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Gasworks Cellar Door

2 Macquarie St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6231 5946
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Unexpected cellar door in the middle of Hobart

Wasn't really expecting this! Very good range of wines from across Tassie, varying styles. Good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
susie0607
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Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
OK but really?

This was a good tasting and the girl was very knowledgeable but it lacked personality. It was a... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
pjdennis03
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Sydney, Australia
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In the heart of Hobart's colourful dock precinct, you will embark on an exclusively Tasmanian wine experience at the Gasworks Cellar Door. With 16 Tasmanian wines always on tasting, a knowledgeable wine expert to guide you through the ever-changing labels, a stylish interior design, and fascinating information about the island's wines and history- this is no ordinary tasting experience. With its sandstone facade and tall brick chimney, it's clear that the Gasworks complex has an industrial past. The cylindrical gasometer tank that once stored coal-gas is gone, but this is the place where coal was burned to generate the gas that lit the streets of Hobart. The Cellar Door itself is located in the original Gasworks head office, where high ceilings, polished Tasmanian oak floors and a sweeping timber staircase reflect the importance of the enterprise from the late 1850s. How it works:- Your guide will introduce each wine in detail, talking about the region, the climate and the winemaking techniques that create each one's special character. To taste your way around the Gasworks Cellar Door, you purchase a tasting card for $10. There are three cards •12 wines (20ml each) •6 wines (40ml each) or, •3 wines (80ml each) The 12-wine card gives you the widest options; while the 3-wines card lets you savour a trio of your choice.
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2 Macquarie St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't really expecting this! Very good range of wines from across Tassie, varying styles. Good tasting format with very knowledgeable staff. Excellent value for money and something well worth doing irrespective of how much you know about wine. Can't recommend this highly enough. You can...More

Thank susie0607
James H, Manager at Gasworks Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Susie, Thank you for your comments on your tasting; we are really pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully you can come back again on your next trip; please let us know in advance! We have just changed all the wines again...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This was a good tasting and the girl was very knowledgeable but it lacked personality. It was a very sterile environment. I could have been in a doctor's surgery. Where were the quirky wall hangings, some music, interesting pictures or at least a view. Most...More

Thank pjdennis03
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is a great idea for those who missed the vineyards along the way in Tassie. Located within walking distance to waterfront in Hobart, and not hard to find. They advertise 300 wines but they only have 16 at one time to taste, which is...More

Thank Jacqui D
James H, Manager at Gasworks Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Hello Jacqui, Thanks for visiting us and we appreciate your comments. It is a pretty fun experience and we like to think that it really is one of the best places where you can try so many different wines in one cellar door experience that...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent tasting of wine!! Daniella is an expert in her field and gave great knowledge of the wines available. All from an unbiased point of view as it isn't a winery! Spent nearly an hour tasting wine, shown on a map where each comes from,...More

Thank mattthebeard1989
James H, Manager at Gasworks Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Hi Matthew, You are 100% right; Daniella is gold! I've never worked with someone so passionate and detailed like Daniella; she knows her Tassie wines and if she doesn't she will find out for you. We are very grateful for your kind comments about Dan's...More

Reviewed 24 February 2017

Gasworks wine tasting was a great introduction to Tasmanian wines. Great value tasting of premium wines. James was very knowledgable and friendly. Would highly recommend.

Thank david m
James H, Manager at Gasworks Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Thank you David for your comments; it was a pleasure to share some of our sensational wines currently on tasting with you. We are glad you had a good time and look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit.

Reviewed 8 January 2017

We spent some time at Gasworks this afternoon with Daniella. She was fantastic! She took the time to explain to us the nuances of the different regions and characteristics of Tasmanian Red &White wines. I can't recommend her professionalism and Gasworks highly enough!

Thank anthonye731
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Welcoming shop floor and knowledgeable staff. We found this to be a great experience, the wine was well explained and presented in excellent conditions (great taste, perfect temp and all round wonderful). Will definitely be visiting the online store with free delivery for 6 bottles...More

Thank Isabella C
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We've travelled far & wide & done our fair share of wineries so with a little experience under our belts have no hesitation in recommending this place. Daniella, our hostess was a wealth of knowledge & we loved her down to earth approach. We found...More

Thank Gug M
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We were a little bummed when the wine tour we had booked switched to a whisky tasting tour. We only had one day left in Tasmania and I saw this place in a hotel booklet. It isn't like other wine tasting places in other cities...More

Thank anne a
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Limited with time we found out about Gasworks Cellar Door. A gem of a find this is as you can tastes many exquisite wines from many Regions of Tasmania. Thank you to James as he made our visit a real treat. Service with a smile...More

Thank Andrew D
James H, Manager at Gasworks Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2016

Hi Andrew, Many thanks for the kind comments and it sounds like you had a cracker time. The best thing about sending wines home after your visit is that you got to taste them before you bought them and your Tassie holiday continues when you...More

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