Velo Wines Legana Estate 2017 Chardonnay – Tasmania

Velo Wines Legana Estate 2017 Chardonnay - Tasmania

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

Beautiful Isle 2016 White Delicious – Tasmania

Beautiful Isle 2016 White Delicious - Tasmania
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

Marion’s Vineyard 2015 Chardonnay – Tasmania

Marion's Vineyard 2015 Chardonnay - Tasmania

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

Delamere Vineyard 2018 Pinot Noir Rosé – Tasmania

Delamere Vineyard 2018 Pinot Noir Rose - Tasmania

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