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Uncorking the Secrets of our Local Wine Trail

Northwest Tasmania is a wine-lovers paradise! With the perfect wine-grape growing climate, its reds and whites have won awards that even some of Australia’s most discerning palates approve of. From chardonnays to rieslings, pinot noirs to sauvignon blancs – not forgetting their delicious sparkling options – you’re guaranteed to find something special along our wine trail. Visit one (or more!) of the following wineries in person for tastings or tours where experts will tell you all about how different flavours are produced from various grape processing techniques! 

Eastford Creek Winery

The Tamar Valley is a great starting point on your wine trail across the North West!  Eastford Creek Winery is a must-visit destination for food and wine lovers. This family-owned winery is renowned for its exceptional cool-climate wines, including Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Riesling. Visitors can sample these award-winning wines at the winery’s cellar door, which boasts breathtaking views of the vineyards and the surrounding countryside.

But Eastford Creek is more than just a winery – it’s a full food and wine experience. The winery’s on-site restaurant, The Cellar Door Kitchen, serves up delicious, locally-sourced cuisine that perfectly complements the wines. From fresh seafood to succulent meats, the menu is designed to showcase the region’s finest ingredients. Visitors can enjoy a leisurely lunch or dinner while taking in the stunning views of the vineyards and the Tamar River. 


Leven Valley Vineyard

Nestled in the picturesque countryside of North West Tasmania, Leven Valley Vineyard is a hidden gem that wine enthusiasts won’t want to miss. This boutique winery is family-owned and operated, specialising in producing premium cool-climate wines. Visitors can sample a range of wines at the winery’s cellar door, including Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc. Each wine is crafted with care and attention to detail, resulting in a selection of wines that are sure to impress even the most discerning palates.

The vineyard’s stunning location, with its rolling hills and panoramic views, provides the perfect backdrop for a relaxing afternoon. Visitors can enjoy tastings at the cellar door while taking in the breathtaking surrounding views. A visit to Leven Valley is sure to be a highlight of any North West food and wine trail tour!


Ghost Rock Wines

Ghost Rock Wines is a destination that should be on every wine lover’s bucket list. Located on the stunning coastline at Northdown, not far from Devonport. This family-owned winery produces some of the region’s finest cool-climate wines. From crisp, refreshing Pinot Gris to rich, full-bodied Pinot Noir, there is a wine to suit every palate. Visitors can sample the wines and purchase their favourites at the winery’s cellar door.

A visit to Ghost Rock is a complete experience. The winery’s on-site restaurant, The Barrel Room, offers a menu that showcases the best local ingredients, perfectly paired with Ghost Rock’s award-winning wines. Visitors can enjoy a delicious meal and walk it off with leisurely stroll through the vines. A beautiful location and a definite must-visit!


Broad Acres Vineyard

Broad Acres Vineyard in Ulverstone is a must-visit if you’re looking for a unique and authentic wine-tasting experience. This family-owned winery is a coastal vineyard nestled in the rolling hills of Forth Valley. Established in 2016 by the Broadby family the vineyard compliments the landscape surrounding a Tasmanian Pickled Onion facility (but that’s another delicious produce story for later). Relax and enjoy fresh meals, tastings and cellar door sales at Windows On Westella restaurant. Broadacres specialises in producing small-batch, handcrafted wines that are bursting with flavour.  You’ll discover Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and sparkling wines; each wine is made with care and attention to detail, resulting in a selection of truly exceptional wines.


Prickly Mo

And last, but by no means least, nestled in the heart of the Tamar Valley wine region lies a winery with a name that’s impossible to forget: Prickly Mo. Legend has it that the winery was named after a particularly prickly vine that grew in the vineyard. The nickname “Mo” was added as a nod to the owner’s beloved dog. But while the name may be playful, the wines at Prickly Mo are anything but.

As soon as you step through the winery’s rustic cellar door, you’ll be greeted by the warm and welcoming staff, who will guide you through a tasting of the winery’s exceptional cool-climate wines. From crisp, refreshing whites to full-bodied reds, each wine is carefully crafted with attention to detail. But what sets Prickly Mo apart from other wineries in the region is its focus on experimentation and innovation. The winery’s winemakers are constantly pushing the boundaries and exploring new techniques, resulting in truly unique and exciting wines.

The winery hosts regular events, from live music performances to food and wine pairing evenings, bringing together locals and visitors. And with its stunning location, surrounded by rolling hills and vineyards, it’s easy to see why Prickly Mo has become a beloved destination for food and wine lovers in North West Tasmania. So drop in and join the community at Prickly Mo and discover this unique winery for yourself.



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