South Australia has a long, mostly forgotten history of whisky production. Unbeknown to many, some of South Australia’s most iconic wine names (Penfolds, Yalumba, Seppelstfield) have released whisky brands in the past. Now, with the spirits industry flourishing, we dive into the long-overlooked story of whisky making in the wine state.
Australia once had its very own term for a pour of spirits – the nobbler! Here we uncover the rowdy origins of this vintage call and find out how it became so ingrained in Australian drinking culture.