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Lunch at Frogmore Creek outside Hobart’s the best you’ll do

Frogmore Creek winery door

Frogmore Creek is nice. I’m fact, it’s better-than-nice; it’s an institution in Tasmania and only 20 minutes from town. It’s the privately owned and operated little producer of a veritable tonne of wines and varying wine labels to come out of our fair Southern state since it first came about. The Frogmore Creek name is synonymous a quality drop, but have you been to the winery? Just over the Tasman Bridge from Hobart and out of town by car for about 20 minutes, the winery sits on a little road, overlooking a helluva lot of vines and in the far distance, the largest space program in the country, the Mount Pleasant Radio Observatory. If you’re patient enough, so see the gargantuan satellite dish oscillate throughout the day. But it’s not the Frogmore location, or view that sets them a bottle above the rest, it’s what they do; their ‘bread ‘n’ butter’ as it were; their lifeblood – wine. Lauded as one of Tasmania’s host awarded wine makers, Frogmore is known for its 42 Degrees South, Single Block Series, Winemakers Reserve and Frogmore Creek label, of course, offering a wide and hugely varied set of premium varietals that can be found all over the country. All made, processed and shipped-out on-site they’re a huge operation, but where they really shine – if food’s your thing – is the restaurant at the cellar door. About the Frogmore Creek restaurant and cellar door They do tastings, of course, of the whole range and everyone behind the bar is… Read More