Signature Saturday Wine Tour

Visit historic Richmond and local vineyards

Embark on a captivating journey every Saturday with our Signature Wine Tour. This exceptional experience guides you through the enchanting Richmond village and introduces you to three local vineyards that capture the essence of Tasmania’s wine culture.

Explore historic Richmond and taste Tasmanian fine wines

Richmond is a treasure trove of Australia’s colonial heritage, boasting some of the oldest buildings, including the renowned Richmond Bridge and Gaol. Immerse yourself in the charm of this historic village, where boutique shops invite you to explore, and cozy cafes beckon you for a delightful coffee or light snack.

The tour kicks off at 11:15 am on Saturdays, thoughtfully timed to allow you to indulge in Hobart’s famous Salamanca Market (open from 8:30 am) before embarking on a wine-filled adventure to the Coal Valley region.

Discover the finest vineyards three tastings selected from below options.

  • Nocton Vineyard: Nestled on north-east facing slopes, this intimate cellar door offers exquisite Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sparkling, Sauvignon Blanc, and cool climate Merlot.
  • Pooley Wines: Experience wine tastings in the rustic ambiance of Belmont Lodge, a heritage-listed Georgian building on Butchers Hill.
  • Puddleduck Vineyard: Darren and Jackie extend a warm invitation to sample their award-winning wines and Tasmanian cheese platter in a relaxed atmosphere.
  • Coal Valley Vineyard: Indulge in award-winning Pinot’s and Rieslings amidst sweeping views of the Coal River estuary and Pittwater Bay.
  • Wicked Cheese: Witness the art of hand-crafted cheese-making with on-site viewing windows and tantalizing tastings.

In Richmond, enjoy free time to savour lunch, explore the market, discover charming boutiques and galleries, or opt for optional extra activities like tasting gins, vodkas, and whiskies. Immerse yourself in the village’s rich history, visiting Australia’s oldest bridge, jail, and Catholic church.

Experience the perfect blend of history, culture, and wine on our Saturday Signature Wine Tour. Let us make your weekend memorable and captivating.

Join our Saturday tour departing from Hobart where you will experience fine Tasmanian wine, produce and the historic village of Richmond. Whisky/gin/vodka tastings optional extra.

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From $119 per person

Essential tour details

  • Departure: Saturdays at 11:15 am from the Tasmanian Visitor and Information Centre in Hobart (corner of Davey and Elizabeth Streets). Please arrive at the visitors’ center by 11:05 am.
  • Duration: Approximately 5 hours
  • Cost: From $119 per person including GST
  • Drop-off: Return to the Information Centre around 4:30 pm
  • How to book: Secure your spot through our convenient online booking system.
  • Tour inclusions:

    • Cellar door tastings at three vineyards.
    • A visit to Wicked Cheese.
    • A visit to historic Richmond with time to explore.
    • Complimentary Tasmanian cheese platter at Puddleduck.
    • Whisky/gin/vodka tasting option in Richmond.
    • Driver and commentary.

For solo travellers, please contact Boutique Wine Tours directly on 0415 387 887 and we’ll make the booking for you.

For full tour conditions, please read our terms and conditions.

More tour options to explore

In addition to our Signature Saturday Wine Tour we also run our Mona and Wine Experience Tour and our Richmond and Wine Tour. We also offer private charter tours on request.