Tasmania's journal of discovery: Tastes

Vintage 2005 is a winner

The last grapes are in, most varieties are already safely in tank or barrel and winemakers throughout Tasmania are thrilled with the 2005 vintage results.

“Up there with our best ever,” said contract winemaker Andrew Pirie.

“On the whole, better than the exceptional 2000 vintage,” according to Julian Alcorso of Winemaking Tasmania.

Michael Vishacki of Panorama Vineyard in the Huon — “Exceptionally good. The best I’ve seen.”

“Brilliant”, said BRL Hardy’s Bay of Fires winemaker, Fran Austin in Pipers River.

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An eccentric tradition

Paul County’s award-winning photographs of Tasmania’s flamboyant restaurateurs, waiters, and bon vivants makes for fascinating viewing in this portfolio. Find out more

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