Tolpuddle Vineyard

Tolpuddle Vineyard was established in 1988 and it took its name from the Tolpuddle Martyrs: English convicts transported to Tasmania to form an agricultural union.

Martin Shaw and Michael Hill Smith MW of Shaw + Smith purchased the Tolpuddle Vineyard in 2011 and are fully committed to seeing the vineyard recognised as one of Australia’s great single vineyards. The vineyard is planted with mature Chardonnay and Pinot Noir vines.  The north east facing site and the light silica over sandstone soil ensure well-balanced vines producing grapes of great flavour and intensity.

In 2006 Tolpuddle Vineyard won the inaugural Tasmanian Vineyard of the Year award, reflecting the performance of this unique and distinguished site.