The Ultimate Guide for Where to Try Award-Winning Hunter Wines

If you’re visiting the beautiful Hunter Valley wine region and want to get your hands (and taste buds!) around the certified “good stuff”, then this is the guide for you! The Hunter Valley is Australia’s oldest wine region and today boasts over 150 winery destinations for our welcome visitors to try. From humble beginnings in […]

Things to do in the Hunter Valley this Summer

With rich vineyards and olive groves, the Hunter Valley is a popular choice for those wanting to experience award winning wine and craft beer.  Summer time for the Hunter Valley is often its busiest, with events becoming a regular occurrence. With the great degree of events and showcases emerging, it can become difficult to decide […]

Your Hop On, Hop Off Shopping Tour of the Hunter Valley

While the Hunter Valley is well known for its picturesque vineyards, expansive restaurant options and delectable local produce, it also hosts a range of shopping opportunities. From antique homewares to upmarket fashion, the Hunter Valley shops are sure to satisfy any shopping addict’s needs. Conveniently located at Hop 6 (Hunter Valley Gardens Village) and Hop […]

October School Holidays in the Hunter Valley – Your Kid Friendly Tour

Consider kids activities Hunter Valley style this October. Keeping them busy during the school holidays is tricky. Thinking of fun and engaging ideas to fill two weeks can be such a hassle for parents.  To cure those school holiday blues, take a trip with iHop Hunter Valley and tick these fun kids activities Hunter Valley […]

Hunter Valley Balloon Fiesta

HUNTER VALLEY BALLOON FIESTA 4TH – 7TH OCTOBER 2019 The annual Balloon Aloft Hunter Valley Fiesta will take to the skies over the Hunter Valley over the October long weekend this year in an amazing display of colour and excitement! Each day will see upward of twenty-five hot air balloons from all around the country […]

Christmas Lights Spectacular

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SPECTACULAR AT HUNTER VALLEY GARDENSNovember 08 – January 26, 2020Gardens open daily 9am – 4pm, lights open 5.30pm – 10pm TIS THE SEASON TO SPARKLE Your favourite Christmas lights display is back and boy do we have a great spectacle to show you! The Christmas Lights Spectacular be lighting up the Gardens from […]

Pig & Pinot Sunday Lunch Buffet

Join our winemaker, Sarah Fagan, for a tasting flight of premium Pinot Noir followed by a sumptuous Sunday lunch of roast pig, with all the trimmings, served buffet style in our Barrel Room. Finish off with some fine cheese and a glass of our iconic Noble one. When: Sunday 8th September Time: 11:30am – 3:00pm Cost: $99 […]

Cork & Fork, Wine + Butchery Lunch

This year we celebrate Lamb… At De Iuliis we do things differently. We’re not bound by tradition. We make great wine. We have a bit of fun with it. We do things for everyone to enjoy. So let’s lunch… On the back of two preceding years, this third in a series of butchery themed wine events held […]

Hunter Valley BEER & BBQ Festival at Hope Estate

Over two big days we’ll be serving up finger licking good BBQ and over 40 amazing craft beers and ciders to wash it all down. A celebration of all things Beer & BBQ this festival brings together two of Australia’s favourite pastimes, which also happen to be hugely popular trends in the food scene in […]

Beer Tasting in The Hunter Valley

If you think the Hunter Valley is all about wine, think again. The Hunter is also home to a thriving micro-brewery scene. And when it comes to beer tasting in the Hunter Valley you’re spoilt for choice.   In fact, the Hunter Valley has several award-winning breweries and a number of boutique craft brewers that […]