Meet the Makers Australian Gin Degustation

There is nothing I like more than sharing my passion for gin and its makers with like-minded people!

This “Meet the Makers Australian Gin Degustation” has been an idea for a while and I’ll so excited that it’s come together. I am also thrilled to announce that CAPI are sponsoring the event. CAPI produces clean, natural refreshments including one of my favourite tonic waters!

The Distillers

Ian Glen Stone Pine Gin

Ian Glen has devoted his entire career to malting, brewing and distilling in Australia and abroad. His Stone Pine Gin has won Silver in the IWSC Dry Gin category.

Cameron-MacKenzie-Four- Pillars-Gin
Cameron MacKenzie Four Pillars Gin

Before throwing his lot into the production of craft spirits, Cam was a fifteen year veteran of the wine trade having made, sold, marketed and judged many of Victoria’s best known wine brands. His award-winning Four Pillars Gin has gained an incredible reputation at home and overseas.

Andrew Marks Melbourne Gin Company

Andrew followed his parents in a career in the wine industry and produces well-regarded wines under The Wanderer label. His love for martinis lead him to create Melbourne Dry Gin and he dreams of one day owning a gin botanical garden.

William McHenry McHenry Gin

William set out to make whisky (his first release with be available soon) but he is becoming very well-known for his range of gins, with his McHenry & Sons Classic Dry Gin recently winning Gold in the US 2014 Sip Awards.

Mark Watkins Botanic Australis

Founder of Mt Uncle Distillery in Walkamin Far North Queensland, Mark has won multiple awards including Double Gold in the San Francisco ISC & Gold in the Hong Kong IW&SC for his Botanic Australis gin.

The event

Each distiller will be sharing his journey from the initial idea, choosing to use native botanicals and the creation of the final spirit, providing you with a unique insight into the world of craft distilling. You will taste each gin neat, then in a cocktail served with a matching dish by celebrated restaurant Cumulus Inc. There will be plenty of opportunities to chat to the distillers and ask questions.

The venue

Our venue for the event is Arc One gallery. This contemporary and functioning gallery is absolutely gorgeous!

Arc One - One Long Table 7

The Details

When: Wednesday 7th October 7-9.30pm

Where: The Arc One Gallery, 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

Tickets: $145 each (non-refundable) and includes drink and canapé on arrival, gin flight and 4 gin cocktails with matching dishes)

Proudly sponsored by  capi


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