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New Sydney Distillery To Open This March

New Sydney Distillery To Open This March

Archie Rose Distilling Co. is set to open its doors in Sydney this March. The new distillery has been founded by local Sydney-sider Will Edwards, who is joined by Joe Dinsmoor as Head Distiller of Archie Rose; Nigel Weisbaum as Sales and Marketing Manager; and Dave Withers as Production Manager. Mr. Edwards said commenting on the opening of his new distillery: “The city of Sydney once had a thriving local...

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Fastest Growing Gin Joins Australian Market

Fastest Growing Gin Joins Australian Market

Greenall’s Original London Dry Gin – the fastest growing brand in its category globally - launched in Australia this week. While the brand has been around for over 250 years – produced by the oldest distillery in England, this is the first time the gin has been available to the Australian market in its history. Greenall’s is a multi-award winning gin, having won over 29 awards internationally. And in 2014...

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Diageo Reveals A “Smart Bottle” that Can Track Your Drink

Diageo Reveals A “Smart Bottle” that Can Track Your Drink

Diageo has unveiled an innovative new “smart bottle” with Thinfilm - a global leader in the development of printed electronics - which will completely change the role a bottle plays in the consumer’s drinking experience. Diageo’s Johnnie Walker Blue Label will be the first product to showcase the smart bottle, which features printed senor tags that can not only track bottle movements, enabling Diageo to m...

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Marlborough Vodka Lands On Australian Shores

Marlborough Vodka Lands On Australian Shores

Distributed by: Divas Beverages

RRP: $38

New Zealand vodka brand, M Vodka, is now available to the Australian market.

Tasting notes: A bold and intense super-premium vodka, made with pure artesian mineral water from the Blue Mountain Ranges of Marlborough, as well as pure column distilled alcohol.

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The Glenrothes Extraordinary Single Cask 1968

The Glenrothes Extraordinary Single Cask 1968

 The Glenrothes Extraordinary Single Cask 1968 is the third release from Berry Bros. & Rudd Spirits’ first series of Single Cask bottlings. The newest release has been bottled from a 1968 second-fill hogshead cask (number 13507) and is expected to be popular among collectors based on the sell-out success of the previous 1970 and 1969 expressions.   The expression comes in a hand-blown lead cryst...

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Jameson Irish Whiskey Limited Edition Bottle for St. Patrick’s Day

Distributed by: Pernod Ricard Australia RRP: $50.99 Jameson Irish whiskey has released a limited edition bottle design ahead of St. Patrick’s Day. The new bottle, named Our City, has been designed by award-winning illustrator Steve Simpson and depicts Ireland’s capital and the original Jameson home, Dublin, as well as the Irish whiskey’s light-hearted Irish character. The release of the limited edition ...

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Johnnie Walker Blue Label Year of the Ram Limited Edition Release

RRP: $245 Distributed by: Diageo Australia To mark the Chinese New Year this Thursday, Diageo has released the limited edition Johnnie Walker Blue Label Year of the Ram. The limited edition bottle design features the Chinese ram character, thought to bestow good fortune. The ram is depicted three times on the bottle in a Chinese ink painting and when four of the bottles are placed side-by-side they disp...

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Bacardi Reveals New Packaging Designed for the Perfect Pour

Bacardi Reveals New Packaging Designed for the Perfect Pour

In celebration of its 153 rd birthday, Bacardi has revealed a new bottle – the first time the world’s number one best-selling rum has updated its packaging in over a decade. The new bottle is taller, slimmer and more cylindrical, making the bottle better balanced to help bartenders produce the perfect pour. The bottle redesign also features increased Art Deco style visuals, reminiscent of the 1920s when ...

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Jim Beam Moves into New Dark Spirit Segment with Devil’s Cut & Cola 9%

Jim Beam Moves into New Dark Spirit Segment with Devil’s Cut & Cola 9%

  Jim Beam is set to launch Devil’s Cut & Cola 9% RTD this month. This will be the only premium brand offering in the super high ABV. Beam Suntory Australia has released the new product after seeing the phenomenal growth the super high ABV segment of Dark RTDs is currently experiencing, and believes the new product will open up a new segment of dark spirit drinkers. Devil’s Cut 9% is available in a co...

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Diageo Virtually Opens its Doors to Whisky Fans Across the World with Google 360˚ Technology

Consumers can now explore Diageo’s whisky distilleries online, via Google Business View. Diageo is the first ever distillery to feature on Google’s Business View, which allows viewers to take a 360 degree virtual tour inside the walls of four of its single malt Scotch whisky distilleries, but from the comfort of their home. Diageo hopes the tours will encourage consumers to discover the stories behind t...

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