The Hunter Valley
The Hunter Valley - the area of New South Wales, extending from about 120 to 310 km north of Sydney, with an estimated population of over 630 thousand people. More than half the population lives in the coastal cities of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie.
Hunter River valley forms and its tributaries, with mountain areas in the north and south. Hunter Valley - one of the largest river valleys on the coast of New South Wales, and it is known, above all, the coal industry, electricity generation and its wineries. Hunter Valley is not the only, but the region's largest wineries in Australia, famous for its white and red wine is exported all over the world. In addition, in the Hunter Valley thoroughbred breeding thoroughbred horses.
Hunter Valley - the main tourist area in New South Wales, is the 6th most visited place in Australia attracting more than 2.5 million people annually.
In the area of Pokolbin, in the heart of the Valley, there are plenty of vineyards, restaurants, shops, golf courses and hotels. Other parts of the Hunter Valley - an area Wollombi and Broke Fordwich - also very well known for their amazing vineyards. There grow such well-known grape varieties like Shiraz, Merlot, Cabernet, semillon and riesling; Australian national varieties include Siena tarrango. Exquisite white and red wines of local brands (for example, Penfolds Grange and Henschke Hill of Grace) can always try it on numerous wineries Valley.
For tourists visiting the Hunter Valley, regularly organize various entertainment events, such as the first three Sundays of each month by rail through the Valley runs a real steam locomotive in the XIX., Very popular with children, and Hunter River and Lake Macquarie floats real paddle steamer. The main tourist center of the Valley is Newcastle. From there by bus, car or train you can easily reach any place Hunter Valley.
A stay in paradise for lovers of Australian wine is easy, visit the Hunter Valley The Hunter Valley is a program of tours to Australia.