Tasmanias Pristine South

Page 46 | Tasmania’s Pristine South 2019 3883 Huon Highway, Castle Forbes Bay www.heriotspoint.com 0456 865 899 VINEYARD CABIN H14322 Vineyard with views Heriots Point Vineyards invites you to relax in its self-contained Heriots Point vineyard cabin. The vineyard and farm are situated 40 minutes south of Hobart, just off the Huon Highway, and ten minutes beyond Franklin. This places you close to all the Huon Valley tourist offerings. Enjoy the peaceful, landscaped grounds and northern views over the vineyard and Huon River to Sleeping Beauty in the Wellington Mountain ranges. The Heriots Point vineyard accommodation is a modern, one bedroom timber cabin with separate kitchen, deck with barbecue and quality facilities. You can stock up with your own food and drink supplies or pre- order basics for use in your stay. A feature is the opportunity to taste the farm grown and locally made pinot noir, which has been cellared for bottle age, or try the more recent white wine vintages. For more information visit www.heriotspoint.com or call 0456 865 899. Freshest locally caught seafood Aqua Grill on the main road in Franklin offers the best quality fish and chips and pizza in the Huon Valley. Check out their specials board where you will find the freshest and locally caught seafood prepared in different ways. You can also find artisan house made smoked salmon, dessert and great coffee. Their Italian background provides them with the skills to produce a very authentic pizza, topped with Aussie classics and unusual flavours. They stock a good variety of local beer, wine and cider. Vegetarians, vegans and celiacs are very welcome. Why not visit their lemon garden at the back, full of lemon and lime trees where you can enjoy a meal or drink, dogs are very welcome as it is fenced. Open Wednesday to Monday from 11am until 8pm, bookings are strongly recommended. With their hospitality, Martino, Sofia and the staff will make you feel very welcome in Franklin. A testimonial they received stated, “ Like many in Franklin, I can be seen regularly dining at the Aqua Grill. “Italian born and residents of Franklin, Martino and Sofia, have brought little Italy right to our doors and we have been blessed as a result. “Their pizzas are truly authentic and the best I have ever had, confirmed by the locals that visit Italy regularly. “The seafood is amazing, so fresh and full of flavour. “You can’t beat them for the warmth and welcome, as you walk through the door and you are greeted with a hug and European style kiss. “It is hard to get a table in the tourist months because not only do they offer quality but their prices are so reasonable. “Just love it that they have called Franklin their home.” u Huon Valley