Tasmanian distiller produces spit bucket spirit

A Tasmanian distiller so committed to the cause of sustainability and reducing waste has produced a spirit from 500 litres of wine swilled and spat out by guests at a two-day tasting.

‘First’ Pinot Noir devoted wine shop launched in HK

Pinot Shop Australia, a wine shop that specialises in Pinot Noir from Australia, has branched out to Hong Kong, in particular focusing on cool climate Pinot Noir from Tasmania.

Brown Brothers previews new grape variety ‘Mystique’

Brown Brothers is previewing tank samples of Mystique, a new variety developed by the The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, at this year’s London Wine Fair.

Tasmania now Australia’s top wine tourism region

Tasmania, a rugged little island that started out as a prominent penal colony, is fast becoming Australia’s premier wine tourism destination writes Geoffrey Dean.

Australia in pictures: Tasmania

November 24th, 2016

Tassie whisky aims high

August 18th, 2015

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