Tamar Valley, Tasmania

The Tamar Valley is a picturesque valley in Tasmania. It runs north-west from the northern city of Launceston to the coast either side of the Tamar River, a distance of approximately 50 km.

There are more than 20 vineyards lining the shores of the valley and tourists are guided by the Tamar Valley Wineroute. A prominent vineyard includes Tamar Ridge Wines. The main varieties of grapes grown are pinot noir and chardonnay.

ee also

*Bell Bay Pulp Mill


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