Vermouths, Single Malts, Barrel-aged Gins & more! All the brands on show at Indie Spirits Tasting Melbourne this May

Indie Spirits Tasting Melbourne

Sunday, 8th May, 2022 – 1pm-4pm

The Craft & Co., Collingwood

Click here to get your tickets now!

After what feels like a COVID-induced eternity, we are really excited to announce that the Indie Spirits Tasting will be making its return to Melbourne this May, the first event since 2019. Click here to get your early bird tickets now.

Luxe Wine + Spirits imports and distributes a range of specialty gins and tequilas that you will be able to sample on May 8.

Indie Spirits Tasting, proudly presented by Australian Bartender Magazine, launched in 2015, and we are thrilled that the event is coming back to Melbourne and The Craft & Co. in Collingwood on Sunday, 8th May. This event showcases the best in craft and independent bottlings from both Australian and around the world.

There will be lots of your favourite brands on show from the likes of Never Never Distilling Co., Poor Toms, Boat Rocker, Tara Distillery, Archie Rose, Luxe Wine + Spirits and many more. Here is a full list of our exhibitors and the brands they will be showcasing:

Co-owner of Prohibition Liquor Co., Wes Heddles showcases his impressive range of gins.


We have 30 exhibitors showcasing more than a hundred different craft spirits. Here is the exhibitor list:

  • 3TWO1 (London Essence Tonics, Sodas & Gingers)
  • 3TWO1 (Giffard Liqueurs)
  • AGAVE CARTEL (Mezcal Origen Raiz del Espiritu & Mezcal Dixebee)
  • ARCHIE ROSE (Signature Dry Gin, Native Botanical Vodka, White Cane, Harvest 2020 Sunrise Lime Gin, Bone Dry Gin, Archie Rose x ST ALi Blasphemy Coffee Whisky, Single Malt Whisky, Rye Malt Whisky)
  • AUSTRALIAN DISTILLING CO (Australian Gin, Navy Gin, Rhapsody Ruby Gin, Shiraz Gin, Adelaide Gin, Brisbane Gin, Gold Coast Gin, Melbourne Gin, Perth Gin, Sydney Gin, Bondi Gin, Perth Gin, Darwin Gin, Fremantle Gin, Geelong Gin, Adelaide Vodka, Australian Vodka)
  • BIG RIVER DISTILLING CO. (Big River Dry Gin, Big River Cinn Gin, Big River Pink Gin, Big River Fig Gin Liqueur, Big River 3 Grains Vodka)
  • BOATROCKER (Spiced Rum, Coolship Rye, Double Barrel Aged Rum, Summer Gin, Original Gin, Jungle Gin, Raspberry Gin, Barrel-Aged Gin)
  • BRIX DISTILLERY (Brix White, Brix Gold Rum, Brix Spiced Rum, Brix Urban Cane 2021 Harvest Brix Trail Mix 2021 Release)
  • CERBACO (JM Rhum Agricole XO, Admiral Rodney Royal Oak, Beach house Gold Spiced rum, Beach house White Spiced rum, Christain Drouin le Gin Blanc, Christian Drouin Selection Calvados)
  • ESSENCE OF HARROGATE (Slingsby Gins, Five Farms Irish Cream Liqueurs, Carthy & Black Cream Liqueurs, Slingsby Vodka)
  • FEELS BOTANICALS (Feels Botanical Australian Eau de vie Rouse, Australian Eau de vie Revel, Australian Eau de vie Bask, Australian Eau de vie Vivify & Regal Rogue Australian vermouth Lively White, Australian vermouth Daring Dry, Australian vermouth Bold Red, Australian vermouth Wild Rose)
  • GOODRADIGBEE DISTILLERS (Ironbark Flyman’s Batch, Tasmanian Blackwood, Ironbark Red, Ironbark Yellow & Jarrah)
  • HELLFIRE BLUFF DISTILLERY (Potato Vodka, London Dry Gin, Summer Gin, Piquant Gin, Sloe Gin, Limoncello, Coffee Liqueur, Non Alcoholic Inspirit, Summer Gin & Soda Cans)
  • ICONIC BEVERAGES (Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Balcones Distilling, Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey, Whistle Pig Rye Whiskey, Pure Scot Whisky)
  • IMPERIAL MEASURES DISTILLING (Ounce Gin Signature, Ounce Gin Bold, Ruby Bitter)
  • IT’S CUBAN (Black Tears Rum, La Progresiva Rums)
  • JIMMYRUM DISTILLERY (Spiced Rum, Silver Rum, Oaked Rum, Pinot Rum, Barbados Rum, Navy Rum, Oaked+ Rum, Cane n’ Grain)
  • KARU DISTILLERY (Affinity Gin, Lightning Gin, Morita Chipotle Vodka)
  • LUXE WINE & SPIRITS ( Elephant Gin, Ferdinand’s Gin, Greenhook American Dry Gin, Greenhook Beach Plum Gin, Dulce Vida Tequila)
  • MANLY SPIRITS CO. (Australian Dry Gin, Lilly Pilly Pink Gin, Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur, Zesty Limoncello, Grape & Grain Vodka, Coastal Stone (Australian Single Malt – Sherry Cask)
  • NEVER NEVER DISTILLING CO. (Triple Juniper Gin, 2022 Juniper Freak, Oyster Shell Gin, Ginache, Southern Strength)
  • OCHRE NATION (Applewood Gin, Applewood Coral, Applewood Alpine, Økar Island Bitter, Økar Orange Tropic, Økar Coffee Mocha)
  • OLD YOUNG’S (Pure No. 1 Vodka, Pavlova Vodka, Cold Drip Coffee, 1829 Gin, Six Seasons Gin & Common Gin)
  • PISCO PEOPLE (Quattro G’s Pisco, De Carral Pisco, Vinas De Oro Pisco)
  • POOR TOMS (Poor Toms Sydney Dry , Poor Toms Strawberry Gin, Poor Toms Fools Cut, Poor Toms Imbroglio Amaro)
  • PROHIBITION LIQUOR CO. (Original Gin, Moonlight Gin, Blood Orange Gin, Navy Strength Gin, Bathtub Cut Gin, Shiraz Barrel Aged Gin)
  • SOUTHTRADE INTERNATIONAL (Starward Whiskey – Two-Fold, Nova, Fortis, Solera & Mr Black Coffee Liqueurs – Mr Black Coffee Liqueur, Mr Black Coffee Amaro, Mr Black Bundaberg Rum Barrel Edition)
  • TARA DISTILLERY (Pot Still Gin, Five Mile Chase Vodka, Stern Pony Coffee Liqueur)
  • THE CRAFT AND CO. (Rose Vermouth, Navy Strength Gin, Collingwood Dry Gin, Artillery Barrell Aged 8YO Rum)
  • THIRSTY GROUP (Baxter Vodka, Aubrey Liqueurs)
  • WHITE LIGHT VODKA (White Light Vodka and Triple G Gin)
  • WOLF LANE DISTILLERY (Tropical Gin, Navy Strength Gin, Davidson Plum Gin, The Barista Coffee Liqueur)

Indie Spirits Tasting is the country’s biggest showcase of craft spirits so make sure you book your tickets ASAP to secure your spot as numbers are strictly limited.

Early bird tickets are on sale now $45 (plus fees), so click here to get $20 off the standard ticket price. Tickets include all samples, snacks and first-in, best-dressed seminars.

Co-Founder of Never Never Distilling Co, Sean Baxter hosting a seminar back in 2019


Our first-in, best-dressed seminars are always a big hit with attendees to Indie Spirits Tasting events. A full list of seminars will be coming soon!

For more information about the Indie Spirits Tasting including stories, photos and brand profiles from the events in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane. click here.

To visit the official Indie Spirits Tasting website, click here.