The Hunter Valley
The Hunter Valley, just over 1.5 hrs north of the Central Coast is one of Australia's major wine-growing regions, with a viticultural history dating back to the early 1800s. Known for varietals such as Semillon and Shiraz, The Hunter Valley is home to well over 100 vineyards. Most are located south of the Hunter River and operate cellar doors so the public can sample their bottlings. A beautiful day trip from the resort, The Hunter Valley offers a variety of attractions for all ages perfect for a relaxing getaway. At Hunter Valley, you can also be adventurous and go on wine tasting tours.