Ghost Rock Vineyard

+613 6428 4005 1055 Port Sorell Road (B74)
Northdown , 7307
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Situated 10 minutes east of Devonport on the Tasmanian North West Wine Route, Ghost Rock Vineyard offers a modern cellar door experience. Ghost Rock wines received its name change in 2001, when Cate and Colin Arnold bought the Patrick Creek vineyard. Feeling the brand needed a ‘bit of a face lift’ a new name needed to be acquired. Ghost Rock was chosen and the history behind the name goes something like this. “Ghost Rock Hill is just west of the Summerhill Park turnoff on the Port Sorell Main Road. There was a steep pinch where horses slowed and cyclists were obliged to dismount and walk. The hill received its name last century because of events claimed to have occurred around a large rock situated beside the road. Several versions of the name’s origin have appeared, perhaps each version being somewhat embellished. But the following is vouched for by elderly residents. Mr. Lou Wilson was approaching the area on horseback about 1895 on the way to Northdown Post Office to post a letter to his lady love. From behind the rock appeared some white-clad ‘ghosts’ which caused him and his mount sufficient fright for him to abandon the errand and swiftly return home to Larooma. From then on it became a popular 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...

  • Pinot Noir

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

  • Chardonnay

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

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  • Ghost Rock Vineyard Pinot Noir 2005

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