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Bay of Fires Winery

40 Baxters Rd, Pipers River, Tasmania 7252, Australia
+61 3 6382 7622
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Another winery worth a visit

It's a bit off the beaten track but well worth the detour. They have a great range of wines, from... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rick M
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Wellington, New Zealand
Fabulous

What a lovely little spot, exceptional wines and service. Such a knowledgable young lady with a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cheryl A
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Bay of Fires Winery is the home for two award winning Tasmanian wine brands; the world class sparkling 'House of ARRAS' and the popular award winning 'Bay of Fires'.House of Arras winemaker Ed Carr has been crafting sparkling wine for over 30 years and leads Australia's most awarded sparkling winemaking team. Most recently Ed's 2004 House of Arras Blanc de Blancs was rated the best sparkling wine in the 2014 James Halliday Australian Wine Companion. Leading the Bay of Fires winemaking team is winemaker Peter Dredge. In early 2013 history was made at the Sydney Wine Show with Bay of Fires taking home three trophies for the 2011 Pinot Noir; best Pinot Noir, best Red Wine and Wine of Show. At the Bay of Fires Winery cellar door, located just 35 minutes north-east of Launceston, you can sample wines from both Arras and Bay of Fires, whilst enjoying one of our tasting platters, in the idyllic setting of bush and rolling hills of Piper River. We look forward to seeing you soon.
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40 Baxters Rd, Pipers River, Tasmania 7252, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a bit off the beaten track but well worth the detour. They have a great range of wines, from entry level to reserve, and their sparklers (Arras) are amongst Australia's finest - and very knowledgeable staff to help you through the process. They have...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a lovely little spot, exceptional wines and service. Such a knowledgable young lady with a fantastic personality, thoroughly enjoyed our wine tasting.

Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed April 18, 2017

With a great selection of table wines and sparkling (Aras) you will be able to stay a while and enjoy the views. The staff are very knowledgeable and very engaging and happy to recommend other cellar doors to visit.

1  Thank BV73
Reviewed April 9, 2017

This is a lovely winery just out from Pipers River on the road between Georgetown and Bridport/Scottsdale. The winery is set amongst the vineyard and is very peaceful. They handle a number of different labels - Arras, Eddystone Point and Bay of Fires. The Arras...More

1  Thank tedindy
Reviewed April 7, 2017

They make lovely Pinot and they also have some lovely sparking wine - the Best in Australia apparently - try the Arra Sparkling Wine. Nice place for lunch over looking a small valley vineyard. Take in the lovely vistas whilst enjoying a glass of chilled...More

1  Thank Vikki Q
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

We visited this winery on 25 March 2017. It is a nice looking cellar door. Upon entry the tasting assistant did not greet us with friendly service. She was very rude and had an attitude problem. It was such a shame as the wines were...More

Thank Wesley A
Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

Nice local winery with a selection of two wine labels Bay of Fires and Eddy Stone Point are both very flavoursome and the range in both labels is substantial. If your into bubbles the House of Arras selection is amazing and easy to drink. Bay...More

1  Thank Mark F
Reviewed January 25, 2017

We had a great visit to this friendly winery in the Tamar Valley. The tasting assistant was knowledgable and very pleasant. The tasting platter on the shaded deck was delicious and the Pinot Noir a well advised accompaniment. Having read Tripadvisor reviews we were not...More

1  Thank Sue S
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We visited on a lovely sunny day and were met with exquisite customer service. While food and wines are both a little expensive, the location is beautiful and the experience of it all divine.

1  Thank SusanJaneClark
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

If you like high quality sparkling wines made in the traditional champagne method this is one place you must visit.

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