Tasmania’s breathtaking wilderness scenery is the stuff of legends but this Australian escape to nature also involves fabulous produce to ensure an indulgent time for all visitors. Lovers of gourmet food and beverages can enjoy produce fresh from the farm or sea while admiring dramatic landscapes in the world’s cleanest air. Here are just eight of Tasmania’s iconic gourmet delights.Shucked OystersTasmania’s pristine waterways ensure the freshest seafood imaginable. This means sampling freshly shucked oysters from oyster farms such as Barilla Bay near Hobart or on remote Bruny Island. Barilla Bay Oyster Farm conducts tasting tours and there’s a restaurant for enjoying oysters fresh from the estuary. On the tranquil east coast, Freycinet Marine Farm at Coles Bay and Lease 65 at St Helens offer wonderful oyster tasting experiences.Wild AbaloneAbalone is one of life’s gourmet delights with Tasmanian abalone being acclaimed around the world. Tas Live Abalone on the outskirts of Hobart is a boutique producer of natural wild abalone sustainably harvested and nourished in the pristine Southern Ocean waters. Enjoy a tour and the opportunity to buy direct at wholesale prices.Sensational SeafoodOther seafood indulgences include southern rock lobster, ocean trout and salmon obtained fresh from producers such as Petuna, Seafoods, Tassal and 41 Degrees South Tasmania. Visitors to the capital Hobart can also indulge on fresh seafood to suit all budgets served from affordable harbourside punts to acclaimed restaurants such as Fish Frenzy, Mures and The Mill on Morrison.Sweet HoneyLeatherwood honey is considered one of the most flavoursome honeys in the world. Its golden nectaris produced from leatherwood trees which thrive in wilderness areas and is exclusive to Tasmania. Buy direct from producers like Blue Hills, Tasmanian Honey Company, Melita Honey Farm and R. Stephens.Artisanal CheesesTasmania's verdant pasturelands are home to the world's happiest cow. An extensive range of award winning cheeses are subsequently produced all over Tasmania. All are made by artisans with a passion for perfection. Leading cheese makers include Bruny Island Cheese, Wicked Cheese, Ashgrove Cheese, Pyengana and King Island. Many have retail outlets and sell direct to consumers.Natural BeefIt’s not by chance that both Cape Grim and Greenham label their beef, ‘natural beef’ as Tasmanian beef is raised on pristine pastures. Enjoy the freshness and flavour.Bountiful BeveragesTasmanian cool temperature wines such as Pinot Noir and Riesling have made their way onto the world’s most discerning wine lists. Wine touring is popular with three recognised wine routes around Launceston, Hobart and the east coast to explore.Silky ShortbreadEverybody loves biscuits especially the freshly baked premium Cripps Tasmanian shortbread prepared from an old family recipe. Many rate them better than imported Scottish shortbread. For something uniquely Aussie, seek out tasty ANZAC biscuits.