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Author - The Wigs Cellar

Quinine, a bitterly significant ingredient!

The most iconic and important ingredient of modern day tonic water is quinine, a bitter extract from cinchona bark. Quinine was originally used as a preventative medicine for malaria and as such was consumed heavily in tropical areas (South Asia and Africa) where the disease was prevalent. The earliest records...

From Farm to Distillery

Local Produce Inspiring The Australian Gin Boom. Australians are famous for their creative ingenuity. This enterprising spirit can be seen in the rise of boutique distilleries, with more than 100 gin distilleries operating across the country. Many of these Australian distilleries have taken advantage of their rural locations and created...

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