The Hunter Valley is known for its beauty and its world class wines produced by the vineyards locally. But this is not all. It not only has top notch wines, but there is more to it. You will find here an array of shops where you will not be able to hold yourself back. You can discover here in hunter valley, contemporary as well as traditional art and craft. There are a number of galleries that are filled with antiques, different arts as also crafted pieces. A few of the galleries are located at the wineries or you can simply walk into the shops when you are taking a stroll down the streets. Beautiful Things is one such place with an extensive variety of antique jewellery which is one of the best for the collection of unique and classy tapestries and antique furniture, which have been collected from all across the world.
Then there is the Candelabra which is a well known store for exquisite candles situated in the picturesque Hunter Valley Gardens Village. Smelly cheese shop is the perfect place where you can take home all sorts of cheese and other stuffs off the blackboard menu. If you are in the Hunter Valley you surely cannot afford to miss the Chocolate Company & the Fudge Factory, which is a leading attraction out here.
One of the best attractions out here is the Gems 4 U store. This unique store offers you coral giftware which is Onyx and Fossilised and an unusual concept. You get to choose whether you want gemstone beads or if you want to go for the all time favourite freshwater pearls. You can get them made and customised as per your choice. Those with a sweet tooth cannot miss The British Lolly Shop for a hoard of chocolates, sweets, snacks etc.
All the pretty ladies have to give a visit to the fashion hub Wilson and Hunter for fashion as well as accessories from local and foreign brands. There are a number of other shops for you such as The Twig for personal gifting, the Waiters friend for hardware and kitchen ware of professional quality etc. There is something or the other for everyone to shop around. Whether it is personalised items or the local stuff or the famous hunter valley wine, you cannot go back from here empty handed. Though not in large numbers, what the few shops offer here is nothing but exquisite.