Northern Tasmania

The Tamar Valley wine route is perhaps what people mean when they talk about going wine tasting in Tasmania. The Tamar river runs about 35 miles into the northern ledge of the state, ending at the city of Launceston, the state’s second largest at 106,000 folks. The river divides the Tamar Valley wine region so …

Southern Tasmania

Hobart is the most southerly state capital in Australia, lying on the mouth of the Derwent River. From here, an array of vineyards spiderweb out into pristine landscape. The cool climate (nothing but ocean lies between Tasmania and Antarctica) but ample sunshine, mild summers and long autumn days make this an area proud of its …