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Truffles – Central North Food, Wine and Farmgate Tour

Jun 14, 2014

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It is that time of year again and I am well and truly ready for my annual fix. This is of course a delicacy and fortunately only available for a limited time each winter so at the end of the season you are left satisfied, but knowing that the anticipation of your next meal with truffle …

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Platypus 200 – Central North Food, Wine and Farmgate Tour

May 17, 2014

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Four local producers have combined product and Seven Sheds has produced a dark ale beer at their microbrewery which contains quinoa (Kindred Organics), chocolate (Anvers), beer (Seven Sheds) and ginseng (41 Degrees South). Willie has created another fine drop and great that other …

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Berries - North Food, Wine and Farmgate Tour

Apr 19, 2014

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The season is drawing to an end, perhaps another month and many berries will be finished. I went picking the other day at Turners Beach Berry Patch which I take many visitors to both with my cruise ship tours and also my food, wine and farmgate tours. There were still loads of …

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Saffron – Central North Food, Wine and Farmgate Tour

Apr 9, 2014

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Saffron has just started flowering here in Tassie and for the next month Tas-Saff’s combined growers will produce about 10kg for the year. It is a very slow process, not only picking by hand and the drying process of this delicate product, but the weather conditions leading up to …

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Springfield Venison Farm – Central North Tour

Sep 17, 2013

tag Tags: Tasmanian Food Wine and Farm Tours, Central North Tour, Wine Tour

Michel and Connie took over the farm from Jim and Marilyn a few months ago and there is still the same wonderful meat coming from this family business. Hopefully we will see them selling at the farmers markets shortly giving easy access for all to buy. Meanwhile we get to enjoy a visit to …

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Truffles - Central North Food and Wine Tour

Jun 17, 2013

tag Tags: Wine Tour, Tasmanian Food Wine and Farm Tours, Central North Tour

I should not be counting down so enthusiastically, but to be honest I have been thinking about truffles for weeks and this week I am making my first purchase of this wonderful ingredient.  There is only a small window each winter when we can visit the farm that grows this amazing produce on …

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