Western Australia - Get Your Gin On With WA's Best Gin Experiences
FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS, AUSTRALIA’S SMALL-BATCH SPIRIT INDUSTRY HAS GROWN INTO A BILLION-DOLLAR ENTERPRISE.
There are roughly 300 distilleries across the country – and more than half of them producing gin. Western Australia has long been a trailblazer in the juniper spirit stakes, with gins from all across the state consistently hailed as some of the best in the world, and it continues to go from strength to strength. Whether you’re deep down on the southern coast, in the bushland of Margaret River, on Perth’s city streets or even as far north as Kununurra, there’s always an exciting experience awaiting gin enthusiasts. Here’s where to find them.
MOONTIDE DISTILLERY, BILINGURR
Kimberley monsoonal rainwater and locally sourced botanicals like Kakadu plum and white berry bush lend a distinctive sense of place to Moontide Distillery’s award-winning gins. The fact that it’s the only distillery and cellar door in Broome (and one of the most isolated on the planet) makes it well worth a visit, but so too does the offer of free guided tastings and tours. Make an afternoon of it over a few cocktails and WA cheeses with local pickles alongside.
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