Escape to a place where you can create your own story. So close to Sydney yet truly a world away. At 180 years young, the Hunter Valley is arguably the birthplace of Australian wine and certainly one of Australia’s most revered wine regions. But it’s no museum piece. It is a sophisticated, interesting and dynamic place with ‘real’ people characterised by a special tenacity, passion and wisdom that comes from a rich history. It's a fascinating area that brims with over 150 top-class wineries, 65 indulgent restaurants and many places to stay as well as gourmet produce, boutique breweries, championship golf course, day spas and many special experiences.
Famous for food and wine, the Hunter Valley has also made a name for producing some of the most spectacular events. There are festivals celebrating the lush local produce, such as Lovedale Long Lunch and concerts featuring the world’s top musicians. A smooth medley of both local produce and relaxing music is created at Jazz in the Vines and Opera in the Vineyards.
Whilst it is the Hunter Valley as a whole that is recognised and remembered as a world-class wine region and tourism destination, the region is made up of a number of small communities, townships and localities. Each of them have their own secrets to reveal and can be discovered on their own or as part of a Hunter Valley trail.
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