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Why You Should Add Pokolbin (Hunter Valley) To Your Bucketlist

The Hunter Region itself is quite massive, an area stretching as far as 29,145 km². I, myself, have never explored all 29,145 km² of it. 394 more words


Catching the Bouquet

The big wedding weekend in the Hunter Valley has ended and what a whirlwind it was!

We survived 40 degree heat in a tiny non air conditioned stone church, St Patrick’s of Nulkaba and managed to stay dry with clouds of impending rain. 571 more words


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Community service for tutor’s indecent assault


Jan. 30, 2015, 9 p.m.

A MUSIC tutor who visited a Newcastle high school to teach music where he indecently assaulted a 15-year-old girl has been ordered to serve 250 hours of community service. 188 more words


The Hunter Valley

The Hunter Valley is the oldest, continuous wine growing area in Australia. The region is a food and drink lovers paradise, with vineyards, cheese factories, chocolate shops, micro breweries and gourmet food around every corner. 213 more words


Enjoying Aussie Wines

In our move, from Chicago to Singapore to Sydney temp housing, to our current rental, we have managed to lose our prized collection of waiter’s cockscrews. 267 more words


Bimbadgen...Ringing out clear.

The 2014 vintage was Rauri Donkin’s first vintage as Head Winemaker at the iconic Bimbadgen Estate in the Hunter Valley. Now just finishing his 2nd vintage in charge of the ship, he has a clear direction of where he wants to take the wines created under his watch and is polishing the good foundations left by his predecessor Sarah Crowe. 178 more words

Tasting Notes

The Land Down Under Part I: Sydney & The Hunter Valley

Australia…definitely a place that sits very close to the top on our life bucket lists, a beautiful place that I can now say I’ve experienced first hand, and loved every second of! 999 more words