Cellar Notes

Bruichladdich Brand Ambassador Event

Bruichladdich Brand Ambassador Event

International Brand Ambassador Chloe Wood came down to Ol' Hobart Town and launched the Octomore 10 series and added a few extra treats from the di...
Old Pulteney & anCnoc Whisky Evening

Old Pulteney & anCnoc Whisky Evening

  We welcomed the fabulous multi award winning Old Pulteney & AnCnoc Distilleries to Hobart on Tuesday evening at 6.30pm on October 15th at Des...
Icons of Whisky - Australia

Icons of Whisky - Australia

This year Destination Cellars has been nominated in the Single Outlet Category for the Australian Icons of Whisky. We are thankful to be included with some of the most established retail outlets this country has to offer. We promise to keep on doing what we love doing in the years to come. 
The Spirits Business Interview - Confessions of a Retailer: Destination Cellars

The Spirits Business Interview - Confessions of a Retailer: Destination Cellars

Confessions of a retailer: Destination Cellars

25th September, 2019 by The Spirits Business

Todd Morrison, owner of Destination Cellars, discusses the challenges and rewards of running a spirits store in Hobart, Tasmania.

Heartwood Dregs #3

Heartwood Dregs #3

The latest release from Heartwood has landed from local whisky alchemist, Tim Duckett (aka Mr. H). The Dregs #3's radioactive pink fluorescent label adorns the bottle containing a deep amber fluid that weighs in at Heartwood's usual testicular heft of 61.8% ABV.
An evening with Chris Condon of Launceston Distillery

An evening with Chris Condon of Launceston Distillery

Chris Condon Of Launceston Distillery kindly came down from Launceston with some of his prized first releases to share some anecdotes and explain ...
Highland Park Tasting

Highland Park Tasting

A celebration of Viking heritage A large and enthusiastic crowd gathered at Hadley's Hotel on Tuesday night to sample 6 expressions from legendary ...
3RD Birthday Celebration Tasting

3RD Birthday Celebration Tasting

Our third birthday evening started off with 2 Speyside classics from The Glenrothes Distillery, The Manse Reserve and the 2001 Vintage. We then unveiled a couple of new drams: an Indian single Malt from Rampur aged in ex-bourbon and ex-Shery cask, alongside the pre-release of Tasmanian Independent Bottler's TIB RD0014 Muscat cask.  A 50%abv Brabazon edition 1 Sherry bomb from Teeling followed, and we finished the event with our special mystery dram - $1000 bottle of Jack Daniels Sinatra Centenary bottle.
Xmas Drams in July

Xmas Drams in July

On an especially beautiful winter sunny day we gathered at Hadley's Hotel to sample some Armagnac and whisky more suited to the traditional festive...
The Octomore Eight Series Masterclass Event

The Octomore Eight Series Masterclass Event

Tasting the Octomore 08 series individually is an experience, but tasting them as a set and comparing and contrasting them with friends was one of the most enjoyable things a whisky lover could do. Bucket list stuff.
Rare Whisky Evening with Dan Woolley

Rare Whisky Evening with Dan Woolley

Dan Woolley Australia's biggest whisky fan and Laphroaig Brand Ambassador presented some rather rare whiskies in the Lead Light Room at Hadleys on Friday 22 June
The Retiring Gin is Retiring

The Retiring Gin is Retiring

Last Call for The Retiring Gin   It is with great sadness that I report that The Retiring Gin is to retire. Distiller Bert Shugg has confirmed th...