The Maitland Wine District is located in the Lower Hunter Wine Region and includes
the area surrounding the city of Maitland, 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. 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.
Rosebrook, NSW 1090 Maitlandvale Rd, Rosebrook NSW 2320
Rosebrook Estate wines are produced at Hunter River Retreat in the small winery set up in the 60 year old hay shed. Graeme and Tania Levick run Rosebrook Estate and Hunter River Retreat as parallel operations. These include self-contained cottages, horse-riding, tennis, canoeing, swimming, bush walking, fishing, riverside picnic area, recreation room and mini-bus for winery tours and transport to ...