If there's anything the divine Hunter Valley region is renowned for, it's premium wine and sumptuous fare. Among the vineyards and stunning landscape of the Valley, you'll find a tempting array of local cuisine, delectable drops and enough treats to satisfy you on any holiday.
However, if you want to up the ante and get the absolute best in food and wine on your holiday, you can't go past visiting during Hunter Valley Food and Wine Month. The festivities kicked off on 1st June and continue throughout the entire month, in a series of events bound to please the fussiest of palates.
Budding wine connoisseurs will enjoy visiting a few local wineries to sample world-class wines crafted right there in the region, and there's even the chance to meet and greet iconic winemakers from the area during the Winemaker's Table Series.
There are plenty of exciting opportunities to hone your own chef skills throughout the month, including butter-churning lessons, paella, gnocchi and cheese-making classes, as well as a cheese and wine tutorial.
Looking for excitement? Head to The Sebel Kirkton Park Hunter Valley on Friday 19th June where 2GB will be broadcasting live. Wine and dine with leading winemakers and chefs, enjoy fantastic cooking experiences, or, indulge with a picnic hamper and soak in the scenery in one of Australia’s most famous wine regions.
Whatever your flavour, there will definitely be something to please you at this food and wine extravaganza, all among some of the Hunter region's most gorgeous locations. Go on, treat yourself and make a weekend of it and stay at one of the many Accor Hotels in the Hunter Valley, including The Sebel Kirkton Hunter Valley with rates from $179 including breakfast.
June doesn't suit you?...then you have a second chance, join The Sebel Kirkton Hunter Valley on the 4th July for a dining experience with a difference...
Murder Mystery Night - A progressive 7 course degustation dinner filled with fine food, fun and mystery in the Kirkton Park Manor House. The aim of the game is simple; solve a murder before the guilty party strikes again! Get into the spirit and dress up in costume. Stay, play & solve a murder.