How to start a booze brand, the Aussie whisky boom & more. All the seminars at the upcoming Indie Spirits Tasting Melbourne hosted by Cara Devine

What would an Indie Spirits Tasting be without a bit of education thrown in? The Indie Spirits Tasting Melbourne promises a line-up of talks about the hottest topics in the drinks world featuring some of the leading voices in distilling.

The Indie Spirits Tasting is about to hit the road, making its return to Melbourne on Sunday, 8th May at The Craft & Co in Collingwood. Early bird tickets are still on sale, so make sure you get yours now for just $45 (plus fees). Entry includes tastings, snacks and access to the seminars.

Our first-in, best-dressed seminars are always a big hit with attendees to Indie Spirits Tasting events. This year’s seminars will be hosted by Cara Devine – Australian Bartender magazine Melbourne contributor, Manager of Bomba and the face of youtube channel Behind the Bar.


1.30-2pm: What does it take to bottle your own booze brand?

We chat with some of the people behind the brands on show find out what life is like behind the still/ or behind the brand. Panel Discussion


2.30-3pm: Get your gin fix!

Breaking down the many gin styles. Panel discussion

3.30-4pm: Aussie Whisky.

Aussie distillers have shown they can produce some world beating whiskies. Let’s talk about them. Panel Discussion

Indie Spirits Tasting Melbourne will feature over 30 exhibitors showcasing more than 100 quality craft spirits from grappas to gins, amaros, mezcals and more, check out the full line-up of exhibitors right here. There are also master distillers on hand to chat and free seminars hosted by Bartender magazine going deep into the world of indie spirits.

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.

Indie Spirits Tasting Melbourne

Sunday, 8th May, 2022 – 1pm-4pm

The Craft & Co., Collingwood

Click here to buy your tickets now if you miss out on the freebie!