King Island Distillery News


   Handpicking Native botanicals means hh♡ | happy heidi loves learning, GINdependantly, by study, smell and taste to recognise local resources suited to handcrafting the GINcredible spirits of King Island Distillery.

   Sustainability and our natural surrounds in what GINspires Heidi and is the focus of King Island Distillery Native GIN recipe.

   Meticulously made mindfully because of Heidi's ♡ for the island and distilling the heart and GINtastic spirit of King Island.

   Happy world GIN day ♡ hh♡

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To celebrate Tasmanian Whisky Week 2022, Heidi Weitjens is excited to be invited as one of the four key whisky presenters at 'Monday Neat' whisky tasting night.  

A night of sharing good company and pairing fabulous food with great Tasmanian whisky.  The line up:

King Island Distillery

Adams Distillery

Launceston Distillery

Sullivans Cove Distillery

Each Distillery will be presenting a selection of whisky expressions throughout the evening, accompanied with food pairings. Hosted at Cinco Passiones Libation Lounge.

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Paying our respects in person to Bill and Lyn Lark is going to be an amazing occasion. In recognition their tireless efforts, as pioneer's, mentors, friends and awesome ambassadors of our industry in Tasmania and the world. Heidi Weitjens will fly to Hobart to be with the Larks and fellow friends in the Liquor and distilling industry at this special celebration evening.

Without them I would never have started King Island Distillery, so I am truly grateful for all that Bill and Lyn have given me in support and as true friends since 2013.

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We ♡ our customers and supporters voting for us in the Australia Post ORIAS 'People's Choice Award' for Small Retailers.

   There's still time; So we invite you to take brief moment to vote for King Island Distillery by clicking on the link.  
   Bonus; You then go into the draw to win 1 of 5 Qantas holiday packages valued at $2,000.
   Tip; Voters can increase their chances of winning by inviting their friends to vote. They’ll gain one additional entry for every friend that votes, up to a maximum of ten bonus entries.  
   Ends; Voting available until 31st May, so please vote today and click on the link.  
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   Mother’s Day is truly for all women who love with a mother’s heart. Giving birth is not required. Don’t hesitate to send a card and write a warm message to any woman who has been a strong and caring influence in your life.

   Any Mum’s love is massive — and it’s ok if your message isn’t mighty, she will appreciate the thought and effort. Sometimes the truest things, especially from the heart, are the simplest things.

   Copy a message on this blog, create, or customise your own words to connect and celebrate the GINcredible mothers in your life, starting with a meaningful message.

  • Happy Mother’s Day, Mum. Every day I’m thankful you’re mine.  Sorry if I drive you crazy sometimes.  I hope a bottle of Native Gin from Heidi’s King Island Distillery I bought for you, will help make up for it?
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