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Bass and Flinders Distillery

232 Red Hill Rd, Red Hill, Victoria 3937, Australia
+61 419 548 430
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Mixing the gin for maximum tastiness - Gin Masterclass

Mixing gin, drinking gin, talking about gin while tasting gin... if you're a gin enthusiast, Bass... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
Perfectly_Pippa
Small but lovely!

We visited the distillery to purchase a new bottle of the Cerise gin which we had just finished. We... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2018
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Set in the heart of Red Hill, we invite you to visit Mornington Peninsula's only bespoke distillery and cellar door and experience a journey from the stills to glass. We will offer you an insight into how we make our fine products including a range of gins, Australia's first grape based vodka, limoncello and aged spirits. Tours of our barrel room and distillery are offered every weekend and we welcome visitors to a tasting at our tasting bar. We also offer one of the most unique gin masterclasses in Australia where guests have an opportunity to create their very own bespoke gin. Special Features: Gin Masterclasses, cellar door tastings and sales, distillery tours. Opening Hours: Our cellar door is open every Saturday & Sunday 11am - 5pm Open every public holiday, closed Christmas day and Good Friday
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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232 Red Hill Rd, Red Hill, Victoria 3937, Australia
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+61 419 548 430
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

Mixing gin, drinking gin, talking about gin while tasting gin... if you're a gin enthusiast, Bass and Flinders Gin Masterclass may be nirvana. The venue was lovely, as were the staff and the gin. Someone is on hand to provide advice and help rescue any...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2018

We visited the distillery to purchase a new bottle of the Cerise gin which we had just finished. We both enjoyed a gin flight and sampled some new and interesting gins- with a chat with one of the owners as a bonus. If you fancy...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

I can’t recommend the experience highly enough at Bass & Flinders. It’s known as a Gin distillery but actually it covers Grappa, Vodka, a full range of gin’s and lemoncello. Amazing and informative staff, fun environment and seriously good products. Forget what you think you...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Wow whether you drink gin or not - have a Limoncello like me or a non alcoholic cocktail mixed for you this is well worth a visit. We tried a paddle of mixed gins with various additives which was amgood way to try something different,...More

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Christabel B, Public Relations Manager at Bass and Flinders Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2018

Hi Denise, Thank you for your feedback, it's wonderful to hear you had a good time and enjoyed learning about our products! We look foreward to seeing you again! Kind regards, Christabel Bass & Flinders Distillery

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Tips for a perfect Saturday trip: 1. Book this gin masterclass well in advance- they sell out quick. 2. Make sure you have a driver/Uber/ good walking shoes. You won’t be driving anywhere after this. 3. Have a look at your favourite gins at home-...More

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Christabel B, Public Relations Manager at Bass and Flinders Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2018

Hi Philip, Thank you so much taking the time to write and give us your feedback on our Gin Masterclass! I couldn't agree more! So pleased you enjoyed the day and of course I will send your comments on to the team. Kind regards, Christabel...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Came here the other day to test out a few of the gins. The guy guiding us through our tastings was extremely knowledgeable on all the liquors they were offering, and had a blast explaining it all to us. We ended it off with a...More

Thank Kyla C
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Christabel B, Public Relations Manager at Bass and Flinders Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2018

Hi Kyla, Thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are so pleased you had a terrific experience, I will be sure to pass it on to my team members. Kind regards, Christabel Borlin Bass & Flinders Distillery

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Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

For those who have never experienced quality Gin and truly want to experience this quality spirit at it's finest, then Bass & Flinders is the place to come. Quality in staff, locality and just general atmosphere. This place is a nice little slice of paradise...More

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Christabel B, Public Relations Manager at Bass and Flinders Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2018

Hi Joshua, Thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are so pleased you had a terrific experience, and that you enjoyed our spirits! I will be sure to pass your comments on to my team members. Kind regards, Christabel Borlin Bass...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

An impromptu visit to this specialty tourist spot was a nice surprise - tucked away behind the Mont Rouge winery and cafe - the ideal combination- a gin tasting then a light lunch at mont rouge - aptly named after its red hill locale! A...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this gin making class from start to finish. The distiller who led the class had a lovely manner and was very knowledgeable. We really appreciated the commitment of the business to using local grapes to produce the ethanol base for their gin....More

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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Went here for a tasting & thought it was only Gin wow their Limoncello is great have already been back to buy another bottle

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