We visited the Velo Wines cellar door on our trip to Tassie in April. Velo are located in the Tamar Valley, just out of Launceston in northern Tasmania. We actually popped in twice, as we wanted to drop off our box of wine to send back to Gippsland, although this was going to cost more than taking it as extra luggage on the plane, so we decided against it. Continue reading →
I am working on blog posts from our Tassie trip – I’ve just got so much to share that it’s taking a little while, so bear with me.
In the meantime though, I have been sipping on some of our purchases for inspiration. This Beautiful Isle Wines 2016 ‘White Delicious’ from northern Tasmania’s Tamar Valley is one of them. Continue reading →
Swinging Gate in Tasmania’s Tamar Valley is another cellar door which would be high on my list to recommend people to visit. This rustic barn which looks out over the vines is full of all sorts of goodness. Including plenty of wine! Continue reading →
After a few days in Hobart, we headed north. Our plan was to stop at Wineglass Bay (something that has long been on my bucket list), which we did. Well we made it as far as driving around the carpark for an hour. We paid our $24 national park entrance fee and couldn’t find a park! We ended up giving up, as we didn’t want to park illegally, like a lot of people were doing and we also didn’t want to spend more hours driving around and around. Continue reading →
One thing that really stood out to me on our visit to Tasmania last month was the quality of the Rosé. For me, my palate just seemed to adore it. It was like I was tasting Rosé for the first time. As Tassie is Pinot Noir country, we found that many of the local rosés were made from the Pinot Noir grape. Continue reading →