On a drive through Tasmania, writer Gareth Renowden encounters wild animals and truffle-hunting dogs, samples world-class Pinots and sips some lovely local single malt.

Nant Estate

A new micro-distillery in Bothwell. A guest lodge will open in October.

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Lark Distillery

Lark Distillery

The tasting room serves whiskey, gin and vodka.

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Moorilla Estate

This winery also has a restaurant and a brewery; a museum will open next year.

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Islington Hotel

Islington Hotel

A luxurious Hobart property built in 1847.

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Rosevears Vineyard

Wines from Rosevears, Pirie Estate, Tamar Ridge and South are poured at the cellar door.

Jansz Tasmania

This producer’s sparkling wines stand up to the best in the New World.

Fee & Me

White-tablecloth fine dining in Launceston.

Truffles Australis

Tim Terry leads tours and truffle hunts.

Domaine A

This Coal River valley producer is known for its Cabernet Sauvignon.


smoked salmon and cheeses

An Epic Tasmanian Tour

Manhattan Cocktail

Whiskey Cocktails