News and Events
Binnorie Dairy has moved to a brand new location at Lovedale
Binnorie Dairy has moved to 25 Lodge Rd, Lovedale (corner of Lodge and Lovedale Rd) Set right in the middle of the Hunter Valley's fabulous Pokolbin vineyard district, Binnorie Dairy produces a range of cheeses with distinctive characters unavailable outside the region.
Binnorie Dairy specialises in soft cheeses based on carefully chosen recipes from around the globe. Consequently, these cheeses have won top awards around the world.
Hunter Belle Cheese Room - Now open at Ben Ean Complex
Hunter Belle is excited to present our brand new cheese room in Pokolbin, in the heart of the Hunter Valley. Located in the Ben Ean Complex at the beautiful historic Lindeman’s Estate, with two cellar doors and a restaurant downstairs, we are a perfect destination for your next trip to the Hunter Valley Wine Region.
With our handmade cheese, decadent fudge, famous gelato, giftware and more there is something for everyone to enjoy at Hunter Belle Cheese Room.
A Little bit of Italy - Saturday 7th April & Sunday 8th April
The Hunter Valley's premier Italian food and wine festival is back in 2018 for its' 13th year - we welcome you to "A Little Bit of Italy in Broke". Eleven of the Broke Wine Region's cellar doors will showcase the region’s diverse wine offerings along with olive products, amazing Italian-inspired food, workshops and festivities as we bring you A little Bit of Italy, and a whole lot of the Broke Wine Region.www.italyinbroke.com.au
24th Feb - A DAY ON THE GREEN, With The Living End, Spiderbait
10th Mar - A DAY ON THE GREEN, James Blunt
10th Mar - HOT DUB WINE MACHINE
24th Mar - CROSSROADS COUNTRY IN THE VINES
21st & 22nd Sept - WOLLOMBI MUSIC FESTIVAL
6th Oct - OPERA IN THE VINEYARDS
24th Nov - JAZZ IN THE VINES
8th Dec - SHANIA TWAIN 'NOW TOUR'
Handmade in the Hunter Markets - where you will discover the variety and quality of goods grown, made and crafted by Hunter Valley artisans. Held in the picturesque gardens of award-winning Kevin Sobels Wines in Pokolbin, the markets allow the authenticity of handmade produce and wares, and the talent of Hunter Valley artisans to shine.
February: 10,24, March: 3,10,17,24,31, April: 1,7,14,21,28, May: 12,26, June: 9-10,23, July: 7,14,21,28, August: 11,25, September: 8,22,29-30, October: 6,13,20,27, November: 3,10,17,24, December: 1,8,15,27-28-29.
Lovedale Long Lunch - Saturday 19th May & Sunday 20th May
2018 will mark the 25th year of the Hunter Valley's premier wine and food festival, the Lovedale Long Lunch!
The Lovedale Long Lunch is a progressive style lunch where food and wine lovers are invited to discover the wonders of Lovedale. Each May, a decadent line up of the Hunter Valley’s leading chef’s team up with seven of Lovedale’s finest wineries and local entertainment for a weekend of foodie fun.
Polo in the Vines - Saturday 7th April
Polo in the Vines takes place within the spectacular and private Dark Horse Vineyard in the Hunter Valley, set against the Autumn colours of grapevines bordering the field. The event carries a strong focus on the culinary experience, forged by internationally renowned hatted chef Guillaume Brahimi, and fused with matching wines presented by local sommeliers. The VIP experience comprises of a bespoke sit-down format, entertaining limited guests in an intimate environment, and offering the opportunity to meet the winemakers behind the premium Dark Horse label.
Wine, Food & Film Festival - Saturday 5th & 26th May
Around Hermitage’s Wine, Food and Film Festival is in its third year! This year the festival will run over two distinct weekends, the first and last weekend's of May.
The first weekend will see the return of Flickerfest at Peter Drayton’s Winery and Brewhouse. On the second weekend, following on from the success of the “Life of Brian”, the Around Hermitage team will be producing its own unique film based on Australia’s first cookery book: “Cookery for the Many as well as for the Upper 10,000” published in 1864.