Indulge in a palate-pleasing array of Tasmanian Wine, Beer and Spirits. Engage with some of Tasmania’s most inspirational beverage producers and hear their story whilst learning more about the great local beverages.

Design Tasmania (located on the corner of Brisbane and Tamar Streets with direct entry from the park) will play home to the Festivale Masterclasses.


Fri 02 Feb

5:30 PM

Best of the Best

Experience the Best of the Best as our experienced Wine Judges take you through each of the Festivale Award Classes and the winning wines.  Discuss the process of judging and making an Award Winning Wine.  This is a perennially popular class that tastes the winning wines from the Festivale Wine Awards.

Sat 03 Feb

1:00 PM

Wine Tasting 101

Tips and tricks for getting the best out of your wine tasting experience. Learn the fundamentals of wine tasting and be equipped to tantalise your taste buds at the Festivale Wine Stallholders and beyond.

Sat 03 Feb

3:00 PM

Festivale whites

Discuss the complexities and characters of an exciting selection of white wines from some of Tasmania’s best wineries and listen to the producers as they share their passion for these unique wines.

Sat 03 Feb

5:00 PM

A bubbly celebration

What better way to celebrate Festivale than with a glass of Tassie Bubbles!
Enjoy conversations with winemakers and experience the flavours and aromas of each of the different bubbles and learn why Tasmanian bubbles are taking on the world’s best.

Sun 04 Feb

12:30 PM

Tannin, Texture and Taste

- Tasmanian Reds Unpacked

Explore the effect of the tannins, feel the texture as you taste the red wines from around our Island.  Chat to the wine makers about the differing structures as you use your senses to determine your favourite taste.

Sun 04 Feb

2:30 PM

Our World of Whisky

Tasmanian Whisky is taking its place on the world stage.  Join our panel to discuss why.  Delve into the intricacies of the whisky making process and how different food pairing can enhance the flavours.

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