Up She Rises!

Not enough can be said about the skills of lateral thinking and problem solving. In life, solutions are not always apparent initially. The ability to be able to tackle and wrestle issues as they arise and come up with workable solutions is certainly a strength. Soooo... what do you do when a much larger still [...]

By | 2019-02-19T22:05:14+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Whisky Making|2 Comments

Sometimes the hardest decisions are best made over a cup of tea…

The words in this title certainly rang true for me on my last trip to Melbourne.  Over the last 2 years I have been able to immerse myself in a different industry and have a more hands on role in our Distillery. Stepping back from a long term career in teaching and doing something so [...]

By | 2019-01-17T06:24:18+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pot Still Prep

Long hours, ingenuity and sore knees have paid off! The building of an overlaying floor in preparation for the new still was completed just before the Christmas/New Year and tourist holiday season began. Our current still 'Whisky Kisses' Our long awaited still 'The Fountain of Youth' was ready for shipment just prior to Christmas. Its [...]

By | 2019-01-10T22:54:18+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|2 Comments

A Spirited Australian Journey

Kokoda... who in Australia doesn't know the significance of this place? We decided to give away bottle number one of our American Distilling Institute Best International Whisky trophy winner River's End to five adventurous blokes willing to take on the Kokoda challenge.  Whisky was the link for us with these guys.  James Marsh a fellow [...]

By | 2018-04-15T22:31:59+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Celebrating Furry Companions

Renovations overseer - Gidget checks out the new deck in 2006 Furry four legged friends in the production area whether it be winery, brewery or distillery are often silent companions in the day to day routine of life.  Words don’t readily capture the impact they have on the lives and well-being of those [...]

By | 2018-02-09T23:22:39+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|2 Comments