In a sign of the state's growing reputation as a quality wine region, Tasmania has been chosen to host the international Cool Climate Wine Symposium next week.
About 200 delegates from interstate and overseas have signed up for the event, which will focus on the latest technology and research relating to growing grapes ans making wine.
Many different wine professional are attending: Top New Zeland Pinot nois producers, , critics like Janice Robinson, Tom Stevenson or Robert Hill-Smith ( Barossa Valley).
Wine Tasmania chief executive sheralee Davies said it was hugely excitting for Tasmania. According to Economic Development Minister David O'Byrne, he heralded the event, the local wine industry is a key part of the government's plan to grow the economy.
Good Luck Tasmania