Hunter Valley, Australia

  • Monday, Day 28/09/2020
  • The Hunter Valley is Australia's oldest producing wine region, with vines first planted in the 1820's. It is Australia's most visited wine region and lies approximately two hours' drive north of Sydney.

    Hunter Valley wines are light & elegant in style, making them a perfect partner to food; they are lower in alcohol than those of many other regions.

    The Hunter Valley is not only Australia's most famous Semillon region it is also Australia's most historic family wine region. When you taste the Hunter Valley you taste the work of more than 100 husbands and wives, mums and dads (and children) who are passionate about making the best wines in the country. Tasting the Hunter Valley is all about peeling back layers of discovery – learning that Hunter Valley Semillon is a unique Australian white wine which keeps getting better with age, understanding that the region's tough growing conditions actually produce some of Australia's most famous Shiraz and that the region's young winemakers are at the forefront of innovative new varieties and styles such as Tempranillo.