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Tamar Valley Wine Region - Wineries, Vineyards, Wine, Winery Tour Maps, Cellar Doors - Launceston, Beauty Point, George Town, Beaconsfield - Tasmania

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climate The Tamar Valley Wine Region is located on land surrounding the extensive Tamar inlet and estuary that extends from George Town south the Launceston on the North East coast of Tasmania. You can enjoy the delightful diversity and charms of the Tamar Valley boutique wineries and cellar doors along the Tamar Valley Wine Route. Each of the cellar doors and vineyards has its own special charm and character and the wineries are generally small so that you can talk with the owner and wine producer about the local wines. Enjoy one of more days tasting the award-winning Pinot noirs, Chardonnays, Rieslings and Sauvignon blancs from the cool-climate vineyards. Follow the trail northward from Launceston along the banks of the Tamar River estuary and head eastward to the exquisite wineries of the Pipers River and Pipers River area. Pause to enjoy the many other highlights of the Tamar Valley including the famous Platypus World and Seahorse World Beauty Point and the Hillwood Strawberry Farm. Then return down the other side of the Tamar River estuary and Valley back to Launceston. The ideal places to stay are Launceston, Beauty Point, Mayfield, George Town, Beaconsfield. There are a number of tour companies that provide half or full day tours of the region or you can organise tour own tour - contact the local information centres for details.The local wineries include Daniel Alps at Strathlynn, Rosevears Vineyard Retreat, Iron Pot Bay Wines and Tamar Ridge Wines, most of which have restaurants to sample local Tasmanian food. At Beaconsfield, you can learn the history of local gold mining at the Grubb Shaft Museum. George Town and Low Head at the mouth of the estuary have wonderful displays of heritage buildings, historic lighthouses, grand old sailing ships as well as penguins and seals. Local attractions include: The Artisan Gallery, Narawntapu National Park, Seal and Sea adventures, Low Head Pilot Station and Maritime Museum, Launceston Lakes and Wildlife Park, Tamar Islands Wetlands Centre, Notley Fern Gorge, Glengarry Bush Maze and Tearooms, Artisan Gallery and Wine Centre, The Grubb Shaft Gold and Heritage Museum, Seahorse World, Platypus House, A cruise on the Shuttlefish Ferry.

The Tamar Valley Wine Region includes three districts : West Tamar Valley ; Pipers Brook and River ; East Tamar Valley

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