Hunter Valley



Hunter Valley Love: The Wedding Festival will return to Hope Estate in 2018. Stay tuned to this website and our social media for a date. Below is the information for our 2017 event, including all the wedding vendors who showcased.



MacDougall Photography

MacDougall Photography

Hope Estate Winery

2213 Broke Road Pokolbin, NSW 2320

(Opposite Pokolbin Village)

Well known for its outdoor concerts and music festivals, as well as its impressive wines, Hope Estate in the Hunter Valley is a beautiful wedding venue and home to our Hunter Valley festival.

A regular location for filming, having hosted shows such as Farmer Wants a Wife, their stunning Great Cask Hall is a prime location for a large wedding reception.



Ticket information for 2018 event will be available when the date is announced.


There will be wedding suppliers from the following categories showcasing their work:

  • Gourmet food vans
  • Wine tastings and Champagne bars
  • VIP teepee and picnic areas
  • Man Caves for the boys
  • Live music and entertainment throughout the day
  • Giveaways
  • DIY workshops
  • Wedding dress designers 
  • Fashion shows
  • Jewellery and accessories
  • Hair and makeup experts
  • Styling displays
  • Florists
  • Celebrants
  • Photographers and Videographers
  • Stylists and Planners
  • Stationery suppliers 
  • Cake Makers
  • Venues
  • Transport and wedding cars

Fashion parades will take place in the main marquee at 11.30am and 2.00pm.


Hope Estate is in the heart of Pokolbin in the Hunter Valley Wine Region, located on the main Hunter Valley thoroughfare of Broke Road.

The Hunter Valley is just a 2 hour drive from Sydney via the M1, taking the turn-off B82 "Freemans Drive" to Cessnock and the Hunter Valley Vineyards. The B82 will lead you through to Cessnock with plenty of signage directing to the vineyards and Pokolbin. Hope Estate is just 15kms from the township of Cessnock.

There are trains that run from Sydney to Newcastle, Maitland and Morisset with information available here on times, and connecting buses from the trains station available here.

You can make the most of your weekend and book accommodation in the Hunter Valley and spend Saturday seeing the sights and doing a wine tour. Check out Hunter Valley Wine Country website for search for stays or we also love AirBnB and Wotif.