The Tamar Valley’s produce is on show in a new tourism venture for Launceston.
Former teacher Brock Kerslake has drawn on his 14 years of experience as a brewery tour guide, launching taste.walk.talk.
As the name suggests, it’s about tasting what Launceston has to offer, walking its streets, and talking.
“The idea is to be able to offer people the opportunity to discover the produce that we have in the Tamar Valley,” Mr Kerslake said.
“It’ll give people a guided experience so they can find out a bit more about the city, the history of Launceston, and the stories behind some of the buildings as well.
“There are a lot of things to do in Launceston but it’s good to gain that base knowledge of the city.”
Mr Kerslake said because of the nature of the tours – small groups – people could learn from each other as well, swapping tips, stories and experiences.
“It’s all about creating a sharing experience,” he said.
“After having conversations with family and friends about what would be good for Launceston, this is what we came up with.”
Walking food tours, or foodie tours, are growing in popularity around the globe, and have expanded to Australia more recently.
Mr Kerslake’s taste.walk.talk tours run during the day, and as pre-dinner tours on Friday evenings.
It opened for business this month.