The Abbey Vineyard Releases of Parker Coonawarra Estate

ABBEY VINEYARD ICONS | PARKER COONAWARRA ESTATE First Growth Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 “A cabernet with a lengthy history of excellence. It is from a single vineyard planted in ’85. The vines are fully mature, and the blackcurrant fruit revels in the generous proportion of new French oak allocated to it every year.”96 Points, James Halliday Wine […]

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What’s the difference between whiskey, scotch and bourbon?

Navigating the world of alcohol can be very confusing. Here’s a beginner’s guide to bourbon, Scotch and more Whisky, a distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented grain mash (barley, corn, rye or wheat) is typically aged in charred oak casks, giving it its distinctive brown colour. But unlike beer there is a lot of seriousness […]

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A CLASSIC FROM A REGION OF RIESLING

2018 Mort’s Block Riesling is a classic Clare Valley Riesling, with fruit from our Morrison vineyard on the opposite hillside at Leasingham providing additional depth and complexity. The Mort’s Block vineyard was planted by Mort Mitchell, Founder Kevin Mitchells father in 1969, it pays homage to Mort and is a celebration of his hard work and dedication after […]

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Interview with our Head Distiller: Holly Klintworth + Maritime Paloma cocktail !

THE CHANGING FACE OF SPIRITS PRODUCTION IN AUSTRALIA Celebrating inspirational women for International Women’s Day with ourHead Distiller: Holly Klintworth.Bass & Flinders Distillery are constantly pushing the boundaries of exploration and innovation with our Managing Director and Head Distiller Holly Klintworth at the helm. One of few second generation distiller’s in the Australian craft spirits industry, […]

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botanical profile: kakadu plum

Not only does the Kakadu Plum taste great, but they are unrivalled in their health benefits. Found in tropical Northern Australia, these pale green fruits – also known as Billygoat Plum, Gubinge or Kabiny Plum – have been used by local indigenous communities for thousands of years as a source of both food and medicine.  A known superfood, Kakadu Plum has the highest recorded […]

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World Whisky Awards

Initial release recognised at World Whisky Awards Lawrenny Ascension Whisky has been honoured, receiving a Silver Medal in the Single Malt Category at the 2021 World Whiskies Awards last week. We are very proud to receive this award for our very first release, being assessed against many well established and recognized whiskies from across the […]

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Here’s to you Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith is widely regarded as rugby league’s greatest player. His journey from a Logan, Queensland kid to his debut with the Melbourne Storm, to State of Origin Captain, Australian Captain, to Dally M winner, and the long journey to alltime games record holder is one of the greatest sports stories of all time. Bundaberg […]

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Grey Goose launches lower-ABV Essences line

The new Grey Goose Essences line comprises three expressions: Strawberry and Lemongrass, White Peach and Rosemary, and Watermelon and Basil. Described as the brand’s ‘most expansive innovation’ to date, the range is made with Grey Goose vodka and infused with ‘real’ fruit and cold-distilled botanicals. The ingredients in each expression come from countries such as […]

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