Distillery Botanica Rather Royal Gin

Distillery Botanica Rather Royal Gin

Distillery Botanica has partnered with the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney to craft a limited-edition Distillery Botanica Rather Royal Gin  using botanicals grown in the Garden itself.   Botanicals from the Botanic Garden’s landmarks, such as the Rose Garden and Spring Walk, were chosen to create a rare collection of 1,000 …

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Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin

Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin

Four Pillars distillery has released the second vintage of Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin, a gin that is batch distilled then steeped with Yarra Valley Shiraz grapes. The key point here is “vintage” as this gin is unlike any other. In 2015, the distillery released the first vintage. Shiraz grapes …

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Applewood Distillery

Applewood Distillery

Next in our distillery series, we take a look at Applewood Distillery in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia. Up in the Adelaide Hills in South Australia is a craft distillery making waves in the Australian craft distilling scene. Applewood Distillery is owned by Brendan and Laura Carter who also produce …

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Ironbark Distillery

Ironbark Distillery

Our next distillery visit takes us to Ironbark Distillery in Richmond, NSW with Distiller Reg Papps. Ironbark Distillery In a small and fully functional 202 square metres of what looks like a factory unit is an Australian craft distillery producing top shelf spirits. Inside the neatly organised space, the eye …

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Fine Spirit Expo: Gin & Vodka 2015

Petrossian Caviar and Imperial Collection Vodka

The inaugural Fine Spirit Expo for Gin & Vodka took place last weekend at Rydges World Square in Sydney. Held over two days in sessions of three and a half hours, the expo featured  gin and vodka tastings, and a Luxe Bar to indulge in the finest of foie gras, …

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