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

Building, testing and a bit of family fun…

The closures and quieter weeks have also had benefits in being able to tackle and complete projects with less distractions.  Fleurieu Distillery’s chief cook and bottle washer created a new ‘toy’ for us. This twelve head bottle washer is the latest innovation from the ingenuity of one Gareth Andrews and his programming and plumbing prowess.  [...]

By |2020-04-28T05:25:12+00:00April 28th, 2020|Whisky Making|0 Comments

American Distilling Institute Awards for 2020

In these crazy days of closures and solitude, Fleurieu Distillery received some happy news... The American Distilling Institute Awards for 2020 were able to complete the judging of spirits in this International Competition this year and have announced the results. All three Fleurieu whiskies entered this year were awarded medals. This good news comes amidst [...]

By |2020-04-08T07:38:03+00:00April 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Husk: From paddock to bottle

Each year the Australian Distillers' Association hold its national conference in a different location around Australia.  It consists of two full days and a great deal of fun.  One day is usually dedicated to developing professional knowledge and keeping abreast of new industry developments and practices, while the second day is an exploration day.  Distillers [...]

By |2019-12-02T06:04:21+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|3 Comments