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What’s new on Tamborine Mountain

Behind the gold of the Gold Coast’s glistening sands, there’s a mountain of green: Tamborine Mountain. Named Queensland’s Top Tourism Town for 2023 for its “…stunning natural attractions, world-class food and wine, exhilarating adventures, and genuine village-style hospitality into a holiday destination that’s full of surprises…”, the sun was shining on the mountaintop. Little did...
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From heritage to adventure, from culture to country, there are lots of reasons to visit Ipswich. Ipswich is the starting point for many journeys, both around the city and to the countryside beyond. Whether you visit to follow your main interest in car racing, mountain bike riding, antiques shopping, camping, canoeing and adventuring, taking a...
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The Brooks family have never taken the easy road. From regenerating a rundown farm to recyclable packaging, from using native botanicals to sustainable waste management, Brookies has led the way with best practice in both the food and drink arms of their business, sustainability at the core of everything they do. After winning multiple awards...
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When we travel, particularly when time is limited, we may be intent on travelling to a destination rather than experiencing the journey. The places along the way are ‘in between’ spots. We often don’t bother to stop, as we are going somewhere else. Unfortunately, when we focus more on destination than experience, we miss the...
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Australians are great fans of boutique brews. The ‘low volume, premium production’ trend has moved through sectors of Australia’s liquor industry during the past ten years. First it was beer that benefitted from the craft movement, then gin, and now rum and whiskey are having their time in the spotlight. Craft distilleries are popping up...
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It’s ‘gin o’çlock’ around the world, the liquor that began as a medicinal tonic once again one of our top trending drinks. There’s no better time than now to learn more about gin and its distilling process, especially when it comes with the opportunity to make a bottle of gin according to your own personal...
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Ever feel that you wanted a drink that is ‘tailor made’ to fit? Then Winston Quinn fits the bill. Fortitude Valley is home to this urban distillery with two common themes running through its design: dogs and jeans. Their connection? Owner and distiller, Megan Donsky. You can’t enter Winston Quinn without greeting a wall mural...
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Luke Ridden is a bright star in the world of spirits. Australia’s youngest commercial distiller, co-owning Granddad Jack’s with his father David, Luke is the youngest person in the world to win a gold medal in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Not only was Granddad Jack’s Barbershop Coffee Liqueur awarded World’s Best Coffee Liqueur,...
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With a vision of starting a funky Cuban-styled bar, chemical engineer Alexander Bell launched Milton Rum with a partner in mid-2019. Distillery by day and rum bar by night (The Malecón Rum Bar), this funky Cuban bar would be right at home in pre-Castro Cuba. We can imagine its leather couches populated with cigar-smoking socialites...
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There’s nothing random about success. I can feel it around me when we visit Wildflower Distilling. Feel it as I take the crystal glass that’s handed to me, a piece of dehydrated orange floating on the clear liquid as I take a tentative sip. Satin. The sensation of silkiness spreads across my tongue with barely...