Launceston is Tasmania's second major city (behind Hobart) and is bursting with food and wine hotspots, cultural destinations and natural wonders. It’s also only a short drive from Holm Oak’s estate, so on child-free evenings, you can often find us doing the rounds of the wine bars and drinking establishments in Launceston.Continue »
Riesling is respected as one of the finest white grapes in the world, manipulated by winemakers all over the world into a whole range of styles from bone-dry to lusciously sweet. The best wines are incredibly long-lived, elegant and racy, and can become increasingly complex with age. We love this variety at Holm Oak, especially the dry style, and have written a short piece about its greatness in this blog. Take a read…Continue »
Holm Oak’s winery is a relatively young venture in the context of the estate’s history. The tale of all the previous owners is fascinating and it includes the evolution of a groundbreaking tennis racquet, as well as other quirky stories, such as the tale of The Ilex.Continue »
At Holm Oak, we love welcoming visitors from all over the world to our Cellar Door. If you're planning a trip, we've unearthed the best places to stay in the Tamar Valley in this blog post. Get excited about your next trip to Tasmania.Continue »
Allow us to present our handsome pair of brand-new piglets in the Holm Oak family. Mayonnaise and Pinot Junior have spread their love, eaten a truckload of apples and claimed Holm Oak as their home since their arrival in April. Pinot ‘d’Pig introduces you to his new friends in his blog post.Continue »
A visit to Tassie is pure magic. Tassie with a glass of Holm Oak wine in your hand is, well, out of this world. You’ve not experienced the deep south of Australia until you’ve taken a road trip through the Tamar Valley region, stopped in at our cellar door, enjoyed the fresh, local produce, thrown an apple or six at the delightful Pinot d’ Pig and explored some of Tasmania’s best scenic routes.
So, are you ready to find out where to drop the pin on your map? Here are our top picks of places to see, visit and explore in the Tamar Valley. We promise it’s worth the trip!Continue »
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