Top 100 white wines of Tamar Valley

Discover the top 100 best white wines of Tamar Valley in Tamar Valley as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the white wines that are popular in Tamar Valley and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Tamar Valley

Tamar Valley is a wine-producing region on the Northern coast of Tasmania. It occupies an area around Launceston, Tasmania's second largest city, and follows the course of the Tamar river for approximately 30 miles (50km). Like much of Tasmania, Grape/pinot">Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Riesling are the most important grape varieties planted here, making balanced, premium wines in the area's cool maritime Climate. Sauvignon Blanc has also become important in Tamar Valley, as has Pinot Gris, which is also labeled here under the guise of Pinot Grigio and Gewurztraminer.

Cabernet Franc has also proved useful, and has been responsible for some of Tamar Valley's most prestigious wines. The region also produces top quality Sparkling wines using the traditional method. The Tamar Valley has a very Long histroy of wine production, with the first commercial vineyards appearing around the town of Windermere in the mid 1800s. The valley was even the source of cuttings for the first vineyards in Australia/Victoria">Victoria and South Australia.

The industry did not grow significantly, mainly due to labour being lured to the Victoria Gold mines. However, today the valley accounts for around 40 percent of the island's wine output. The valley Lies at a latitude of around 42° south, and has similar cool climate chracteristics to the Côte d'Or in Burgundy. The vineyards are mostly located close to the Tamar river itself, particularly on its southern side to the north and south of Exeter.

News from the vineyard of Tamar Valley

Fine wine market breaks records in 2021, says Liv-ex

Prices in the fine wine market have been increasing across all major regions in 2021, according to a new report by Liv-ex, a global marketplace for the trade. Its Liv-ex 1000 index, tracking some of the world’s most sought-after wines, rose by 2.4% in November to reach a new all-time high. The index, seen as an important bellwether for secondary market trading, has been rising consistently for about 18 months. ‘All previous records set in 2020 have been broken and surpassed in 2021, markin ...

The Saint-Véran appellation seen by Kevin Tessieux

Kévin Tessieux, President of the appellation’s winegrower union, shares his perspective on the Saint-Véran appellation and tell us about the origin of its name. This video is taken from the “Rendez-vous avec les vins de Bourgogne” program broadcasted in June 2021. Retrouvez-nous sur les réseaux sociaux : Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/VinsdeBourgogneofficiel Twitter : https://twitter.com/VinsdeBourgogne​​​ Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/vinsdebourgogne/ LinkedIn: https://www.li ...

Rhône 2020 En Primeur: full vintage report and top-scoring wines

In brief: Rhône 2020 En Primeur Northern Rhône 2020: 4.5/5 A reliably fresh, balanced and approachable vintage – a return to classicism after a series of powerful years. Excellent white wines. Southern Rhône: 4/5 Fresh, juicy and immediate reds with lower alcohol than recent years, though some lack concentration. Beautiful white wines. ‘These are wines that will provide huge amounts of pleasure, straight out of the gate. It is that rare thing – an excellent vintage for early drinking.̵ ...