Hunter Valley Wine & Craft Beer Festival

The 2024 Hunter Valley Wine & Beer Festival will showcase over 50 of the Valley’s best wineries, distillers, and brewers on Saturday, 13 July at Rydges Resort Hunter Valley.

Festival goers will be able to taste wines from legendary local producers such as Margan, Pepper Tree, Allandale, Briar’s Ridge and Audrey Wilkinson, as well as boutique wineries like Gundog, Gartelman, Binet Family Wines and Elbourne Wines.

Beer lovers all looked after with Lovedale-based Sydney Brewery, Willie the Boatman, Hope Brewery are amongst those exhibiting, along with distillers including Kissofire Hunter Valley Liqueurs, Pants Off Distillery and Bimbadgen’s Night Merchant Distillery.

Accompanying the drink options is a wide range of cuisines, including paella, curry, Italian, and an enticing array of tempting artisan foods from local providers such as the Hunter Valley Cheese Factory and Goose on the Loose.

Live entertainment will be provided throughout the day, with Ella Powell providing country licks to accompany lunch, followed by a local band on the festival stage.

The Hunter Valley Wine & Beer Festival is a family-friendly event. Children accompanying adults receive complimentary entry to the Festival, where they will enjoy activities including a jumping castle, train rides, and face painting.

There is plenty of free onsite parking at Rydges Resort Hunter Valley over the weekend.

Once again, the Festival will support the local Rural Fire Service, with fundraising activities on the day.

General Admission tickets are available for $25pp ($35pp on the day) through Ticketek (booking fees apply).

Tickets include entry into the festival, first drink up to the value of $8 free, memorabilia wine glass, access to 50+ of the best local wineries, distilleries & craft breweries, gourmet food vendors, live music, and other festival activities. Make a weekend of it!

Rydges Resort Hunter Valley has special Festival accommodation packages available for the Friday and Saturday nights, making it an ideal weekend getaway.

Packages are available from $400 and include accommodation, breakfast, entry to Hunter Valley Wine & Beer Festival and a complimentary tasting glass.

Bookings and further information: www.huntervalleywinefestival.com

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