Hunter Valley

Five things to do in Sydney over the next few weeks: May & June 2019

May 23, 2019

You’d be mistaken if you thought Sydney was all about the summer months. As soon as winter hits, the city seems to spring to life with some of its greatest yearly events, as well as a whole host of other fun things to do. And the next few weeks will certainly showcase that, with the […]

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Best things to do in Sydney for September 2018

September 5, 2018

Be gone winter. Spring is here, which means some of Sydney’s best events and openings are coming up throughout the month of September. There’s a whole heap of one-off events, openings, festivals and exhibitions to get out and see so we’ve listed some of our top picks, including two very worthwhile road trip ideas that […]

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Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival announces huge 2018 program (NSW)

April 12, 2018

15 new events will be added to the 2018 Hunter Valley Wine & Food Festival this year, expanding the program of essential food and wine experiences held each year across the region during May and June. That’s more than 40 events this year, showcasing everything from breezy gourmet dinners curated by award-winning restaurants, wine and […]

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Review: Refined dining at Redsalt Restaurant, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley (NSW)

February 22, 2018

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley‚Äôs signature restaurant, Redsalt, is breakfast buffet paradise by day and a polished white tablecloth dining experience by night. Focused on local produce, the menu at the property’s on-site restaurant is equipped with a substantial selection of steaks on their grill section. It‚Äôs Friday night and we‚Äôve just checked in at the […]

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Review: A weekend getaway at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

February 15, 2018

Break away from the bustle of Sydney to wile away in the Hunter Valley for the weekend. A mere two-hour drive will bring you to resort accommodation Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, and it’s most certainly an ideal getaway to explore the wine region. Sleep It Off The twin bed deluxe room is reasonably sized, furnished […]

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The Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival: a refreshing and accessible world-away experience

May 24, 2017

Throughout May and June, the Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival returns with an enormous number and range of events highlighting produce of the region and beyond. Each year the festival returns with big, comprehensive programs so we¬†spent three days experiencing the region, the tastes and the people to try and pull out a few […]

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Our top five picks of the Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival for 2017

May 14, 2017

Throughout May and June, the Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival returns with an enormous number and range of events highlighting produce of the region and beyond. Each year the festival returns with big, comprehensive programs ranging from cheese festivals and barrel burning celebrations, making for one of the best road trip options you’re going […]

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The Cheese Lovers Festival is returning to the Hunter Valley this June

April 11, 2017

There‚Äôs no better combination that cheese, wine, and the Hunter Valley. Nick Haddow leads the cream of artisan cheese makers descending on the Hunter Valley for two days this June for the popular Cheese Lovers Festival; sponsored by Kurrajong Kitchen. Held in spectacular Hunter Valley, the two-day festival, taking place on Saturday 17th June and […]

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Six reasons you have to head to the Dashville Skyline Festival in the Hunter Valley this weekend

September 27, 2016

This weekend, the annual celebration of Americana, psychedelia and alternative country music returns to the Hunter Valley for the Dashville Skyline Festival. Taking place from September 30th to October 2nd, across the long weekend, the 2nd annual event will see the likes of Brian Cadd, Henry Wagons & The Only Children, The Brothers Comatose, The […]

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A Day Well Spent: Eating and drinking my way through the Hunter Valley (NSW, Australia)

July 13, 2016

On¬†my last trip to the Hunter to cover the famous Hunter Valley food fight, I was lucky enough to sample more Hunter fare. I say Hunter fare here because even though it isn’t too far from Sydney (slightly more than a two hour drive), a lot of the food I tried tasted like an entirely […]

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Hunter Valley Wine & Food Festival returns for two months of events (NSW)

May 9, 2016

The nation’s oldest wine region¬†is set to showcase the best of its wine and food culture, as the¬†Hunter Valley Wine & Food Festival kicks off in May and June of 2016. ¬†Visitors to the region¬†can take part in over 70¬†culinary events and activities, with additional activities also taking place in various venues and wineries. It’s […]

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The Hunter Culinary’s annual Food Fight is back for 2016 (Hunter Valley)

April 8, 2016

Hunter Culinary is holding it’s 7th annual Food Fight, which will bring selected master chefs ¬†together to go head to head in a high stakes cook off. ¬†The event will also see Sydney’s formed three-hatted Banc restaurant revived, as four of it’s former chefs reunite as a competing team. With two teams competing in the […]

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