The Top Hunter Valley Wineries to Buy Wine Online

Looking to stock up that wine rack without venturing to the valley? Enjoy specials from the best Hunter Valley wineries delivered direct to your door. Midnight’s Promise Enjoy a taste of Midnight’s Promise at home with their “Survival 6-Pack” which…

The Top Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day in the Hunter Valley

There are many ways to celebrate the year’s most romantic day in Lovedale. Check out our great ideas to find the best way to spoil your loved one on Valentines Day in the Hunter Valley. A Romantic Dinner Celebrate Valentines…

Breakfast in the Hunter Valley, The Best Spots to Try

Planning a visit to the Hunter Valley, or woken to our stunning views and in need of a breakfast bite? Here are the best breakfast spots to try. Emersons Cafe Situated at Adina Vineyard, head chef Emerson Rodriguez creates delicious…

Learn to Make Your Own Cocktails with Crowne Plaza’s Mixology Classes

Ever wanted to wow your dinner guests with the perfectly mixed cocktail? Or maybe just to have the skills to be able to create your own favourite on a Friday night? Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley is giving you the chance…

Gift Voucher Ideas in the Hunter Valley

Looking for Christmas gift idea? What could be better than a Hunter Valley gift voucher! With options from accommodation to dining, wine to some fabulous experiences! You can gift those special people in your life an experience they wont forget….

The Hunter Valley Concerts Happening in 2020

Get set for a great line up of Hunter Valley concerts in 2020. Book your Hunter Valley concert accommodation now! Elton John – January 11 & 12, 2020 Elton John will perform in the Hunter Valley in 2020 in what…

Binnorie Dairy in Lovedale

Sally and Simon Gough are well known to many Hunter Valley visitors as the dynamic duo behind Binnorie Dairy. They have recently moved from their Hermitage Road premises to brand new purpose built building at 25 Lodge Road,Lovedale. The new…

Hunter Valley Weddings: The Story of the Lovedale Chapel

Many visitors to the Hunter Valley have driven past the picturesque little white church on Lovedale Road and wondered about the story behind it. The Lovedale Wedding Chapel was built in 2004 by Bob Carmichael in the style of an…

Kid’s Activities in the Hunter Valley

Things to Do in the School Holidays   Lovedale in the Hunter Valley is a great place to spend some valuable time with all the family during the July 2018 NSW School  Holidays. There is a wonderful variety of family…

The History of Lovedale, Hunter Valley

Lovedale, in the Hunter Valley, NSW, is often referred to as the “Heart of the Hunter”. The beautiful region is renowned not just for its family-owned and operated cellar doors and award winning wines but also for its community spirit…

Family Friendly Activities in Lovedale

The April school holidays are upon us and there are plenty of activities for kids in the Hunter Valley! Hunter Valley Gardens Hunter Valley Gardens is always a popular spot in the school holidays for a great day out with…

Lillino’s Restaurant Hunter Valley: The Making of a Dream:

Lillino’s Restaurant. Six years ago, one of Lovedale’s most treasured restaurants opened its doors for the first time. Read more to find out how one man’s vision turned the dream into a reality. The Making of a Dream “Well, who…

John Farnham Rocks the Hunter Valley

John Farnham in the Hunter Valley Hope Rocks – Saturday 8th April 2017 Hope Estate – Pokolbin Headlined by the artist simply recognised as ‘The Voice’, the Hunter Valley will be gifted with all the classics from the iconic JOHN…

Blondie and Cyndi Lauper in the Hunter Valley

  Blondie & Cyndi Lauper Saturday 1st April 2017 Bimbadgen and a day on the green are excited to announce Blondie & Cyndi Lauper with special guests The Clouds, Montaigne and Alex Lahey. They’re two of music’s most iconic artists,…

Concerts in the Hunter Valley 2017

When it comes to outdoor concerts, the Hunter Valley really knows how to put on a show. Over the next 3 months, the Hunter Valley will play host to some fabulous touring artists and bands, both international and Australian, promising…

Christmas and New Year’s Eve in the Hunter Valley

Looking to find the perfect venue for your Christmas or New Year’s Eve celebrations in the Hunter Valley? Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley is offering fabulous Christmas day menus  to celebrate this special day. And why not celebrate the end of 2016 and…

Sabor Tea Room Grand Opening

Sabor Tea Room is the Hunter Valley’s premier Tea House where you will enjoy the ultimate High Tea experience.   The Lovedale Tea Room is set on a 26 acre property with a beautiful country outlook. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere…

Gold for Capercaillie Wines at the Hunter Valley Wine Show 2016

Congratulations to Capercaillie Wines who have won Gold at the 2016 Hunter Valley Wine Show with their 2014 The Ghillie Shiraz! The show, which was judged at Singleton Army Camp under the chairmanship of PJ Charteris, attracted 644 entries from…

Lovedale Celebrates New Boundaries

To salute the enormous amount of effort and determination put in by many locals over nine years, the Lovedale Chamber of Commerce celebrated the new boundaries of Lovedale with a Swing ‘n’ Blues night on 13th August, 2106. The night…

Lovedale Arts Festival Success

The second Lovedale Arts Festival took place through the entire months of May and June, showcasing the wonderful talent and diversity of the people and businesses of Lovedale. As part of the Hunter Valley Wine and Food month, wineries, restaurants…

Hunter Wine Country Market at De Bortoli

Everyone loves a good market and one of the best markets in the Hunter Valley is Hunter Wine Country Market. It is held at De Bortoli Wines, Hunter Valley. The market is a boutique handmade market featuring local artisans.  …

Lovedale Arts Escape

Visiting the Hunter Valley in May and June? Visit one of the venues below and enter this fabulous competition. You could win accommodation, dinner for two and a Lovedale wine package! Participating Venues ALLANDALE WINERY, LILLINOS RESTAURANT, OGISHI CRAFT CENTRE,…

Blackwattle Luxury Retreats

It’s not often that you come across accommodation such as Blackwattle Luxury Retreats in Lovedale. Every one of the over 50 Trip Advisor reviews is in the ‘excellent” category. Below are typical reviews from  the many visitors to Blackwattle: “This was our…

Heroes of the Hunter

HEROES OF THE HUNTER As part of Hunter Valley Wine & Food Festival, Redsalt Restaurant is delighted to bring you Heroes of the Hunter, a decadent five-course degustation. Taking you on a journey through the Hunter Valley, the specially designed…

Lovedale Crowne Plaza Wins Conference Award!

LOVEDALE CROWNE PLAZA wins best meeting venue! 500 delegates or more at the 2015 NSW MEA Awards Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley is proving bigger is better, scoring back to back wins at the State (Meeting Events Australia) Industry Awards. Announced…

Harvest 2016 in the Hunter Valley

There is plenty of excitement in the air as Vintage 2016 officially begins in the Hunter Valley! As ever, hopes are high that 2016 will be another great year for Hunter Valley wine. The harvest usually lasts about six weeks beginning…

New Dinner Menu at Nanna Kerr’s Kitchen

Nanna Kerr’s Kitchen in Lovedale have announced a new dinner menu. Dinner at Nanna Kerr’s is a play on those dandy degustation restaurants without the petite portions or fancy foams. It’s elegant home-style cooking, mostly organic and made with love!…

Mega Dinosaurs in the Hunter Valley

Looking for something extra special for the children to enjoy during the January school holidays? Bring them along to the Hunter Valley Gardens and explore the exciting Mega Creatures Exhibition. The Gardens are only 5 to 10 minutes away from…

De Bortoli in the Hunter Valley

The Hunter Valley and Lovedale are home to some of the oldest and best-known wine families in the country. With many years in the business of growing grapes and making wine, these families have a wealth of experience in growing…

The Hunter Valley Australia’s Best Wine Region

The prestigious annual Australian Traveller People’s Choice Awards were announced on 30th November at an exclusive event in Sydney. For the second year in a row, the Hunter Valley has been chosen as Australia’s best wine region in the 2015…

Lovedale at the Top of the Rankings

Lovedale has been rated as one of Australia’s best places to stay. Chairman of the Hunter Wine and Tourism Association, George Souris said yesterday: “Hunter Valley Wine Country, right on the doorstep of Australia’s gateway Sydney, has gained recognition as…

Hunter venue honoured in national pub awards

“The Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley has earned a national presitigious honour from the hospitality industry after being named Australia’s best meeting and events venue by the Australian Hotels Association. Other winners The AHA’s National Awards for Excellence included Sydney’s ivy…

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