FOR WINE LOVERS
August 26th, Winter Beer Soirée at Bridge Road Brewers Warm up with a winter degustation feast matched with Bridge Road Brewers beer and local Beechworth wines. Dance the night away, and pick the brains of head brewer Steve Matthews on all things to do with beer. 7.30pm to 11.30pm. Tickets $80. (03) 5728 2703; bridgeroadbrewers.com.au
From August 4th–13th, Tasmanian Whisky Week There will be 10 days of events at multiple venues to celebrate Tasmanian whisky. Local distilleries will be opening their doors to host behind-the-scenes tours, where the public can meet the distillers, as well as showcasing unreleased whiskies and award-winning products. See website for individual event bookings. taswhiskyweek.com
Visit the historic Shene Estate Distillery, 30 minutes north of Hobart, as part of Tasmanian Whisky Week.