Barrels of Gratitude #10

The Barrels of Gratitude Series recognises those who have made an impact on our whisky journey. Joining the incredible individuals highlighted so far, Graham Wright and Jose Dymenstein are two amazing characters who have provided both grounding and philosophic direction in what we are trying to achieve.   Jose As an importer of quality spirits [...]

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Barrels of Gratitude #9

So Gareth got a message from across the miles... Can you come over… and bring whisky? Perth.  Perth is apparently the most isolated capital city in the world. Perth?   Just try and stop us! These barrels of gratitude are named after some incredible people in the Perth whisky scene... Nathan and Thao DeTienne It was [...]

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Barrels of Gratitude #8

Today in our 'Barrels of Gratitude' series we are celebrating friendships.  The spirit of whisky is so much more than what is bottled.  Whisky celebrates new friendships and friendships that have stood the test of time.  Today these barrels are a celebration of Peter Golotta and Aly Roberts...   Peter Golotta Design and construction.  Photography.  [...]

By |2020-05-17T06:31:54+00:00May 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Barrels of Gratitude #7

In our 'Barrels of Gratitude' series we are highlighting people who have made an impact on our business and also on our personal whisky journey.  Today we are highlighting people closer to home. While doors were opening and new faces were becoming more familiar in Melbourne, at home in South Australia a nautical themed cocktail [...]

By |2020-05-11T04:02:41+00:00May 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Barrels of Gratitude #6

Gareth's very first visit to Whisky & Alement involved Luke McCarthy sneaking him in upstairs where Brian Hollingworth from Black Gate was presenting his fine single malts. Whisky & Alement have possibly the most diverse collection, and knowledgeable staff  in Melbourne.  This is due to the drive and philosophy of two leading bar owners in [...]

By |2020-05-08T03:03:50+00:00May 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Barrels of Gratitude #4

Launching into a new venture of any sort invokes different reactions from those around you.  Some openly display doubt, others are cautionary...then there those extraordinary ones who are encouraging and inspirational.  For us, Robert Schrapel from Bethany Wines has been that extraordinary person.  Without him there would not have been a Fleurieu whisky. Robert [...]

By |2020-05-04T06:45:08+00:00May 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments