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 »
It’s no secret that one of the best parts of being on holidays is the food, and the deliciousness on offer in Tasmania doesn’t disappoint. Long brunches at cool cafés, eating out at a fab new restaurant or bar every night, and wine tastings at the Holm Oak cellar door are what days spent in and around Launceston are made of.Continue »
It would be remiss of Pinot d’Pig not to send you on your merry way with his festive tips for the season ahead. So have a chuckle and a chortle when reading his advice to get you through the shenanigans that accompany many festive celebrations.Continue »
Tasmania and Riesling go together like all the classic double acts. Why? Tassie’s cool climate makes the perfect stomping ground for Riesling, King of the Grapes. Holm Oak’s Riesling is a fine expression of the Tamar Valley’s terroir.Continue »
So much of Holm Oak’s winemaking vision relies on our pristine Tamar Valley fruit. Tim’s idea of heaven is spending an entire day in the vineyards, nourishing and nurturing the fruit that ends up in our wines. Take a read of Tim’s blog post about our fertile Tamar Valley land and the vines that bear our fruit.Continue »
If you’ve visited our Tasmanian property, you may have picked an apple from the orchard and fed it to Pinot ‘d’ Pig, Holm Oak’s General Manager. Pinot runs the joint. Pigs are highly social creatures, with incredible long-term memories and cognitive complexities.Continue »
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