Food, Wine & Romance

Australias top wine regions revealed

Nothing beats a cheeky romantic weekend getaway in wine country and according to online travel site,, South Australia’s Barossa has taken the title as the most popular wine region in Australia. 

A survey of more than 2600+ people revealed the Barossa is the number one spot, followed hot on the heels by Western Australia’s Margaret River and the Hunter Valley in NSW.

Kangaroo Island is known for its spectacular natural beauty and its home grown produce. Add them together and you get FEASTival!

Local Chefs - Local Food! Now there is even more reason to visit this magical region with the third annual food festival on from 27th November - 1st December 2013.

With a full list of daily activities, seminars and speciality classes on the menu, the Tweed Foodie Festival provides the perfect opportunity to delve into the grass-roots of the region's vibrant culture and cuisine. Nightly feasts are held in different locations throughout the region and the highlight will surely be the signature event, Tweed's Biggest Dinner Party - which will be held at the rustic Murwillumbah Showgrounds against the stunning backdrop of Wollumbin Mt Warning on the 30th November. 

Enjoy Gourmet Food Trail packages at Peppers Manor House

Peppers Manor House, situated in Sutton Forest as a part of New South Wales' Southern Highlands, is a picturesque haven for food-loving couples. The luxurious and secluded retreat, which has a history dating back to the 1800s, now offers speciality Gourmet Food Trail packages, exclusive High Teas and a market garden, which takes advantage of the region's brilliantly fertile farming land. Newly-appointed and internationally-renowned Executive Chef Daniel James is in the process of developing a fresh new menu. 

Hunter Valley Vineyards (Tourism New South Wales)

Just right for romance, The Hunter Valley is the perfect setting for holidays with a wine focus and much, much more. You choose the setting - welcoming B&B's, pretty vineyard cottages, eco-friendly retreats, golf and spa resorts - and shape your special holiday from there.

Polkolbin is at the heart of wine country with cellar doors, restaurants and many local attractions, while the wider region has much to offer with more vineyards, scenic drives, farm gate produce, historic villages, activities such as horse riding, golf, kayaking, scenic helicopter flights and 4WD tours. In fact all the things couples just love to do and discover together.


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