Josef Chromy Wines

A boutique Winery and Cellar Door in Tasmania

Wine Tasting at Josef Chromy

Josef Chromy Wines, located in the picturesque Tamar Valley of Tasmania, embodies the spirit of innovation and resilience. Founded in 2007 by Josef Chromy, a figure synonymous with the Tasmanian food and wine industry, the estate has quickly risen to prominence, amassing 14 trophies and 170 medals within just four years. This success reflects not only the quality of the wines produced but also the deep respect for the Tasmanian terroir. The vineyard, sprawling across 61 hectares, specialises in cool-climate wines such as Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Sparkling Rosé, Pinot Noir, Riesling, and Rosé. Each wine is a testament to the estate's commitment to minimal intervention winemaking, ensuring the essence of the cool-climate Tasmanian fruit is preserved and celebrated.

Josef Chromy's journey from fleeing war-torn Czechoslovakia to establishing one of Tasmania's most revered wineries is a story of determination and passion for the land. Today, the estate not only produces premium wines but also offers a culinary experience that complements the exquisite wine portfolio. Set against the serene backdrop of the Tamar Valley, Josef Chromy Wines continues to set benchmarks in cool climate winemaking, driven by a commitment to quality and a deep respect for the natural environment.

Visit Josef Chromy in Tasmania

The Josef Chromy Cellar Door, set within an original 1880s homestead, offers an idyllic wine tasting experience, combining fine wine with heritage and architecture. Located just 10 minutes from Launceston, the estate welcomes visitors to enjoy curated tastings of wines grown and produced on-site, against the backdrop of picturesque views overlooking the century-old garden and lakeside vineyard. For those seeking a more immersive experience, Josef Chromy offers tours, tastings, and dining experiences, including the "Go Behind the Label" tour that explores the winemaking process from grape to glass and the "Art Of Sparkling" masterclass, where guests can craft their own sparkling wine. Each experience is designed to showcase the best of Josef Chromy Wines, offering an authentic and memorable journey through Tasmania's winemaking heritage.

The estate also features a restaurant, where visitors can indulge in a two-course lunch with matched wines, further enhancing the tasting experience. The combination of exquisite wines, breathtaking views, and gourmet dining makes Josef Chromy an essential destination for anyone visiting Northern Tasmania.

You can expect the following from a tasting at Josef Chromy:

Book a tasting at Josef Chromy

Bookings are recommended for all tasting experiences at Josef Chromy Wines to ensure a personalised and engaging visit. Tasting sessions are available for $15 per person, with more elaborate experiences such as the "Art Of Sparkling" masterclass priced at $280 per person. These experiences not only allow visitors to explore the estate's diverse wine portfolio but also offer an insight into the art of winemaking and the unique characteristics of Tasmanian sparkling wines. Group sizes are capped to maintain an intimate setting, ensuring each guest receives the full attention of Josef Chromy's knowledgeable staff. As a destination that marries the elegance of cool-climate wines with the beauty of Tasmanian scenery, Josef Chromy Wines provides an unparalleled experience for wine lovers and food enthusiasts alike.

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