The Hunter Valley Wine Festival brings together the region's best wineries, along with beer and cider tastings, and fine local food and entertainment in a family-friendly atmosphere. Major wineries and boutique producers will be represented at the Festival.
The Hunter Valley is Australia's oldest and most established wine region, famous for its Semillon, Chardonnay and Shiraz varietals, along with newer grape varieties and organic and biodynamic wines.
Beers and cider will be available from the award-winning Sydney Brewery Hunter Valley, which is located onsite.
There is plenty of parking at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley and a bus service will operate from Newcastle.
Just two hours’ drive north of Sydney, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley is not only the ideal location for the Hunter Valley Wine Festival but is also the perfect place to stay when discovering the Hunter region with easy access to wineries and attractions.
Adult $15 - Tickets are AUD15 online (plus booking fee) or AUD22 at the door.
Ticket price includes entry, tasting glass and five tastings
Children accompanying parents (under 18 years old) have free entry.
Full details at the website.
All tickets $300 - Festival accommodation packages are available from AUD300 for two at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley inclusive of accommodation, breakfast, entry, tasting glass and five tasting tickets per-person. Other Festival packages are available at Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort and Kirkton Park Hunter Valley. Full details at the website.