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Pleasure for the palate

A superb range of handcrafted gins, vodkas and rums. Tasting is free, either neat or with matching... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2019
xartec
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Castlemaine, Australia
Gin Magic

Well worth making the stop via a little side road. Even if you aren’t a gin drinker, tasting the... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2018
jackyreynolds
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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We are a New Zealand craft distillery making high quality gin, vodka, and rum. In everything we do, we focus on purity. We believe that nature has gifted New Zealand as one of the last remaining pure places on the planet. Our goal is to honour the...more
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

A superb range of handcrafted gins, vodkas and rums. Tasting is free, either neat or with matching mixers. The Gins range from a traditional dry through to a sweeter Sun-Kissed variety. If you want an extra zing on the palate try the Wasabi Gin. Lovely...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Well worth making the stop via a little side road. Even if you aren’t a gin drinker, tasting the crazy concoctions like the wasabi flavoured gin, is a real experience and the tasting is totally free.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2018

We made a point of stopping here after discovering the Sunkissed gin. We tried a few other ones - barrel aged, dry gin and wasabi - all delicious. We ended up buying the barrel aged to take with us. They also sell smaller bottles in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Wet weather forced me off the beaches and trails so a quick walk around Takaka and the discovery of their own distillery with award winning gins. The owner was patient and clearly loves his products and I am now a big fan of their Sun...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

While walking through Takaka on a rainy day, stumbled across this fine establishment. David the production manager, happily served us free tastings of all their Gin and Rum products. Answering questions and explaining the differences, was very informative , enjoyable and tasty! I highly recommend...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this distillery on a day trip to Takaka, South Island NZ just by chance. We had walked past the laneway a couple of times already that day without noticing it. The lovely French man invited us to sample all their gins. Mmmm...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

Excellent tasting of some different gins, including wasabi, chocolate, and saffron; although I went home with a bottle of the more traditional dry gin. Dave was both friendly and informative and happy to spend time talking to us about the gin distilling process.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

We dropped in for a quick look and ended up leaving with three bottles! Have already been savouring the rum and vodka, with the gin saved for home.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed April 19, 2018

This is a lovely, small, distillery in Takaka that produces a couple of rums, a vodka and the star attraction gins. We only tasted the gins which all had unique flavours. Very knowledgable and friendly staff who made us very welcome. Our votes go to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Another must do thing in Takaka. Nice range of Gin and tasting is free. The lady (staff) who served us was very friendly and helpful. Couldn’t resist buying a Saffron Gin.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Yes, we are open Monday - Saturday 10AM - 4pm. Either Sue or Ido will be there to take care of you!
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Yes, we are open Monday - Saturday 10AM - 4pm. Either Sue or Ido will be there to take care of you!
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