The City of Hobart would like to thank the following companies and organisations for supporting The Taste of Tasmania in 2016/17:
The Cascade Brewery is Australia’s oldest continuously operating brewery, located in the foothills of Mount Wellington, just a five-minute drive from Hobart’s central business district.
The Cascade Brewery was established in 1824 by ex-convict Peter Degraves. Today, Cascade’s brewers combine traditional brewing skills and pure mountain water with premium Tasmanian barley and hops to create the award-winning Cascade range.
Juicy Isle is a Tasmanian operated company producing an extensive range of quality beverages, including organic juices crushed in the Huon Valley along with other freshly squeezed juices.
The Hartz Mineral Water brand has been an icon of the Tasmanian beverage industry for more than 25 years. Water for the Hartz range of products is sourced from pristine springs in South West Tasmania, the last great temperate wilderness on earth.
We invite you to visit our Devil’s Corner Pop-up Cellar Door at The Taste of Tasmania (located at the end of The Deck). Here you can immerse yourself in a virtual experience of our new home overlooking the spectacular scenery of Moulting Lagoon and the Freycinet Peninsula on Tasmania’s East Coast, while enjoying a tasting of our award-winning wines.
We’re sure it will inspire you to visit us in person to enjoy the amazing views over a glass of wine and a selection of delicious East Coast seafood or woodfired pizzas
We’re hungry for The Taste so we’ll be joining you at PW1 (find us on your Taste glass and at the main entry) with lots of family-friendly Volkswagen giveaways and activities.
Jackson Motor Company shares The Taste’s philosophy of celebrating the great things our state has to offer. We’re Tasmania’s leading automotive dealer and the trusted home of Volkswagen, Audi, Isuzu and Suzuki in the south, along with many more leading brands around the state. Find your car @ jmc.com.au
The University of Tasmania is the fourth university founded in Australia, and has made the pursuit of the extraordinary a never-ending commitment that influences a world-class approach to teaching and learning.
Outstanding achievements in both international and national research rankings reflect our willingness to constantly challenge ourselves – a mindset we pass on to our 30,000 local, national and international students who study across a broad range of undergraduate disciplines including Agricultural and Environmental Science, Architecture and Design, Arts, Humanities and Social Science, Business and Economics, Computing and IT, Education and Teaching, Engineering, Health Sciences & Community Care, Media, Law, Maritime Studies, Medicine, Marine and Antarctic, Music, Art, Theatre, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychology, and Science.
Our campuses in Hobart, Launceston and the Cradle Coast allow us to utilise the best of our island’s natural and built resources to deliver high quality educational outcomes. With programs embedded within local and national industries, and additional campuses in Sydney and China, our students gain an unparalleled practical learning opportunities unique to the University of Tasmania.
With more than 6,000 international students drawn from over 80 countries, our global reach, supported by partnerships with more than 90 institutions in 30 countries around the world, is ever expanding.
Smeg is an Italian home appliance manufacturer based in Guastalla, near Reggio Emilia in the north of the country. Smeg has 16 subsidiaries worldwide, including Australia. It’s a little-known fact that in 1971, Smeg manufactured the hugely successful range of dishwashers in Australia under the “Dishlex” brand name. The Smeg brand was introduced to Australia in its own right in 1986.
Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd (Tasports) is a state-owned company responsible for ten Tasmanian ports. Tasports delivers a diverse range of commercial operations across a large geographical base with the purpose of facilitating trade for the benefit of Tasmania. Tasports owns more than 800,000m2 of waterfront assets, including key Community Asset sites such as Sullivans Cove and is directly responsible for navigation safety, port security, towage and marine services.
Tasports is responsible for the operation and management of all ports in Tasmania.
Situated in Southern Tasmania, Norske Skog’s Boyer mill produced Australia’s first newsprint in 1941 and remains one of the state’s major employers.
Riedel has stood for the high art of glassmaking for over 250 years. The company is credited with the creation of varietal specific glassware, designed to balance and elevate wines. If your wine could choose a glass, it would be Riedel.
Fantastic Furniture is known for offering its customers Australia’s best value furniture and bedding. They currently operate in 75 stores nationally and are proudly supported by Australia’s largest sofa manufacturer, Fantastic Lounge Factory.
Fantastic Furniture began over 25 years ago in a small Sydney market stall, selling outdoor furniture. Fantastic aims to provide all Australians with affordable furniture, which is why you’ll find the same fantastic low price, no matter where you are or how you shop. Create a home you love with Fantastic Furniture.
Come say hello! Your local Hobart store is on Gormanston Road in Moonah.
Princes Wharf was originally known as ‘New Wharf’, created in the 1830’s to serve a rapidly growing fleet of local and overseas whaling ships.
New Wharf was renamed in 1902, in honour of Prince George the Duke of York, who visited Australia to open the country’s first parliament at Federation.
In 2010, the Tasmanian Government announced the Princes Wharf Renewal Project.
After consultation with numerous stakeholders, it was decided that the venue should maintain its heritage façade, and the internal space be redesigned as a first class multi-purpose function and events venue, suitable for a variety of types and sizes of events, designed to benefit the entire Tasmanian community.
Southern Cross Television is the market leader in Tasmania with a strong and diverse programming schedule that is the envy of the advertising industry. The combination of Southern Cross Television, 7Two and 7Mate delivers our clients’ messages across the entire state 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It is not possible to dominate the television landscape without premium content and there is no shortage of must-watch television for you to choose from.
Southern Cross News is Tasmania’s favourite news program. Hosted by Jo Palmer and Rachel Williams, it is broadcast across the state every night at six, bringing you the best mix of local, national and international news. For sport there is no duo better than Chris Mitchell and Chris Rowbottom to keep you up-to-date and of course when it comes to the all-important forecast information, we have the charismatic Peter ‘Murph’ Murphy with 30 years of ‘stirring’ the weather.
Hobart’s Hit 100.9 is all about the hottest hit music, celebrity gossip and original content that makes our audience feel happy, sad and ultimately engaged. Hobart’s hottest Breakfast duo Paul & Woody start your weekday with hot goss, hit music and guaranteed laughs. There is never a dull moment on air with these guys, giving a brekkie-sized serve of Scoopla, the hottest prize giveaways and a morning full of laughs.
Get down with our RnB Fridays as well as Old School and we promise to get you through your work day, or check in with Hit Squad as they are out and about in the Hit Hobart Jeep packed with giveaways.
The Mercury listens to, learns from and leads the Tasmanian community by providing readers with a major forum for debate across print, digital and social media platforms.
The Mercury is Tasmania’s largest-circulating daily newspaper, reaching more than 92 per cent of Hobart and the South-east region through all of our publications, digital and print.