5 Ideas On Best Hunter Valley Wines

If you want to enjoy the few lovely autumn days left, you still have time. Why not explore the beauties of Australia; you can visit some of the many wineries, like the Hunter Valley. Filled with bright days in autumn and winter, and warm days in summer, the Hunter Valley is the ideal and breathtaking place for those who want to relax and get away from everything.

Take pleasure in the divine view, clear and fresh air and immerse in the stunning Hunter Valley vineyards. The Hunter Valley is the perfect destination for wine lovers who want to taste the amazing local food or simply relax and enjoy the amazing atmosphere and climate.

Have a look at some of the most important facts about Hunter Valley and Hunter Valley wine.


Wineries & Vineyards

As one of the most successful wine regions since 1820, the Hunter Valley knows and understands the meaning of fertile and rich soil and that is why it is the number one wine region. It is the home to some of the most popular and oldest wine producers, such as McWilliams, Tyrrels and Tullochs, while Len Evans, Maurice O’Shea, Murray Tyrrel and Audrey Wilkinson took part in the fabric of the region.

While steeped in tradition, the Hunter Valley also has new and young growers, who with the help of new techniques, develop new wine flavours and styles.

The Hunter Valley Wines

Each Hunter Valley wine is one-of-a-kind, thanks to the wonderful climate, rich soils and tremendous experience of the local wine makers. As one of the most popular wine region throughout the world, Hunter Valley wines have unique flavours that can entice any plate.

1. Hunter Valley Semillon – The Hunter Valley Semillon wine is one of the most popular ones. When young, the Semillon Hunter Valley wine is more complex and is crisp, grassy and lemony; and when mature, it features honey and vanilla flavours.

2. Hunter Valley Chardonnay – The Hunter Valley Chardonnay is another popular white wine, which was introduced to the Hunter Valley region in 1960. Each Chardonnay from the Hunter Valley is different, offering different strong oak flavours, however, almost all of them have the region’s peach and creamy flavour.

3. Hunter Valley Shiraz – Another popular Hutner Valley wine is the medium-bodied and tasty Shiraz. 2012 has proven as a successful year for Shiraz with 8 awards won at the “Hunter Valley Wine 2012 Show”.

4. Tulloch Verdelho – With 120 years of experience, Tulloch is one of the oldest wine producers of the Hunter Valley with extraordinary wine varieties. One of them is the Tulloch Verdelho. The Tulloch Verdelho is ultimately easy drinking wine, full of floral notes and tropical aromas with crispy palate.

5. Tulloch Heritage Range Hunter River White – The Hunter River White wine was introduced in 1952 by Hector Tulloch together with its brother wines Private Bin Pokolbin Dry Red and the Pokolbin Dry Red. It has pale white/greenish colour with green hue and citrus/lime aromas on the nose.