24 June 2017. crowne plaza hunter valley.

The fifth annual Hunter Valley Wine Festival will take place on the 24th of June 2017, 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.

• 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 for the 2017 festivalon moshtix CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE


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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