It ain’t all about whisky and cider down in Tasmania. New local distillery Southern Wild have dove into the domestic market in a big way, making a splash with a range of gins named after the two wild rivers which run from the snowmelt of Cradle Mountain through the hinterland to the pristine coast of Tasmania’s northwest. Dasher + Fisher is the new range, and it’s not just the name which echoes nature, but the botanicals used to bring these flavour profiles to life. ... Read More | Share it now!
Sydney’s Archie Rose Distilling Co. are always into something new, but this latest collaboration is a bit different for them, paying homage to native Japanese ingredients with a new gin collaboration. The partnership has the Archie Rose crew teaming up with acclaimed tattoo artist Kian Forreal, better known as Shodai Horisumi, resulting in an expression they are calling Horisumi Autumn. ... Read More | Share it now!
Rogue Society, a highly regarded and versatile artisan dry gin coming out of New Zealand, has recently made it’s Australian debut, travelling across the ditch to bring the ever-growing domestic market something refreshingly classic yet modernised for contemporary trends. ... Read More | Share it now!
Famous gin brand Hendrick’s put out a bit of a call to Australians earlier this year, asking for help on a horticultural quest to create and cultivate a world-first Australia cucumber with quintessentially Australian ingredients. Using their social media channels, they asked people across the country which Aussie ingredients should be used for the “Unusually Australian Cucumber”, working along the idea that this will be the most unique cucumber grown in history. The ingredients voted on by the thousands were emu poop, yabby shells, and soil from the Simpson Dessert.... Read More | Share it now!
After a successful outing last year, Melbourne’s premiere celebration of all things gin, Juniperlooza will head to Federation Wharf this November for its second time in Australia. Across two days, the weekend riverside festival will bring in a huge range of Australian and internationally crafted gins to champion one of the most loved and adaptable spirits in the world, with the help of a who’s who list of distilleries keen to top last year’s comprehensive showcase.... Read More | Share it now!
London’s premium BLOOM Gin has finally made its way from the U.K to Australia this year, entering the competitive market via a partnership with Sydney Film Festival. As the annual film festival nears a close for 2016, BLOOM have been working hard to make an impact on the events large fan base, many of whom have enjoyed easy access to BLOOM cocktails at the Festival Hub bar in Lower Town Hall.... Read More | Share it now!
Chiswick at the Gallery and Archie Rose Distilling Co. will be teaming up for a one-day-only event later this month, inviting food and craft spirit enthusiasts to an exclusive ‘ginstronomy’ experience on Tuesday 21st June. The special dinner event, which will also highlight a new unique distilled Gin made especially for the restaurant, will be pairing up fresh seasonal produce, many picked from the onsite garden, with the flavours of four specially made cocktails showcasing different botanicals.... Read More | Share it now!
London’s famous Hayman’s Distillery has long been a go-to for lovers of handcrafted Gin, a consistent presence in ‘top Gin’ lists around the world, particularly with their Hayman’s 1850 Reserve, an acclaimed, subtle, and smooth expression, notable for being rested in Scotch Whisky barrels for 3-4 weeks in line with the old world style of Gin. The expression has also seen an updated version, the recently released, limited edition Hayman’s Family Reserve, distributed n Australia by SouthTrade.... Read More | Share it now!
After a very successful preview at recent Sydney pop-up Project Botanicals, Bombay Sapphire’s new super-premium Star of Bombay has been released to the public, showcasing a new evolution for the brand as they attempt to “redefine” high-end Gin and elevate what is already considered to be the world’s fastest growing premium Gin and number one premium Gin by value.... Read More | Share it now!
Renowned UK artist Grayson Perry is going to have a big presence at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney this summer season, with his exhibition My Pretty Little Art Career featuring from 10th December 2015 to 1st May 2016. To accompany and celebrate this big moment for MCA, the street-level entrance has just grown a pop-up Gin Garden inspired by the spirited works of Perry and offering up Sydney something hugely weather appropriate to shake off those glaring rays.... Read More | Share it now!