HUNTER BUSINESSES WIN AT TOURISM AWARDS

Margan Wines and Chateau Elan at the Vintage are among the big winners at this year’s New South Wales Tourism Awards.

The Hunter businesses were recognised in the awards announced in Sydney last night.

Margan Wines won the award in the Wineries, Distilleries and Breweries section while Chateau Elan took the gong in the Business Event Venue section.

Tree Tops Central Coast took out the People’s Choice award, while Byron Bay Bluesfest won the Major Festivals and Events category.