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climate The Broke Wine District is located in the famous Broke Fordwich Sub-Region of the Hunter Valley Wine Zone and is centred on the town of Broke on Broke Road south west of the Singleton Military area on the shores of Wollombi Brook, which is a tributary of the Hunter River that flows through the Region. The other villages in the area are Mt Thorley, Milbrodale, Paynes Crossing, Fordwich, Branxton, Howes Valley, Pokolbin and Cessnock. Renowned as the relaxed and tranquil, and less commercial part of The Hunter Region, the Broke Fordwich Region became an official wine sub-region in 1994. The warm climate with mild winters and few frosts, and fertile soils create a unique terroir and produce distinctive wines Chardonnay, Semillon, Shiraz and Verdelho, including recent plantings of Italian varieties such as Barbera, Sangiovese and Dolcetto. The Broke district is also home to other agricultural products such as olives, dairies, orange orchards and market gardens, and there and many food stall and local cafes and restaurants that feature local produce. There are many local attractions and activities in the area including: # Hiring a bike for a unique way to tour the vineyards # Bushwalking in the Yengo National Park and other nature reserves in the area. # Enjoy the Broke Village Fair in September and the Garden Ramble in October # The Spirit of the Vine Festival held in October # Folk in Broke event held in November. # Visiting the many local villages such as Wollombi and Milbrodale with fabulous Aboriginal rock paintings # Hot-air balloon rides over the vineyards at dawn.

The Broke Fordwich Region is home to 4 districts: Bulga ;Broke ; Paynes Crossing ; Fordwich.

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