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Opera in the Vineyards – Meet Guy Noble


The vineyards are soon to be alive with the sound of floating melodies, scintillating story lines and truly beautiful musical scores led by ABC Classic FM broadcaster, Limelight columnist and all-round musical maestro, Mr Guy Noble. We had a chat with Guy while he is getting ready for the next enthralling installment of Opera in the Vineyards.

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Christmas in the Hunter Valley

It’s hard to believe that the Hunter Valley will soon be decorating itself, ready for the beautiful celebrations of Christmas. The red of the red wines and the green of the grapevines, are of course our naturally occurring decorations. But top that with magical and amazing Christmas light displays, stunning venues and views, and you have the perfect party place ready and waiting for the celebrations to begin!

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In my shoes- FAQ’s of a Balloon Pilot

Hi, I’m Matthew Scaife, Senior Pilot with Balloon Aloft in the Hunter Valley. If you have been to the Hunter Valley before and have been up early in the morning you may have seen me with a basket full of people floating high above the vineyards in one of our colourful balloons.

In my job as a hot air balloon pilot I often get asked a lot of questions about ballooning and how hot air balloons work. So here is a bit of an insight into a day in the life of a balloon pilot with some frequently asked questions.

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