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



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
Saturday 19 March 12pm – 3.30pm
Saturday 19 March 5.00pm – 8.30pm
Sunday 20 March 10.30am – 2.00pm

Masters of the Masterclass.

Saturday 19 March, 2022.  10.30am-12.00pm   SOLD  OUT

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 – Mikey (Cocktail King) Enright and Tim Stones – a distiller of distinction will present the class to 30 guests.
Be welcomed with a Schibello Coffee and 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 Tim some of the gin-making secrets in particular behind his 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 with another cocktail in hand and transition straight into the Gin Festival starting at 12.00pm.
Some guests will win gorgeous prizes from sponsors ArtisanDrinks, Schibello Coffee and DrinksPlinks.

Gin Festival

18 – 20 March 2022
Save the Date!

Distillers attending the Melbourne Gin Festival

Distillery Botanica, Karu Distillery, Ester Spirits, Gindu, Kings Cross Distillery, Hickson House Distilling Co, Martin Distillation Company, Metcalf Distilleries, Natural Distilling Co, Original Spirit Co, Saint Felix Distillery, Southern Wild Distillery, Dasher Fisher,  SevenZeroEight/Gin Brothers, Snowgum Distillery, Taylor and Smith distilling Co, Triple G Gin, Animus Distillery, Adams Distillery, Larrikin Gin, The Craft & Co, Noble Bootleggers, Devil’s Thumb Distillery, The Gin Boutique, Big River Distilling Co, Fossey’s Gin, 23rd Street, Patient Wolf, Australian Distilling Co, Flowstate Brewers and Distillers, CC Gin, Ironbark Distillery, Poor Tom’s Distillery, Southern Wild Distillery, Dasher Fisher, Turner Stillhouse, Never Never, Prohibition Liquor Co, Envy Distilling, Small Batch Distilling/Red Hen Gin, Bathtub Gin Co, Plan B Distillery, Hepburn Distillery, Seven Seasons, PlinksDrinks and more to confirm. Plus Schibello Coffee and Artisan Drinks Co tonic range.

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