Through Rose Glasses

Back in the 70s and 80s, Rose was a popular choice with Boomers – in fact, Mateaus Rose was the most popular wine in the world in the 1970s.  Duane recalls his first experience of the sickly-sweet bottle of Mateaus that his well-meaning parents presented him with as a celebration gift when he became a chef.  Although it left a bad taste in his mouth back then, thankfully he rediscovered a whole new world of Rosé later in life.

Top 30 Wineries by Klook

In a recent online article published by Klook, many of our Around Hermitage members have been featured as one of “Hunter Valley’s Top 30 wineries” You can check out the full article here:

F**k the Fires — Drink Australian Wine

F**k the Fires — Drink Australian Wine Amber LeBeau – Spitbucket – attended the Wine Media Conference 2019 in the Hunter Valley Published on February 8, 2020 It’s too much — the lost habitats and species. The homes and businesses devastated. Now there are reports that some Australian wine producers in the Hunter Valley and…

Red Cross Garden Calling – Pokolbin

Red Cross Garden Calling fundraiser Singleton Branch of the Red Cross to host annual fundraiser at the Crawford family property, Pokolbin With the lakes full and the grass green Peter and Dianne Crawford’s garden is looking absolutely picture perfect. Their property at 658 Hermitage Road will be the venue for this year’s Singleton Branch Red…

Unravelling regional typicality of Shiraz

Hunter Valley wines selected for this project showed larger in-region variations than wines from the other regions.