NEW AND NOTEWORTHY
Established by brothers Matthew and Jonathan Hughes and located at Flowerpot, about 40 minutes south of Hobart on the D’Entrecasteaux Channel, Mewstone is a small family-owned winery with a focus on premium Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Riesling. Jonny is the winemaker of this family venture, having studied his craft abroad in New Zealand, Italy and Canada before heading home to Tasmania as Assistant Winemaker at Moorilla for seven years. Mewstone’s recently opened cellar door overlooks the picturesque vista of the Channel and offers tastings by appointment.Mewstone Wines
Spring Bay Mill
Spring Bay Mill’s latest accommodation offering, the Ridge Quarters, has
taken out the categories for Sustainable Architecture and Commercial Architecture at this year’s Australian Institute of Architects Awards. Designed by Hobart firm Gilby Brewin Architecture and constructed by local east coast company Dillon Builders, the Ridge Quarters sits where a huge stockpile of
woodchips once covered the hill on this site, now rejuvenated with a diverse native garden.
Tasmania raises a glass to 30 years of Tasmanian Whisky this year with Lark Distillery celebrating its third decade. From humble beginnings on a kitchen table 30 years ago, to Tassie icon status, the distillery has released an Anniversary Collection, allowing connoisseurs the opportunity to secure a
piece of history.
Tasman Sea Salt
You’ve heard of a wine sommelier, but what about a salt sommelier? Tasman Sea Salt owners, passionate food lovers and long-time advocates for Tasmanian produce, Chris Manson and Alice Laing now invite guests to take a tour of Tasman Sea Salt’s innovative clean energy saltworks followed by tastings of their uniquely Tasmanian sea salts and salt mixes paired with local ingredients.Tasman Sea Salt
Movenpick Hobart’s latest group offering is a private culinary experience with chefs from the hotel’s popular Italian restaurant, Tesoro. With a fun and casual vibe, participants are guided through a pizza making class (with glass of wine in hand!), making authentic Italian pizza dough from scratch, and choosing from a selection of gourmet toppings before placing each pizza in the restaurant’s wood fired pizza oven. An experience that can be tailored
to groups of various sizes, this is a great activity in the heart of Hobart’s CBD.
Wild Wellness Method
Founded by travel writer and author Alice Hansen, The Wild Wellness Method is an Australian first, merging medical professionals with global thought leaders and some of Tasmania’s finest wilderness tourism operators to deliver retreats, walks and wellness experiences. Featuring the Wim Hof method led by a qualified practitioner in Tasmania’s bracing oceanic waters, fireside journaling, and meditation under forest canopies, day sessions and multi-day retreats are available.Wild Wellness Method