Bold plan for golf course Aug22

Bold plan for golf course...

Source: The Mercury, August 18, 2012 A BOLD $85 million vision to transform the Claremont golf and bowls clubs into a sporting, tourism and residential complex is within striking distance. The board of the Claremont Golf Club has unveiled artist impressions of the proposed Claremont Peninsula Sports Complex and are confident the project will have won approval from the Glenorchy City Council and the Tasmanian Planning Commission by Christmas. A 90-room hotel complex, a restaurant and 77 stratum titled units, incorporating two and three-bedroom dwellings, are proposed for the project which could create 100 jobs once completed. READ FULL...

Full-bodied drop found in a NZ barrel Aug22

Full-bodied drop found in a NZ barrel

source: The Australian Financial Review, 16 August 2012 Good whisky weather is not like good beer weather. Whisky comes from areas where the ground is thick and muddy and the sky a dense grey blanket. Scotland, for example. Ireland, too. Tasmania even. But also New Zealand. Greg Ramsay – a man whose blood runs with the peaty smells of single malts – has revived the Tasmanian whisky industry and is now focusing on the land of the long white cloud. READ FULL...