Coal River Meats is Located 25 klms east of Hobart near Richmond Tasmania. the Vally is aproxatly 20 klms long and 5 klms wide..the Coal river flows form Craigbourne Dam catchment to just below Richmond passing some of the best river land in Tasmania.
Coal River Valley
Only a 20 minute drive from Hobart, the vineyards of the Coal River Valley, between Cambridge and the historic village of Richmond, are acclaimed for the quality of their cool-climate wines. Pinot noir, chardonnay, riesling and sauvignon blanc are the classic varieties here. Many of the vineyards open their cellar doors for tastings and sales and there are several excellent vineyard restaurants. The Coal River Valley Wine Route makes an ideal a half or full-day tour, depending on how long you choose to linger amongst the vines. Organised wine tours with a driver enable you to really enjoy your sampling as you travel from vineyard to vineyard.
The Coal River Valley in located in the City of Clarence, Tasmania and is a primarily agrarian area to the west of the city, located between the townships of Cambridge, and Richmond. It is nestled between the Meehan Range, Pitt Water and the Pontos Range.
The Coal River Valley was one of the earliest areas used by the first British settlers outside of Hobart, and the nearby town of Richmond dates from 1823, when a bridge across the Coal River was constructed. The name Coal River comes from the abundant natural source of coal in the area. The first British settlers used the valley as a mixture of grazing, pastureland and crop growing.
Its primary land usage is as vineyards and produces very high quality slow maturing cool weather grapes.