One of the original brands to sign up to the Indie Spirits Tasting events was Applewood Distillery, which started in a little winery in the small town of Gumeracha in South Australia. A mission to swallow waste and push native ingredients has created a booming spirits business that’s all about ethics.
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Over the last five years, the Indie Spirits Tasting has unearthed a bunch of little Australian brands that are grinding away, trying to stake their claim in the competitive Australian drinks market. Our first craft distillery profile for 2020 is Karu Distillery from the foot of the Blue Mountains in NSW
Award-winning Australian gin partners with the custodians of Sydney’s most iconic botanic gardens for second year to create a limited-edition Australian botanical gin.
Cape Byron Distillery is owned by the Brook family, and world renowned master distiller, Jim McEwan, whom you may know from any number of award-winning whiskies and from the creation of The Botanist Gin. The distillery is set on the Brook family farm in the hinterland of Byron Bay, and they’re making gin with a sense of place.
Have we detected a bit of a trend here? Or are all winemakers making their own high-proof hooch on the side these days?
Winemaker Andrew Marks has certainly developed a bit of thing for distilling anyway, launching the new Melbourne Gin Company.
The Australian small batch gin market is about to welcome a serious new player with Australian Bartender getting wind of an exciting new project coming out of the Yarra Valley headed up by a couple of booze industry legends.