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Great Wine Tasting Experience

My wife and I spent a lovely hour or so. If you like cool climate wines especially Pinot Noir or... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
andrewhuntington
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North Sydney, Australia
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Cellar door with character

Nice little cellar door, friendly host, happy to promote the region some good advice on what not to... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
StewyNT
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Darwin Australia
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Located in the small settlement of Priory, close to the tourist destinations of Binalong Bay and the Bay of Fires and just 3kms from the town of St Helens one of Tasmania’s premium holiday destinations on the sunny East Coast. Priory Ridge is a...more
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280 Ansons Bay Rd, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I spent a lovely hour or so. If you like cool climate wines especially Pinot Noir or Sav Blanc Fume^ then do not miss the opportunity to drop in. David and Julie are both very knowledgeable and generous with their time. The...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Nice little cellar door, friendly host, happy to promote the region some good advice on what not to miss, wines were tasty & well priced, local honey tasting.

Thank StewyNT
Management response:Responded 6 May 2018

Great to share knowledge of our beautiful region with you Stewy and thank you for the comments re our Award winning wines and honey. 'til next time. Regards, Julie.

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

This place was fantastic. Very cute and rustic tasting room. The lovely gentleman who greeted us was very knowledgeable and informative anout the wine making process. Very clearly a hands on help around the place. He very generously gave my 2 young daughter a tasting...More

Thank Kellie G
Management response:Responded 6 May 2018

Thank you for your comments Kellie. We take pleasure in welcoming all ages to our Cellar door. Portraying a knowledge of the wine making process is a feature of our service. We look forward to welcoming you again to our ancestral property and to enjoying...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Great boutique winery with a cute cellar door. Julie the owner was an amazing host and kept our 7 year old occupied whilst we had a tasting of Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. I was very impressed by the Pinot Noir which has enormous complexity....More

Thank baz121
Management response:Responded 6 May 2018

Thank you baz121 for visiting and for the compliments. Using French wine making processes we will continue to ensure our Pinot Noir displays characteristics of a true Burgundian wine. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Tiny little winery, with only a few styles to sample, but worth your time when you are in the area. We stopped in our way back from St Columba falls and had a lovely chat with the female owner about the adventures of setting up...More

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Management response:Responded 5 December 2017

Thank you Anne and Jim for your kind remarks. We love sharing our 'journey' with visitors and offering suggestions re other attractions on the Great Eastern Drive and our beautiful State of Tasmania. We trust the rest of your trip was enjoyable. Go well and...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

What a great little detour this was, only a few minutes out of St Helens. We were pleasantly surprised with the wines from this humble vineyard. The owners were lovely and the visit came with great information about the wines, their production and history of...More

Thank Kelly W
Management response:Responded 6 May 2018

Thank you Kelly for your comments. So pleased to have shared our family story as pioneers in this farming hamlet. Also, to have had you share in our success in producing Award winning wines from our boutique vineyard. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 13 October 2017

We went out of our way to visit this cozy winery and had no regrets. I'm sure our host was one of the winemakers as she was super knowledgeable and welcoming. We take our kids around many wineries, and this is the first one where...More

Thank Boyos
Management response:Responded 15 October 2017

Thank you so much for visiting our boutique vineyard and for the compliments re the service & wine. It was my pleasure to offer the children Tassie's special juice and to enlighten them on some history of the area. I hope their collection of business...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Difficult to access from the bay of fires pelninsula without taking a dirt track or picking up road from St. Helens. Really worth a stop either before or after the bay of fires and ideally to be able to taste the ocean while there. This...More

Thank BorehamCarter
Management response:Responded 15 October 2017

Thank you so much for your review and comments. David & I are the proud owners of this ancestral property on which we have established our boutique vineyard. Our Cellar door gives us the opportunity to celebrate our success with people from all over the...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Priory Ridge is the northernmost cellar door on the East coast wine trail, just out of St Helens off the Scottsdale road. It has a lovely old farm shed converted to a cellar door, with displays of historical artifacts and family historical photographs. The family...More

Thank yvwords
Management response:Responded 15 October 2017

Thank you for your review. Our Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc all grown here at Priory Ridge are both made French style by our Wine maker, Brian Franklin @ Apsley Gorge Winery, Bicheno. Since opening our Cellar door we have been over whelmed by the...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017

You can't do much better at a winery than have a good one-on-one with a knowledgeable non pushy wine enthusiast. The shed made it an intimate old style setting. Whilst there were only two wines to taste it was well worth the short drive from...More

Thank Ken S
Management response:Responded 6 May 2018

Thank you for your comments, Ken. We really enjoy sharing our family story in the quirky Cellar Door. Our presentation of aspects of grape growing and wine making stems from being very much hands on in our relatively new vineyard and in the wine making...More

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