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Commentary: Who Should Judge Australian Wine Shows

Australia has been blessed with a surfeit of great wine writers. There’s plenty of them, each with their own voice. Some may be more professorial, others like news reporters. 1,121 more words

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Concerns over Yancoal bid for Rio’s Hunter mines as FIRB review lingers

Yancoal is facing a tough task to build its financial war chest to spend $3 billion on Rio Tinto’s Hunter Valley coal assets, but deal-makers are questioning the response regulators will deliver.  241 more words


Bruce Springsteen Plays Shortest Concert Ever, at Nine Minutes

Bucking the trend of playing for more than four hours at many of his shows, Bruce Springsteen has thrown a curveball by playing a nine-minute set of cover songs at the Hunter Valley’s Hope Estate Vineyard on Saturday night. 123 more words

The Hunter Valley Trip 

I was thinking of separating a blog post for today and tomorrow. However, with the amount of activities that Gab and I did today, it would be too much to put two days into one post. 402 more words


II. Whitelaw the Bootmaker at the mid 19th Century Belford Hunter Valley Railway Construction Camp

My husband’s great great grand parents, Scottish immigrants Robert Hamilton Whitelaw and Elizabeth Guy Jack, together with their eldest child Mary, came to Australia as assisted immigrants in 1855. 1,998 more words

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Hungerford Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Hungerford Hill look over their proverbial fences for some of their fruit, namely Pinot and Chardonnay from Tumbarumba and Cabernet from Hilltops. Both the 2014 and 2013 are for sale on the Hungerford Hill website. 80 more words

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