While nominally situated at Bicheno on the east coast, Apsley Gorge is in fact some distance inland, taking its name from a mountain pass. Clearly, it shares with the other east coast wineries the capacity to produce Chardonnay and Pinot Noir of excellent quality.
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The winery was founded upon the vision and spirit of our dedicated winemaking and viticultural team, who believed Tasmania would one day be the pre-eminent region in Australia to produce cool climate wines. To this end, we search for the individual 'personalities' in every variety and vineyard, to craft wines which are unique, alluring and distinctively Tasmanian but never compromise on consistency or quality.
Brook Eden produces single varietal wines and traditional sparkling from its beautiful site in the Pipers Brook Valley. The family brings a Northern Italian tradition to its elegant wines and offers a warm and welcoming experience at its cellar door.
The Coal Valley Vineyard produces Reisling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Merlot wines. Wines of each variety have won gold medals at the Tasmanian Wines Show in recent years. The vineyard is open seven days a week for tastings, functions and lunches and specialises in menus that highlight Tasmania's seasonal produce. Wines can be supplied through mail order.
Inspired by the tremendous opportunities of the East Coast of Tasmania, Geoff and Susan Bull cleared the site in 1978, planted the first vines in 1979 and established the first commerical winery on the East Coast. They were early pioneers in a new region which years later revealed exciting quality potential in wines. The region now boasts over a dozen different vineyards.
The Freycinet Vineyard and Winery is family owned with daughter Lindy Bull and her partner Claudio Radenti taking over the family tradition of gently handcrafting the wines.
Rosemary & Terry Bennett, the proprietors of Home Hill, look down on the vineyard from their home, pinch themselves, and wonder how their relaxing hobby farm of six rows of vines has turned into an award winning vineyard that produces some of Australia’s top quality Pinot Noir.
The 2015 James Halliday Australian Wine Companion rated seven wines Outstanding; three wines listed among Australia’s ‘Best by Variety’; and a much-coveted ‘5 red stars’ winery rating.
For the team at Tasmania’s Pipers Brook Vineyard, these provide proof of the stellar quality of its premium wine portfolio.
We are a small 5th generation family owned vineyard since 1875, located in Cranbrook on Tasmania's stunning Freycinet Coast.
At Spring Vale, our grapes are grown with an in depth knowledge of our local terroir. Intimate attention to quality and flavour, allows us to produce premium, award-winning wines at our on-site winery.
In 2013 a Tasmanian chardonnay was rated the best wine in its class in the world. A year later a Tasmanian single-malt whisky was judged the best single-malt in the world. These achievements – both at respected international events in London – reflect the quality of the ingredients and the passion of the people in beverage production in Tasmania.