Event held on May 27

Whisky in the Wheelwrights

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Event runs from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM


Step into one of Sovereign Hill's most unique spaces where wood, fire, metal, heat and steam take centre stage. Discover what whisky and rare trades have in common in a special whisky-tasting session inside the wheelwrights’ workshop. Hosted by Australia’s leading distilleries Archie Rose and Starward, together with Sovereign Hill's rare trades team, this special event is one for the senses. Join in a conversation about craftsmanship with Sovereign Hill's rare trades team while experiencing six of the finest Australian whiskies. Each whisky tasting will be accompanied by a specially-selected snack, with demonstrations throughout the evening of heritage trades by Sovereign Hill’s coachbuilders, wheelwrights, blacksmiths and carpenters. Perfect for those who are interested in the science and romance of whisky-making. What’s included: - An arrival drink - Guided whisky tastings with Paul Slater (Archie Rose) and Matty Folent (Starward) with paired bites - A conclusion drink - Rare trade demonstrations such as hot tyring and steam bending - Access to Sovereign Hill’s rare trades team and their skills, knowledge and expertise - Whisky inspired playlist curated by our resident blacksmith, Tim Bignell - A unique immersive space that will activate your senses This is a COVIDSafe event held under the current government guidelines. Visitors aged over 12 years and two months must show their COVID-19 vaccination status as a condition of entry. Entry Cost All tickets $101.31