Enjoy premium cool climate wines and see great scenery at the same time by checking out the Tamar Valley Wine Route.
Follow the yellow and blue signs to discover more than 30 cellar doors spread over 170 kilometres around the Tamar Valley.
Launceston is at the head of the Tamar valley, which is defined by the Tamar River.
The Tamar Valley Wine Route is the heart of northern Tasmania and home of some of the finest wines in the world.
The area's cool climate produces elegant wines of exceptional quality.
From the valley to Pipers River in the north, and Relbia in the south, there are more than 32 wineries within driving distance of each other.
Tamar Valley varieties of note are chardonnay, riesling, sauvignon blanc, pinot noir, cabernet sauvignon and merlot.
Especially celebrated wine styles are sparkling wine, chardonnay and riesling, cabernet sauvignon and pinot noir.
Cellar door tastings are a specialty of the Tamar Valley, because winemakers love sharing their good fortune.
One of the newer wineries in the valley is Josef Chromy Tasmania, at Relbia on Launceston's southern outskirts.
The estate has a winery, cellar door, restaurant and function area.
The restaurant is particularly appealing, as picture windows frame the rolling green fields of grapes.
Expect to be pampered, surprised and delighted by a visit to the Tamar Valley.