Tasmania Wine

Tasmanian vignerons have not yet registered any regions or subregions. This is likely to change in the future, as there are considerable climatic and terroir dissimilarities between Pipers River and the Tamar Valley in the north; the Derwent Valley, the Huon Valley and the Coal River Valley with Richmond in the south, and Bicheno on the east coast. It is a common fallacy to imagine that all Tasmanian wines are similar, or have similar backgrounds. Nothing could be further from the truth. If there is a common link, it comes most clearly through Pinot Noir and Riesling, with Chardonnay not far behind, particularly when the latter is teamed up with Pinot Noir in the production of sparkling wine. The warmest areas, and those most likely to permit the satisfactory ripening of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, are the Tamar Valley, the Coal River and Bicheno. Even here, site selection of the sunniest, most sheltered, north and north-east facing slopes is crucial, as is meticulous viticulture and canopy control. At the other end of the spectrum is the Pipers River area, made doubly challenging by the rich red soils that predominate and, in the far south, the beautiful Huon Valley. As Tasmanian pioneer Andrew Read more »

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  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • Josef Chromy Cellars

    The fork-tailed lion first appeared on the arms of the Kingdom of Bohemia in the 12th Century. S...

  • Moorilla Estate

    Claudio Alcorso, who emigrated from Italy in 1937, made a significant contribution to the cultura...

  • Bellendena

    We established our family vineyard in 1995 on half a hectare on the Tinderbox Peninsula, about 20...

  • Ghost Rock Vineyard

    Situated 10 minutes east of Devonport on the Tasmanian North West Wine Route, Ghost Rock Vineyard...

  • Kingsley Grove

    Kingsley Grove vineyard lies within the South Burnett Region of Queensland near to the regiona...

  • Pembroke Wine Company

    The Pembroke Vineyard is located at the entrance to the Coal River Valley in southern Tasmania on...

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