Gin Journal

The Season that was, The Spirits to come...
Most would be aware by now that we’ve endured the effects of La Nina this past summer, but other than going to the beach for a swim a little less than you’d like, or turning on the heater instead of...
The Changing Face of Spirits Production in Australia, with Bass & Flinders' Head Distiller: Holly Klintworth
Drawn from a love of classic brandies produced in France, what started out as a small passion project in the back of a local winery has developed into a desire to champion the best of Australian craft spirits production and...
Q&A Sessions: We chat with Leon Mervis, Managing Director of Bremont Australia
Bass & Flinders announces new partnership with Bremont. 1. Tell us about the inspiration and early years of Bremont. It can't be easy trying to create a watch brand.  Bremont Watch Company first launched its collection of highly developed aviation inspired timepieces...
It’s a BRANDY Revival!
  In very recent history, Brandy was seen to be suffering a fashion crisis. When people used to think about Brandy, they often imagined tuxedoed gentlemen smoking cigars in wood panelled libraries, or your grandmother using it to flame her...
A Craft Gin Revolution
  The Rise of Australian Craft Gin. It’s the perfect time to be a gin lover. Hot on the heels of the craft beer boom, our nation is experiencing an explosion in the number of Australian distilleries producing high quality...
History of Gin
Where did it all be-GIN? Gin lovers…have you ever stopped to think about the origins of gin and where the humble spirit was first created? At Bass and Flinders, our passion for adventure and our thirst for knowledge (pardon the pun) about...