Autumn on the East Coast

Autumn in Tasmania, and especially on the East Coast, often sees clear sunny days, ideal for outdoor activities, and cool evenings perfect for keeping cosy with a glass or two of local wine or spirits. Here are some of our favourite things to do in autumn on Tasmania’s East Coast: We’re told that the surf … More Autumn on the East Coast

Our Autumn six-pack offers big flavours

After a full on summer, here is a special deal on a mixed half-dozen wines that are very full on the palate! Big wines, a mix of reds and whites, from Kelvedon, Craigie Knowe, The Bend and Over the Edge will carry you into Autumn and beyond. Kelvedon Chardonnay Craigie Knowe Riesling The Bend Cab Sauvignon … More Our Autumn six-pack offers big flavours

Maker of the Month – Guy Henderson

The beautiful organic forms of Guy Henderson’s individually crafted ‘bread boards’ (a term he uses but which we think really undersells these stunning presentation platters) get a lot of attention here at The Farm Shed. … More Maker of the Month – Guy Henderson

Vineyard of the Month – MacLean Bay Wines

MacLean Bay Wines – two mates pursuing two passions Ten minutes north of Bicheno, the one hectare MacLean Bay vineyard sits on a sun drenched North-East facing slope overlooking its namesake. Enjoying a unique microclimate, a lengthy growing season with mild evenings ripens grapes slowly for stress-free sugar and taste development. The rich clay based … More Vineyard of the Month – MacLean Bay Wines

The perfect festive wine offer from Tasmania’s East Coast…

Here’s our stunning little offer to get you into the Festive spirit and well set up for a brilliant summer! 2011 “Radenti” sparkling from Freycinet Vineyard (RRP $72) 2016 “Wineglass Bay” Sauv Blanc from Freycinet Vineyard (RRP $37) 2014 “Salute” sparkling from Springvale Vineyard (RRP $37) 2017 Shiraz Rose from Springvale Vineyard (RRP $29) Summer Cup – The Enchanting Mixer … More The perfect festive wine offer from Tasmania’s East Coast…

Whisky tastings at The Farm Shed

Our wine and gin tastings have gone down so well here at The Farm Shed, so we have decided to offer guided tastings of some of Tasmania’s prize-winning whiskies to our visitors. Tastings of five whiskies are $25, and you can choose from six types. Hellyer Road 10 year old Hellyer Road Pinot finish Nonesuch … More Whisky tastings at The Farm Shed

Gift ideas from The Farm Shed

It’s that time of year, but instead of socks and undies, give your loved ones some gifts they will really appreciate! We can gift wrap and post any of our wines, gins, whiskys and other gift items to anywhere in Australia at good rates, so give us a call to solve your gift shopping worries. … More Gift ideas from The Farm Shed

Maker of the Month – Blacksmith Richard Martin

Blacksmith Richard Martin was a commercial photographer for 15 years before deciding to become a blacksmith, in the process switching from perhaps the cleanest to the dirtiest profession around?!  He lives down at Franklin, about 45 minutes’ drive south of Hobart,  and comes from a talented family – we serve his sister Liz’s Divine Additions … More Maker of the Month – Blacksmith Richard Martin

Vineyard of the Month – Kelvedon Estate

Established in 1830 by Frances Cotton, this 5,300 hectare property south of Swansea continues in the hands of its sixth generation. Known for award winning superfine merino, vines were added in spring 1998 and the first vintage of Pinot Noir released in 2002. The temperate maritime climate and close proximity to the sea combine to produce superb fruit for … More Vineyard of the Month – Kelvedon Estate