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Fleetwood Mac: Rocking into Retirement

So we’re back in the Hunter Valley at Hope Estate for another concert from some Old Rockers. Fleetwood Mac were back in town. They had cancelled their 2013 tour after John McVie became ill. 587 more words


Thomas Wines 2 x 2 Of A Kind

Andrew “Thommo” Thomas was born and raised in McLaren Vale, South Australia. After deciding to follow in the footsteps of his wine making father, Wayne, he forsook the Vale and found a Valley. 370 more words

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The Vincast Episode 072 - Adrian Santolin from Santolin Wines


Adrian Santolin grew up in the Griffith region of NSW, with both parents involved in the wine industry. He began working with wine as a teenager, and after a brief period when he contemplated a career in a completely different field, returned to Griffith to work for De Bortoli. 143 more words


Thomas Wines Sweetwater Shiraz 2013

Andrew “Thommo” Thomas is one of the Hunter Valley’s best winemakers, he’s plenty of trophies for his Braemore Semillon and more than a bit of bling for his Shiraz. 331 more words

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Up: Adventures in Hot Air Ballooning

The alarm sounds at exactly 4:15am, those dreaded chimes ringing in my ear. I roll out of bed, momentarily confused as to why I’m being forced awake at this hour. 661 more words


For Now , For Later, For Ever??

Now, no denying I’m a technology fan! I grew up in a home that promoted it. I love new gadgets and am up to date with my phones and tablets , not to mention apps. 302 more words

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Research: Hunter Valley & Newcastle

– Hunter Valley is the wine region in Australia.

– Most wineries offer free tastings and there are over 140 to choose from.

– The next major and second largest city on the East Coast in Newcastle. 104 more words