East Coast (Tas): Great Eastern Wine Weekend - 8-10 Sep 2017

Showcasing the region's finest food and signature drops.

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The Great Eastern Wine Weekend is held annually is a showcase of the region’s finest food and wine.

The two-day event is held on the weekend of 8-10 September 2017 and offers an exciting occasion to explore Tasmania’s East Coast wine region through a variety of special events and cellar door discounts.

Visit cellar doors along the Great Eastern Drive, cruise with Wineglass Bay Cruises and stay at Freycinet Lodge for Meet the Maker and the Great Eastern Wine and Dine gala dinner. While you're here, take a paddle with Freycinet Adventures or explore the hiking trails of the Freycinet Peninsula.

Highlight events include:

Meet the Maker | Freycinet Lodge | Friday 8 September

From 6pm to 9pm a range of winemakers from the east coast region will be providing free wine tastings, product sales, information and good conversation the deck of Freycinet Lodge. Delicious gourmet BBQ items will be availablefor purchase including BBQ pork ribs, steamed mussels, crispy duck and freshly shucked oysters by Melshell Oysters - who will also be attending. BBQ items will be priced at $12 each. Should you require additional wine they will have plenty available for purchase! The event is open to the public and bookings are not required.

Lunch in the Winery | Craigie Knowe | Saturday 9 September 12 noon - 3pm | $95pp

A rustic farm lunch in the winery is the perfect setting for launching the latest wines in the Craigie family - 2017 Rose and 2017 Pinot Gris. This three course wine matched lunch of local produce including seafood, roast lamb, pig on the spit from Long Name Farm, homemade dessert and platters of cheese to finish is sure to please. A great casual lunch to share amongst friends in the beautiful surrounds of Craigie Knowe Vineyard. Spaces are limited. Contact Glenn on 0499 902 209 to book.


WHEN: Friday 8th to Sunday 10th September 2017

WHERE: Locations throughout the East Coast of Tasmania

COST: Varies

BOOKINGS: Visit the Great Eastern Wine Weekend website (link above) for a full program of events and to book tickets.

 

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