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The Lovedale Long Lunch like you’ve never seen it

The Lovedale Long Lunch – the Hunter Valley’s biggest food and wine event is back again for another year, offering a decadent line up of the Hunter Valley’s leading chefs teaming up with seven of Lovedale’s finest wineries and local entertainment for a weekend of foodie indulgence.

Arrive In Style

With a range of transport options, getting to the Lovedale Long Lunch, in the heart of Hunter Valley Wine Country needn’t be a hassle, in fact you can even add a touch of glamour to your arrival.

Operators like Rover Coaches, Zephyr Tours, All Around the Vines and Tastes of The Hunter Wine Tours can get you to this red-letter event on time and in style.

However, if you prefer a more dramatic entrance and once that drinks in the majesty of the areas natural beauty, perhaps a helicopter flight, courtesy of Slattery Helicopeter Charter could be just the ticket.

Accomm with aplomb!

After a big day sampling the tantilising tastes and fantastic flavours of the Lovedale Long lunch, you are going to want somewhere to rest your head and reflect on the experience.

Thankfully,  Lovedale boasts more than 50 accommodation options that cater to all tastes and budgets.

From loved up couples retreats to spreads that are perfect for groups of revellers, Lovedale is famous for the friendly warmth offered by your hosts, so wherever you stay, you will always feel welcome!

Grab the gang

Whiling away the hours with a group of good friends while quaffing the best wines from seven Lovedale wineries – Allandale Winery, Emma’s Cottage Vineyard, Gartlemann Hunter Valley, Saltire Estate, Sandalyn Wilderness Estate, Tatler Wines and Wandin Valley Estate, is perhaps the best way to experience the Lovedale Long Lunch.

Creating a party within a party where friends come together for a great day under the sun as you make your way through a perfectly paired menu that features the finest local produce prepared by some of the best chefs in the Hunter Region, sounds like the perfect day out.

Remember the good times.

If you find that perfect wine during your time at the Lovedale Long Lunch – there is no need to leave those memories at the table.

All wineries at the Long Lunch have cellar doors that you can visit to pick up that perfect prosecco, silky shiraz or cheeky chardonnay to enjoy at home so those memories can live on after you’ve bid farewell to the gorgeous Lovedale region.

The Lovedale Long Lunch is on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May. For more information, visit

Written by Newcastle Live

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