Birds of a Feather

A Collection of Fountain Pen Inks from Van Dieman's Ink

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Hand Made in Tasmania

Tasmania's Own Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Ink is Tasmania's only fountain pen ink company. We design, make, bottle and label our inks by hand in micro-batch processes using at least 90% Australian Ingredients and Pure Tasmanian Mountain Spring Water. All our dyes and ingredients are non-toxic, vegan and environmentally friendly. Our fountain pen inks are unique in design and high in quality. Our inks are smooth flowing with little to no feather or bleedthrough, and a wide range of saturation and hue. Van Dieman's has been making inks since 2016 that are suitable for all major brands of fountain pens, as well as dip pens and brushwork.

Anna's Hummingbird

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Anna's Hummingbird Wing - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Anna's Hummingbird Wing - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Anna's Hummingbird Wing - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Anna's Hummingbird Wing - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink

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Birds of a Feather

Anna's Hummingbird Wing

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

Anna's Hummingbird Wing is a sweet Lilypad green with green shimmer that shifts to blue and gold depending on the light it's in. Only the Anna's Hummingbird species has this particular shade on its wing.

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Anna's Hummingbird Face - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Anna's Hummingbird Face - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Anna's Hummingbird Face - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Anna's Hummingbird Face - Fountain Pen Ink

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Birds of a Feather

Anna's Hummingbird Face

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

Anna's Hummingbird face was taken from this particular species of hummingbird for its vibrant magenta tone that cools down to a mauvy rosy hue.

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Blue Jay

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Blue Jay Crown - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Blue Jay Crown - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Blue Jay Crown - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Blue Jay Crown - Fountain Pen Ink

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Birds of a Feather

Blue Jay Crown

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

The Blue Jay is one the most stunning birds in the world, native to the U.S.A, this little guy has the prettiest blue tones, which was the hardest to recreate within our collection.

 Blue Jay Crown is a gorgeous periwinkle blue that shades very nicely, with a dual tone of pink.

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Blue Jay Tail - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Blue Jay Tail - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Blue Jay Tail - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Blue Jay Tail - Fountain Pen Ink

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Birds of a Feather

Blue Jay Tail

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

The Blue Tail is a striking blue shade that is a true-blue other tone but blue. Inspired by the Blue Jays beautiful tail feathers. This ink is medium saturation and easy to flush out of any fountain pen.

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Blue Jay Wing - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Blue Jay Wing - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Blue Jay Wing - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Blue Jay Wing - Fountain Pen Ink

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Birds of a Feather

Blue Jay Wing

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

The Blue Jay has a lot of different blues, and this is inspired by the darker blue-black on his wings. This ink has hints of teal making it somewhat more intriguing than other blue-blacks and is medium saturation, with plenty of shading and hints of sheen in the right conditions.

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Elegant Peacock

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Elegant Peacock Eye - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Elegant Peacock Eye - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Elegant Peacock Eye - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Elegant Peacock Eye - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink

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Birds of a Feather

Elegant Peacock Eye

30ml Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink

The Peacock is one of the most beautiful birds in the world, with so many colors in its plumage. Eye is the pattern that is spread across the train. A mesmerizing dark shade that shimmers iridescently.

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Elegant Peacock Train - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Elegant Peacock Train - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Elegant Peacock Train - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Elegant Peacock Train - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink

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Elegant Peacock Train

30ml Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink

The Peacock is one of the most beautiful birds in the world, with so many colors in its plumage. The peacock train has a stunning emerald green with gold highlights.

This shimmer ink was inspired by the decadent train of the peacock with lashings of gold embodied in it.

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Elegant Peacock Neck - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Elegant Peacock Neck - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Elegant Peacock Neck - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Elegant Peacock Neck - Fountain Pen Ink

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Birds of a Feather

Elegant Peacock Neck

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

The Peacock is one of the most beautiful birds in the world, with so many colors in its plumage. The neck of the peacock is a dark blue/black bordering on a teal tone, that is a medium saturation.

Perfect for letter or journal writing.

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European Honey Bee Eater

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - European Honey Bee Eater Wing - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - European Honey Bee Eater Wing - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - European Honey Bee Eater Wing - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - European Honey Bee Eater Wing - Fountain Pen Ink

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Birds of a Feather

European Honey Bee Eater

Chin

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

The European Honey Bee eater has a vivid array of bright colors patchworked all over his tiny body. On the upper corner of his wings is an incredible shade of spearmint green. This ink is an incredible shader and pushes the limit of where green and blue meet.

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - European Honey Bee Eater Breast - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - European Honey Bee Eater Breast - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - European Honey Bee Eater Breast - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - European Honey Bee Eater Breast - Fountain Pen Ink

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Birds of a Feather

European Honey Bee Eater

Breast

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

The European Honey Bee eater has a vivid array of bright colours patchworked all over his tiny body. This light shading blue teal is based on his breast plumage.

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - European Honey Bee Eater Nape - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - European Honey Bee Eater Nape - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - European Honey Bee Eater Nape - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - European Honey Bee Eater Nape - Fountain Pen Ink

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Birds of a Feather

European Honey Bee Eater

Nape

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

The European Honey Bee eater has a vivid array of bright colours patchworked all over his tiny body. A red hued bright terracotta runs from his crown down the nape of his neck to his upper back and also patches on his wings. This is a gorgeous red alternative with light brown tones.

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - European Honey Bee Eater Chin - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - European Honey Bee Eater Chin - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - European Honey Bee Eater Chin - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - European Honey Bee Eater Chin - Fountain Pen Ink

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Birds of a Feather

European Honey Bee Eater

Chin

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

The European Honey Bee eater has a vivid array of bright colours patchworked all over his tiny body. Right below his chin and across his neck is a bright yellow. This ink is a very warm leaning yellow with hints of orange in the darker shades.

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Laughing Kookaburra

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Laughing Kookaburra Crest - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Laughing Kookaburra Crest - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Laughing Kookaburra Crest - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Laughing Kookaburra Crest - Fountain Pen Ink

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Birds of a Feather

Laughing Kookaburra Tail

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

The Kookaburra Crest is a unique color, a smokey brown with tones of blue. This ink is a beautiful shading ink versatile for brushwork or drawing or can be used as an everyday writing ink.

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Laughing Kookaburra Wing - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Laughing Kookaburra Wing - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Laughing Kookaburra Wing - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Laughing Kookaburra Wing - Fountain Pen Ink

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Laughing Kookaburra Wing

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

Australia's National avian icon, the Kookaburra, has a striking electric blue patch on his wing, that this ink has been based off.

This is a super-shading medium saturation fountain pen ink with a brilliant light cerulean hue.

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Laughing Kookaburra Tail - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Laughing Kookaburra Tail - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Laughing Kookaburra Tail - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Laughing Kookaburra Tail - Fountain Pen Ink

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Laughing Kookaburra Tail

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

The Kookaburra tail has a distinct rich chocolate Brown that is perfect in a fountain pen. This ink is a high saturated ink and very easy to flush, with a slight espresso sheen.

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Mandarin Duck

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Mandarin Duck Nape - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Mandarin Duck Nape - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Mandarin Duck Nape - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Mandarin Duck Nape - Fountain Pen Ink

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Birds of a Feather

Mandarin Duck 

Nape

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

The Mandarin Duck is a stunning creature with patches of rich color that shows off the different contrast to every part of his body.

Nape is highly saturated teal with a sheening red.

This color is at the back of the Mandarin duck's head that mottles in a stunning vibrancy.

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Mandarin Duck Breast - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Mandarin Duck Breast - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Mandarin Duck Breast - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Mandarin Duck Breast - Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink

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Birds of a Feather

Mandarin Duck 

Breast

30ml Shimmering Fountain Pen Ink

The Mandarin Duck is a stunning creature with patches of rich color that shows off the different contrast to every part of his body.

Breast is a highly saturated dark indigo purple with a coppery shimmer that accentuates the dark rust sheen.

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Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Mandarin Duck Wing - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Mandarin Duck Wing - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Mandarin Duck Wing - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Birds of a Feather - Mandarin Duck Wing - Fountain Pen Ink

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Birds of a Feather

Mandarin Duck 

Wing

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

The Mandarin Duck is a stunning creature with patches of rich color that shows off the different contrast to every part of his body.

This Shade is a rich purple Mahogony that was inspired from his wing. This ink is a moderately saturated sheener. 

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Van Dieman's Ink has ALWAYS been Australian Made and Owned in Launceston, Tasmania, by Australian born owners and Inksmiths Belinda and Peter Rix. We have recently applied and been approved for the Australian Made and Owned Logo, so now have the certification to prove it.

Every single bottle contains a minimum of 90% Australian Ingredients, including 100% Tasmanian Natural Mountain Spring Water and a wide array of Australian Made dyes and ingredients, and is hand-made in micro batches, hand bottled and hand labelled right here in our Ink Studio. With Van Dieman's Inks, you can truly know you are supporting Australian Made AND Owned!

Inks In their Most Natural State
TASMANIA

This collection of fourteen fountain pen inks includes ten recreations from our original colours of Tasmania range, and four new shimmering inks, with an aim to delight artists and fountain pen ink lovers alike.

This collection, its artwork and its inspiration, pays homage to Tasmania.

Tasmania Collection

of Fountain Pen Inks
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Snowy Mountain Sunset - Shimmering Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Snowy Mountain Sunset - Shimmering Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Snowy Mountain Sunset - Shimmering Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Snowy Mountain Sunset - Shimmering Ink

Van Dieman's Tasmania - Snowy Mountain Sunset - Shimmering Ink

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Snowy Mountain Sunset

30ml Shimmering Ink

Tasmania is amass with snow-capped peaks and icy plateaus, from the iconic Cradle Mountain, Hobart's own Mount Wellington and our favourite Launceston ski spot, Ben Lomond. This ink is inspired by the gorgeous pink and blue hues and shimmering scattered light at sunset from atop these snowy mountains. This ink is a soft pinky mauve, with grey shading, blue accents and a dusky pink shimmer.

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Van Dieman's Tasmania - Bass Strait - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Bass Strait - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Bass Strait - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Bass Strait - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Bass Strait - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Bass Strait - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Bass Strait - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Tasmania - Bass Strait - Fountain Pen Ink

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Bass Strait

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

One of our best sellers from the original series, this reformulation has changed very little at all. A true cobalt blue, with good shading and some minor red sheening on good paper, Bass Strait is named after the stormy seas that separate Tasmania from mainland Australia. A good all-rounder ink for everyday use.

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Van Dieman's Tasmania - Queenstown Gold Mine - Shimmering Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Queenstown Gold Mine - Shimmering Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Queenstown Gold Mine - Shimmering Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Queenstown Gold Mine - Shimmering Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Queenstown Gold Mine - Shimmering Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Queenstown Gold Mine - Shimmering Ink

Van Dieman's Tasmania - Queenstown Gold Mine - Shimmering Ink

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Queenstown Gold Mine

30ml Shimmering Ink

This Shimmer ink was inspired by the abandoned mining caves and mountains that encroach Queenstown. They are brilliant in rich terracotta red with yellow and cream tones with the added lustre of gold shimmer to the ink.

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Van Dieman's Tasmania - Leatherwood Honey - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Leatherwood Honey - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Leatherwood Honey - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Leatherwood Honey - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Leatherwood Honey - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Leatherwood Honey - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Tasmania - Leatherwood Honey - Fountain Pen Ink

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Leatherwood Honey

30ml Fountain pen Ink

Leatherwood Honey Amber was always a top seller. This beautiful honey brown shading ink is inspired by the delicious honey unique to Tasmania.

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Van Dieman's Tasmania - Cradle Mountain - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Cradle Mountain - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Cradle Mountain - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Cradle Mountain - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Cradle Mountain - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Cradle Mountain - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Tasmania - Cradle Mountain - Fountain Pen Ink

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Cradle Mountain

30ml Fountain pen Ink

This ink is a wet ink. This shade is a very versatile rich grey with mottled tones of purple  inspired by Tasmania's famous Tourist location Cradle Mountain.

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Van Dieman's Tasmania - Bay Of Fires - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Bay Of Fires - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Bay Of Fires - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Bay Of Fires - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Bay Of Fires - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Bay Of Fires - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Tasmania - Bay Of Fires - Fountain Pen Ink

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Bay of Fires

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

This ink was inspired by the beautiful red rocks that cover the north eastern shores of Tasmania. Being much darker than the original ink to resemble the sunrise over the eastern shores. This Ink is a rich resemblances to mahogany with a green sheen.

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Van Dieman's Tasmania - Tamar Wine Red - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Tamar Wine Red - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Tamar Wine Red - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Tamar Wine Red - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Tamar Wine Red - Fountain Pen Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Tamar Wine Red - Fountain Pen Ink

Van Dieman's Tasmania - Tamar Wine Red - Fountain Pen Ink

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Tamar Wine Red

30ml Fountain Pen Ink

This ink is reformulation of the original series with a vamped up luxurious feel to give a depth and integrity to the true wine color that you get from Tasmania's Pinot Noir its renowned for.

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Van Dieman's Tasmania - Icy Great Lake - Shimmering Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Icy Great Lake - Shimmering Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Icy Great Lake - Shimmering Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Icy Great Lake - Shimmering Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Icy Great Lake - Shimmering Ink
Van Dieman's Tasmania - Icy Great Lake - Shimmering Ink

Van Dieman's Tasmania - Icy Great Lake - Shimmering Ink

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