Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Spicers Vineyards Estate

Good food, great wine and pure indulgence… Spicers Vineyards Estate is much more than a 5-star guest house in the heart of the Hunter Valley, it is the ultimate unique wine country escape. Located on a vineyard in Pokolbin, with views rolling out to the stunning Brokenback Mountains, Spicers Vineyards Estate is the place for a romantic wedding. 

The Hunter Valley offers a rich diversity of settings in which to celebrate your special day with quaint chapels, churches, display gardens, barrel rooms, or even hot air balloons. But if you’re looking for a picturesque, vineyard setting, Spicers Vineyards Estate’s grounds provide fabulous scenic locations with privacy and photo opportunities galore. 

Restaurant Botanica, Spicers Vineyards Estate’s renowned restaurant venue, provides a highly memorable and intimate location for your reception. And with dining for only 60 guests or cocktails for 90 guests, you can rest assured the focus is completely on you. Have your friends and family stay the weekend in one of the eight luxurious guest suites – your personal haven.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Roberts Restaurant

Set in one of Australia's prime wine regions, Roberts Restaurant is the perfect choice for your wedding, combining a unique dining experience with superb wines. 

Catering for groups of 12 to 100 guests, there are several private dining areas as well as the main restaurant for larger groups. Within the cozy, heritage listed cottage are two private dining rooms and a private lounge, each filled with antiques and old-world charm. The larger of the two rooms comfortably seats 14 guests, whilst the smaller, with its open log fire, is perfect for a dinner for up to four.

Roberts Restaurant also boasts a beautifully restored Welsh Baptist Chapel dated 1888 on the property fully air-conditioned with its own private kitchen, it is ideal as a wedding reception area for groups of between 20 and 45.

The close proximity to world-class accommodation such as the luxurious Tower Estate, Peppers Convent or The Carriages also makes Roberts Restaurant the most convenient venue in the Hunter Valley.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Purple Bouquets From Passion@Flowers

Purple is a great colour to incorporate in your wedding theme. It is the color of spirituality, wealth, and nobility. We suggest adding a touch of purple to your wedding flowers by choosing types of flowers that will add a depth and richness to your wedding theme. Tonal arrangements are beautiful when working with purple blooms because there are so many shades and textures available to blend. Look at these gorgeous purple bouquets from Passion@Flowers

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Bridesmaid Two Tone Tote Bag

A bridesmaids job is never done. Now there is a tote to carry all of your details in. This beautiful Brown and Pink polyester twill two tone tote with emboidery detail will help any bridesmaid complete her tasks.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Pretty Pastel Bouquets by Bryon InBloom

For a romantic and dreamy touch choose a bouquet of pretty pastel flowers for your wedding. The soft hues of cream, pink, peach and mauve will look beautiful against the white of your wedding dress. Look at these stunning pastel blooms from Byron InBloom

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Potters Hotel & Brewery Function Centre

Potters offers a perfect location for a garden ceremony, relaxed atmosphere and elegant reception, catering for up to 100 guests for a formal event or up to 150 guests for a cocktail reception. 

Located at the gateway to the beautiful Hunter Valley Wine Country, Potters offers your guests stylish comfort in a convenient location. 

The surrounding rural landscaped gardens and dams, and landmark Brick Beehive Kilns make the perfect backdrop for your photographs. 

Potters aim is to make your special day as memorable as possible by working closely with you to create a unique experience for your guests.

Visit Potters

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Events of Elegance

Events of Elegance are the specialists in event theming and decoration. The highly experienced team of professional stylists will ensure your visions come to life. Events of Elegance love weddings – from planning the seating and centre-pieces, chair covers and sashes, backdrops, and ceiling draping through to the decorations and staging. No matter how intimate or grand your special day, it will be one you and your guests will always remember.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Lake Macquarie Conference & Function Centre

With 180 degree views over beautiful Lake Macquarie, an open promenade deck for your ceremony, exceptional food and first class service, Lake Macquarie Conference & Function Centre is one of the Hunter's leading venues for weddings.

The professional and experienced team understand that each wedding is different and pride themselves in consistently delivering exceptional service with a flexible and friendly attitude to allow you to enjoy your big day.
Quarterdeck Room
Situated on the first floor, enjoy magnificent views of Lake Macquarie. This room features your own private bar, dance floor, access to the Gazeway Terrace and can accommodate up to 120 guests or combined with the Macquarie room, up to 180 guests. 

Belmont Room
Situated adjacent to the Quarterdeck Restaurant on the first floor, the Belmont Room also shares sweeping views of Lake Macquarie. Ideal for smaller intimate weddings – dinners or cocktail parties. This room features your own private bar, dance floor, access to the Gazeway Terrace and can accommodate up to 100 guests.

Macquarie Room
Situated next to the Quarterdeck Restaurant on the first floor, it is divided from the Quarterdeck by a sliding concertina door. Accommodating up to 70 guests, or to be used in conjunction with the Quarterdeck Restaurant for larger functions accommodating up to 180 guests. 

Gazeway Terrace
This outside balcony is located off the Quarterdeck and Belmont Room areas. It’s the perfect place for enjoying pre-dinner drinks and Hors D’oeuvres or that exotic cocktail as you watch the sun set over beautiful Lake Macquarie. The Gazeway Terrace is a public area but it can be hired as a Private area for those special occasions including wedding ceremonies.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Bay Views

Located on the shores of Lake Macquarie, Bay Views offers one of the most picturesque and relaxing dining experiences. The weddings and functions areas cater for up to 110 guests seated or up to 200 guests for a cocktail function and offer a beautiful lakeside setting to dine, entertain and enjoy your fabulous function. 

Bay Views offers three distinct wedding packages – gold, silver and cocktail, as well as an exclusive special package to suit the upcoming season. Guests are treated to champagne and canapés upon arrival, as well as a diverse selection of food and beverages to follow.

Visit Bay Views

Friday, September 30, 2011

Floral Affects & Event Hire


Floral Affects & Event Hire is located in the heart of Hunter Valley and provides the in flowers and decoration hire for your special day. The team will create your perfect wedding flowers from exquisite floral arrangements to elegant bouquets.  

Specialising in theming, chair covers, centre-pieces, candelabras and backdrops, Floral Affects & Event Hire will create a setting to reflect your colour scheme and theme, weather it be elegant, modern, contemporary or unique. 

Visit Floral Affects & Event Hire

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Soul Temple

Soul Temple is a mobile massage and pamper service that comes to you in the privacy of your own home, hotel, resort or accommodation in the Hunter Valley region.
Indulge in a blissful massage with beautiful body products, organic facials, a flower essence foot pamper, body scrubs and wraps or a moisturising head massage and hair treatment.
Why not spoil your bridal party and yourself, just before your big day, with a full bliss out package. Each member of your bridal party will receive a body scrub followed by a gentle body brush, to leave your skin glowing and renewed. Hot Towels are used in preparation for a relaxing massage using organic coconut oil, followed by a nourishing skin treatment and facial, using organic products. You and your bridal party will be left feeling relaxed and renewed for the big day ahead.
Relax and let the Day Spa come to you!

Monday, September 26, 2011

Tuscany Wine Estate Resort

Tuscany Wine Estate Resort is the perfect venue in the Hunter Valley to host your wedding day. Offering 3 venues as well as the option to hold the reception outside in the courtyard on the property depending on the wedding size; catering for ceremonies, weddings and providing accommodation for guests on site. With beautiful vineyard views, caring staff and magic food – this combination will make your wedding day the envy of any other, nothing is left to chance. 

Tuscany Wine Estate Resort's weddings are primarily held in The Mill Restaurant. The restaurant, signified by the windmill on the corner of the property, boosts views which are a true Hunter Valley picture with rolling vineyards and The Brokenback Ranges. This uniquely Australian aspect and building is situated on a gentle hill.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Leaves & Fishes

Leaves & Fishes is a perfect venue for a unique and personal wedding. Catering for up to 80 guests, Feast at Leaves & Fishes offers an exclusive, private environment for you and your friends & family to share in your celebrations.

This venue is extremely private with lush, natural surroundings. Hosting a relaxed, warm, unique alternative with it’s understated elegance and attention to detail for a fuss free, perfect day for you all your guests to enjoy.

Catering for 80 seated guests, Leaves & Fishes utilise an Italian style concept of shared food. This style will suit a wide range of tastes, however individual meal requirements can be met with ease.

Leaves & Fishes has a proven fresh, smart and simple approach to food, with passionate chefs experienced in creating seriously fabulous food.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Relaxation, Rejuvenation, Recuperation

Whatever your reason for visiting the spa at Château Élan Hunter Valley, the team are dedicated to your peace of mind and physical wellbeing. 

Upon arrival you will be greeted by the reception team and personally guided through to the exquisite spa consisting of 17 beautifully appointed treatment rooms and a team that understands care, comfort and discretion. 

The spa menu is an Australian first and one that’s exclusive to our guests: much of it is drawn from the distinguished Terraké philosophy and uses French Thalgo products. It quite literally offers a world of treatments.

All treatments include access to The Spa Hydrotheraphy Lounge with hot and cold plunge pools overlooking the Vintage golf course and infrared detox sauna.

- Facial Treatments
- Body Treatments
- Hands and Feet
- Massages of the World
- Men’s Zone
- Mother to Be
- Exclusive French ‘Terrake’ skincare
- Girls Day Out Packages
- Couples Treatments
- Wedding Packages

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Wandin Valley Estate

The picturesque Wandin Valley Estate is situated in the Lovedale area of the lower Hunter Valley on the slopes of the Molly Morgan Mountains with views over Pokolbin towards the Brokenback range. A perfect backdrop for your perfect day – a unique venue to create the memories that will last a lifetime. 

The 100 acre estate boasts an on site cafe and restaurant, spacious function facilities, and five separate accommodations set amongst rolling vineyards, beautifully manicured lawns, and natural bushland. 

Book the entire property for you and your party, and for the weekend the estate will feel like yours. Making use of the accommodation for up to 38 people is the perfect way to ensure your party to get the most out of your wedding and their weekend in wine country. 

Seating up to 110 guests comfortably, the room itself contains a baby grand piano, a dance floor area and band space, log fireplace, glass windows overlooking the vineyard and lovely high-pitched ceilings. The Ruby Pavilion is a beautiful location for a sit down reception.

The covered verandah overlooking the cricket oval is ideal for dancing at the end of the formal proceedings and it can be open or closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions. Soft lighting within the pavilion and around the perimeter of the verandah add to the overall mood of this majestic venue. 

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

St Patricks of Nulkaba

St Patricks of Nulkaba is the perfect choice for a romantic wedding. This unique 1892 sandstone chapel has a tradition of being a very special venue for wedding ceremonies. Now fully restored, this non-denominational chapel seats approximately 130 people. Beautifully landscaped grounds are the perfect backdrop for photos and video productions.... memories are made of this.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Tangaratta Vineyard

Tangaratta Vineyard is nestled in the tranquil Peel Valley only minutes from Tamworth. The vineyard and century-old chapel is the ideal venue to hold a classic, country-style wedding.

The Vineyard boasts a large, silk-lined function centre, beautifully manicured grounds, stunning views, wonderful sunsets and gourmet catering. Enjoy a seated meal or cocktail-style reception in the air-conditioned Function Centre. The purpose-built, silk-lined venue can cater for up to 220 guests (minimum 60 guests) and you can theme the room to your liking.

The Pyne Chapel is the perfect, quaint setting for your ceremony or you may prefer the extensive, manicured grounds of the vineyard for a more relaxed service.
The beautifully manicured grounds of Tangaratta are a great, casual venue where you and your guests can enjoy the rural views of the Moonbi Ranges. You can mingle amongst the vines and see the lights of Tamworth on twilight.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

BlueGreen House

BlueGreen House combines the ultimate country setting with exclusive accommodation for a country style wedding. Nestled on 5 private acres and surrounded by macadamia and coffee plantations, BlueGreen House is perfectly positioned between the beautiful beaches of Byron Bay, the charming federation village of Bangalow and the Byron hinterland beyond. 

A romantic gazebo on the lake and a leafy, green rainforest as a backdrop make for perfect ceremony locations, and the beautifully landscaped gardens for a wonderful marquee reception, that transforms itself into a romantic fairyland at night! 

BlueGreen House is a unique, stylish and contemporary house. The house can be let as a self contained 2 bedroom/bathroom house or with an additional 3rd bedroom suite, which includes an en-suite bathroom and kitchenette. This offers numerous accommodation options for the bridal party and their respective parents or special guests.