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Dungog Wine District

The Dungog Wine District is located in the Lower Hunter Wine Region and includes the area surrounding the rural service centre and tourist destination of Dungog, which is located about 230 km north of Sydney. The town has a very scenic setting and is surrounded by magnificent rolling hills that are mostly used for dairying and beef cattle. Dungog has many natural reserves and National Parks offering a rich array of scenery, attrctions and things to do. There are delightful mountain ranges, lovely freshwater streams and lots of places for bushwalking, mountain biking and camping. The main street has many fine historic buildings. Dungog is the gateway to the magnificent Barrington Tops National Park, which is very popular with nature lovers. Local attrctions and activities include: # Tour of the fabulous array of historic buildings.# Bushwalking in Barrington Tops National Park # Visits to Cangon Cottages at Cangon Homestead, just out of town # The Dungog Film Festival held in May that features new films as well as many classic Australian films. # The Dungog Pedalfest event that is held in September and showcases the merits and joys of cycling in the Williams Valley.The festival includes wines, local food, music, dancing, films shown at the historic Dungog Picture Theatre, local arts and craft and produces markets. # The Jubilee Community markets # The School of Arts museum.

The Lower Hunter Wine Region is home to 7 districts: Newcastle ; Dungog ; Maitland ; Kurri Kurri ; Cessnock ; Singleton ; Putty Road.

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Allyn River, NSW  94 Torryburn Road, East Gresford, NSW 2311 Ph: (02) 4938 9279 F
Allyn River is situated on the alluvial soils on the banks of the stream which has given the vineyard its name. The plantings of 1.5 hectares each of semillon and chambourcin were in part inspired by the knowledge that Dr Henry Lindeman had established his famous Cawarra Vineyard in the locality, and since Allyn River`s foundation in 1996, others have moved to the area to establish vineyards total...

Camyr Allyn, NSW  65 Allyn River Road, East Gresford NSW 2311
Established: 1999 Region: Australia - NSW - Upper Hunter Valley Winemaker: Geoff Broadfield, James Evers Production Quantity: 600 cases Summary: John and Judy Evers purchased the property known as Camyr Allyn North in 1997, and immediately set about planting 1.7 hectares of verdelho, 1.4 hectares of merlot and 1.3 hectares of shiraz. John Evers is a fly-fishing fanatic, which has led to the develo...