Lion Now Has A 50% Stake In Four Pillars Gin

Lion has announced that they have invested in the Healesville-based distillery, taking a whopping 50 per cent stake in the Four Pillars Gin business. Established by Stuart Gregor, Cameron Mackenzie and Matt Jones in 2013, Four Pillars has become an award-winning craft gin brand that’s distributed around the world. Lion’s investment will allow the founders…

I Am Women, Hear Me Roar & Watch Me Pour

The ‘Australian Women in Wine Awards’ have announced the release of ‘hear me roar’. This 2018 Shiraz is made from selected parcels in Eden Valley, Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale & Coonawarra. Sourced and blended by four of Australia’s top female winemakers, these women have created an empowering and special bottle of red. The profits made from…

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It’s a 40-meter-long cucumber…

Hovering above Sydney’s harbour for the next couple of days (March 21st – 23rd) will be the worlds largest cucumber. The 40-meter-long, 8-meter-high and 25-meter-wide cumber blimp will be occupying the skies for a special reason. It will be kicking of Henrick’s launch of the ‘Cucumber Currency’. This launch is a dedicated gin exchange platform…

Whisky Is Coming – DIAGEO’S Limited Game Of Thrones Whiskies

What’s better than a dram after a long day as you toast to a highly anticipated episode of Game of Thrones? Well…that would be toasting with a glass of whisky that represents the kingdom you’re rooting for of course. DIAGEO and HBO have teamed up to release a limited-edition collection of seven Single Malt Scotch…

What The Truck Party!

Felons Brewing Co. is going to have what sounds like one big trucking party! The riverside brewery, at Howard Smith Wharves in Brisbane, will be releasing a limited beer while also showcasing some of the very best beer their brewers can get their hands on. The ‘What the Truck Party’ will be held on Sunday…

Join Riedel For A Sensory Experience You Don’t Want To Miss

Did you know that the shape and size of your glass will affect the aroma, flavour and overall profile of wine? A Riedel Sensory Workshop is offering an entertaining and educational opportunity to explore how the right glassware can enhance your wine drinking experience. Riedel is having an event that will be held at two…

Scotch Whisky Is Liquid Gold: And It’s Valued Like It Too

The Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index (KFLII) has shown that whisky has risen dramatically in value in the last ten years. In fact, in just the last 12 months it has already grown by 40% in value. For the first time, the KFLII featured a top 100 Whisky Index. Which listed 100 different bottles of…

A Collection Of Whisky For Everyone, But Not Everyone Can Get Their Hands On Them

Ten limited-edition Scotch Whiskies will be released in April this year as part of Diageo’s‘2019 Special Release Collection’. Just to make these bottles even more exclusive, the whiskies will only be distributed in limited quantities. The ‘Special Releases Collection’ has a range of hand-selected whiskies from distilleries of all types; from distinguished, lesser known and even closed distilleries….

Kollaras & Co. Have Added New Additions To The Family

Kollaras & Co have recently released a handful of new Australian wines that are both unique and quirky. The ‘Mo-Town’ range is crafted from the vintages of boutique vineyards in the world-renowned wine regions of the Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale. These funky wines bring a new take on traditional and take pride in throwing…

It’s Always G&T Time

The gin category continues to be a favourite with Australian consumers with both traditional English and modern local gins seeing growth. The gin revival hasn’t happened overnight but has risen on the back of brand premiumisation, the cocktail culture trend, and the evolution of craft distilleries. “Gin for me, is a cooling, freshening flavour. With…

d’Arenberg Winery’s First Organic & Vegan Wine

The ‘d’Arenberg winery’ in McLaren Vale have released their first wine label that is both vegan-friendly and has full organic certification. The wine is made with biodynamically grown grapes and is a huge step towards environmental sustainability. Certified from NASAA (National Association for Sustainable Agriculture Australia), d’Arenberg winery claimed their wine had been organic since…

Low ABV, High Quality

Stoneleigh, a Marlborough wine brand, has just launched a new range of wines. ‘Stoneleigh Bright’ will have 25% less alcohol and is made using natural winemaking techniques that retain the flavour and quality of Marlborough, New Zealand, while having a low ABV of up to 9.5%. Two wines included in the range are, Stoneleigh Bright…