11 April, 2024

Explore Tasmania's North West Tasting Trail

A culinary guide through Tasmania's Northwest.

Immerse yourself in the essence of Tasmania’s North West with the Tasting Trail. This isn't just a self-drive trail; it's a gateway to experiencing Tasmania’s finest produce through a curated blend of award-winning tastes and breathtaking scenery. From the fresh, cool-climate wines of Ghost Rock to the creative brews at Seven Sheds Brewery and the distinctive spirits of Southern Wild Distillery.

Ghost Rock Wines. Photo: Kelly Slater.

Sip award-winnings at Ghost Rock

Rolling Hills. Cool-climate wines. Ghost Rock beckons a top-tier drop from crisp Sauvignon Blancs to top-tier Pinot Noirs. During TrailGraze they’re hosting their Vineyard Buggy Tours, so you can explore the vineyards and indulge in grape tastings with a backdrop of stunning views. Afterwards, settle in for a two-course lunch in Ghost Rock’s eatery, featuring delicious offerings from fellow TrailGraze producers that’ll be perfectly matched with their wines.

Crafty brews at Seven Sheds Brewery

It’s beer with a punch of creativity. Seven Sheds Brewery is renowned for innovative, high-quality brews that have beer enthusiasts singing. Hoppy ales to rich stouts, their handcrafted brews are used with locally sourced ingredients. It’s a sip of North West Tassie with every new brew. Sample their reserve range on a special TrailGraze tasting paddle while chatting to the passionate brewers and exploring its stomping grounds.

Southern Wild Distillery. Photo: S. Group.

Exploring Distinctive Spirits at Southern Wild Distillery

Curious about the art of distilling? Southern Wild Distillery will show you with its behind-the-scenes process that makes their popular, small-batch Dasher + Fisher Tasmanian spirits. Each spirit is meticulously crafted to showcase complex flavours celebrating Tassie’s mountains, meadows and oceans. During TrailGraze, they’re hosting guided tastings too with tasting paddles and bespoke cocktails.

Hursey Seafoods. Photo: Lusy Productions.

An oceanic haven at Hursey Seafoods

Succulent oysters. Plump Scallops. Juicy lobster. Mouthwatering seafood freshly caught from pristine waters of Tasmania’s East Coast. Sounds divine, right? There is no better place to sample such a seafood selection than Hursey Seafoods in Stanley. Snag one of their crayfish specials all weekend long.

Ashgrove Cheese Dairy Door. Photo: Tourism Australia.

Take a cheesy bite at Ashgrove Cheese

Ashgrove Cheese is renowned for its handcrafted cheeses made from the finest Tasmanian milk. Join Ashgrove’s Master Cheesemaker and Managing Director, Richard Bennett on an informative tasting session where you can sample a curated selection of cheesy goodness while sipping on a glass of local wine. Creamy brie or tangy cheddar, anyone?

House of Anvers. Photo: Tourism Australia.

Decadent delights at Anvers Chocolate Factory

Anvers Chocolate Factory is a paradise for chocolate lovers. Handcrafted with care and precision, each chocolate is a decadent delight no matter the flavour. Velvety truffles, crunchy pralines, classic milk. During TrailGraze you can craft your own chocolate under the guidance of expert Chocolatier Igor Van Gerwen. It includes a guided tasting and the best bit — a kilo of Anvers chocolate to take home. Sign us up​.

The Truffle Farm Tasmania. Photo: Tourism Australia.

Delight in the earthy flavours of The Truffle Farm

No foodie tour is complete without sampling some truffles. Nestled in the forests of Deloraine, The Truffle Farm cultivates the finest black truffles, offering visitors an opportunity to learn about truffle cultivation and indulge in truffle-inspired delicacies. Don't miss the chance to join in the truffle hunt during TrailGraze, and sample the newly-released truffle ice cream.


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