Come and Palooza With Us!
60 Australian craft gin distillers from all states are coming to the new and exciting WINX STAND at Royal Randwick . All drinks are included in your ticket and bottle sales for take home are available.

Long Rays mixers supporting the distillers.

Tasting Sessions

FRIDAY 29 APRIL

1.30-4.30pm
5.30pm – 8.30pm

SATURDAY 30 APRIL

1.30pm – 4.30pm
5.30pm – 8.30pm

SUNDAY 1 MAY

10.30 – 2.00pm
3- 6.00pm Buy 1 Get 2

$70

SOLD OUT

The Sydney Gin Palooza follows its tradition of supplying all ticket-holders with their choice of G&Ts made by the distillers. Hear their secrets about how they produce their gin and what they put in it! Your ticket gives you your tastings, a souvenir cocktail glass, a tote bag and Schibello Coffee on demand. All drinks are on the house and an entertaining day is promised. Croissants and coffee complimentary at the 10.30am Sunday session. Friday 1pm – 4pm buy one ticket and we give you two as a special offering to those finishing their week early.

November 2021 ticket holders – your tickets including QR codes are valid for the new dates. Days and session times remain unchanged.

A Masterclass embodying the Margaret River Spirit

SATURDAY 30 APRIL

4.30pm – 5.30 pm.
Limited to 30 seats.

$160

SOLD OUT

THE WEST WINDS GIN company has won many trophies and gold medals including 2020 trophies for best flavoured gin at the Australian Gin Awards and also the World Gin Awards.

Their Master Distiller will excite your taste buds with a first time taste of their new varieties in this interesting and informative one hour class. A small serving of tapas is included along with a tote bag and a souvenir cocktail glass. Automatic entry into the Palooza follows the class.

Owner Paul White says: “We value this land and proudly source our local ingredients directly from growers. Some of our environmentally sustainable produce includes honey, bush tomatoes, Davidson plums, limes, lemons, coriander, sloe berries and sea parsley are just some examples of the environmentally sustainable botanicals we source from local suppliers”.

Turner Stillhouse Masterclass

Sunday 1 May

2:00pm – 3.00 pm.
Limited to 30 seats.

$160

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Your welcome Tom Collins gin cocktail will be the 2021 trophy-winning Three Cuts Gin the Distiller’s Release. Come ready for a masterclass discussing different distillation techniques for modern craft gins.

Your host is Turner Stillhouse’s Founder and Distiller, Justin Turner – an American living and distilling in Tasmania. Justin married a Tasmanian from a multi-generational farming family and has cultivated an obsession with Tasmanian spirits and food ever since. He founded Turner Stillhouse to fuse the art of craft spirits and modern technology, and with the ambition to create consistently awesome spirits.

Justin will talk to you about different types of gin distillation techniques: The Steep Method and Vapor Infusion. He will also share with you his experience of which botanicals work well in modern, contemporary gins giving you hints for your own homemade cocktails.
$160 includes the class plus the following Palooza session and someone will win a bottle of the trophy gin.

ESTER SPIRITS – HOW TO TURBO CHARGE YOUR BRUNCH

Saturday 20 November

12:00pm – 1.00 pm.
Limited to 30 seats.

$160

SOLD OUT

Trophy-winning gin and classy canapés to match

ESTER owners Felix and Corinna will base their presentation around three courses with matched gin/ cocktails.

Fresh oysters with a gin Mignonette

Gin cured Salmon with Egg Salad En Croute

Triple cream Brie with grape sciatica

Saturday 20 November 12pm – 1pm. Limited to 30 seats.

Automatic entry into the Palooza follows the class.

Salmon Gravlax and Gin Cooking Demo with Never Never

Friday 29 April

4.30pm – 5.30pm.
Limited to 28 seats.

$140

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Meet exciting Italian Chef Paolo Gatto (SUD Restaurant). He will demonstrate his famous Gravlax recipe. The salmon has marinated for 24 hours in NEVER NEVER’s trophy-winning Triple Juniper Gin (Paolo’s favourite) before he shows you how to prepare his recipe for these stunning canapes . Paolo will explain why this type of gin is best when marinating smoked salmon. A member of Never Never’s team will join the class and discuss the suitability of using his gin in cooking. You will receive two canapes and a nip of gin compare flavour profiles before continuing into the next Palooza session. If you already have a Palooza ticket for the next session we will refund it for you.

Tasting session tickets include:

  • Cocktail glass to keep

  • Tote bags to fill up with Gin
  • Free Schibello Coffee
  • Croissants on Sunday morning
  • 58 Distillers to meet

  • 300+ Gins to taste
  • G&Ts of your choice
  • Long Rays Tonic and Soda Water

Distillers attending this year
  • 1919 Distilling
  • Natural Distilling Co
  • Pretty Parrot
  • Applewood Distillery
  • Little Juniper Distilling
  • Tara Distillery
  • Southern Wild Distillery / Dasher Fisher
  • Big River Distilling Co
  • Prohibition Liquor Co
  • Hickson House Distilling Co
  • Nosferatu
  • Mrs Baker’s Stillhouse
  • Australian Distilling Co
  • The Gin Boutique
  • Threefold Distilling
  • Unexpected Guest
  • Bathtub Gin Co
  • Pants Off Distillery
  • Banks & Solander
  • The Farmers Wife
  • The West Winds Gin
  • Diviners Distillery
  • Ester Spirits
  • Karu Distillery
  • Clark & Kealey
  • Taylor and Smith Distilling
  • Grown Spirits
  • Darby-Norris Distillery
  • Metcalf Distilleries
  • Snowgum Distillery
  • Banks & Solander Distillery
  • Barossa Distilling
  • Magpie Distilling
  • Clarence Distillery
  • Mobius Distilling
  • Bondi Liquor Co
  • Broken Hearts Gin
  • Adams Distillery
  • Turner Stillhouse
  • Otter Craft Distilling
  • Bathurst Grange Distillery
  • Joadja Distillery
  • Never Never
  • Hang 10 Distillery
  • Saint Felix Distillery
  • South Coast Distillery
  • Kings Cross Distillery
  • Cape Byron Distillery
  • Fresh Habitat
  • Dos Dragones Distillery
  • Needle & Pin Spirits
  • Old Young’s Distillery
  • Red Hen Spirits
  • Puss and Mew Distillery
  • Original Spirit Co
  • Loveshack
  • Schibello Coffee
Plan your day! Download your tasting map here.

Responsible Service of Alcohol practices will be observed. Enquiries: phoebe@ginevents.com.au

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