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Archie Rose founder Will Edwards joins us with a taste of what's to come

Archie Rose founder Will Edwards joins us with a taste of what’s to come

  Archie Rose A discussion & tasting with Master Distiller Dave Withers and Founder Will Edwards   Join the Master Distiller and Founder of Archie Rose at this one of a kind event.  Be the first to taste an exclusive selection of Archie Rose spirits including their new make Single Malt, a Single Malt Cask sample...
Bottlers of Italy, Japan and Germany with Julian White (Tasting)

Bottlers of Italy, Japan and Germany with Julian White (Tasting)

Hands up if you’ve ever visited a distillery. Hands up if you’ve ever been swept away by the romanticism of the place, people and that wee dram that you enjoyed on the occasion. This tasting brings together the personalities of whisky collectors turned bottlers… Massimo Righi of Silver Seal, Italy… Andrea Ferrari of Hidden Spirits, Italy… Who are they?...
Love whisky? We're hiring!

Love whisky? We’re hiring!

If you’re passionate about whisky, read on below…
Laphroaig & Bowmore go head to head

Laphroaig & Bowmore go head to head

  Laphroaig & Bowmore go head to head in a post Islay Festival tasting including one special bottling. When Laphroaig Master Distiller John Campbell calls you with an invitation to be apart of the Laphroaig festivities during Feis Ile (Islay Festival of Malt & Music), you’d be mad to miss the once in a lifetime opportunity. This is exactly...
A Smoky Winter Solstice Event...

A Smoky Winter Solstice Event…

Limeburners Winter Solstice Tasting featuring 5 heavily peated whiskies presented by Ambassador Anthony Leadbetter alongside Scottish Solstice themed canapés In the top three longest running Australian distilleries, Limeburners now resides in three locations in Western Australia: Albany, Margaret River and Porongurup. Two events have recently brought us back to Limeburners which has amazed us with it’s continued enthusiasm...
Normandin Mercier Cognac Tasting

Normandin Mercier Cognac Tasting

Normandin Mercier Cognac Tasting presented by Eduoard Normandin. Curious about Cognac? How about a 1976 vintage? Cognac production at the Chateau de la Peraudiere estate from Normandin-Mercier is all done by hand. From the tending of ancestral casks of maturing XO stocks to the bottling and labelling, Edouard and his team are present throughout. Their...
Ardbeg Day 2017

Ardbeg Day 2017

Ardbeg Day Returns  Join us for this free event celebrating all thing’s Ardbeg & peaty! Saturday 3rd June 4pm -7pm Ardbeg distillery, located on the west coast Scottish Island of Islay, was resurrected in 1997 when it was purchased by Glenmorangie PLC (now Moet Hennessy). Prior to 1997 Ardbeg was considered a dirty unrefined whisky,...
Bruichladdich Feis Ile Week Tasting

Bruichladdich Feis Ile Week Tasting

From the private collection of Stephen Oates comes a tasting to celebrate Feis Ile (Islay Festival).  In the days of Mark Reynier and Jim McEwan, Bruichladdich’s custodians tried all sorts of wine casks to add intrigue and complexity to the spirit. Here are some of the experiments and milestones that led to one of Islay’s great successes....
Share a dram as we screen Whisky Galore (2016)

Share a dram as we screen Whisky Galore (2016)

Screening: Whisky Galore (2016) A remake of the 1949 filmWednesday, 21 June 2017 Pre-drinks: 5.30pm Film begins: 6.10pmThe Kino Palace Cinemas  Downstairs, 45 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000Hosted by  Brooke Hayman & Julian White Whisky & Alement Tickets $55 pp Purchase hereIncluded: 3 x whiskies (30ml) 1 x bottle of water 1 x cinema ticket
New rare, collectable, and independent whisky bar now open upstairs!

New rare, collectable, and independent whisky bar now open upstairs!

Now open 7 years, you’ve asked us for something rare, something different, something special, and so we’ve delivered with the opening of our space upstairs, Melbourne Whisky Room, specialising in vintage, collectable and independent whiskies. To step it up a notch, we’ve brought soul back playing vinyls all night alongside a relaxed table service. function as a tasting...
World Whiskies Awards 2017 Announced!

World Whiskies Awards 2017 Announced!

  Congratulations to all winners announced this morning for the World Whiskies Awards 2017! Here’s what we currently have on pour and in stock in the bottle shop if you’re keen to get your hands on award winning malts! 1. Best Japanese Single Malt – Hakushu 25 year old (bar & bottle shop – extremely...
Private Whisky Tastings now available!

Private Whisky Tastings now available!

PRIVATE WHISKY TASTINGS NOW AVAILABLE Private whisky tastings are a great way to celebrate an occasion with friends, and are pre-set ensuring a table is reserved for you when you arrive. Upon arrival one of our knowledgeable floor team will talk your group through the four whiskies on tasting, including how to best enjoy the whisky on tasting,...