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Drink Tasmania Signature Full Day Tour

Drink Tasmania Signature Full Day Tour

Our Signature Tour allows you to sample the finest of Tasmania's whisky, wine, beer and cider all in one fabulous day. Designed to experience the best of Tasmania's award-winning craft beverages.

Our Drink Tasmania SIGNATURE FULL DAY TOUR takes you to 6 of southern Tasmania's best craft beverage experiences in the Huon and The Coal River Valley, plus a number of special stop-ins along the way.

Included:
BROOKE STREET LARDER / HOME HILL WINERY / PAGAN CIDER / WILLIE SMITHS ORGANIC CIDER / LARK DISTILLERY / LAST RITES BREWERY and HOBART BREWING CO.


ITINERARY:

1. After meeting your guide at the top of the ramp at Brooke Street Pier, we begin the day with a complimentary tea/coffee and pastries over introductions at Brooke Street Larder. We’ll discuss Hobart’s infamous history dating back to 1803 and the role that alcohol played during settlement before departing for the Huon Valley.

2. Home Hill Winery – We’ll drive down to the spectacular Huon Valley taking in the sights before arriving at the small village of Ranelagh and set amongst an immaculate vineyard with stunning mountain views, Home Hill offers the perfect representation of Tasmanian cool climate wines. Famous for its pinot noir and chardonnay varieties, Home Hill has been producing award winning wines for more than 20 years. We will sample half a dozen wines and have a rare opportunity to walk through their vineyard.

3. Pagan Cider –  15 mins down the road is the Pagan Cider House in Cygnet. Owner and creator, Harry Moses has a philosophy of celebrating the seasons, after spending just five minutes with the man you can’t help but be charmed by his passion for experimenting with flavours, maturation techniques and his desire to use Tasmania’s natural fruit bounty to it’s fullest. We’ll try ciders from their classic range, plus any special creations Harry has tucked away!

4.  Willie Smith’s, The Apple Shed – The Apple Shed, owned and operated by Willie Smiths Organic Cider, tells the story of the valley, how apple orchards became integral to the area and the history of the Smith family legacy. We’ll sit down to a full cider tasting paddle of Willie Smith’s finest ciders from bone-dry to perry pear-cider. Willie Smith’s won Best Cider, Best Australian Cider and Best in Show at the Australian Cider Awards 2015, so they know what they’re doing! Plus we’ll have a look at their new distillery and taste some apple brandy. Fresh seasonal Tasmanian produce is available to purchase for lunch at the The Apple Shed from a selection of local producers.*Note lunch is not included in this tour price.

5. Lark Cellar Door & Distillery – After lunch we head back into Hobart to the Lark Cellar Door, home to the Godfather of Tasmanian Whisky Bill Lark. Here we will gather out troops for the afternoon and then head to the Coal River Valley to the home of Lark Whisky, have a dram of Lark Classic Cask single malt whisky, taste direct from the stills and the casks with the producers and learn why Tasmania is now producing some of the finest whisky being produced anywhere in the world today.

6. Last Rites Brewery – We’ll visit one of Tasmania’s newest craft producers the Last Rites Brewery, named as such as it backs onto a grave yard! Here head-brewer Phil and his team are passionate about their beer, we’ll taste a paddle of 4 beers and learn about their brewing process, the malts and hops they like to use and their seasonal favourites including the Premiers Horn Pale Ale, brewed in part by non-other than Tasmania’s Premier himself!

7. Hobart Brewing Co – A hidden gem on Hobart’s waterfront, we’ll finish the tour with a well-earned beer at what is fast becoming one of the local’s favourite after-work taphouse locations. With views of the mountain and the setting sun, this is the perfect place to end our tour and for guest to begin their night!

When: Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Check the calendar for upcoming available dates. Approximately 8 hours.

Where to meet: Brooke St Pier, Franklin Wharf, Hobart, 9am. You will meet your guide at the top of the ramp, inside the glass doors.

End of Tour: approximately 5:30pm at Hobart Brewing Company, The Red Shed, 16 Evans Street, Macquarie Point,
Hobart, (just 5 mins walk from Brooke Street Pier).

Number of guests per tour: maximum 11 guests per tour (contact us for information on larger groups). Minimum 4 guests.

What to bring: Please dress appropriately for the occasion, while it may appear warm in Hobart, the weather can change throughout the day, so please ensure to bring warm clothes, comfortable shoes and your camera!

Please note, while this is our usual itinerary, the locations may need to change on occasion due to industry operations and availabilities. Start times are fixed, however end of tour times can change slightly depending upon traffic and other factors. 

  • Duration : 8 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $199.00

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Tasmanian Whisky Tour - Day Tour (Public)

Our Tasmanian Whisky Tour gives you the opportunity to visit 3–4 distilleries in a single day, to taste up to ten Tasmanian single malt whiskies, to meet the whisky makers and to go behind the scenes of the distillation process.

Our Tasmanian Whisky Tour gives you the opportunity to visit 3–4 distilleries in a single day, to taste up to ten Tasmanian single malt whiskies, to meet the whisky makers and to go behind the scenes of the distillation process. All the while being guided and driven through spectacular Tasmanian landscapes from the Derwent Valley to the Central Highlands to the Tasman Peninsula.

On each tour you will have the opportunity to visit the estates, tour the distilleries and enjoy an inclusive picnic lunch of seasonal local Tasmanian produce. You will also have the opportunity to buy bottles of whisky direct from the distilleries on the day at discounted tour rates. Drink Tasmania is independent of any distillery, takes no commissions, and passes all discounts direct to our patrons. 

*NOTE: All tours start at Brooke Street Pier, Franklin Wharf, Hobart and finish at the Lark Distillery Cellar Door, 14 Davey Street, Hobart (2 mins walk apart). Drink Tasmania visits 7 distilleries across the week, however given the nature of the various distilleries from large commercial enterprises to small family run-business, not all distilleries are operational 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Your tour will be determined in advance with the distillers operational hours and will be created to give you the best possible experience for that day.


  • Duration : 8 Hours (approx.)
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Tasmanian Wine Tour - Full Day Tour

Be introduced to 5 of southern Tasmania’s best wine experiences on our full day wine tour.

Our FULL DAY WINE TOUR will introduce you to some of Tasmania’s most interesting and invigorating wines. We will have the opportunity to meet some of the producers and growers, walk through the vineyards, learn about why Tasmania’s cool-climate wines are heralded internationally as some of the world’s best. And of course we will sample numerous varieties from new-world sparkling’s to old-world pinot’s and a swathe of styles in between.

Wineries and cellar-doors we visit include – DOMAINE SIMHA / FROGMORE CREEK / PUDDLEDUCK WINERY / DOMAINE A / STEFANO LUBIANA / POOLEY WINES / COAL VALLEY VINEYARD / MORRILLA WINERY /HOME HILL WINERY.

ITINERARY:
1. After meeting your guide at the top of the ramp at Brooke Street Pier, we begin the day with a complimentary tea/coffee from one of Hobart’s finest barista’s at Bright Eyes over introductions. We’ll discuss Hobart’s infamous history dating back to 1803 and the role that alcohol played during settlement before having the opportunity to try our first wines of the day from Domaine Simha. We’ll also try some Huon salmon (it’s delicious!) before departing for our first stop.

2. Frogmore Creek – We’ll drive out to the stunning Coal River Valley, where our first stop is at Frogmore Creek. Depending on the time of the year and if the grapes are in season, we will take a close look at their vines, and perhaps taste some fruit before heading inside to the cellar door where Frogmore Creek’s friendly staff will take us through a full wine tasting, starting with our first sparkling of the day.

3. Puddleduck Winery – 5 mins down the road is one of our favourite boutique wineries in the Coal Valley. Puddleduck makes so few bottles per year, that they only sell it on their own premises. Reserved specifically for cellar-door sales, functions and tastings, this selection of 5 wines in paired with individual Tasmanian cheese platters, that make this wine tasting experience exceptional. Also there is a duck called Lucky, he is the mascot of the property and is quiet infamous for being photographed with guests.

4.  Coal River Farm – After cheese and wine we head to one of the Valley’s newest establishments, the Coal Valley Farm where chocolate, strawberries and a whole array of fruits are on offer, being produced and grown on site for a true Farm Kitchen Lunch. After lunch, if the season and the weather is right, we will indulge in some strawberry picking, taking a punnet with us for the drive. You may or may not wish to take a glass of sparkling with you into the strawberry fields.

*Please note lunch is not included in this tour price, but the kitchen offerings are wide and varied, showcasing the valley’s produce and is priced to suit all budgets.

5. Stefano Lubiana – After lunch we head through Bourbon Creek and over the Derwent River to Stefano Lubiana Winery. Renowned as one of Tasmania’s finest wine producers, Stefano Lubiana Winery was established in 1990, as a boutique family-owned and operated company that pioneered Tasmania’s first and only certified biodynamic vineyard.

6. Moorilla Winery – Our last stop of the day takes us to Moorilla Estate, home to MONA (Museum of Old and New Art) and to southern Tasmania’s original vineyard, dating back to 1958. Established by Claudio Alcorso, Moorilla set a new precedent for Tasmania wine production, proving that riesling and pinot noir vines could indeed thrive in cool-climate conditions. We will tour the vineyard and David Walsh’s contemporary $6million dollar winery before tasting our final wines for the day, including the opportunity to purchase their exclusive Cloth Label series

The tour will conclude back in Hobart at the Lark Cellar Door where you’ll have the opportunity to join any after tour drinks with the team and hear about the best places to dine and drink in Southern Tasmania.

When: Every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Check the calendar for upcoming available dates. Approximately 8 hours.

Where to meet: Brooke St Pier, Franklin Wharf, Hobart, 9am. You will meet your guide at the top of the ramp, inside the glass doors.

End of Tour: approximately 5:30pm at Lark Cellar Door, 14 Davey St, Hobart (just 2 mins around the corner from Brooke Street Pier).

Number of guests per tour: maximum 11 guests per tour (contact us for information on larger groups). Minimum 4 guests.

What to bring: Please dress appropriately for the occasion, while it may appear warm in Hobart, the weather can change throughout the day, so please ensure to bring warm clothes, comfortable shoes and your camera!

Please note, while this is our usual itinerary, the venues may change slightly due to industry operations, in which case we may visit the equally enjoyable wineries of Domaine A, Pooley Wines or Coal Valley Vineyards, depending on availabilities. Visits to Home Hill can be arranged for Private Tours or as part of our Signature Tours. Start times are fixed, however end of tour times can change slightly depending upon traffic and other factors. 

  • Duration : 8 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $169.00

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Whisky & Beer Half Day Tour

Our Whisky & Beer Half Day Tour offers guests the chance to experience global award-winning Tasmanian distilleries and the best of our emerging craft brewers all in an afternoon. This is the afternoon half of our Signature Tour.

Our Drink Tasmania WHISKY & BEER HALF DAY TOUR immerses you in 3 of southern Tasmania's best craft beverage experiences.

Included:
SULLIVANS COVE DISTILLERY / LAST RITES BREWERY / LARK CELLAR DOOR.

See the FULL ITINERARY below:


ITINERARY:


1. Lark Cellar Door - Home to the Godfather of Tasmanian Whisky Bill Lark. Here we will have a dram of Lark Classic Cask single malt whisky and learn why Tasmania is now producing some of the finest whisky being produced anywhere in the world today. Your guide will take you through the past, present and future of distilling in Tasmania.

2. Tasmania Distillery, Sullivans Cove Whisky - Producer of the World's Best Single Malt Whisky in 2014 as judged at the World Whisky Awards in London. This distillery really put Tasmania on the map globally and has raised the profile of Tasmanian whisky everywhere. We'll tour the distillery in full, see the stills in operation, view the bond store and of course taste three of their best whiskies. 

3. Last Rites Brewery - To finish the day, we'll visit one of Tasmania's newest craft producers the Last Rites Brewery, named as such as it backs onto a grave yard! Here head-brewer Phil and his team are passionate about their beer, we'll taste a paddle of 4 beers and learn about their brewing process, the malts and hops they like to use and their seasonal favourites including the Premiers Horn Pale Ale, brewed in part by non-other than Tasmania's Premier himself!

The tour will conclude back at the Lark Cellar Door where you'll have the opportunity to purchase bottles of whisky at discount rates and where you're welcome to join any after tour drinks with the team and hear about the best restaurants and bars in Southern Tasmania. 

When: Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Check the calendar for upcoming available dates. Approximately 3.5 hours.

Where to meet: Lark Cellar Door, 14 Davey St, Hobart at 2pm (next door to the Hobart Tourism Information Centre). You will meet your guide at the bar inside the building.

End of Tour: approximately 5:30pm at Lark Cellar Door, 14 Davey St. 

Number of guests per tour: maximum 11 guests per tour (contact us for information on larger groups). Minimum 4 guests.

What to bring: Please dress appropriately for the occasion, while it may appear warm in Hobart, the weather can change throughout the day, so please ensure to bring warm clothes, comfortable shoes and your camera! 

Please note, while this is our usual itinerary, the order may change slightly due to industry operations. Start times are fixed, however end of tour times can change slightly depending upon traffic and other factors. 

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $129.00

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Cider and Wine Half Day Tour

Our Cider & Wine Half Day Tour is great value at $109pp it involves a visit to the Huon Valley to taste award winning cider and wine from the heart of the Apple Isle. This is the morning half of our Signature Tour.

Our Drink Tasmania CIDER & WINE HALF DAY TOUR takes you to 3 of southern Tasmania's best craft beverage experiences in the Huon Valley, plus a number of special stop-ins along the way.

Included:
HOMEHILL WINERY / PAGAN CIDER / WILLIE SMITHS ORGANIC CIDER / THE APPLE SHED. 

See the FULL ITINERARY below:


ITINERARY:

1. After meeting your guide at the top of the ramp at Brooke Street Pier, we begin the day with a complimentary tea/coffee from one of Hobart's finest barista's at Bright Eyes over introductions. We'll discuss Hobart's infamous history dating back to 1803 and the role that alcohol played during settlement!

2. Pagan Cider - We'll drive down to the spectacular Huon Valley taking in the sights before arriving at Pagan Cider House in Cygnet. Owner and creator, Harry Moses has a philosophy of celebrating the seasons, after spending just five minutes with the man you can’t help but be charmed by his passion for experimenting with flavours, maturation techniques and his desire to use Tasmania’s natural fruit bounty to it’s fullest. 

3. Home HIll Winery - 10 mins down the road in the small village of Ranleigh and set amongst an immaculate vineyard with stunning mountain views, Home HIll offers the prefect representation of Tasmanian cool climate wines. Famous for its pinot noir and chardonnay varieties, Home Hill has been producing award winning wines for more than 20 years. We will sample half a dozen wines and have a rare opportunity to walk through their vineyard. 


4.  Willie Smith's, The Apple Shed - The Apple Shed, owned and operated by Willie Smiths Organic Cider, tells the story of the valley, how apple orchards became integral to the area and the history of the Smith family legacy. We'll sit down to a full cider tasting paddle of Willie Smith's finest ciders from bone-dry to . Willie Smith's won Best Cider, Best Australian Cider and Best in Show at the Australian Cider Awards 2015, so they know what they're doing! Plus we'll have a look at their new distillery and taste some apple brandy. Fresh seasonal Tasmanian produce is available to purchase for lunch at the The Apple Shed from a selection of local producers. *Note lunch is not included in this tour price.


The tour will conclude back at the Lark Cellar Door where you're welcome to have afternoon drinks with the team and hear about the best restaurants and bars in Southern Tasmania. 


When: Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Check the calendar for upcoming available dates. Approximately 4.5 hours.

Where to meet: Brooke St Pier, Franklin Wharf, Hobart, 9am. You will meet your guide at the top of the ramp, inside the glass doors. 


End of Tour: approximately 1:30pm at Lark Cellar Door, 14 Davey St, Hobart (just 2 mins around the corner from Brooke Street Pier).

Number of guests per tour: maximum 11 guests per tour (contact us for information on larger groups). Minimum 4 guests.


What to bring: Please dress appropriately for the occasion, while it may appear warm in Hobart, the weather can change throughout the day, so please ensure to bring warm clothes, comfortable shoes and your camera! 

Please note, while this is our usual itinerary, the order may change slightly due to industry operations. Start times are fixed, however end of tour times can change slightly depending upon traffic and other factors. 

  • Duration : 4 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $109.00

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