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Hunter Valley winery you need to visit

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Nestled in the heart of New South Wales, the Hunter Valley is a premier destination for wine enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Known for its sprawling vineyards, the region boasts some of Australia’s finest wines and offers visitors a chance to tour world-renowned wineries. Beyond its wine heritage, the Hunter Valley is also home to stunning landscapes, including rolling hills and lush countryside that provide a perfect backdrop for outdoor activities such as hot air ballooning, horseback riding, and hiking. With charming villages, gourmet restaurants, and vibrant local culture, the Hunter Valley promises an unforgettable escape for travellers seeking both relaxation and adventure. Nestled in the heart of New South Wales, the Hunter Valley is a premier destination for wine enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Known for its sprawling vineyards, the region boasts some of Australia’s finest wines and offers visitors a chance to tour world-renowned wineries. Among these, the much-loved Hunter Valley winery, Harkham, is set to open a restaurant on their grounds on Thursday 18 July. The restaurant will have a relaxed atmosphere, with a simple menu designed for sharing and live music from local talent on Saturdays from 3-6pm. Harkham is a small, family-owned and operated winery set in the heart of the Hunter Valley, overlooking the picturesque Brokenback Range. Here, the focus is on small batch single-vineyard varietal wines which are hand-harvested and left to ferment with minimal intervention. The Harkham family released their first vintage in 2005, and were the first Hunter Valley winery to produce natural and orange wines,… Read More

Weddings in Bimbadgen: Only done well at Palmer’s Lane in the Hunter Valley

Bimbadgen Palmers Lane vineyard

If you’re looking for a unique venue in regional NSW for your next special event (but not too far out of Sydney), then look no further than the Hunter Valley. Just two hours north of Sydney, the Hunter is one of the largest river valleys on the NSW coast and boasts some of the best vineyards in the country. In the heart of the Hunter, you’ll find Pokolbin, which is home to Bimbadgen. Although this vineyard is nearly approaching its 50th birthday, Bimbadgen has added a new luxe venue to its impressive collection – Bimbadgen Palmers Lane – which is now available for all kinds of occasions, including weddings. Nestled between the property’s lake and picturesque vineyard, Palmers Lane can be transformed to suit all tastes, from a stunning outdoor dining configuration with moody, yet atmospheric festoon lighting overhead to a more intimate soiree inside the venue, which features beautiful high ceilings and exposed beams. And it doesn’t matter whether you’re indoors or outdoors, you’ll take pleasure in enjoying the spectacular Broken Back mountain range in the background as you take another sip of Bimbadgen’s award winning Sparkling Semillon. Sound okay, so far? All your catering needs will be attended to by the very professional in-house, award-winning Esca Bimbadgen restaurant team. Not only will you have the pleasure of enjoying beautiful, locally-sourced produce, but also world-class Bimbadgen wines. Cheers to that! For couples wanting to add an unforgettable experience to top off their wedding day, why not take a helicopter transfer to the venue, operated… Read More