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Roses in bloom! in Hunter Valley

Patrick's Friendly Tours - Saturday, November 05, 2016

Hunter Valley is famous for its wine. Grape vines are growing rapidly in a strong sumer sun at local vineyards, but look around! Beautiful rose bushes are very eye catching too!

Some of our clients in the past have asked us if growing roses is also famous in the region. Well, not as a commercial business but they do act as a health barometer for grapes. Roses are very sensitive plants towards to any slight change of  conditions caused by soil & nutorition balance, weather and humidity, disease, and pests. So having roses nearby and observe them, is a common thing to do in vineyards in order to grow fine grapes.   

At one of the wineries we visit on our tour, they also plant roses to observe the condition as well as for name plates to indicate the varieties of grapes. (e.g. red roses for shiraz vines, pink for cabernet, yellow for semillon, white for chardonnay.   

Year 2016 bottles are appearing already in Hunter Valley. Come and join us in our Hunter Valley Winery tour which is full of variety of local wines and produce, as well as amazing sceneries of vineyards with roses.
Just delicious in taste and delighful for your eyes!  


  

(Image right) The Broken Back Mountains Range at the back.

You are invited! to DT3:Hunter Valley Winery Tour in March

Patrick's Friendly Tours - Saturday, February 21, 2015

Wine, anyone?

Join us in our English tour visiting the Hunter Valley, where Australia's wine history begun. Drive through rolling hills covered with vines, stop at some wineries to do some tasting, and listen to the history of the place and the maker’s passion for it. Try some Reds, Whites, Sparkling, dessert wines, and you might also encounter some exclusive & limited produce that is only available at the cellar door. There will be opportunities to taste and purchase some other local gourmet produce as well, such as cheese, chocolates, liqueur, olives, etc.     

Please refer to our website for details of the tour by clicking here.

DATE: Wednesday 18-Mar or Friday 20-Mar-2015

Language: English