North West Wine Trail

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Full of colour and flavour, Tasmania’s North West is the gateway to some of Tasmania’s most beautiful natural places. Exploring the North West you’ll find classic coastal drives, food and wine trails, stunning national parks and beautiful nature reserves.

This region is the gateway to some of Tasmania’s most beautiful natural places – including Cradle Mountain – one of Tasmania’s most visited natural icons. It is also a great place for touring and offers spectacular views at every turn, from Mt Roland near Devonport, Table Cape near Wynyard and the famous ‘Nut’ at Stanley. And some of Tasmania’s prettiest cities and towns sit right on the water’s edge on the scenic North West coast, each with their own unique attractions and relaxed seaside atmosphere.

Barringwood Winery

The food and wines of the North West are special – they are more than just nourishment – because they tie together the stories of the makers and the land where they originated. Enjoy the delights of supremely fresh fruit and vegetables from roadside stalls, and the paddock-to-plate experience of eating food that was sourced from local areas.

The wine and other beverages are things you can enjoy here and take home as gifts or as delicious keepsakes from your visit.

Whichever way you explore the region, there’s no shortage of great places to stay, eat and enjoy. So go where the world’s still wild, in a region that’s home to breathtaking scenery, unbelievable history, gourmet produce and wine and the world’s cleanest air. There’s no end to the experiences on offer.

Come taste your way around the North West Wine Trail at Vin Diemen! 

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FOOD MENU: Melbourne 2019

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There’s no better place in Melbourne for a Tasmanian escape, so we’re headed back to Pure South in 2019. Serving up modern Australian food with a focus on Tasmanian and King Island produce is what they do best, so we’re not surprised to see so many amazing producers from the Apple Isle on this list.

The room will be separated into the four Wine Trails, featuring bites that complement the wines of that area. They’re all included in your ticket price, so your only job is to make sure you try them all!

Here’s what Pure South have on their menu:

  • Oysters, ‘Lease 65’ from St Helens.
    • Farmer Craig Lockwood
  • Tongola Farm goats curd and red onion tart, black olive
    • Famer & cheesemaker Iain + Kate Field, Bream Creek
  • Huon Ocean Trout taco, avocado, fingerlime
    • Peter + Frances Bender, Dover
  • King Island beef tartare, Red Cow Dairy Tilsit, Thorpe Farm horseradish
    • Beef Farmer Fred Perry, King Island
    • Cheesemakers Andi + Matt Jackman, Oldina
    • Farmer Will Bignell, Bothwell
  • Tasmanian Scallop pie
    • Fishermen Hardy Family, Stanley
  • Scottsdale pork belly, Hoi sin, chilli jam, pickled daikon, coriander
    • Farmer Daniel Unwin, Scottsdale
  • Robbins Island wagyu pastrami, chimichurri, focaccia
    • Farmer John + Keith Hammond, Robbins Island
  • Mushroom risotto, Bruny Island Cheese co ‘C2’ raw milk cheese
    • Cheesemaker Nick Haddow, Bruny Island
  • Anvers chocolate + Pyengana Dairy Farm Cream  
    • Chocolatier Igor Van Gerwen, Latrobe / Farmers Jon + Lyndall Healey, Pyengana

New this year, award winning Bruny Island Cheese & Beer Co will be at Vin Diemen, offering cheese and beer for tasting and purchase.

Here’s what they’ll have on offer: 

CHEESE
Petite Saint – $16.00/120g*
       Made just for Vin Diemen! 
C2 Raw Milk Cheese – $30.00/250g*
*Takeaway pricing.
 
BEER
Whey stout 5.8% ABV (500mL bottle) – $10 or $33 four-pack
Cloudy Bay IPA 6.6% ABV (500mL bottle) – $11 or $37 four-pack
Mixed four-pack – $35

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WINE LIST: Melbourne 2019

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Love Tassie wine? Then let us bring a taste of the Island State to you! On August 11th we’ll taste our way around Tasmania’s four wine trails. With more than 115 wines on tasting, you better do your homework. Here’s what we’ll be tasting:

North West Wine Trail
Ghost Rock

Ghost Rock Estate Pinot Noir 2018 – $40.00
Ghost Rock Bonadale Single Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018 – $52.00
Ghost Rock Riesling 2018 – $30.00
Ghost Rock Supernatural Pinot Noir 2018 – $30.00
Ghost Rock Zoe Brut Rosé 2016 – $38.00

Barringwood

Barringwood Blanc de Blanc 2012 – $80.00
Barringwood Chardonnay 2017 – $36.00
Barringwood Classic Cuvée 2014 – $48.00
Barringwood Estate Pinot Noir 2017 – $36.00
Barringwood Mill Block Pinot Noir 2017 – $60.00
Barringwood Pinot Gris 2018 – $34.00
Barringwood Tasmania Cuvée NV – $32.00

 

Tamar Valley Wine Trail
Bay of Fires / Eddystone Point

Bay of Fires Chardonnay 2018 – $52.00
Bay of Fires Pinot Noir 2018 – $52.00
Eddystone Point Pinot Noir 2018 – $32.00
Eddystone Point Riesling 2018 – $26.00

Bellebonne / Wellington & Wolfe

Bellebonne Vintage Cuvée 2015 – $70.00
Bellebonne Vintage Rosé 2016 – $67.50
Wellington & Wolfe Eylandt Reserve Riesling 2019 – $50.00
Wellington & Wolfe Riesling 2019 – $38.00

Beautiful Isle & Marion’s Vineyard

Marion’s Vineyard Pet Nat Müt 2019 $35.00
Beautiful Isle Vintage Rosè 2016 $50.00
Beautiful Isle Red Delicious 2017 $25.00
Beautiful Isle Pinot Noir 2017 $28.00
Marion’s Vineyard Chardonnay 2017 $40.00
Marion’s Vineyard Syrah 2015 $50.00

Dalrymple

Dalrymple Cave Block Chardonnay 2016 – $38.00
Dalrymple Cottage Block Pinot Noir 2017 – $64.00
Dalrymple Pinot Noir 2017 – $38.00
Dalrymple Single Site Coal River Valley Pinot Noir2015 – $64.00
Dalrymple Single Site Ouse Pinot Noir 2016 – $64.00
Dalrymple Single Site Swansea Pinot Noir 2016 – $64.00

Jansz

Jansz Tasmania Late Disgorged Vintage Cuvée 2011 – $56.00
Jansz Tasmania Premium Cuvée NV – $30.00
Jansz Tasmania Premium Rosé NV – $30.00
Jansz Tasmania Single Vineyard Vintage Chardonnay 2014 – $65.00
Jansz Tasmania Vintage Cuvée 2014 – $47.00
Jansz Tasmania Vintage Rosé 2015 – $53.00

Pipers Brook

Pipers Brook Chardonnay 2018 $35.00
Pipers Brook New Certain Pinot Noir 2018 $90.00
Pipers Brook Pinot Noir 2018 $45.00
Pipers Brook Riesling 2018 $35.00
Pipers Brook Sparkling 2016 $39.00

Delamere Vineyards

Delamere Blanc de Blancs 2013 – $65.00
Delamere Cuvée 2015 – $50.00
Delamere Naissante Pinot Noir 2018 – $35.00
Delamere Estate Pinot Noir 2018 – $50.00
Delamere Sparkling Rosé 2012 – $80.00
Delamere Sparkling Rosé NV – $35.00

Grey Sands

Grey Sands Malbec 2015 $45.00
Grey Sands Merlot 2010 $50.00
Grey Sands Pinot Blanc 2018 $45.00
Grey Sands Pinot Gris 2016 $45.00
Grey Sands Pinot Noir 2014 $50.00
Grey Sands The Mattock 2015 $45.00

Holm Oak

Holm Oak Arneis 2018 $28.00
Holm Oak Chardonnay 2018 $35.00
Holm Oak Pinot Gris 2018 $28.00
Holm Oak Pinot Noir 2018 $35.00
Holm Oak Riesling 2018 $28.00
Holm Oak The Wizard Pinot Noir 2017 $65.00

Josef Chromy

Josef Chromy Chardonnay 2018 $38.00
Josef Chromy Pinot Gris 2018 $28.00
Josef Chromy Pinot Noir 2017 $38.00
Josef Chromy Riesling 2017 $28.00
Josef Chromy Tasmanian Cuvée NV $32.00
Josef Chromy Vintage Sparkling 2015 $42.00

Moores Hill

Moores Hill Chardonnay 2017 $35.00
Moores Hill Pinot Gris 2019 $30.00
Moores Hill Pinot Noir 2018 $40.00
Moores Hill Riesling 2018 $30.00
Moores Hill ‘Sekt’ Sparkling Riesling $35.00
Moores Hill Sparkling Blanc de Blancs $45.00

Sharmans Wines

Sharmans Cabernet Merlot 2016 $35.00
Sharmans Chardonnay 2016 $38.00
Sharmans Pinot Noir 2018 $35.00
Sharmans Riesling 2018 $25.00
Sharmans Syrah 2018 $50.00
Sharmans Vintage Sparkling 2015 $45.00

Tamar Ridge & Pirie

Tamar Ridge Pinot Gris 2018 $28.00
Tamar Ridge Pinot Noir 2017 $34.00
Tamar Ridge Research Series Pinot Noir 2017 $50.00
Tamar Ridge Riesling 2018 $28.00
Tamar Ridge Sauvignon Blanc 2018 $28.00
Tamar Ridge Single Block Pinot Noir 2017 $100.00
Pirie NV Sparkling $32.00
Pirie Sparkling 2012 $40.00
Pirie Sparkling Rosé 2010 $48.00

 

Great Eastern Wine Drive
Devil’s Corner

Devil’s Corner Mt Amos Pinot Noir 2017 $65.00
Devil’s Corner NV Sparkling $24.00
Devil’s Corner Pinot Noir 2018 $24.00
Devil’s Corner Resolution Chardonnay 2016 $34.00
Devil’s Corner Resolution Pinot Gris 2018 $34.00
Devil’s Corner Resolution Pinot Noir 2017 $34.00
Devil’s Corner Riesling 2018 $24.00

Spring Vale

Spring Vale Estate Pinot Noir 2017 $48.00
Spring Vale Gewurztraminer 2017 $30.00
Spring Vale Melrose Pinot Noir 2019 $30.00
Spring Vale Reserve Chardonnay 2017 $48.00
Spring Vale Rosé 2019 $30.00
Spring Vale Sauvignon Blanc 2019 $28.00

Bream Creek

Bream Creek Cabernet Merlot 2017 $36.00
Bream Creek Cuvée Traditionelle Sparkling 2012 $48.00
Bream Creek Estate Pinot Noir 2017 $42.00
Bream Creek Reserve Pinot Noir 2016 $65.00
Bream Creek Riesling 2017 $31.00

 

Southern Wine Trail
Glaetzer Dixon

Glaetzer Dixon Avancé Pinot Noir 2018 $30.00
Glaetzer Dixon Mon Père Shiraz 2017 $65.00
Glaetzer Dixon Rêveur Pinot Noir 2016 $56.00
Glaetzer Dixon Überblanc Riesling 2018 $26.00

Nocton Vineyard

Nocton Vineyard Estate Chardonnay 2018 $27.00
Nocton Vineyard Estate Merlot 2017 $29.00
Nocton Vineyard Estate Pinot 2017 $29.00
Nocton Vineyard Sparkling Rosé NV $34.00

Moorilla / Domaine A

Moorilla Muse Chardonnay 2016 $45.00
Moorilla Muse Extra Brut 2013 $54.00
Moorilla Muse Pinot Noir 2015 $65.00
Domaine A Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 $120.00
Domaine A Petit a Cabernet 2012 $45.00

Meadowbank

Meadowbank Chardonnay 2018 $50.00
Meadowbank Pinot Noir 2017 $55.00
Meadowbank Riesling 2018 $35.00
Meadowbank Syrah 2018 $45.00

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FOOD MENU: Sydney 2019

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We couldn’t taste all those Tassie wines (117 to be exact) and not have an epic food menu to back it up, right?! Featuring some amazing Tasmanian producers, here’s what we’ll be eating on August 10.

Studio Neon
Slow-cooked ‘Lamb of Tasmania’, Lamb ragu with potato gnocchi, fried saltbush and parmesan cheese $14.50
Tasmanian Produce Supplier – Matt Lang – Tasmania Quality Meats
Chargrilled kangaroo in flatbread with pepperberry hummus, soft herb salsa and ‘Tony Scherer’ broad bean tips – $14.50
Tasmanian Produce Supplier – Tony Scherer – Organic Vegetables
Slow roasted carrot with labna, lemon myrtle dukkah spice and carrot crisps – $12.00
Vineyard Seafood Restaurant

Abalone Confit, Smoked Mussel Pate – available for tastings, eat in and takeaway sales – $16 each or 2 for $30.

The fabulous crayfish, truffle and brie TOASTIES are back! $20

Char-grilled octopus with basil pesto, balsamic reduction – $16

Pan-seared scallops with Pernod, crème fresh, parsley – $16

 
Bruny Island Cheese
CHEESE
Petite Saint – $16.00/120g*
       Made just for Vin Diemen! 
C2 Raw Milk Cheese – $30.00/250g*
Plus tasty cheese boards for you to enjoy onsite – $TBA
*Takeaway pricing.
 
BEER
Whey stout 5.8% ABV (500mL bottle) – $10 or $33 four-pack
Cloudy Bay IPA 6.6% ABV (500mL bottle) – $11 or $37 four-pack
Mixed four-pack – $35
 
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WINE LIST: Sydney 2019

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Love Tassie wine? Then let us bring a taste of the Island State to you! On August 10th we’ll taste our way around Tasmania’s four wine trails. With more than 115 wines on tasting, you’d better do your homework. Here’s what we’ll be tasting:

North West Wine Trail
Ghost Rock

Ghost Rock Estate Pinot Noir 2018 – $40.00
Ghost Rock Bonadale Single Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018 – $52.00
Ghost Rock Riesling 2018 – $30.00
Ghost Rock Supernatural Pinot Noir 2018 – $30.00
Ghost Rock Zoe Brut Rosé 2016 -$38.00

Barringwood

Barringwood Blanc de Blanc 2012 – $80.00
Barringwood Chardonnay 2017 – $36.00
Barringwood Classic Cuvée 2014 – $48.00
Barringwood Estate Pinot Noir 2017 – $36.00
Barringwood Mill Block Pinot Noir 2017 – $60.00
Barringwood Pinot Gris 2018 – $34.00
Barringwood Tasmania Cuvée NV – $32.00

La Villa

La Villa Blanc de Blancs 2014 – $58.00
La Villa Chardonnay 2017 – $38.00
La Villa Pinot Noir Cease & Desist 2017 – $42.00
La Villa Pinot Noir Tower Block 2018 – $48.00
La Villa Savagnin 2018 – $30.00

 

Tamar Valley Wine Trail
Apogee

Apogee Alto Pinot Gris 2018 – $45.00
Apogee Alto Pinot Noir 2018 – $65.00
Apogee Deluxe Vintage Brut 2015 – $65.00
Apogee Deluxe Vintage Rosé 2016 – $75.00

Bay of Fires / Eddystone Point

Bay of Fires Chardonnay 2018 – $52.00
Bay of Fires Pinot Noir 2018 – $52.00
Eddystone Point Pinot Noir 2018 – $32.00
Eddystone Point Riesling 2018 – $26.00

Bellebonne / Wellington & Wolfe

Bellebonne Vintage Cuvée 2015 – $70.00
Bellebonne Vintage Rosé 2016 – $67.50
Wellington & Wolfe Eylandt Reserve Riesling 2019 – $50.00
Wellington & Wolfe Riesling 2019 – $38.00

Beautiful Isle & Marion’s Vineyard

Marion’s Vineyard Pet Nat Müt 2019 $35.00
Beautiful Isle Vintage Rosè 2016 $50.00
Beautiful Isle Red Delicious 2017 $25.00
Beautiful Isle Pinot Noir 2017 $28.00
Marion’s Vineyard Chardonnay 2017 $40.00
Marion’s Vineyard Syrah 2015 $50.00

Dalrymple

Dalrymple Cave Block Chardonnay 2016 – $38.00
Dalrymple Cottage Block Pinot Noir 2017 – $64.00
Dalrymple Pinot Noir 2017 – $38.00
Dalrymple Single Site Coal River Valley Pinot Noir 2015 – $64.00
Dalrymple Single Site Ouse Pinot Noir 2016 – $64.00
Dalrymple Single Site Swansea Pinot Noir 2016 – $64.00

Jansz Tasmania

Jansz Tasmania Late Disgorged Vintage Cuvée 2011 – $56.00
Jansz Tasmania Premium Cuvée NV – $30.00
Jansz Tasmania Premium Rosé NV – $30.00
Jansz Tasmania Single Vineyard Vintage Chardonnay 2014 – $65.00
Jansz Tasmania Vintage Cuvée 2014 – $47.00
Jansz Tasmania Vintage Rosé 2015 – $53.00

Pipers Brook 

Pipers Brook Chardonnay 2018 – $35.00
Pipers Brook New Certain Pinot Noir 2018 – $90.00
Pipers Brook Pinot Noir 2018 – $45.00
Pipers Brook Riesling 2018 – $35.00
Pipers Brook Sparkling 2016 – $39.00

Delamere Vineyards

Delamere Blanc de Blancs 2013 – $65.00
Delamere Cuvée 2015 – $50.00
Delamere Naissante Pinot Noir 2018 – $35.00
Delamere Estate Pinot Noir 2018 – $50.00
Delamere Sparkling Rosé 2012 – $80.00
Delamere Sparkling Rosé NV – $35.00

Grey Sands

Grey Sands Malbec 2015 – $45.00
Grey Sands Merlot 2010 – $50.00
Grey Sands Pinot Blanc 2018 – $45.00
Grey Sands Pinot Gris 2016 – $45.00
Grey Sands Pinot Noir 2014 – $50.00
Grey Sands The Mattock 2015 – $45.00

Holm Oak

Holm Oak Arneis 2018 – $28.00
Holm Oak Chardonnay 2018 – $35.00
Holm Oak Pinot Gris 2018 – $28.00
Holm Oak Pinot Noir 2018 – $35.00
Holm Oak Riesling 2018 – $28.00
Holm Oak The Wizard Pinot Noir 2017 – $65.00

Josef Chromy

Josef Chromy Chardonnay 2018 – $38.00
Josef Chromy Pinot Gris 2018 – $28.00
Josef Chromy Pinot Noir 2017 – $38.00
Josef Chromy Riesling 2017 – $28.00
Josef Chromy Tasmanian Cuvée NV – $32.00
Josef Chromy Vintage Sparkling 2015 – $42.00

Tamar Ridge & Pirie

Tamar Ridge Pinot Gris 2018 – $28.00
Tamar Ridge Pinot Noir 2017 – $34.00
Tamar Ridge Research Series Pinot Noir 2017 – $50.00
Tamar Ridge Riesling 2018 – $28.00
Tamar Ridge Sauvignon Blanc 2018 – $28.00
Tamar Ridge Single Block Pinot Noir 2017 – $100.00

Pirie NV Sparkling – $32.00
Pirie Sparkling 2012 – $40.00
Pirie Sparkling Rosé 2010 – $48.00

 

Great Eastern Wine Drive
Devil’s Corner

Devil’s Corner Mt Amos Pinot Noir 2017 – $65.00
Devil’s Corner NV Sparkling – $24.00
Devil’s Corner Pinot Noir 2018 – $24.00
Devil’s Corner Resolution Chardonnay 2016 – $34.00
Devil’s Corner Resolution Pinot Gris 2018 – $34.00
Devil’s Corner Resolution Pinot Noir 2017 – $34.00
Devil’s Corner Riesling 2018 – $24.00

Spring Vale

Spring Vale Estate Pinot Noir 2017 – $48.00
Spring Vale Gewurztraminer 2017 – $30.00
Spring Vale Melrose Pinot Noir 2019 – $30.00
Spring Vale Reserve Chardonnay 2017 – $48.00
Spring Vale Rosé 2019 – $30.00
Spring Vale Sauvignon Blanc 2019 – $28.00

Bream Creek

Bream Creek Cabernet Merlot 2017 – $36.00
Bream Creek Cuvée Traditionelle Sparkling 2012 – $48.00
Bream Creek Estate Pinot Noir 2017 – $42.00
Bream Creek Reserve Pinot Noir 2016 – $65.00
Bream Creek Riesling 2017 – $31.00

 

Southern Wine Trail
Glaetzer Dixon

Glaetzer Dixon Avancé Pinot Noir 2018 $30.00
Glaetzer Dixon Mon Père Shiraz 2017 $65.00
Glaetzer Dixon Rêveur Pinot Noir 2016 $56.00
Glaetzer Dixon Überblanc Riesling 2018 $26.00

Nocton Wine

Nocton Vineyard Estate Chardonnay 2018 – $27.00
Nocton Vineyard Estate Merlot 2017 – $29.00
Nocton Vineyard Estate Pinot 2017 – $29.00
Nocton Vineyard Sparkling Rosé NV – $34.00

Moorilla / Domaine A

Moorilla Muse Chardonnay 2016 – $45.00
Moorilla Muse Extra Brut 2013 – $54.00
Moorilla Muse Pinot Noir 2015 – $65.00
Domaine A Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 – $120.00
Domaine A Petit a Cabernet 2012 – $45.00

Meadowbank

Meadowbank Chardonnay 2018 – $50.00
Meadowbank Pinot Noir 2017 – $55.00
Meadowbank Riesling 2018 – $35.00
Meadowbank Syrah 2018 – $45.00

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Tamar Valley Wine Route

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Tasmania’s Tamar Valley – An Authentic Journey…

Tasmania’s north is a feast of historic streetscapes and heritage estates, rich farmland, premier cool climate wines, fresh produce and a haven for designers and craft makers eager to talk about their work.

Launceston – the largest city in the region – is a vibrant hub for food, wine and culture. There’s also a touch of wilderness with Cataract Gorge not far from the city centre.

The city is located on the banks of the Tamar River and is the gateway to the Tamar Valley, Tasmania’s oldest wine-growing area and a place where premium cool-climate wines, outstanding fresh produce and award winning restaurants go hand in hand. The cellar doors, vineyard restaurants and farmers’ markets of Launceston and the north offer some of the best gourmet experiences in Australia.

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From the Valley, to Pipers River in the north, through to Launceston and Relbia in the south, there are more than 32 vineyards within driving distance of each other. Cellar door tastings are a specialty of the Tamar Valley – expect to be pampered, surprised and delighted by your visit to the Valley.

Fall in love with the Tamar Valley’s easy charm – it is a voyage of modern indulgence and discovery of glorious history. Tasmania is a land that should be savoured slowly…with a glass of fine wine in hand and friendly locals to guide you on your way.

Come taste your way around the Tamar Valley Wine Trail at Vin Diemen! 

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East Coast Wine Trail

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Tasmania’s East Coast – Start your journey…

When you visit Tasmania’s stunning east coast, you’ll need to come with an appetite. One of Australia’s greatest road trips, the Great Eastern Drive, will lead you on a journey to many of Tasmania’s most delicious experiences in some of its most beautiful locations.

The east coast’s mild climate creates perfect growing conditions for the state’s premium fresh produce, from sweet berries and nuts to fine cool climate wines, award-winning cheeses and the freshest seafood imaginable. The region has long attracted passionate growers, wine producers, cheesemakers and chefs, whose creations are just waiting for you to try.

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Take a weekend, a few days or longer to explore, feast and wander. Break your journey in one of the busy coastal towns of Orford, Swansea, Bicheno or St Helens. Stay at a B&B with an ocean view, a luxury lodge or coastal retreat and, when you need time to digest all those delicious flavours you’ve been spoiling yourself with, grab a taste of some of the region’s most memorable experiences—kayak along the coast, take a cruise to the east coast’s famed beaches, or work up a fresh appetite on some of Australia’s best walks.

The Great Eastern Drive takes you along the path of the East Coast Wine Trail, and straight to the coast’s outstanding cellar doors. Cellar doors along the coast offer tastings and wine sales, and east coast restaurants showcase the finest vintages.

The Great Eastern Drive is a true journey of discovery that will lead you to the best-loved places and experiences of Tasmania’s east coast region. Here, every turn unveils a new view to take your breath away, and a new invitation to stop and explore.

Come taste your way around the Southern Wine Trail at Vin Diemen! 

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Southern Wine Trail

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Discover Hobart and beyond…

Using Hobart as your base, no matter which direction you choose to venture, there’s an array of world-class experiences and activities on offer for visitors to this stunning region.

Arts and culture, food and drink, wilderness, heritage, wildlife and waterways – all are ever present.

But there’s a good reason well-known foodies and wine lovers have settled in in southern Tasmania. The soil is rich, the water and air is pure, and innovative locals serve up paddock to plate goodness. Makers, brewers and farmers deliver everything from soft goat’s cheese, smoked salmon and roadside apples to world-class wines. Pick your own fresh produce direct from the source, book in for a cooking master class or pull up at a seat at one of Hobart’s stylish eateries. Food and drink in Tasmania has personality and authenticity – do it your way.

Vineyards are closer to Hobart than any other capital city, including in the Derwent Valley, Coal River Valley and the Huon / Channel wine growing areas.

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South of Hobart are the clear waters and stunning coastline of Bruny Island, the fertile soils of the Huon Valley where vineyards and orchards nestle side-by-side, and the picturesque beauty of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel.

East of Hobart are the wineries and vineyards of the Coal River Valley and the Tasman National Park with its spectacular coastline and historic convict sites.

To the north west is the Derwent Valley, where the road follows the beautiful Derwent River through rows of poplars and on to Tasmania’s central highlands and the grandeur of Lake St Clair and the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

It is the experiences from one moment to the next that will ensure you never forget Tasmania’s south.

Come taste your way around the Southern Wine Trail at Vin Diemen! 

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Let’s Tour Tasmania

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Experience Tasmania’s best in a week, or an afternoon.

VIN Diemen is all about pulling back the curtains and introducing you to some of the beautiful wines, and their growers/makers, for which the island is famed.

You’ll be able to wine (sorry, we mean wind) your way through Tasmania’s four iconic wine trails in Melbourne and Sydney. Eating, drinking and taking in the island’s fascinating arts and culture along the way. Not to mention the fact that the colourful characters who grow the food and produce the wine will be there, peppering the event with insights and their intriguing stories.

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Have you ever made your way along the Tamar Valley Wine Route? Here wilderness meets historic streetscapes, as visitors travel a path that traverses the history-steeped region around Launceston. As Tasmania’s oldest wine growing area, it is characterised by its heritage estates, rich farmland and, of course, its cool climate wines.VIN Diemen features: Apogee, Bay of Fires, Bellebonne, Dalrymple, Eddystone Point, Jansz, Pipers Brook, Delamere, Grey Sands, Holm Oak, Josef Chromy, Moores Hill, Sharmans Wine, Tamar Ridge and Wellington & Wolfe.

Perhaps you’re more inclined for a road trip, none is as great as the Great Eastern Drive which must be Tasmania’s most picturesque coastline, featuring the famed Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay. A trail which features the freshest of seafood and mesmerising wines.  VIN Diemen features: Devil’s Corner, Spring Vale and Bream Creek.

For those that fancy the path less travelled, you’ll be right at home along Tasmania’s North West Wine Trail – from Cradle Mountain to the Coast. The North West is home to iconic Tasmanian scenery that includes intoxicating national parks and nature reserves. The area is as famous for nourishing the body as it is the soul. VIN Diemen features: Ghost Rock Vineyard, Barringwood and La Villa Wines.

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Or maybe you like to stay close to the capital city, tipping a toe in the rural outskirts of Hobart and take a trip along the Southern Wine Trail. A pristine path where the soil is rich, the water is pure and the food moves fresh from paddock to plate. No wonder southern Tasmania is considered a haven for native and travelling foodies. Plus there’s the Museum of Old & New Art, on the site of Tasmania’s oldest winery, Moorilla.  VIN Diemen features: Nocton, Moorilla, Domaine A and Meadowbank.

It’s safe to say there’s nowhere quite like Tasmania. It’s one of those places that has nothing else like It across the globe. You experience it and something within you changes. Your perspective alters. You go home a different person. Fortunately, for Sydneysiders and Melbournians this life changing experience is coming to you.
It’s also safe to say we’re a bit obsessed with Tasmania’s incredible food and wine, but we know it’s not always easy to pop over to meet the makers in person.

Thankfully, with VIN Diemen coming to the mainland, your chance to meet some of Australia’s best producers might be closer than you ever thought.

If you’re interested in an authentic Tasmanian cellar door experience, make sure you head to VIN Diemen in 2019. There really is no greater food and wine experience.

AUGUST 10 - SYDNEY        AUGUST 11 - MELBOURNE

 

 

 

Hey Sydney, we’re back in 2019!

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Sydney is getting ready for Tassie wine, food and fun

Sydney-siders can look forward to experiencing the best of Tasmania at this year’s VIN Diemen festival, which will arrive in the heart of the city on Saturday 10 August at Cell Block Theatre, Darlinghurst.

VIN Diemen has thrilled wine lovers from around Melbourne and Sydney for the past four years, showcasing the unparalleled quality of Tasmania’s produce. This year features an extended line-up of the island’s leading vintners and producers.

Guests will be given an opportunity to explore Tasmania’s culinary delights without leaving the harbour city.

Throughout the day, guests can make their way through each region of Tasmania, enjoying an array of flavours from sparkling and riesling to chardonnay and pinot noir. Wine from every corner of the island will make an appearance including Tamar Ridge, Moore’s Hill Estate, Bream Creek Vineyard and Sharmans Wines.

Bream Creek Vineyard General Manager, Rafe Nottage said, “We are extremely pleased to be taking part again in both VIN Diemen Sydney and Melbourne events. It is a fantastic one-off opportunity to experience the very best of Tasmanian wine and food and sample what our beautiful island state has to offer!”

Guests will be given the rare opportunity to meet the wonderful makers and growers of the wine they’re sampling; they will even be able to taste back vintages brought from their personal cellars.

To accompany the local wine, food will also be available featuring Tasmania’s outstanding produce. Vineyard Seafood Restaurant will be showcasing its signature dishes.

Wine Tasmania Chief Executive Officer, Sheralee Davies said, “Living in Tasmania, we are very lucky to have access to a great array of amazing wine and food. VIN Diemen provides an opportunity for us to share a taste of the island with lovers of all things Tasmanian in Sydney and Melbourne!”

Early bird tickets are $55.00 and general admission are $65.00, limited VIP tickets are also available for guests which include an exclusive ‘behind the scenes’ experience. Each ticket includes a wine glass to taste and take home, all wine tasting, and food samples from producers.

The event will run on Saturday 10 August from 12:00pm – 5:00pm (VIP from 11.00am).

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