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Blue Mountains Weather

The climate varies with elevation. There is generally a 2°C drop in temperature every 300 metres increase in altitude. At Katoomba, (1,010 m or 3,314 ft) the summer average maximum temperature is around 22 °C with a few days extending into the 30s (80s–90s °F) . Night-time temperatures are usually in the teens but can

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Princess Rock Lookout Wentworth Falls

Best Blue Mountains Bushwalks

Best Blue Mountains Bushwalks Grand Canyon Track ~ Blackheath ~ 3hrs The track takes you into the heart of this World Heritage-listed area. It’s an adventurous track. From Evans lookout, the track meanders through luscious vegetation of ferns and golden wattles, close to a creek, refreshing environment especially for the summer months. Some sections can be challenging,

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Glenbrook Clearing Wild Kangaroos

Blue Mountains Wildlife

Blue Mountains Wildlife The Greater Blue Mountains Area was inscribed on the World Heritage list on 29 November 2000. The Greater Blue Mountains Area is over 1 million hectares containing: Sandstone plateau Escarpments and gorges Temperate Eucalypt forest Biodiversity: 10% of the vascular flora Large numbers of rare or threatened species (e.g. The Wollemi pine)

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Vineyard Rows Growing Season

Hunter Valley Wine Country

Hunter Valley Wine Country The Hunter Valley is one of the oldest wine regions in Australia, by 1823 some 20 acres of vineyards had already been planted. Even now some vineyards have their own roots, in modern times, due to phyloxera, vineyards are planted on root stock. Key pioneers of the Hunter Valley Wine Country

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Cellar Door Boutique Winery Hunter Valley

Wine Tasting Tips

Wine Tasting Tips Tasting glasses Tasting glasses should be clean, free of dishwasher soap or other cleaning products residue. If you only have one glass for tasting and you change the grape variety, rinse the glass with the new wine, throw it away and then pour your tasting sample. Tasting temperature Opinions vary about the

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Hunter Valley Wine Country

Hunter Valley Wineries

Hunter Valley Wineries Wine tasting in the Hunter Valley is an excellent introduction to the Australian wine. You can find more than 150 cellar doors open daily. The Hunter Valley produces less than three percent of Australia’s wine. Main subregions are Broke Fordwich, Lovedale, Mount View, Pokolbin and Wollombi Valley. The Hunter Valley is Australia’s

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Wine Making Equipment Tanks and Press

Wine Making Basics

Wine Making Basics In general, every harvest includes these basic vine-to-wine steps: Pick the grapes Crush the grapes Ferment the grapes into wine Age the wine Bottle the wine Pick the grapes The grapes are collected in bins The grapes are either cut from the vine by human hands (we obtain whole bunches) or they

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Three Sisters rock formation Echo Point Katoomba

Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains  The Blue Mountains National Park is one of the most well-known parks in Australia, it is a part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. The Greater Blue Mountains was announced as UNESCO World Heritage Area on 29 November 2000.  The Blue Mountains area is around 1436 square kilometers. It’s recognized for its geographic, botanic

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Lincoln Rock Lookout Jamison Valley Scenery

Lincolns Rock Blue Mountains

Lincolns Rock Lookout Aka Honeymoon or Flat Rock in the Blue Mountains Famous flat rock ledge on gravel road offers views of the Blue Mountains. It is know for dramatic 300m drop and no fence. Lincolns Rock is named after mountaineer Lincoln Hall who lived in Wentworth Falls for two decades and who died tragically

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