We outline the key features of the Hunter Valley Wine cluster through reviewing its history and development; outlining its organisational features and reflecting on the abiding and unique characteristics of the cluster are. We then turn to prior review and analyses of the Hunter Valley Wine cluster in order to highlight the key features from these studies. Following we then include an analysis of prior studies of wine clusters in order to highlight information flows in the Hunter Valley Wine Cluster. The article serves as a background to the understanding and evaluation of the Hunter Valley Wine Cluster.
'The Business of Wine': The Inaugural Wine Business Research Symposium, 2009. Proceedings of 'The Business of Wine': The Inaugural Wine Business Research Symposium 2009 (Newcastle, N.S.W. 7-8 December, 2009) p. 264-283