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Tour Tassie


Who likes, Food, Wine and Cooking??
We have the PERFECT tour of Southern Tasmania for you!!

Matt and Andy's Tassie Tastebud Adventure
of Southern Tasmania
with hosts:

Chef/Restauranteur Matt Dillow and
Wine Expert Andrew Grubb

Cooking classes, salmon farm tour, wine tasting, cider tasting, hands on cheese making and more all in an action packed 4 nights and 5 full days!!

Tour Dates
Monday 1st May to Friday 5th May, 2017 ~ Sold Out

Monday 29th May to Friday 2nd June, 2017 ~ 12 spots left


Day One ~ Monday

Meet in Hobart at 10am and drive to our accommodation.
Accommodation for next four nights is at Villa Howden, luxury accommodation on the waterfront of Howden. Visiting Grandvewe Cheese, Birchs Bay for a hands on cheese making class, tasting and lunch cooked by Matt, using Grandvewe Cheese products and other locally sourced ingredients. Chocolate tasting at world famous Kettering Chocolate finishing the day with dinner at Villa Howden.

Day Two ~ Tuesday
An early start making our way down the South coast to Huon Valley, followed by lunch cooked by Matt using Tasmanian Salmon and local produce. Stopping at Willie Smith Apple Cider Orchard tour and cider tasting, with an apple inspired dessert, followed by Home Hill Winery for wine tasting. Then dinner cooked by Matt using locally sourced produce.

Day Three ~ Wednesday
Take the car ferry to Bruny Island to discover Bruny Island Oysters, Bruny Island Cheese, Bruny Island Smoke House and have an optional whisky flight tasting. Boat ride TBC.
Ferry back to mainland. Arrive back in Villa Howden to freshen up then leave for dinner in Hobart for a degustation dinner at “Smolt Restaurant.”

Day Four ~ Thursday
Leave Villa Howden and head inland towards the Coal River region.
Wicked Cheese for cheese tasting and morning tea, Puddle Duck Vineyard wine and salmon tasting. Lunch cooked by Matt using local produce. Off to richmond region with free time to discover the Historic Richmond Town before we arrive back to the Villa Howden we visit Mount Wellington.
Dinnger tonight will be a 4 course dinner with Tasmanian cider and wine.

Day Five ~  Friday
Finish off with a long lunch in Hobart renowned seafood restaurant Mures.

Cost of $1750 per person twine share, single supplements can be arranged on request.
Tour includes:- 
5 Action packed days and 4 nights accommodation in a luxury villa
“Villa Howden”, Howden Bus transport for entire time of the tour.

For bookings and any questions please contact Matt