Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf, VIC 3006


All ticket holders need to show proof of
double vaccination status on entry.



50 Aussie Distillers, 400 gins, tote bags, souvenir cocktail glass & free coffee. ALL DRINKS ON THE HOUSE!

Get ready Melbourne, Australia’s craft gin distillers are coming to town!



Presented by the Australian Gin Distillers Association and bringing you 50 of the very best craft gin companies in the country. Many favourites and some exciting new companies with new botanicals, new blends and lots of G&Ts made just for you.

Meet the people who make the magic and tell you the secrets from behind their distillery doors!
All gins available for take home purchase.


Friday 18 March 5.00pm – 8.30pm SOLD OUT
Saturday 19 March 12pm – 3.30pm  SOLD OUT
Saturday 19 March 5.00pm – 8.30pm  SOLD OUT
Sunday 20 March 10.30am – 2.00pm  SOLD OUT

Masters of the Masterclass.   SOLD OUT

Saturday 19 March, 2022.  10.30am-12.00pm festival session included in the price.

Hickson House Distillery, from the Rocks in Sydney, is sending its crack team to the Melbourne Festival for a gin masterclass with a difference. Two of the top names in the gin business – Hickson House Distillery Founder, Director and cocktail maker Mikey Enright with Tim Stones – Head Distiller will present the class to 30 guests.
Be welcomed with a Schibello Coffee and warm pancakes. Be seated to a culinary-inspired gin cocktail made in front of you. Watch the process and learn from the master for take-home tricks.
The 90 minute class will take you quickly around the world, plus looking at gin and cocktail trends in Australia. You will hear from Distiller Tim some of the gin-making secrets in particular behind the Hickson House cellar door in Sydney. Where does he get his botanicals and what are they? How do you use botanicals in your gin at home?
Leave the class wiser and transition straight into the Gin Festival starting at 12.00pm.
Some guests will win gorgeous prizes from sponsors Schibello Coffee and DrinksPlinks.

Gin Festival

18 – 20 March 2022
Save the Date!

Distillers attending the Melbourne Gin Festival

1919 Distilling,  Adams Distillery,  Animus Distillery, Artillery,  Bass and Flinders,  Bathtub Gin Co,  Big River Distilling Co, Cape Byron Distillery, Poor Toms, Darling Distillery , Devil’s Thumb Distillery, DrinksPlinks,  Earp Distilling, Envy Distilling,  Ester Spirits,  Flowstate Brewers & Distiller , Gindu,  Great Ocean Road,  Hepburn Distillery,  Hickson Road,   Karu Distillery,  Kings Cross Distillery,  Larrikin Gin,  Mount Compass Spirits,  Metcalf Distilleries,  Mrs Baker’s Still House,  Natural Distilling Co,  Never Never Distilling Co, Noble Bootleggers Distilling C,  Organic Bay Distillery,  Original Spirit Co, Plan B Distillery, Patient Wolf, Poncho Fox Distillery,  Prohibition Liquor Co,  Puss and Mew Distillery,  Saint Felix Distillery, Seven Seasons,  SevenZeroEight/ Gin Brothers, Small Batch Distilling/ Red Hen Gin,  Snowgum Distillery,  Southern Wild Distillery /Dasher Fisher, Sundays Distilling, Taylor and Smith Distilling Co, Tanglin Gin,  The Craft & Co,  The Gin Boutique, The Still Company,  The Farmer’s Wife Distilery, Threefold Distilling, Triple G Gin, Turner Stillhouse, Willing Distillery and more to come.

Plus Schibello Coffee and  Long Rays tonic range.

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