30 June 2018. crowne plaza hunter valley.

The sixth annual Hunter Valley Wine Festival will take place on the 30th of June 2018, within the grounds of the picturesque Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley. A Schwartz Family Company initiative, this community event will be one to remember. With an extensive array of wine, food, beer and cider on offer, festival goers will be spoilt for choice as is always the case with a true Hunter Valley Experience.

The Schwartz Family Company is dedicated to supporting local communities and industry and is proud to be able to create such an event aimed at bringing together the best that the Hunter Valley has to offer.

With family friendly activities, light entertainment throughout the day and so many taste sensations to choose from everyone is well catered for and more than welcome…we hope to see you there!





hunter valley wine festival

Special Festival Accommodation Package
The Hunter Valley Wine Festival is ideally located at the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, the heart of Australia’s oldest wine region.

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Surrounded by picturesque vineyards and golf course greens and framed by the rugged Brokenback Ranges, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley epitomises the best in award winning hospitality and deluxe accommodation.

Just two hours drive north of Sydney, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley is not only the ideal location for the Hunter Valley Wine Festival but is also the perfect place to stay when discovering the Hunter region with easy access to wineries and attractions.

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley offers deluxe king or twin rooms, spa suites and two and three bedroom self-contained villas, allowing plenty of room for you to relax. To complement your stay, why not enjoy our extensive range of on-site facilities? Rejuvenate your body at our spa, reward your palate at one of our restaurants or bars, enjoy a round of golf on the 18 hole golf course, or relax in the 25 metre outdoor heated pool. You can enjoy the full range of our on-site facilities while the kids are entertained by a selection of supervised kid-friendly activities in the free on-site Water Dragons Club.

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley’s premier location and dedication to outstanding personal service has secured its reputation as the hotel of choice in the Hunter Region.

For information on accommodation during the festival contact Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley reservations on 138 388, or visit the website for more information


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Bottled wine & beer can be purchased from each exhibitor on the day. All purchases will be placed in a sealed bag and must NOT be consumed at the festival.

2017 Exhibitors:

  • Sydney Brewery
  • Ambers of Lovedale
  • Hunter Valley Cheese
  • Chocolate 5018
  • Upper Hunter Smokehouse
  • Pukara Estate
  • Kelman Vineyard
  • Catherine Vale Wines
  • Ballabourneen Comyns & Co
  • Kissofire
  • Capercaille Wines
  • Lucy's Run
  • Tower Estate
  • Hope Estate
  • Hope Brewhouse
  • Scarborough Wine Co
  • Ernest Hill Wines
  • Tulloch Wines
  • Tamburlaine Organic Wines
  • The Little Wine Co
  • Wynwood Estate
  • Thomas Wines
  • Hunter Distillery
  • Brokenwood Wines
  • Hungerford Hill
  • Peterson House
  • Wollombi Wines
  • Calais Estate Wines
  • Emma's Cottage Vineyard
  • Briar Ridge
  • Ascella Organic Wines
  • Kevin Sobels Wines
  • Drayton's Family Wines
  • Adina Vineyard
  • First Creek Wines
  • Gartelmann Wines
  • Tyrrells Wines
  • Constable Estate
  • Ivanhoe Wines
  • Cockfighters Ghost Wines
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Hart & Hunter
  • Bimbadgen
  • McGuigan Wines
  • Margan Family Wines
  • Saddler's Creek Wines
  • Mount View Estate
  • Polin & Polin Allandale Winery
  • Tintilla Estate
  • Left of Centre Wines
  • McLeish Estate Wines
  • Leogate Estate Wines

• Expect many of the Hunter Valley’s Vineyards to be represented

• Also expect tasty food stalls, foaming beer and crisp cider

• More updates to come, so keep visiting this page to see who else has joined the festival or become a member of our Facebook page to receive instant notification on the latest news for this event.



Live music and entertainment to be announced


buy tickets

Tickets are available here


Kids Activities

Families are welcome and there will be lots for the kids to do on the day including the train, jumping castle, face painting, carousel, and station train.

  • kids train hunter valley
  • station train
  • carousel hunter valley


View the 2017 press release here

Double time Time, Double the Taste at Hunter Valley Food & Wine Festival - view article here




The Canberra Craft Beer & Cider Festival has been held successfully at the Schwartz Family owned Mercure Canberra yearly since 2008. A must for beer enthusiasts and the whole family.
To learn more visit www.canberrabeerfest.com

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