With the newest Hunter Valley Distillery, Tower Distillery & Winery, Hope Estate is proud to announce that in 2021, one of the Valley's favourite music days, Jazz in the Vineyards, will be enriched with botanicals and cocktails at the first annual Hunter Valley Gin & Jazz Festival.
A great day out for groups of friends, ladies who lunch, and families, to come along to the Hunter Valley’s biggest beer garden at Hope Estate. Set on the rolling lawns of Hope Estate’s amphitheatre, enjoy G&T Tastings, a slow lunch, a picnic lunch, wine tastings, craft beer paddles, Gin Masterclasses, boutique local markets & kids zone with jumping castle & face painting, all to the sound track of jazz tunes.
If you're here for the music, you can expect a fantastic feature Australian Performer to be announced in the coming months. With the postponement of the 2020 Jazz in the Vineyards dates, Kate Ceberano is no longer able to attend the new dates. The balance of the line up includes John Morrison’s Swing City Band featuring Jacki Cooper, The Aston Martinis and The Djangologists. Busking Competition is now open for expressions of interest.
Our local partner Rover Coaches continued to offer their bus transport partnership. With pickups from Newcastle, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Singleton and Hunter Valley. A great option for groups and familes!
Only 2.5hrs from Sydney, travelling for the day to the vineyards is an option with Free Parking onsite at Hope Estate.
You can of course make a weekend of it and take up one of the many accommodation options available in the Pokolbin, Broke, Lovedale, Nulkaba & Cessnock Areas.
The Hunter Valley Gin & Jazz Festival is a wonderful way to enjoy a day of delicious small batch Gins, good wine, great beer, stunning views and great music. For those couples and groups looking for a leisurely long lunch they can choose from a pre-purchased picnic hamper ticket or upgrade to a VIP ticket which includes a 3- course lunch & drink on arrival. It’s best to book your tickets early as the VIP tickets are limited.