It's time to 'wine' down, relax with friends, and taste a selection of Tasmania's best wines while exploring the Urban Wine Walk.
The event, from Neighbourhood Events Co, promises a fresh, self-guided wine tasting experience at a hand-picked selection of bars and restaurants.
Director Josh Starick said the upcoming event would be the first time the organisation had held a wine walk in Launceston.
"The emphasis behind the event is a wine event that also benefits local business. Rather than creating a pop-up wine festival, we wanted to involve local brick and mortar venues," he said.
"The event is about introducing people to new wines and new venues they can support."
Mr Starick said the event looked to partner with venues that were like-minded and, where possible, had a wine influence.
"[The event organisers] have evolved their strategy to bring their product to Tasmania which is really good. It's great people are thinking we don't just need to rely on big cities, we can bring this to a smaller market and still have a lot of success," she said.
Ms Parratt said the wine bar would present some interesting snacks to pair with the wines that would be on offer.
"It's a great opportunity to support local business, but also experience those local businesses in a different way," she said.
"It's critical at a time like this [that local businesses are supported by events]. This sort of stuff breathes life into the city and reminds us we are lucky in Tasmania."
Mr Starick said post-pandemic, the support local and small business mantra was becoming a more popular trait among the community.
"In particular, the Launceston experience was well received because it's the first of its kind in the city," he said.
"There's a lot of elements to the day that appeal to a broad market."
All venues participating in the walk are within walking distance of each other to ensure participants would not spend more time on a bus than in the venues.
"One of the big selling points ... is allowing people to choose their own adventure," Mr Starick said.
The Urban Wine Walk event will be held on October 16, but has sold out of its 400 tickets. However, organisers are keen to bring the event back annually or biannually.
For more information on upcoming wine events visit urbanwinewalk.com.au.
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