Great Eastern Wine Week Festival

Stretching along 221km of coastline, envied for our cool-climate drops, The Great Eastern Wine Week is a 10-day festival and a collective of over 60 events at our region’s boutique wineries and local businesses.

It’s all about the people, the place, the natural beauty and the stories of the East Coast and enjoying our award-winning wines! Meet the winemakers, growers, producers and the people behind the wine.

Why not combine an event with mountain biking in St Helens, a boat cruise in the Bay of Fires, exploring Freycinet Peninsula and Wineglass Bay, or a visit to Maria Island to see their unique blonde wombats. There’s so much to do!

We look forward to celebrating with you. Wine. Dine. Experience.

Join the conversation on social media and follow the hashtags #eastcoastwinetrail #greateasternwineweek #geww2022 #eastcoasttasmania #discovertasmania

For help planning your trip to the East Coast for the Great Eastern Wine Week, visit www.eastcoasttasmania.com or download the East Coast Tasmania App from your app store.

 

This project received grant funding under the Recovery for Regional Tourism program administered by Austrade.

Hurly Burly Tent Tasting at Topeka

Hurly Burly Wines

10:00am - 5:00pm

Event On Everyday

Sit, sip and relax in your own pop up tent while you try our range of Hurly Burly Wines. Delicious antipasto platters are available to purchase as you kick back and relax in a country cottage garden.

Bookings essential: No

Tickets: $Free entry

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Tasting Plates and Old Vintages

Milton Vineyard

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Event On Everyday

Come along and taste some of our secret stash of older vintages with a delicious tasting plate designed to match the wines.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $35 pp

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Flavours of the East Coast at Freycinet Lodge

Freycinet Lodge

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Event On Everyday

Spend the afternoon sipping superb East Coast wines as you look over spectacular Great Oyster Bay. Discover the history behind each drop and savour perfectly matched canapes.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $80 pp

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Freycinet Marine Farm Long Table Lunch

Freycinet Marine Farm

12:00pm - 2:30pm

Friday, 9 September

A journey tasting some of Tasmania’s best fresh seafood, all perfectly matched with local East Coast wines. The Freycinet Marine Farm Long Table Lunch brings the pristine tastes and stories of the unique seas of Tasmania to life.

Bookings essential: SOLD OUT

Tickets: $150 pp

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VIP Gin Experience

Spring Bay Distillery

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Friday, 9 September

Join the Founders and Head Distillers of Spring Bay Distillery, at our Spring Beach craft distillery, and discover how we make our award winning gins in a behind the scenes tour and tasting of our range of gins.

Other dates available.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $50 pp

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Taste of The Bend

The Bark Mill

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Friday, 9 September

An exclusive opportunity to experience a hosted tasting by The Bend Vineyard, sampling their award winning Cabernets and Rieslings at The Bark Mill, Swansea.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $20 pp

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VIP Whisky Experience

Spring Bay Distillery

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Friday, 9 September

Join the Founders and Head Distillers of Spring Bay Distillery, at our Spring Beach craft distillery, and discover how we make our award winning whiskies in a behind the scenes tour and tasting a special flight of whiskies.

Other dates available.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $50 pp

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Black Tie and Blundstone at Devil’s Corner

Devil's Corner Cellar Door

6:00pm - 9:30pm

Friday, 9 September

Kick off the Great Eastern Wine Week with Devil’s Corner. Frock up and don your Blundstone boots to experience the iconic vistas where the vines meet the sea at the newly renovated cellar door, sipping on Devil’s Corner premium range of wine, whilst indulging in some roving food from Tombolo Freycinet and The Fishers of Freycinet.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $130 pp

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The Long Table Evening – Gourmet Grazing with Grape ‘n Grain

Ironhouse Tasmania

6:00pm - 10:00pm

Friday, 9 September

Join the Ironhouse team for an evening of indulgent long table dining highlighted by our estate grown wines and single malt whiskies.

Bookings essential: SOLD OUT

Tickets: $100 pp

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Winemakers Dinner at Furneaux

Furneaux Restaurant and Comptoir

6:00pm - 11:00pm

Friday, 9 September

From the most northern vineyard to the most southern vineyard, we bring you some of the best in food and wine paring the East Coast has to offer with a seven-course degustation dinner overlooking the beautiful Georges Bay.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $250 pp

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Wild Abundance – Cooking with Game

Twamley Farm

10:00am - 3:00pm

Saturday, 10 September

Wild Abundance is a food and wine workshop followed by a long lunch experience. Learn how to cook local game to perfection in a historic working farm that will transport you back to yester-year.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $200 pp

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Sip and Shuck

Gala Estate and Melshell Oysters

11:00am - 12:30pm

Saturday, 10 September

Take a long walk on a short jetty and join Gala Estate and Melshell Oysters in a pairing that is to die for, while enjoying the beautiful scenery from the oyster barge.

Bookings essential: SOLD OUT

Tickets: $75 pp

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Gems of the East Coast

Gems of the East Coast Degustation Lunch created by Saffire Freycinet

Craigie Knowe Vineyard

12:00pm - 4:00pm

Saturday, 10 September

Join us for this once-a-year, unmissable event boasting a degustation lunch using the very best local East Coast produce prepared by the talented chefs from Saffire Freycinet, all matched to our fabulous Craigie Knowe wines.

Bookings essential: SOLD OUT

Tickets: $250 pp

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Live Music at Spring Vale

Spring Vale Wines

12:00pm - 5:30pm

Saturday, 10 September

A day of live music, food and wine on the lawn at Spring Vale featuring 19twenty (www.19twentymusic.com), Boil Up and Pretty Things.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $65 pp

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Discover Freycinet Vineyard with Claudio Radenti

Freycinet Vineyard

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Saturday, 10 September

A vineyard estate tour with the winemaker, followed by a tutored wine tasting experience with current and older museum wines.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $50 pp

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Sip and Paint at Darlington

Darlington Vineyard

2:00pm - 4:30pm

Saturday, 10 September

Release your inner Picasso! Create your own masterpiece guided by local artist Georgia Mars while you sip on our delicious estate grown wine.

Bookings essential: SOLD OUT

Tickets: $59 pp

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VIP Gin Experience

Spring Bay Distillery

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Saturday, 10 September

Join the Founders and Head Distillers of Spring Bay Distillery, at our Spring Beach craft distillery, and discover how we make our award winning gins in a behind the scenes tour and tasting of our range of gins.

Other dates available.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $50 pp

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Great Eastern Wine Cruise

Wineglass Bay Cruises with Devil's Corner

3:45pm - 5:45pm

Saturday, 10 September

Join Wineglass Bay Cruises on a special cruise around Great Oyster Bay, taking in the stunning granite coastline whilst sampling some of the finest wines from Devil’s Corner.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $120 pp

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VIP Whisky Experience

Spring Bay Distillery

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Saturday, 10 September

Join the Founders and Head Distillers of Spring Bay Distillery, at our Spring Beach craft distillery, and discover how we make our award winning whiskies in a behind the scenes tour and tasting a special flight of whiskies.

Other dates available.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $50 pp

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Winemakers Dinner at Furneaux

Furneaux Restaurant and Comptoir

6:00pm - 11:00pm

Saturday, 10 September

From the most northern vineyard to the most southern vineyard, we bring you some of the best in food and wine paring the East Coast has to offer with a seven-course degustation dinner overlooking the beautiful Georges Bay.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $250 pp

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Wine and Dine Indulgence at The Wharf

The Wharf Bar and Kitchen

6:30pm - 10:30pm

Saturday, 10 September

Indulge in the best the East Coast has to offer with a four-course dinner, perfectly matched with wines from the East Coast and stunning views of Georges Bay.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $185 pp

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Trail, Graze and Cheers

Boomer Creek Vineyard

11:00am - 1:30pm

Sunday, 11 September

Guided walking tour from the cellar door across our farm to the vineyard and olive grove, before finishing with paired wines and local platter delicacies.

Bookings essential: SOLD OUT

Tickets: $65 pp

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Wine, Food and Fun Affair in the Bay of Fires region

Priory Ridge Vineyard and Cellar Door

11:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday, 11 September

Celebrate Spring in this authentic rural setting, savouring newly released wines. Indulge in gourmet foods prepared onsite. Relax to the tunes of local musicians or join in some fun activities. Prizes to be won!

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $Free entry

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High Tea with perfectly matched Wines

Craigie Knowe Vineyard

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Sunday, 11 September

Enjoy a delicious selection of sweet and savoury high tea items along with two glasses of wine of your choice.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $75 pp

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High Tea with perfectly matched Wines

Craigie Knowe Vineyard

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Sunday, 11 September

Enjoy a delicious selection of sweet and savoury high tea items along with two glasses of wine of your choice.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $75 pp

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A Japanese Fusion for your Wine Senses

Raida St Helens

6:30pm - 9:30pm

Sunday, 11 September

An incredible pairing of Japanese Modern Australian Fusion highlighting the incredible seafood of Tasmania, paired with wonderful Tasmanian Whites and Rose’s, some Japanese Sake and Tasmanian Beer.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $150 pp

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Plumm Masterclass

Craigie Knowe Vineyard

11:00am - 12:30pm

Tuesday, 13 September

Understand how the correct glassware enhances your wine experience. This is an interactive event and great fun.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $30 pp

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Plumm Masterclass

Craigie Knowe Vineyard

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Tuesday, 13 September

Understand how the correct glassware enhances your wine experience. This is an interactive event and great fun.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $30 pp

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Trail, Graze and Cheers

Boomer Creek Vineyard

11:00am - 1:30pm

Wednesday, 14 September

Enjoy a guided walking tour from the cellar door across our farm to the vineyard and olive grove, before finishing with paired wines and local platter delicacies.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $65 pp

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Sip and Paint at Darlington

Darlington Vineyard

2:00pm - 4:30pm

Wednesday, 14 September

Create your own masterpiece guided by local artist Georgia Mars while you sip on our delicious Estate grown wine.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $59 pp

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White Wine Degustation Lunch

Spring Vale Wines

12:30pm - 3:30pm

Thursday, 15 September

Savour the delights of this six course degustation lunch with locally sourced seafood paired beautifully with a selection of Spring Vale white wines to entice the senses.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $165 pp

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High Tea with perfectly matched Wines

Craigie Knowe Vineyard

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Friday, 16 September

Enjoy a delicious selection of sweet and savoury high tea items along with two glasses of wine of your choice.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $75 pp

more

High Tea with perfectly matched Wines

Craigie Knowe Vineyard

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Friday, 16 September

Enjoy a delicious selection of sweet and savoury high tea items along with two glasses of wine of your choice.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $75 pp

more

VIP Gin Experience

Spring Bay Distillery

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Friday, 16 September

Join the Founders and Head Distillers of Spring Bay Distillery, at our Spring Beach craft distillery, and discover how we make our award winning gins in a behind the scenes tour and tasting of our range of gins.

Other dates available.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $50 pp

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Taste of The Bend

The Bark Mill

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Friday, 16 September

The Bend Vineyard will be hosting a tasting of their award winning Cabernets and Rieslings at The Bark Mill, Swansea.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $20 pp

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VIP Whisky Experience

Spring Bay Distillery

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Friday, 16 September

Join the Founders and Head Distillers of Spring Bay Distillery, at our Spring Beach craft distillery, and discover how we make our award winning whiskies in a behind the scenes tour and tasting a special flight of whiskies.

Other dates available.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $50 pp

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Dinner at the Mill

Spring Bay Mill

6:00pm - 10:00pm

Friday, 16 September

A food lovers dining delight, paired with local wines, enjoy the ambience of Spring Bay Mill’s award winning Banksia room.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $189 pp

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Red Wine Degustation Dinner

Spring Vale Wines

6:00pm - 9:30pm

Friday, 16 September

Savour the delights of this eight course degustation dinner featuring game meeting expertly paired with a selection of Spring Vale red wines to enhance the flavours and compliment your dining experience.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $165 pp

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The Battle of the Vineyards

Furneaux Restaurant and Comptoir

6:00pm - 11:00pm

Friday, 16 September

Showcasing some of the region’s and the world’s greatest wine, The Battle of the Vineyards brings you some of the best in food and wine paring the East Coast has to offer with a seven-course degustation dinner.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $250 pp

more

Sip and Paint at Darlington

Darlington Vineyard

6:30pm - 9:00pm

Friday, 16 September

Create your own masterpiece guided by local artist Georgia Mars while you sip on our delicious Estate grown wine.

Bookings essential: SOLD OUT

Tickets: $59 pp

more

Sip and Shuck

Gala Estate and Melshell Oysters

11:00am - 12:30pm

Saturday, 17 September

Join Gala Estate and Melshell Oysters in a pairing that is to die for, while enjoying the beautiful scenery from the oyster barge.

Bookings essential: SOLD OUT

Tickets: $75 pp

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Unwind in the Vines

Craigie Knowe Vineyard

12:00pm - 4:00pm

Saturday, 17 September

Spend your afternoon unwinding on the lawn among the vines to live music with great wine, great beer, great food and a great atmosphere in the beautiful surrounds of the Craigie Knowe vineyard.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $10 pp

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Discover Freycinet Vineyard with Claudio Radenti

Freycinet Vineyard

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Saturday, 17 September

A vineyard estate tour with the winemaker, followed by a tutored wine tasting experience with current and older museum wines.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $50 pp

more

VIP Gin Experience

Spring Bay Distillery

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Saturday, 17 September

Join the Founders and Head Distillers of Spring Bay Distillery, at our Spring Beach craft distillery, and discover how we make our award winning gins in a behind the scenes tour and tasting of our range of gins.

Other dates available.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $50 pp

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Mayfield Estate’s Grazing Walk with Tasman Sea Salt

Mayfield Estate Cellar Door

3:30pm - 5:30pm

Saturday, 17 September

Discover the brand new cellar door of Mayfield Estate Vineyard with a matched grazing walk delighting in a tasting from Tasman Sea Salt, freshly shucked oysters, pizza and Pinot.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $120 pp

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Great Eastern Wine Cruise

Wineglass Bay Cruises

3:45pm - 5:45pm

Saturday, 17 September

Join Wineglass Bay Cruises on a special cruise around Great Oyster Bay, taking in the stunning granite coastline whilst sampling some of the finest wines from Gala Estate and The Bend.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $120 pp

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VIP Whisky Experience

Spring Bay Distillery

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Saturday, 17 September

Join the Founders and Head Distillers of Spring Bay Distillery, at our Spring Beach craft distillery, and discover how we make our award winning whiskies in a behind the scenes tour and tasting a special flight of whiskies.

Other dates available.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $50 pp

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Twilight Dinner at The Bark Mill

The Bark Mill

5:30pm - 9:00pm

Saturday, 17 September

The Bark Mill will be hosting a five-course set menu to showcase Tasmania’s finest produce to pair perfectly with the East Coast’s finest wines.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $130 pp

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Dinner at the Mill

Spring Bay Mill

6:00pm - 10:00pm

Saturday, 17 September

A food lovers dining delight, paired with local wines, enjoy the ambience of Spring Bay Mill’s award winning Banksia room.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $189 pp

more

The Battle of the Vineyards

Furneaux Restaurant and Comptoir

6:00pm - 11:00pm

Saturday, 17 September

Showcasing some of the region’s and the world’s greatest wine, The Battle of the Vineyards brings you some of the best in food and wine paring the East Coast has to offer with a seven-course degustation dinner.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $250 pp

more

A Japanese Fusion for your Wine Senses

Raida St Helens

6:30pm - 9:30pm

Saturday, 17 September

An incredible pairing of Japanese Modern Australian Fusion highlighting the incredible seafood of Tasmania, paired with wonderful Tasmanian Whites and Rose’s, some Japanese Sake and Tasmanian Beer.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $150 pp

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Lushness at Pyengana Dairy

Pyengana Dairy

11:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday, 18 September

Come and relax and unwind with a glass of local wine and a delicious cheese platter on the deck whilst enjoying the views of the lush Pyengana valley.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $20 pp

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Trail, Graze and Cheers

Boomer Creek Vineyard

11:00am - 1:30pm

Sunday, 18 September

Guided walking tour from the cellar door across our farm to the vineyard and olive grove, before finishing with paired wines and local platter delicacies.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $65 pp

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Vino, Pinot and Paella Day

Darlington Vineyard

11:00am - 3:00pm

Sunday, 18 September

Join us for a relaxing day while Lesley and Dave prepare a locally sourced, sumptuous Seafood Paella from scratch while enjoying a glass of our Estate grown wine in the vineyard overlooking Maria Island.

Bookings essential: SOLD OUT

Tickets: $35 pp

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East Coast Degustation Delight

Craigie Knowe Vineyard

12:00pm - 4:00pm

Sunday, 18 September

Enjoy the best of the East Coast’s Wine and produce with a six-course degustation created by Chris Lucas of What Grows matched to our wines

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $185 pp

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Beers by the Bay

Freycinet Lodge

2:00pm - 5:00pm

Sunday, 18 September

Relax at Freycinet Lodge for an afternoon of local beers, local wine and smooth tunes on the deck overlooking Great Oyster Bay.

Bookings essential: Yes

Tickets: $Free entry

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Partners / Sponsors

The East Coast Wine Trail Association is a voluntary committee, committed to working collaboratively with our partners to ensure the continued success of the festival. We’d like to give a big thanks to our partners for helping us make the Great Eastern Wine Week Festival possible.

COVID-19 Safety – The health and safety of our visitors is our first priority. We have worked with all operators to ensure they have a COVID-safe plans in place for their events. Please visit the website of the operator hosting the event to view their COVID-safe plan. For the latest health information and information for travellers and visitors, please visit coronavirus.tas.gov.au.

Interested in becoming a festival partner? We have a wide range of partnership packages for the Great Eastern Wine Week Festival to suit your objectives and marketing budgets. We aim to align with your business to provide a unique food and wine-centric platform with which to engage your target audiences and bring your brand to life. Please contact East Coast Wine Trail Association, via email admin@eastcoastwinetrail.com.au for more information.