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Rugged, truly untouched wilderness. World-class wine and whisky. An eccentric, restlessly creative spirit. There’s really nowhere like lutruwita. Here’s where to eat, drink, shop and stay.
The Swiss Winemaker Who Said “I Do” to Tasmania (and a Tasmanian)
09 May 2023
Food & Drink After learning the art of winemaking in Switzerland, Matthias Utzinger was dissatisfied with the options for his trade in Europe. So he began scouting out different countries and soon fell in love – both with his future wife and her home state of Tasmania. In partnership with Tourism Tasmania, the co-founder of Utzinger Wines shares how the Tamar Valley made him feel right at home.
Work Uniform: Interior Designer Sarah Andrews Dresses “To Go Through the Wardrobe to Narnia”
12 Aug 2022
Fashion The Tasmania-based stylist, author, teacher and amateur sailor is all about romantic dresses, often designed by herself and custom-made by Adele O’Shea or About Phaedra. “I have such strong taste when it comes to what I love to wear that I often can’t find it,” she says.
Rough Rice Ferments Are Like Nothing Else You’ve Tasted
26 Jul 2022
Food & Drink Made in a Hobart backyard, these complex, slow-matured sauces and condiments are in demand across the country, with every new release selling out in under an hour. The flagship? A hot sauce made with at least 20 different fruits veggies and herbs and fed constantly over the past six years, like a sourdough starter.
This Remote Tasmanian Camp Will Drop You in Isolation – With Wine and Hot Meals
15 Jun 2022
Travel Southwest Wilderness Camp in Tasmania is accessible only by air – but once there, the spaghetti bolognaise comes piping hot. In partnership with Par Avion, managing director Shannon Wells shares his lasting fondness for this unmatched nature experience.
Tasmania’s Historic Callington Mill is Reborn as a Whisky Distillery
17 May 2022
Travel Once the site of illegal whisky distilling, the 19th-century mill is now home to a world-class whisky distillery. In partnership with Tourism Tasmania’s Off Season, we speak with owner John Ibrahim about restoring the site, distilling single malt whisky, and his passion for the town of Oatlands.
The World-Famous Cheesemaker – Who’s Not Allowed to Sell Cheese
12 May 2022
Food & Drink Six years ago Bruce Kemp was a public servant. Now, he’s a famous cheesemaker. In partnership with Tourism Tasmania’s Off Season, we speak to the home-fermenter about winter life in the wilds of Tassie and why he’ll never go commercial with his craft.
A Cosy Guide to Tasmania in Winter
26 Apr 2022
Travel Rugging up at the end of a long winter’s day is one of the joys of exploring Tassie during the chilly months. In partnership with Tourism Tasmania’s Off Season, here are five ways to warm the body and soul on your next trip across Bass Strait.
From Hard to Heavenly: Seven of Tasmania’s Best Hikes
11 Mar 2022
Travel With interstate travel finally allowed again, there has never been a better time to explore the natural beauty of our great southern state. In partnership with Tourism Tasmania, we’re taking a look at seven hikes that will take you away from it all, suited to everyone from beginners to pros.
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