Thursday, January 03, 2019

Nest on the Hill: Mudgee

On the Road peppered with Kulwant and Ajmir stories filled with memories of  Mudgee ...

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is an attractive and sophisticated country town of fine old buildings, located in the broad, picturesque and fertile Cudgegong River Valley. 

Queens Pinch Vineyard, Mudgee, NSW

Surrounded by gently undulating hills it is noted primarily for more than 40 superb vineyards and outstanding providores, cafes and restaurants which accompany the vineyards and cellar doors. The area is also known for for its fine wool, beef, fat lambs, cereal crops, lucerne, vegetables and honey. It is the third largest grape growing region in New South Wales.

*People of Mudgee  | Eli and Gora 

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Gora Singh Mann and Kate Power look at the work now on display at Mudgee Library.

 Gora Singh Mann and Kate Power look at the work now on display at Mudgee Library

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  • Artist Eddy Harris at work on his piece, ‘The Cudgegong River’.
  • Nurse Unit Manager of Emergency Melissa McGilvrey, Mudgee Health Service manager Judith Ford, Gora Singh Mann and pharmacist Ann Wormald in front of the new painting by Eddy Harris that will greet people as they enter the hospital. PHOTO: ELLE WATSON

Gora Singh Mann and Mid- Western regional Council general manager Brad Cam will the Noel Raggett painting Mr Mann has ...

Mudgee Library is once again filled with colour thanks to the patronage of local art collector Gora Singh Mann.

 Australia’s best-kept secret spot has just been named in the Australian Traveller Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards.
Wait! Turns out they couldn’t decide on just one winner, instead it’s a tie between the Mudgee region and Orange, both located in New South Wales.
According to Australian Traveller, they are both gorgeous towns that are “all too often overlooked for NSW’s more obvious gems”.
Mudgee, which is nestled away approximately 3.5 hours drive from Sydney, is apparently the ultimate weekend escape. Nearby Gulgong, Kandos and Rylstone are also part of the broader Mudgee region, where travellers flock to in their hunt for great food, wine, art and sightseeing options.
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Lonely Planet describes Mudgee as a “quaint little grid of a town with vineyards on its edge and rolling hills wherever you turn”.
“The wineries come hand in hand with excellent cuisine, making it a popular weekend getaway where gastronomic exploration is central to the experience.”

Mudgee Honey Haven is located at 2 Hill End Road and accessed by driving north-west on the Castlereagh Highway. By the usual standards of honey shops, it is huge and offered all kinds of honey-related products - pure honey, creamed honey, gourmet honey, beepower active honey, beeswax, beeswax furniture polish, candles and soaps made from beeswax, skin and healthcare products and even honey wine (that's mead). The shop is open daily and there is an 18 hole putt putt course and live bees on display, tel: (02) 6372 4478 or check out

It was so hot in Mudgee this guy put a pool in his living room

Another day, another warning: Mudgee region warned to brace for wild weather
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