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The Wigs Cellar turns Speakeasy!

The Wigs Tasting Studio at 172 Queen Street will launch with an instore Prosecco tasting on Wednesday the 24th of February 2021. Health restrictions apply to numbers so please RSVP asap to orders@thewigscellar.com.au or call (03) 9670 2753. The Wigs Cellar, Melbourne’s oldest bottle shop, are now serving up gin, whisky,...

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...