Igor van Gerwen’s obsession with chocolate has fuelled a lifetime. From his working origins in Antwerp, Belgium to growing his business in Latrobe, Northern Tasmania, this infectious passion led him into the heart of the Amazon in 2014. Trekking through the Marañón Canyon in Peru, Igor was witness to the source of the purest chocolate in the world - Nacional cacao, thought to be extinct for over 90 years. His global influences come together at House of Anvers, where the renowned chocolatier has the exclusive Southern Hemisphere licence to use and sell the prized cocoa, his Holy Grail of chocolate.
Considered Australia’s top sparkling wine region, Northern Tasmania has all the ingredients needed to constantly produce amazing quality wines. Here are our picks for a...
There's a rugged island off the coast of Tasmania, rich with fresh ingredients you can hand pick from the land and surrounding sea, and a small community of down-to-earth locals who are passionate about their slice of paradise. No, we're not talking about Bruny Island, or King Island - we mean Flinders Island, a not-so-secret hub that's becoming an amazing foodie destination.
Family adventure days don't get better than exploring a farm-gate. The Cradle to Coast Tasting Trail has a bunch of locations that will fill you to the brim with the berry best snacks.
In the centre of Launceston's close-knit streets, you're now spoilt for choice with a selection of great spots to have a drink (or six). Multiple small bars offer unique cocktails and stock a lot of local brands - here are a few of our favourites.
We can (and will) go on about the quality and range of fresh local produce from Northern Tasmania. But let’s...
We're always on the lookout for great spots to eat wherever we go. Northern Tassie is a utopia for food-lovers. From the surrounds of Devonport heading up to Stanley, the Cradle to Coast Tasting Trail provides a mapped guide to the finest produce Tasmania's north-west has to offer.
Launceston is developing a reputation to rival Melbourne with the quality of cafés, restaurants and bars packed through the cosy streets. We’ve rounded up a few of our favourites, old and new, to give you options - whether you feel like taking a long lazy brunch or need a quick fix of solid coffee and quality eats.