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Upper Hunter Valley

See below Hunter Valley,

This oldest wine growing area (GI) from Australia is located 150 kilometers north of Sydney in the state of New South Wales. It is divided into two areas, Lower Hunter Valley and Upper Hunter Valley , collectively referred to as the Hunter . There are the subareas Allandale, Belford, Broke Fordwich, Mount View, Pokolbin and Rothbury. The larger Lower Hunter Valley is considered a “real” Hunter Valley. Vines were planted here for the first time around 1820 by William Kelman (1800-1863) and George Wyndham (1801-1870). The "father of Australian viticulture" James Busby (1802-1871) founded the farm Kirkton...

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