Hunter Valley, New South Wales © Destination NSW
Guide to the Hunter Valley
An escape to Australia’s oldest wine growing region is a treat for the senses. Expect charming vineyards, peaceful landscapes and gourmet thrills.
The Hunter Valley, only a two-hour drive from Sydney, is the birthplace of Australian wines. Known for its exquisite varieties of semillon and shiraz, the Hunter is renowned worldwide as a leading gourmet getaway. There are over 150 cellar doors and a growing number of innovative restaurants offering opportunities for indulgence across every pocket of the region. Its strong history of farming lends itself to incredible paddock to plate and biodynamic experiences, adding that extra satisfaction to your gourmet delights. Around your sampling, soak up the region’s natural wonders, unwind at one of the many day spas or sing your heart out with music between the vines.