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About The Academy

By | News

The Tasmanian Whisky Academy offers education courses in whisky distilling for enthusiasts, hospitality people, visitors and tourists, and for those interested in working in the distilling and brewing industries. Our goal is to connect people who love whisky and want to know more, with people who can help. Our courses…

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Distillery setup information

By | Business, Education

When starting the planning for your distillery, you need to ensure that you understand the compliance and business requirements.  These are just some of ther resources that might help you on that journey. Like any small business it is important that you seek business and financial advice before commencing. ATO…

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Fanny’s Bay whisky launches

By | Distilleries, News, Tassie whisky

Congrats to Mathew and Julie Cooper for the launch of their very fine whisky.  Another of Tasmania’s nano distilleries created from passion, hard work and the salty northern coast of Tasmania. a good round of whisky mates cheering their launch at Launceston’s Kingsway Bar in May. See their story (and…

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A little bit special

By | Distilleries, Tassie whisky

Sulli’s (Sullivan’s Cove Distillery to most of us) is releasing some special limited edition whiskies. The casks will be one offs, producing only a few hundred bottles, released only once or twice a year. Stay tuned next week for specifics around the first ever cask release. or more information visit Sulli’s…

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Who put the ANZAC in whisky?

By | Distilleries, News

Check out the Tasmanian team behind New Zealand Distilleries. Their story demonstrates the creating a global market for your whiskies is entirely possible. To quote the piece ““Following the US launch, about 80-90 per cent of sales will be outside New Zealand. Today’s technology means that your location doesn’t matter,”…

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The dark art of whisky

By | Distilleries, News, Tassie whisky

Our newest independent whisky company Dark Valley has hit its straps quickly. Dark Valley Whisky is the brainchild of whisky guru Alex Moores and like a good gnome has been touring the whisky isles of the northern hemisphere. It can also be found locally in great bars and whisky outlets….

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Whisky awards lift the bar

By | Industry, News

It is gratifying to see the results that Australia’s distillers continue to achieve on the world stage, as well as peer recognition locally, for what has become a country of hardworking and innovative distillers. Sometimes it seems as though there are more awards than spirits, each achievement from a special…

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