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Tassie wine venues recognised

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5 Tasmanian wine venues have been given national recognition for their quality and "sense of fun and adventure".

Etties, Franklin, Lucinda, Tom McHugos and Willing Brothers have all made the highly-regarded Wineslinger Top 50 list.

A panel of 100 wine and hospitality experts - comprised in equal parts of winemakers, sommeliers and journalists - voted on the Top 50, from which the trophy winners will be decided.

“This list provides the insider's guide to the places that the toughest critics in wine choose to have a ripping time. They're restaurants, bars and pubs that bring energy, adventure and approachability to wine enjoyment,” says Young Gun of Wine founder Rory Kent.

Willing Brothers Owner James Kingston believes we're starting to make waves on the national stage.

"I think Tassie is the most exciting wine region in Australia at the moment mainly because of our climate which is changing pretty rapidly. It means places such as South Australia are maybe becoming a bit too hot but the wines that we're producing here are really in the slot at the moment," Mr Kingson said. 

"Pinots from down in the Huon are going great, areas which were previous too cool. I think we're matching now where we can put other things on our winelists other than Chardonnay and Pinot. There's Gamay, Shiraz, Cabinet - a lot of varieties which previously haven't been a thing in Tasmania," he said.