Melbourne: Whisky Bars & Gin Joints

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Victoria has become the epicentre of Australia’s craft spirit scene, but it all began in Melbourne. This whisky bars and gin joints tour blends tales of shipwrecks, sly grog, and sprits with visits to three of Melbourne’s coolest whisky and gin bars.


  • Learn about Victoria's fascinating whisky and gin history
  • Visit three of Melbourne's best whisky and gin bars
  • Taste some of Victoria's best local whiskies


During this tour, you will stop for tastings at three of Melbourne’s coolest whiskey and gin bars, including Melbourne’s oldest dedicated whisky bar and the only distillery in the CBD. You will taste different liquors and learn about the history of each spirit. Learn about the man dubbed the Ned Kelly of Victorian whisky, how Victoria – not Tasmania – led whiskey and gin production in the 19th and early 20th Century, and hear about the local distillery which was so good, its overseas owners demanded they lower their quality to stop beating foreign competitors. You will also learn fun facts about the rich global history of whisky and gin.


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