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What is happening with Ravensworth Homestead?

What is happening with Ravensworth Homestead?

The Big Picture The Mt Owen / Glendell Coal Mine in the Upper Hunter is 20km north of Singleton off Hebden Road, Ravensworth and is owned and operated by Mt Owen Pty Ltd on behalf of Glencore Australia. It was approved for operations in 1983 and went through several...

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New venture on a planet friendly piece of land

New venture on a planet friendly piece of land

“Walking around his recently acquired vineyard at Broke in the Hunter Valley, Pedestrian.tv founder Oscar Martin says his lifestyle has undergone a massive change in just a few short months. “I have been at Krinklewood for three and half months and during that time I...

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Going for Broke – launch of Broke Fordwich Wine Trail

Going for Broke – launch of Broke Fordwich Wine Trail

“Take a trip down the road less travelled to the Broke Fordwich region and discover the more tranquil side of one of Australia’s oldest winemaking regions. When you think of Hunter Valley wine country, the first place that usually springs to mind is Pokolbin. But if...

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Residents invited to view Broke Village Town Square proposal

Residents invited to view Broke Village Town Square proposal

“The township of Broke is set to undergo a new look. The Broke Fordwich Wine Tourism Association will host an information session at the Broke Hall on Thursday, September 19, to give residents and interested parties an opportunity to view the Broke Village Town Square...

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Make pizza dough like the Italians

Make pizza dough like the Italians

“This recipe makes a thin dough with crispy base; add any toppings you desire. For the recipe, all you need is flour, water, yeast and salt, which can be used in different quantities and forms, depending on how thin or thick you want your pizza to be. The stunning...

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Olive Groves of Broke Fordwich

Olive Groves of Broke Fordwich

As the Wollombi Brook meanders through the Broke – Fordwich – Milbrodale – Bulga area it flows mainly through flat, well drained sandy country ideal for many sorts of agriculture. Vineyards and olive groves have been established up and down the Valley and continue to...

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Broke? Funny name for a town

Broke? Funny name for a town

Land was originally set aside for a village by Henry Dangar in 1828, but NSW Surveyor General Sir Thomas Mitchell gets the credit for naming the village in 1831. Major Mitchell named the village after Sir Charles Broke Vere, an English member of parliament and friend...

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The Legend of Cockfighter

The Legend of Cockfighter

In the early 1800s the new British penal colony of New South Wales was centred on the area of Sydney Cove but also included outlying settlements at Camden, Parramatta and Windsor. With the arrival of free settlers came the need to open more land, so Governor Macquarie...

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Little Bit of Italy raises $3226

Little Bit of Italy raises $3226

“It was smiles all round when Singleton Cancer Appeal Committee, president, Kay Sullivan accepted a donation from the Broke Fordwich Wine and Tourism Association for $3226 to fund her organisation’s vital work in providing facilities and services for cancer patients...

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Margan feast connects diners with Hunter Valley farmers

Margan feast connects diners with Hunter Valley farmers

“If you are ever out Broke-Fordwich way, keep an eye out for a woman getting her hands dirty in Margan’s one-acre kitchen garden with a huge smile on her face. Her name is Pat Hansson, she is a horticulturalist and she knows just about everything there is to know...

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A Little Bit of Italy in Broke

A Little Bit of Italy in Broke

“Picturesque Broke-Fordwich will turn European in April for the annual Little Bit of Italy in Broke Festival. The event will run from April 7 to 9. It brings the essence of Italian hospitality to the Hunter Valley with authentic cuisine, local produce, cooking...

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A quiet corner of the Hunter Valley goes Italian

A quiet corner of the Hunter Valley goes Italian

“A Little Bit of Italy in Broke brings the essence of Italian hospitality and cuisine to the picturesque Broke-Fordwich region each April. And food lovers, the countdown to the 12th annual festival has well and truly begun.”

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Glenguin celebrates best ever results

Glenguin celebrates best ever results

“The release of the 2017 edition of James Halliday’s Wine Companion last week has again revealed Glenguin Estate as the hidden gem of the Hunter Valley with 5 wines being rated at 95 points or above and also regaining our five red star winery rating. The trio of 2014...

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Wine in his veins

Wine in his veins

“WINEMAKERS don’t sleep during vintage, do they? There is so much to think about, so much to know, so much to do. It’s 9am on a sunny summer day, February 19, to be exact. In the back of the Margan’s winery complex just a stone’s throw west of Broke, a small team is...

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Margan added to Hunter Valley’s vintage quality

Margan added to Hunter Valley’s vintage quality

“Oh, I know I should be concentrating on the wines. The delicious, lemony 10-year-old semillon; the beautiful, earthy five-year-old barbera; the seven vintages of aged-release shiraz — all the bottles that grape-treader Andrew Margan has opened for the 20th birthday...

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Margan celebrates 20 years with launch of vermouth

Margan celebrates 20 years with launch of vermouth

“Husband and wife team Andrew and Lisa Margan, together with their children Ollie, Alessa and James, are celebrating 20 years of award winning winemaking at their Broke Fordwich Estate in the Hunter Valley this year. Along with a series of lunches and dinners at the...

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Italy comes to Broke for the annual festival of activities

Italy comes to Broke for the annual festival of activities

“A Little Bit of Italy in Broke is a weekend program of Italian food, wine, festivities and fun throughout Broke Fordwich which will take place from April 8-10. Relax in the rural setting at one of ten venues, creating experiences and events to bring A Little Bit of...

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Margan celebrates 20 years in the wine industry

Margan celebrates 20 years in the wine industry

“TWENTY years ago Lisa and Andrew Margan bought an empty paddock in the Broke Fordwich region of the Hunter Valley. They built a home and planted some vines. Today, it is an award-winning labour of love. Lisa and Andrew are at the helm of the Margan brand and...

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Margan joins the NSW Tourism Awards Hall of Fame

Margan joins the NSW Tourism Awards Hall of Fame

Last night in Sydney at the NSW Tourism Awards Margan celebrated with two prestigious wins. Margan was awarded Gold for Best Tourism Winery and now enters the NSW Tourism Hall of Fame in recognition of three consecutive wins. Margan was also awarded Gold for...

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Land of Plenty

Land of Plenty

“Once a culinary wasteland, the Hunter Valley is now populated with in pioneering foodies making the most of its wholesale nba jerseys rich bounty. Larry Jerseys Writer takes a gastronomic tour of Australia’s oldest wine Broke region, sampling dishes worthy Exciting...

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Residents in Broke to celebrate sale of Hunter CSG licences

Residents in Broke to celebrate sale of Hunter CSG licences

“After at more than a decade of Uncover fighting coal seam gas Berowra development in Broke, residents will tonight rally at the town’s By community hall for what they have dubbed a “farewell AGL party”. Earlier cheap jerseys this month, AGL announced it had sold two...

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Hunter Valley Events around Broke Fordwich

Hunter Valley Events around Broke Fordwich

Submit Your Event September 2021 Broke Village Market Date: Sunday, 05 September 2021 Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Location: Stewart McTaggart Park, Broke NSWA community run market in the heart of Broke, Hunter Valley, NSW, is held on the first Sunday of the month with...

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Beyond Blue charity cycle from Berowra to Broke

Beyond Blue charity cycle from Berowra to Broke

“As wholesale jerseys cycling cheap nfl jerseys enthusiast cheap jerseys living in Newtown, Ed Kirk stopped at a property for sale in Cowan while on a training ride to Mt White. Three months later, he negotiated its sale and made the move to the suburbs with his wife...

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The Australian wine regions you’ve never heard of

The Australian wine regions you’ve never heard of

“THERE wholesale jerseys are cheap nfl jerseys little cheap jerseyspockets Super of Under Australia TMZ where the wine is flowing and the guests are nowhere to be seen. These are the little gems that haven’t been overrun with booze buses and weekend tourists. If you...

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