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 »

View More

Popular wines made in Tasmania under $20

Find local availability for these wines:Submit

Varietals Produced in Tasmania View all

  • Pinot Noir

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

  • 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...

Subregions of Tasmania

Popular Wineries in Tasmania View all

  • Pages Creek

    Pages Creek is a 10 acre vineyard established in 1999 by Peter Lowrie in undulating countryside ...

  • Cape Bernier Vineyard

    Cape Bernier Vineyard is situated at Bream Creek on Tasmania's east coast overlooking historic Ma...

  • Chartley Estate

    Chartley Estate is a 7-hectare family owned and run vineyard. It is situated in Northern Tasmania...

  • Pirie Estate

    Pirie Tasmania is the latest evolution of one man's belief that Tasmania can be one of the truly ...

  • Bream Creek Vineyard

    Planted in the early 1970s, Bream Creek Vineyard is one of the longest established commercial gra...

  • Spring Vale Vineyard

    Spring Vale is situated at Cranbrook, north of Swansea on Tasmania's East Coast. The Freycinet Co...

People getting updates on Tasmania Wines

Page 5 of 18

Tasmania on Snooth

prev 1 ...  3 4 5 6 7  ...  18 next




View larger map



Best Wine Deals

See More Deals »

Recent Forum PostsView all


Tasmania wine ratings and reviews






Snooth Media Network