The annual Hunter Valley Wine & Beer Festival celebrates Australia’s premium wine-growing region with a series of events throughout May and June each year.
The annual Hunter Valley Wine & Beer Festival occurs within the grounds of the picturesque Rydges Resort Hunter Valley. With an extensive array of wine, gourmet food, beer and cider, festival-goers will be spoilt for choice, as is always true with a genuine Hunter Valley Experience.
Hunter Valley Wine & Beer Festival 2024 Dates, Wineries & Events
You can sample over 100 wines at the festival, including medal winners and limited releases. Winemakers are on hand at these wine-tasting events to answer your questions. You can learn about your favourite wines and how they’re produced.
The festival will have live music throughout the day to keep you entertained, and the festival will showcase local wine, beer and food, with wine tasting Expression Sessions with local producers.
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. It is a great day out for the whole family, so why not spend the day in the Hunter Valley and bring the kids along too!
The Hunter Valley Wine & Beer Festival has something for everyone, from the connoisseurs who want to indulge to the novices who wish to learn more about (or just experience) great wine and food. Make sure you check the official festival guide to see the full program of events. You need to book early for some events to avoid missing out.
The cooler weather in May and June makes it the perfect time of year to be cosying up to a fire and relaxing with great food and wine. You can also take the opportunity to explore one of the most picturesque regions in Australia when you attend the Hunter Valley Wine & Beer Festival. The Hunter Valley has a range of accommodation options to suit any budget.