Craft Spirits

Craft Spirits Consulting & Event Services 

26195914_1551412448271531_2519398065652529271_nSince 2012, Phillip has been writing and reviewing about Australian craft spirits in an informed and independent way that has earned the respect of the emerging industry.

Through his website, The Martini Whisperer he has profiled craft spirits from around the world, and maintained the definitive list of Australian craft distillers that attracts over 100,000 people a month to the website.

He also showcases craft spirits via his social media channels daily via Facebook and Instagram to a global audience

Phillip also hosts popular masterclasses and spirits appreciation events, and is engaged for events for both national institutions and corporate clients in addition to private soirees and hosting major events such as World Gin Day degustation events and balls.

He has been a guest international judge at the New Zealand Craft Spirits Awards and lead judge at the Royal Perth Show Craft Spirits Awards.

He’s regularly invited to comment in the media on the craft spirit scene and cocktail culture generally.

Phillip hosts several events each week to both private, corporate clients and through public programs at venues like Pialligo Estate.

These range from craft gin, rum, single malt, or Cognac tasting experiences, large degustation dinners for over 100 people, or providing cocktail catering services to clients like Australian Parliament House, Old Parliament House, the Canberra Centre, Pialligo Estate and Westfield.

He provides discrete advice to distillers, both established and emerging, on new releases including market research and development of new product flavour profiles.

Phillip can be engaged for the following services:

  • Staging and hosting special events
  • Guest speaking on cocktail culture, the Martini and craft spirits
  • Hospitality training
  • Independent reviews
  • Craft spirits development and branding consulting
  • Bespoke recipes.

You’ll find more information on his website here.

Please contact Phillip at to discuss how he can assist you.

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