Exclusive gourmet escapes seasoned by adventure

Live Like a Local in the Hunter Valley for the ultimate hands-on, behind-the-scenes, gourmet food and wine experiences.

It’s not every day that you can disgorge ‘Methode Traditionelle’ (bubbly) with a 13th generation wine maker, taste Chardonnay straight from Hungarian Oak Barrells and blend your own bottle of red wine.

Brainchild of local vigneron, Jo Bowskill, Live Like a Local provides a unique opportunity to join a small group for unbookable experiences, sharing a love of gourmet food and wine. Discover the Hunter like never before.

Learn the art of mozzarella making, try your hand at being a vigneron in a vineyard, sample bespoke chocolates, enjoy an authentic long table Italian meal, indulge in a decadant three course lunch atop Kawal Rock (accessed by helicopter), taste the exotic fruits and produce from Rohanlea, and be taught cooking techniques by the best in the business.

There will be plenty of opportunities to rub shoulders with winemakers and indulge in private tastings along the way.

The Highlights:

  • Visit Austalia’s premier wine region
  • 20 Behind the scenes, wine and gourmet experiences
  • 8 Wineries
  • 5 Days
  • Intimate groups with no more than 16 people per tour

Relax in luxury at Thistle Hill French Provincial Guesthouse, walk the vineyards and enjoy gourmet delights and good times around the sandstone firepit.

Visit livelikealocal.com.au for 2024 dates.

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