Distilling The West Winds Gins

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Distilling The West Winds Gins

The original vision for West Winds was to develop a range of gins that highlighted the amazing native botanicals we have in Australia.  To do this we set out to launch the business with  two gins, both savoury in character, one at 40% incorporating toasted Australian wattle seed and one at 50% incorporating native Australian bush tomato. Turning the vision into a commercial reality took another year and 45 distillations using a New Zealand Amphora PDA-1 test still before we undertook the process of scaling up to our 150 litre Arnold Holstein copper pot still. During this evolutionary journey we...

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