Hobart Tastes and Wines Day Tour
Internationally acclaimed and highly sought after, Tasmanian wines are worthy of investigation. Our cool climate and long summer days encourages growth of Chardonnay, Riesling and Pinot Noir of the highest standard. Tasmania is the perfect location for sparkling wine and the results have made the French envious. Our tour explores a range of wines as we knock on the doors of some fascinating vineyards. Each vineyard has its own unique style and simply visiting them is an interesting experience in itself.
On this tour you experience:
- Frogmore Creek Cellar Door -
Located in the heart of the Coal River Valley, the cellar door has a backdrop of rolling hills, vineyard, winding waterways, farming pastures and rustic homesteads.
Their wonderful wines are produced from grapes sourced off two cool climate southern Tasmanian vineyards and branded as Frogmore Creek, Winemakers Reserve and Single Block Series.
Included is a 30 minute guided tasting and opportunity to wander through the delightful lifestyle store.
- Puddleduck Vineyard -
Puddleduck, nestled by water, is an extremely tranquil place to relax. Water birds gently glide by as you taste their range of award winning wines.
Family owned, they have dedicated their lives to wine production in Tasmania and all guests are impressed by the attention to detail in their glasses.
- Coal River Farm -
At Coal River Farm the passionate farmers live the ethos:
We love handmande, small batch and home grown.
We love food and drink made by people not machines.
We love experimenting with new and traditional flavours.
We love our clever makers and growers.
We love tasting everything...multiple times.
We love sharing our little farm with people from around the world.
Our farm is all about growing and making things that we enjoy eating. Our family run business combines growing, making and sharing the spoils of our labour with anyone that cares about where their food comes from.
Included is a platter of Coal Valley cheese, handmade chocolates and warming speciality hot chocolate. The opportunity to meet with the Chocolatier or Cheesemaker is available.
- Richmond -
Richmond is one of Tasmania’s earliest settled towns and features some incredibly beautiful early colonial architecture like the Richmond Bridge (1823). A visit to the gaol built in 1825 is also a must. its most infamous prisoner inspired the famous author charles Dickens to create the character Fagan in Oliver Twist.
Wander through the beautiful historic street scape which offers an array of artisan shops, antique stores and delicious produce. The Richmond Arms is a great place to sample local beverages and absorb the tranquility of the township.
- Pooley Wines -
The vineyard is run by the third generation of the Pooley family who are dedicated to producing wines of outstanding quality. They offer wines from two of their Coal Valley vineyards to give guests the opportunity to distinguish the taste difference through soil change.
The cellar door is rustic, one of grandeur and housed within the historic estate at Richmond. Our tour takes you on a very personal tasting of award winning wines and you can be assured of a great experience.
- Riversdale Estate -
Owned by sixth generation farmers, Riversdale Estate features a gentle undulating vista of sheltered bays and farm lands. The estate location and soil type provides an excellent environment to produce outstanding quality wines. It also boasts a beautifully furnished french bistro and high tea rooms plus a quirky Peter Rabbit garden for the kids. It all adds up to a truly peaceful and unique experience in one of Tasmania's award winning vineyards.
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2020 - 2021 season. The 2020 - 2021 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2020 to the 31st March 2021. The 2021 - 2022 season rates commence on the 1st April 2021.