CHEERS: your guide to the Hunter Valley Wine & Beer Festival 2022

The 10th edition Hunter Valley Wine and Beer Festival will take over Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley on Saturday June 18and promises one of the greatest years yet.

Dedicated to supporting local communities and industry, the event brings together the best that the Hunter Valley has to offer.

We’ve put together a guide of everything you need to know to help you make the most of one of the biggest days in the Hunter Valley event calendar. Check it out below.

TICKETS

General Admission tickets are available for pre-purchase through Moshtix and will cost you just $15 per person. If you want to buy a ticket the same day it will cost you $25 each.

Tastings are offered for $2 each which will bring you 30ml of wine or 100ml beer or cider.

WINE TASTING

Up-and-coming wineries Winmark Wines and Parched Crow Wine Co are just two of the incredible Hunter Valley producers that will showcase their best drops.

Tastings are offered for $2 each which will bring you 30ml of wine.

BEER TASTING

Six String Brewing Co. and Block n Tackle Brewery will welcome beer lovers to sample their delicious beers. They join eight high-end breweries exhibiting at the festival.

Tastings are offered for $2 each and you will have 100ml beer or cider.

SPIRITS, LIQUORS & PRODUCERS

Mr Black Spirits is back with its incredible coffee liqueur, Oz Tukka will present its gourmet products and The Farmer’s Wife Distillery will delight gin lovers.

Tastings are offered for $2 each

FRIENDLY AND FAMILY

The family festival offers free entry to children accompanied by an adult.

And there is also something for them to do. Activities include a bouncy castle, train rides, petting zoo and face painting.

GETTING THERE

There is plenty of on-site parking at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley for those wishing to drive to the event.

If you are coming from Newcastle, we highly recommend taking the event bus from Novotel Newcastle or Rydges Newcastle. Tickets are available for $30 return per person.

LODGING

the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley offers festival-goers Special Festival accommodation packages.

Starting at $439 per room, packages include accommodation, breakfast at Redsalt Restaurant (which is totally awesome), festival admission, and a free tasting glass per person.

ENTERTAINMENT

Ella Powellfreshly won National CCMA Junior Songwriter of the Year Awardwill perform from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the same day.

Group of four pieces, Fahrenheit will heat up the afternoons with a set featuring hit artists like Sam Cooke, Elvis and the Beatles, LRB, Cold Chisel, Hoodoo Gurus and The Angels.


HUNTER VALLEY WINE AND BEER FESTIVAL
SATURDAY JUNE 18
CROWNE PLAZA HUNTER VALLY


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