Category Archive: Tasmania

McHenry Whisky Launch!

Hi Everyone… The official launch of the McHenry Whisky has been announced: When: Wednesday 18th May Where: Brooke St Pier. Time: 6.00PM till 8.00PM Tickets $60 includes canapés, wine, beer and Whisky. 40 tickets only. Silent auction for small number of bottles on the night. RSVP to [email protected] #whisky #tasmania @WMHSDistillery

Heartwood wins Jim Murray award!

  Every year Whisky guru Jim Murray releases his whisky “bible”, and crowns the worlds best whiskies and whiskeys in varying classes from around the world – this year, Tasmanian Independant Bottler and master whisky tinkerer “Heartwood Malt Whisky” owned by Tim Duckett, has claimed the 2016 Southern Hemisphere Whisky of the Year award. Adding …

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World Whiskies Awards

Sullivans Cove was named best craft distillery outside the United Kingdom. Sullivans Cove owner Patrick Maguire said the award, which came after the distillery won world’s best whisky last year, had cemented Tasmania’s reputation internationally. “This has told me that the outside world and the giants of the whisky distilling industry have accepted what we’re doing …

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Bill Lark Inducted into the Whisky Hall of Fame

Bill Lark has flown to London to be inducted into the Whisky Hall of Fame, due to occur Thursday evening 19 March, London time. The Whisky Hall of Fame draws international commendation. It’s a permanent tribute to those who have made a lasting contribution to the world of whisky. Known internationally as “the Godfather of …

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Whisky MasterClass Tasting Night!

William Grant & Sons Australia present An evening of sublime whisky The fantastic people from Grants are coming to Tassie, and bringing with them 8 of their best whiskies for us to sample – a guided masterclass of the Grants range. Whiskies will include Glenfiddich, Balvenie and a few other impressive drams… Where: Warratah Hotel (272 Murray …

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Sullivans Cove American Oak named Liquid Gold

Sullivans Cove, Tasmania’s world leading luxury single malt whisky, has been awarded a coveted Liquid Gold award in Jim Murray’s 2015 Whisky Bible. Sullivans Cove American Oak Cask HH0047 scored 95.5/100, the highest score ever achieved by an Australian whisky in this year’s bible. This is an exceptional achievement for the distillery’s American Oak variety …

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Heartwood wins 2015 Independent Bottler of the Year!

News just announced… – a huge congratulations to Tim Duckett & Heartwood!!! “WIZARDS OF WHISKY WORLD INDEPENDENT BOTTLER OF THE YEAR 2015 This is the first time that the independent award has gone outside the United Kingdom, but it goes to a company that has been ritually kicking butt for a couple of years now, and …

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Heartwood release new expression – The Convict Resurrection

Fantastic news from Tim over at Tasmanian Heartwood Malt Whisky: “It’s taken time. It’s big. It’s origin is a Port Cask from Tasmania Distillery, Sullivan’s Cove. Distilled by Bill and Patrick. It’s over 14 years old………AND IT IS 72%ABV (not our strongest but very close) and its recipe is top secret, apart from the information …

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Tasmanian whisky scores gold at the World Whisky Masters 2014!!

Tasmanian whisky has cleaned up at the 2014 World Whisky Masters this year, with multiple entries scoring medals! The judges were impressed by the whiskies from Hellyers Road Distillery, which were “well constructed” and fruity, while an Ultra-Premium entry from Overeem was also described as “well balanced and accessible”.   Australiasian Single Malt Ultra-Premium Company Product Name …

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Hellyers Road makes Chinese and French connections

Tasmanian whisky was recently profiled extensively to national and international audiences as part of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s historic visit to Hobart. Three of the State’s best known single malt distilleries were selected for inclusion on major event menus relating to President Xi’s visit, foremost of which was the inclusion of Hellyers Road Distillery’s Peated …

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