two. DenMar Estate wines will be available at Cellar Door prices. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PHONE…

One step closer to getting Old North Road fixed!

“Cessnock City and Singleton Councils are one step closer to crucial road upgrades today, after the NSW Government’s announcement to shortlist their joint funding submission in the Resources for Regions program. The joint project proposes a $17 million upgrade for the full length of Hermitage Road and the Intersection with Broke Road, on-road cycle ways…

Spirit of Australia magazine - Hunter Valley

The legendary Pacific Coast … Hunter Valley

“From Port Stephens we head west on the A15 to connect onto the new Hunter Expressway that provides a quicker, easier passage to one of Australia’s finest wine regions – the Hunter Valley. The Hunter has gained international acclaim of late being named amongst the world’s ten best wine regions by USA Today’s Reader’s Choice…

Andrew Thomas grape pickers on night shift

Andrew Thomas grape pickers on night shift

“GLOVES, buckets and shears are essential equipment for workers who hand-pick grapes in Hunter Valley vintages, but fishermen’s headlamps may well become an addition to the list. Such lamps proved to be a great success during harvest 2014 for ace winemaker Andrew Thomas, allowing him to carry out what he believes is the Hunter’s first…