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What’s on in the Hunter Valley

Things are looking busy up here in the Hunter. For February, we have celebrations of love, bespoke markets and some very special rockstars performing at the Almighty
Monster Line-up. Check out or top picks on things to do in the region.

1. Handmade in the Hunter Markets

The region’s longest running market will continue to run throughout this month. Discover the variety and quality of goods grown, made and crafted by local artisans. The market is most popular for its meet-the-maker approach, allowing visitors to chat with the grower, maker or artist behind each unique “Handmade in the Hunter” creation. Visit the markets, marvel at what the vibrant Hunter Valley’s artistic community has to offer and take a little bit of the Hunter, home with you.

Date: February 10th and February 24th
Time: 9 am – 3 pm
Location: Kevin Sobels Wines, Cnr of Broke and Halls Rds, Pokolbin NSW

2. A Match with McGuigan

Dine with us and our friends from McGuigan with a sumptuous five course dinner, matched with some of Neil McGuigan’s favourite award winning drops. Neil is one of Australia’s most celebrated winemakers and will bring over 30 years’ of experience to the table. This dinner is sure to be as delicious as it will be educational.

Date: February 17th
Time: 6.30 pm, guests to meet at Reception
Location: Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

A Match With McGuigan

3. Almighty Monster Line-up

Gear up for the spookiest night of 90’s rock in the Hunter at the Almighty Monster Line-up. Headlining the event are The Living End and Spiderbait, supported by the likes of Veruca Salt, The Lemonheads, Tumbleweed and The Fauves. With the artists collectively winning 8 ARIA Awards, more than 30 ARIA Award nominations, 12 Top 10 albums and 19 Top 40 hit singles, this is one bill that you do not want to miss. Rock out to indie anthems in the great outdoors of Bimbadgen and reminisce about the good ol’ days of rock and roll.

Date: 24th February
Time: 1.30 pm – 9.50 pm
Location: Bimbadgen, 790 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin NSW 2325

Almighty Monster Line-up

4. Hearts in the Hunter

We’re putting the love back in ‘Lovedale’ this month with our ‘Hearts in the Hunter’ Valentine’s Day set dinner. Show your partner you care with our two course or three course options that utilise the best produce that the Hunter has to offer. Begin your culinary journey with a starter, choosing from oyster to ocean trout to a charcuterie plate. For your main course, we suggest our signature Chicken Supreme that comes with a medley of king brown mushrooms, parsnips and honey roasted carrot puree. End the night on a sweet note with a single dessert or our dessert plate if you’re feeling extra naughty.

Date: Wednesday, 14th February 2018
Time: Served from 6:30pm – 9.30pm
Location: Redsalt, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
Reservations are essential, Please contact Redsalt Restaurant on +61 2 4991 0944.

Enjoy a romantic dinner at Redsalt

5. Chocolates and Wine

Have you ever wanted to indulge in two of life’s greatest pleasures, chocolate and wine, all at the same time? Tamburlaine Organic Wines have the perfect package for you with the introduction of their Organic Wine & Chocolate Tasting Experience. The wines are award winning and renowned both in Australia and internationally . Chocolates are supplied by Pana Chocolate, which boast mini bars made from a rich and luxurious blend of cacao plus interesting flavours such as Mint and Sour Cherry & Vanilla. The pairing of chocolate and wine takes indulgence to another level.

Location: Tamburlaine Organic Wines, 358 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin NSW 2320
Booking your tasting online here.

Tamburlaine Wines