Curl up in front of a real fire or chill out on the verandah and watch the kangaroos - this is not the world of the international resort, this is the world of the small scale - boutique style accommodation in the country.
Wherever there is fine wine there will be good food - they go together. Here are some unforgetable places: great food in memorable locations.
There is more to the Hunter than wine. A lot more - and here are some things you might not have considered. A sculpture park, aboriginal art gallery and tours of sarced sites, seen from a hot air balloon perhaps?
A wedding in a vineyard - how good is that! The resources are all here - century old churches, fantastic venues for the reception, plenty of choice of accommodation, professional makeup and support services. These locations work just as well for conferences.
Australian wine started in the Hunter Valley in the 1820: and is still here for some very good reasons - a great place to grow grapes and make wine. Old established families rub shoulders with the new kids on the block: and we all enjoy a drink.