Indie Spirits Tasting

The Indie Spirits Tasting for Perth, Brisbane, and Sydney.

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

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, and will cover the hottest topics in the drinks world featuring some of the leading voices in distilling.

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

This year’s line-up of exhibitors is amazing! If you love vermouth, gin, rum, liqueurs, rye whiskey or Australian single malts, then this is the show for you. We have 30 exhibitors signed up with more than 100 products on offer. The line up includes local craft distillers like Goodradigbee, Tara Distillery, Archie Rose, Never Never Distilling Co, JimmyRum and more as well as importers of craft international products. Get your early bird tickets now.

Meet Ally Ayres from Karu, one of the country’s youngest female owner-operators of a distillery

It’s International Women’s Day today so we wanted to showcase one of the Australian drinks industry inspiring women – Ally Ayres from Karu Distillery. This ground-breaking female business woman and youngest ever female owner of a distillery to curate award-winning gin, shares her story of how she navigated and conquered this typically male-dominated industry.

The craft spirits industry in Australia is incredible. Jono Carr looks at how we got here.

The craft spirit industry here in Australia is incredible. When asked why, co-founder of Never Never Distilling, Sean Baxter said: “We are often asked about why there is such a level of excellence by our international producer mates when it comes to the Australian craft spirits scene and I always say it’s down to our capacity to work as an industry for the greater good.