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The Hunter Valley

Waking up in Dorrigo, we were pleasantly surprised to see an incredible vista from the campsite!

After taking it all in for a while, we did some laundry, and walked to the nearby Dangar waterfall while waiting for it to dry. 1,099 more words


Wine Tasting in Hunter Valley

His name is Jimi.

He is an old soul. He is small but compact, he favours 1970’s style and if he could speak he’d probably say things like, “groovy.” 514 more words


Hunter Valley

I just have to boast about an absolutely fantastic weekend away we had recently up at the Hunter Valley.

We organised a surprise weekend getaway to spoil a good friend for her birthday.   483 more words

Hunter Valley

Andevine of the Hunter Valley

Andevine is the almost epnoymous label from Andrew Leembruggen. He’s held senior positions at Drayton’s and McWilliam’s Mount Pleasant, and recently teamed up with Usher Tinkler to form… 341 more words

Tasting Notes

Paul Simon and Sting in the Hunter Valley: The Odd Couple

A warm February night in the Hunter Valley. It was Valentine’s Day and a waning moon. Is that significant? Is love on the decline in our increasingly  commercial culture? 556 more words


Big John Payne

John Payne wasn’t called “Big John Payne” for nothing.

The man was 24 stone in the old money which is roughly equivalent to 152kg.  He had a special bathtub made for himself because he didn’t fit in any regular one.  395 more words