The Taste of Tasmania Awards 2016/17

The Taste of Tasmania Food Awards

Best Food stall: Lost Pippin and the Lamb Baa

Runner up: Seven Sheds Brewery

Honourable mentions: Sons of Baja, MIAM French Crepes, Smallest Pancakes/Something Sweet, Flamecake and Mountain Pepper Pizza

Best savoury dish: Lamb Baa’s cider-braised lamb

Best Dessert Dish: Big Bessie’s ice cream sundae

Best Beverage was made to Lost Pippin.

The Tetsuya Award for Excellence:

Blackman Bay Oyster Bar

The Top of the Taste Wine Awards

Top Sparkling: Barringwood Blanc de Blancs 2012

Top White: Devil’s Corner Pinot Grigio 2016

Top Red: Josef Chromy Pinot Noir 2015

Top Vintage Sparkling: Barringwood Blanc de Blancs 2012

Top non-vintage Sparkling: Ninth Island Traditional Method NV

Top Riesling: Moores Hill Riesling 2016

Top Other White Variety or Blend: Spring Vale Gewurztraminer 2016

Top Sauvignon Blanc: Ghost Rock Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Top Pinot Gris: Devil’s Corner Pinot Grigio 2016

Top Chardonnay: Derwent Estate Chardonnay 2015

Top Sweet White: Derwent Estate Late Harvest Riesling 2015

Top Rose: Bream Creek Pinot Rose 2016

Top Current Vintage Pinot Noir: Josef Chromy Pinot Noir 2015

Top Older Vintage Pinot Noir: Native Point Pinot Noir 2013

Top Other Red Variety or Blend (including Merlot, Cabernet and Shiraz): Beautiful Isle Red Delicious 2014

Cider Awards

Top Traditional Cider: Spreyton Classic Cider

Runner up: Willie Smith’s Bone Dry

Top Contemporary Cider: Mure’s Dock Cider

Runners Up: Red Brick Road Dry Hop, Pagan Cider, Pagan Cherry

Top Perry: Willie Smith’s Farmhouse Perry

Runner Up: Pagan Pear Cider

Beer Awards

Best Ale: Spotty Dog Portland Pale Ale

Runner Up: Last Rites Dead Man’s Revenge Black IPA

Best Lager, including Pilsener, Wheat Beer and Saison: Morrison Pilsener

Runner Up: Seven Sheds BoHo Pilsener

Best Dark Ale, including Porter and Stout:T-Bone Brewing Company Choc-milk Stout

Runner Up: Kick Snare Ella Brown

Eat Well Tasmania Awards

Most creative dish: Smolt (quinoa salad with hot smoked salmon)

Honourable mention: Pacha Mama  (vegan cauliflower tortilla)

Best use of Tasmanian fruit or vegetables: Frank (chargrilled pumpkin with walnuts and fetta)