Few places are as Bewitching as the Hunter Valley of Australia.
Located only two hours north of bustling Sydney, in New South Wales, the Hunter Valley is one of Australia’s most wine regions — a location for nature lovers and foodies alike. The area features several amazing things to see and do such as hot air ballooning, day spas, golfing, cycling, cooking courses, art galleries, and boutiques.
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Hunter Valley Wine Tours are made possible by the Hunter River, which serves to irrigate this arid terrain. Viticulture has played a significant role here since the very first vines were planted at the 1820s. The Hunter Valley is Australia’s oldest wine region and contains more than 150 cellars. Though the region produces several forms of wine such as cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, and verdelho, it is possibly best known for its superb quality shiraz and semillon varieties.
Leisure weekend doing a Hunter Valley Wine Tour or two spending a day is the best getaway for wine enthusiasts. Whether you decide to find a budget auto rental from Sydney, or join a boutique group tour, you will want to soak it all in, which explains the reason the reason we advise you to plan ahead to maximize your time there.
We can vouch for its three wineries we visited, all which include Iron Gate Estate, Ernest Hill Wines, along with Peacock Hill Vineyard. These are located at Pokolbin and each contains products. Click HERE to view our installment featuring the wineries.
Luckily for visitors, the Hunter Valley has a lot of restaurants. The Hunter Valley Garden Village at Pokolbin is a little bit of shopping along with the pit stop for lunch. This outdoor mall includes delicatessen, candy shops, gourmet cookie shop, a café, convenience store, clothing stores, along with also the outstanding Cellar Restaurant serving upward contemporary Australian fare. In case you have space in your gut to flavor some farm cakes When you’re finished, head across the street to the Hunter Valley Cheese Company.
We recommend contracting reserve or a driver a tour if you don’t feel as if you’re able to drive yourself, and dedicating a day to see that the Hunter Valley. Stay the night and spend getting pampered in the luxurious Chateau Elan Hunter Valley Day Spa or strolling the stunning Hunter Valley Gardens.
The simple reality is that no matter how you decide to devote your time your experience will be distinctive and unforgettable. We encourage you to look at Australia’s oldest wine region in fashion if you find yourself in Sydney! Here are some extra tools.
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