St Matthias Vineyard | Tourism Tasmania | Owen Hughes

The Tasmanian Red Wine Weekend is where vignerons and wine makers from across Tasmania come together to showcase their superb range of reds from a variety of vintages for you to try. This is your opportunity to meet, greet and chat with the heart of the Tasmanian wine industry – and most importantly over a glass of wine!

$20 entry (for tickets pre purchased $25 at the door) includes tasting of all wines, a Plumm wine glass valued at $25 etched with the WineSouth logo to take home, a complete tasting booklet and entry into the lucky door prize to win a case of top Tassie wines.

Where: Princes Wharf Shed No 1, (PW1) Castray Esplanade, Hobart

When: Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 May 2012

Time: 11am to 5pm

Tickets: Include all wine tastings, Plumm glass to take home and wine notes

Dress: Casual

Reservations: Tickets available at the door $25 and online $20

Enquiries: John Rees 0419 348 867

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Other Red Wine Weekend Events at $20 per session

  • Gold Medal/Trophy Tasting – try some of Tasmania’s top Pinot Noirs and meet the makers, hear their story and find out what they think makes a top Pinot Noir. 12 noon Saturday and Sunday
  • Pinot Noir Master Class with Nick Stock, one of Australia’s most respected and prolific wine critics and author of The Age and Sydney Morning Herald Good Wine Guide, 9.30 am Saturday and 2pm Sunday.
  • Pinot Noir and Food Matching 3 pm Sunday.
  • The Great Debate – chaired by Nick Stock to answer once and for all what red wines can and should be grown in Tasmania. 3 pm Saturday.


To learn more about the gourmet Tasmanian food and wine that is available in Tasmania then check out food and wine on our blog.

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