Friday 25 April 2008

Tasmania: Natural State News

Top Tastes

Voyages Cradle Mountain Lodge - Image library reference: a3e116

Voyages Cradle Mountain Lodge 'Tastings at the Top' (21-23 June 2008) is among Australia’s best food and wine experiences. It’s a three day festival which celebrates premier Tasmanian produce.

From degustation dinners to cooking demonstrations; fresh produce market to wine tastings; World Heritage wilderness walks to spa treatments at the luxurious Waldheim Alpine Spa; Tastings at the Top encompasses the very best of Tasmania.

This year, the 14th of this annual event, will be hosted by ‘The Wine Man’ Peter Bourne and Helen Waterworth a cheese consultant. Peter and Helen share an intimate knowledge of Tasmanian produce. Both are extremely enthusiastic and highly entertaining.

A unique selection of marketplace providores including boutique winemakers, brewers, cheese makers, confectioners, whisky distillers and specialist growers from various regions in Tasmania are taking part in this year’s event.

Tastings at the Top packages start from $1,405 per person (twin share) and include:

  • Three nights accommodation at Cradle Mountain Lodge in a Pencil Pine cabin
  • Full mountain breakfast each morning
  • Lunch on Sunday and Monday
  • Dinner on Saturday, Sunday & Monday
  • Welcome pack
  • Welcome drinks
  • All scheduled Tastings at the Top program events
  • Tastings of the Alpine Spa - sample a taste of the award winning Waldheim Spa treatments
  • Sampling a variety of local gourmet produce while mingling with providores.

For bookings: Cradle Mountain Lodge (03) 6492 2100 or

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