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…

Sensory perception is so unique

Visiting the Maitland Regional Art Gallery in the wet weather last week we strolled into the Open Collection Store which contains some 5000 paintings, drawings, prints and photographs stored in racks, draws and shelves. On display was a painting that stood out of a man in front of some sheds who had unusual glasses…in fact,…

From 1858 to 2018: Five generations of family celebrate Tyrrell’s 160 years of winemaking history

Five generations of family celebrate Tyrrell’s 160 years

“Tyrrell’s Wines have been operating in the Hunter Valley since its foundation in 1858, and in those long 160 years it’s always been a family affair. Currently helmed by the family’s fourth and fifth generations in the form of Bruce and Chris Tyrrell respectively, their ‘wine empire’ now boasts vineyards stretching from their original plantings…

The 5 Best Winter Cabns near Sydney, Hunter Valley

The 5 Best Winter Cabins near Sydney

“You could sit about, piling on jumpers, moaning and crying into your hot chocolate. Or you could calmly and quietly pack your bubble bath and your pyjamas, and drive to an irresistibly cosy winter cabin to soak in a spa and drink your favourite craft brew by an open fireplace. Ultimately, the choice is yours.…

Jade Hafey gets ready to wrap up first vintage learning winemaking at Iron Gate Estate

Winemaking at Iron Gate Estate

“As Fairfax Media sits down to interview budding young winemaker Jade Hafey at Iron Gate Estate, she is handed two glasses of wine and asked what she thinks of the acidity. So is the life of a training winemaker on the cusp of wrapping up her first vintage.”

Discover: Hunter Lookout Heaton

For picnickers, bushwalkers, photographers, bird watchers and those interested in local history- and your dog can come too! Your visit is free – no charges apply Some basic [rustic] facilities are provided for visitors eg BBQs, picnic tables, ‘bush’ toilets 30 mins from Cessnock south via Quorrobolong Rd, Sandy Creek Rd, Heaton Road- then unsealed…

Sweetwater Vineyard, Hunter Valley

Sweetwater Vineyard Reopens

“Hosted by hatted chef Troy Rhoades-Brown from Muse Restaurant and Sweetwater Wines’ winemaker Bryan Currie, guests were welcomed with champagne in the courtyard overlooking a tranquil lake. What has historically been the cellar door was transformed into an intimate Tuscan dining room, complete with incredible antiques and styled to perfection with local flowers and produce.”