Hunter Valley, New South Wales

The Hunter Valley is Australia’s oldest wine region and with 150 vineyards visitors are spoiled for choice with offerings from big names like Tulloch, McGuigan’s, Peterson’s and Mount Pleasant to boutique wineries like Ivanhoe, Saddlers Creek, Cockfighters Ghost and Savannah Estate.

While the first vines were planted in the early 1820s, the Wonnarua were the first inhabitants of the Hunter Valley, with the Worimi inhabiting the north-eastern shores and Awabakal the south-eastern shores.

Most people associate the Hunter Valley with wine and romantic getaways, but the region also boasts some superb golf courses, and in this blog, I will share my experiences of two of the best.

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