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The oldest, the pioneers and the root of Hunter Valley. After an exhilarating hot air balloon flight over the wine country, our Hunter Valley adventure continues on the ground, visiting some of the region’s older vines and also learning more about the oldest living culture on earth at the picturesque Wollombi Valley.
Hola from the Hunter Valley! No, not the Hunter Valley of Santa Fe, New Mexico. This is, in fact, the Hunter Valley of New South Wales. As we made our way up the drive of Casa La Vina we half expected the Three Amigos to be facing down El Guapo’s men in the bell tower. But this place is anything but Western schtick. I can honestly say this is the best accommodation I’ve ever stayed.
Wine has been produced, in some form or another, for about 7000 years. Remarkably, it was only in the last fifty years that someone discovered that the vessel from which you drink wine radically affects its flavour, aroma and overall profile. That person was 9th generation of the Riedel family, Claus J. Riedel.
Every year, Vintage (the time when the grapes are picked) brings with it a build up of excitement, nerves and anticipation for all the producers in the region. The month of February is a busy one, for our family at McLeish Estate winery it is all hands buy cialis usa on deck with family, friends and an eager vineyard team all ready for Vintage 2013 harvest and processing of the grapes in the winery.