Whether you're fond of the classic afternoon G&T or a buttery single malt in the wee hours, you'll find plenty of distilled delights in Victoria, which is hitting its straps as a genuine whiskey and gin destination.
Wend your way across the state sampling the unique creations of small batch producers and artisanal distillers as you go. Find reinvented classics and gins and whiskeys inspired by the diverse Victorian landscapes. Pop into a 'distillery door' to taste the latest batch, take a tour, or sign up for a masterclass to delve deeper into the craft.
Start your spiritual journey with single malt whisky at Starward Distillery in Melbourne or pop into the Little Lon Distilling Co., in an historic city laneway. Visit Timboon Railway Shed Distillery down the Great Ocean Road. Behold small-batch gins at Four Pillars in Healesville. Discover Kilderkin Distillery in Ballarat and Reed and Co. in Bright.
Call in at Bass and Flinders on the Mornington Peninsula and Gippsland's Loch Brewery & Distillery. Looking for new flavours? Try vodka and other spirits at Alchemy Distillers or the 'healing liqueurs' at Terra Australis Distillery in Daylesford. Whatever your tipple, Victoria's new breed of distilleries has a flight for you.