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Discover all there is to know about gins, brandies, spirits & liqueurs. Catch up on the latest news... seasonal updates, our unique vine-to-bottle distillation inspiration and the lowdown on sourcing local. Read more...
Mastering the art of the Martini
Ah – the Martini! A sip of unparalleled refinement. Undoubtedly one of the most iconic cocktails in the world of mixology, few drinks embody sophistication and timeless allure quite like the Martini. Picture a dimly lit lounge, jazz melodies weaving...
BASS & FLINDERS X MONTALTO GIN BATCH THREE LIMITED EDITION
For the last two years, we’ve collaborated with one of our local heroes here on the Peninsula, Montalto, to create this extremely limited edition gin. After selling out Batch One and Two, the latest release - 'Batch Three' is available now.  ...
Immersive Experiences At Distillery Door
Craft Spirits, Culinary Delights and Unforgettable Experiences at Bass & Flinders Distillery! Welcome to the vibrant world of Bass & Flinders Distillery, where each visit to our Distillery Door promises a journey that ignites the senses and elevates your curiosity, with...
Heartbreak - a universal truth
Heartbreak can be painful, but the ancient Japanese craft of Kintsugi teaches us that a breakage can also be mended to become even stronger, and to embrace our imperfections. 💔 Kintsugi is the ancient Japanese art of fixing broken pottery with gold. Dating back...
Limoncello Spritz - the spritz of the season
The must-have cocktail of the year! The Limoncello Spritz, also known as the Amalfi Spritz, is the spritz of the season, the pinnacle of sophistication and refreshment. Move over Aperol, say hello to Limoncello! Sip this spritz poolside, beachside, countryside,...
Spiced Christmas Brandy
Fun Christmas jumpers and an over-stuffed stocking  🎶Mince pies, candy canes and brandy corks popping. Tinsel that shimmers and festive lights twinkleApricots, cranberries and raisins with nutmeg to sprinkle. Decadent chocolates tied up with string,These are a few of my...
The Negroni: Celebrating a classic Italian cocktail
The Negroni is one of the world’s most famous cocktails. Few can claim the level of timeless appeal that the Negroni offers. This quintessential Italian aperitivo or ‘pre-dinner drink’ - scarlet red in colour and a delicate balance of only...
The Art of Brandy Production
Check out this great little Drinks Adventures Podcast from James Atkinson talking with Holly Klintworth about her six-week internship in Cognac, France supported by a Churchill Fellowship. So proud of our Managing Director and Head Distiller Holly, who spent 6 weeks in Cognac, France on an...
Heartbreak Gin Cocktails to Warm your Winter
Discover Bass & Flinders Heartbreak Gin cocktail recipes to warm your winter. Create perfect gin cocktails for Winter using Australia’s best artisanal, handcrafted pinot noir gin. Loaded with complex & audacious character and unique Australian botanicals - with a burst of...
Heartbreak Pinot Noir Gin 2023 Limited Release is here!
Every now and again we come across a love story that touches our hearts in more ways than one. A love that grows stronger with every passing season. Complex and audacious with a burst of sweetness, fresh and flirty with...
World Gin Day
Gin lovers of the world rejoice, on the second Saturday in June every year it's officially World Gin Day!  A global celebration of all things gin. It’s time to raise a glass to celebrate this wonderful juniper-based spirit in all...
Hop into our Distillery Door this Easter for signature cocktails
Get your Easter break off to a festive start with the perfect cocktails for all your celebrations and some new Tasty Eats on our food menu.  Visit us at our Distillery door this long weekend for our limited edition seasonal cocktails...
Méthode Eau De Vie: What makes our spirits unique
Our Méthode Eau de Vie. What is it and what does it mean? Why is it important? At Bass & Flinders Distillery we choose to do things differently. We believe producing a world-class spirit takes patience. It requires creativity and...
What is Limoncello? Your Ultimate Guide.
Limoncello. A success story steeped in the richest traditions to produce Italy’s sumptuous version of liquid gold. Although its true origins may never be determined, this traditional lemon liqueur discovered in the coastal regions of Southern Italy is a bright...
Watch out for our fresh new look!
GOLD MEDAL WIN FOR OUR NEW LOOK! MELBOURNE DESIGN AWARDS 2023 We proudly received a GOLD medal for our new packaging design at the Melbourne Design Awards for 2023. This prestigious award for Graphic Design - Three Dimensional, celebrates creative...
The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide
‘Tis the season for festive spirits, yuletide feasts, and spending quality time with family and friends! If you’re looking for the perfect presents for this Christmas, then look no further…we’ve done all the hard work for you and compiled a...
First female president of the Australian Distillers Association - our Head Distiller, Holly
Today the Australian Distillers Association elected its first female President, our Managing Director and Head Distiller Holly Klintworth. Holly takes on the role as ADA President following 8 years with Stu Gregor, Four Pillars Co-Founder at the helm. The team...
BASS & FLINDERS X YARRA BOTANICA
LIMITED RELEASE NATIVE VICTORIAN GIN In our passionate pursuit of creating distinctive, small batch spirits with a focus on local provenance and sourcing of uniquely native botanicals, we are proud to have partnered with well-renowned floating bar and eatery Yarra...
The Best Things to do on the Mornington Peninsula
Just over an hour’s drive from Melbourne lies the picturesque Mornington Peninsula, a beautiful seaside region popular for weekend getaways. A coastal haven renowned for its rolling hills, scenic vineyards, pristine beaches, historical attractions and gourmet food & wine. Become...
Crafting the Spirit of a New Era
After a long journey around the globe, it has finally arrived... We are so very excited to announce that we have secured an authentic ex-cognac still from France! Our new still is an original French made, ex-cognac still that has been...
Angry Ant Gin - A taste of the Outback
An ode to the Outback, our premium Angry Ant Gin is a truly unique, native Australian gin. A tribute to Australia’s ecologically rich, bio-diverse landscapes. This exceptional gin is a pure expression of the native Australian botanicals foraged from Wooleen...