Spirits

Featured Bar: Molly

Molly, in Canberra, is currently representing its state as the only bar from the ACT taking part in Tequila Herradura’s 12-week incentive program, running across Australia until early July. Also the newest 1920s-style speakeasy (and arguably one of the best) to join the city’s bar scene, Molly’s owners Lorenzo Focarile, Dean Brown and Antony Arena have been working closely with Brown-Forman recently … Continued

June 18, 2015

Jack Daniel’s Continues Singular Moments Event Series with a Celebration of Whiskey at Sydney’s Botanic Gardens

Earlier this week, Palm House in Sydney’s Royal Botanic Gardens provided the unique backdrop for the latest event in Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Singular Moments Series. Usually only open to members of the public during the day, Palm House provided the perfect setting for guests to be taken through several immersive whiskey tasting masterclasses, each … Continued

June 12, 2015

Featured Bar: Radio Mexico

Radio Mexico is all about reproducing the authentic flavours of Mexico for the Australian palate – food you can eat everyday, full of fresh ingredients. Highlights on the menu include specialty tacos and handmade tortillas, matched with a list of original Mexican beers and cocktails. Equally impressive is Radio Mexico’s separate list of 100 per … Continued

June 12, 2015

Jack Daniel’s Winter Jack

Distributed by: Brown-Forman Australia RRP: $25 Now available in Australia after its successful introduction to the European market, Jack Daniel’s Winter Jack is a seasonal blend of apple cider liqueur, Jack Daniel’s Old No.7 Tennessee Whiskey and holiday spices. This new release has inviting aromas of warm apple cider, orange peel, cinnamon, clove and Jack Daniel’s Tennesse … Continued

June 11, 2015

Ardbeg Marks 200th Anniversary with Release of Distillery Edition Perpetuum

Championing the motto “time changes, Ardbeg remains”, the iconic Islay Malt Whisky recently celebrated it’s 200th Anniversary timed with the occurrence of the annual ‘Ardbeg Day’ festivity and the launch of a new limited edition expression, Ardbeg Perpetuum. While a number of the brand’s previous special releases have been about celebrating a rich and heritage-driven … Continued

June 4, 2015

Wild Turkey Bourbon Announces Cocktail Competition To Meet Master Distillers

To coincide with the Australian launch of the new addition to the award-winning Russell’s Reserve small batch bourbon collection, Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel, Wild Turkey Bourbon Master Distillers – father and son team, Jimmy and Eddie Russell – will visit Australia in late July. To celebrate, the Wild Turkey bourbon team has also announced a … Continued

June 3, 2015

Ballantine’s Brings $11,000 40 Year Old Whisky To Australia

Distributor: Pernod Ricard RRP: $11,000 Three years on from its initial 2012 release Ballantine’s 40 Year Old, the line’s extremely rare Scotch whisky will be available to the Australian market for the first time. Six out only 100 bottles produced this year will be allocated to Australia, each retailing for $11,000 and available exclusively from Dan Murphy’s … Continued

June 2, 2015

Sporting Heroes Face of New Wild Turkey Digital Campaign

Wild Turkey Bourbon has signed NRL players Nathan Hindmarsh and Petero Civoniceva, as well as AFL player Brad Johnson on as the spirit’s new Brand Ambassadors for the 2015 footy season. The three sporting ambassadors will be the face of Wild Turkey’s latest national digital campaign, recently released prior to the Holden State of Origin … Continued

June 1, 2015

Glenfiddich Releases ‘The Original’: The Whisky That Started It All

Blended with a storied past and launched as part of an impassioned local marketing campaign, William Grant & Sons has released its newest distiller’s collection expression into Australia – Glenfiddich The Original. Inspired by the pioneering spirit of Sandy Grant Gordon, Glenfiddich The Original is a recreation of the embryonic 1963 Glenfiddich Straight Malt that … Continued

May 25, 2015