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Rural in Sidmouth, TAS

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Award winning Winery, Cellar Door + 5 bedroom home, Tamar Valley, Tasmania

Moores Hill is an established wine brand producing a contemporary portfolio covering key wine varietals and styles. A mature and well maintained vineyard (approx. 7 ha) with an appropriate balance of varieties, is complemented by a well-equipped, 100 tonne capacity solar powered winery. A well-established and welcoming cellar door drives strong direct to consumer wine sales.

Sited on a picturesque north-east facing hillside in the Tamar Valley, one of Tasmania’s cool climate wine growing regions, Moore's Hill Estate is a mere half hour from Launceston and a popular destination for locals, experienced wine lovers and travellers from across the globe looking to enjoy some of the best wines Tasmania has to offer.

A boutique winery, Moores Hill was established in 1997 and is Tasmania's first 100% solar powered winery. The architecturally designed new winery was completed in March 2017 with all wines produced on site by the resident winemaker. The winery incorporates environmental best practice capturing water and treating waste through a closed loop waste management system. Take advantage of additional land providing further scope to capitalise on this already profitable enterprise.

14 hectares including:

- Cellar door building featuring verandah, bar & kitchen, fireplace, indoor and outdoor seating
- ‘Off grid’ Winery powered by 108 solar panels and 81kw battery storage also supports a Tesla vehicle charging point
- 100 tonne capacity winery processing equipment imported from Europe plus bottling line
- Ample car parking area able to accommodate coaches and trucks
- Large shed and wine storage area
- 5 bedroom brick house, featuring large living areas and double garage
- 5 hectares of native bush
- 1 hectare open grazing paddock
- 120m above sea level, part of a ridge system ringing the valley floor providing good aspect, elevation and drainage;
taking advantage of sun and cooling maritime breezes
- Not prone to frost and has never experienced crop loss due to frost
- The vineyard is fully irrigated by a neighbouring dam and a bore, taking advantage of sun and cooling maritime breezes, town water is also available
- Currently planted varieties: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Riesling and Pinot Gris
- 5 km from the Tamar River; 30 km from Bass Strait and one of the coolest sites on the West Tamar, ideal for slow ripening producing wines, with generous varietal character, perfect ripeness, elegant structure and natural balance
- Winters are cold, summers mild, site experiences approximately 1150 heat degree days and approx. 700mm annual rainfall
- Financials available upon request

** Business of the Year 2017 Launceston Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards
** Winner Best Environmental Practice 2017 Launceston Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards
** Winner 2017 Innovative Process Award -– Tasmanian Innovation Awards
Last updated: 04:51PM on Nov 11th 2019
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