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Tamborine Mountain Distillery - Australia’s most Internationally-awarded Distillery and Liquor brand in the New Millennium

Michael’s Studio Adventures at HIT 105 Gold Coast

Michael recorded two little promos for TMD, the Gold Coast and the Hinterland – (15 seconds and 30 seconds):

Michael’s interview with RACQ

A TASTY MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN
17/08/2016

Last Friday was our annual Milestones Lunch, RACQ’s event recognising staff celebrating significant years of long service.

A special element of this year’s event was the gift given to each attending Milestone – a hand painted bottle of Toffee Wattle Liqueur from Tamborine Mountain Distillery (TMD).

I couldn’t imagine a more appropriate source for 2016’s Milestones gift for our most-loyal staff at Queensland’s largest club than from another celebrated and independent Queensland local.

Established in 1993, TMD was […]

Trip Advisor – “CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE” AWARD 2016

We were thrilled to receive the Trip Advisor “Certificate of Excellence” award for this year, bringing our total
to an impressive five years in a row as the number one tourist attraction on Tamborine Mountain.

Tamborine Mountain Distillery is a small family run business and we endeavour to provide a high level of customer service as well as the best liqueurs and spirits we can produce.

We are blown away to have our efforts recognised in this manner!

 

 

Story on Michael and the Distillery (by Jorg Fedler) – on YouTube

When Michael Ward sets himself a goal, he will reach it. His charisma, passion, determination and energy are like an electric spark, inspiring people around him. He goes about his goals like a mountaineer, set to climb Mount Everest.

In 1991 Michael wanted a distillery license and run a distillery. It took him 18 months of negotiation to convince the Government of his good character and professional ability. In 1993 his dream came true.
He now runs a successful distillery with his […]

Lovely story by Jorg Fedler on Michael and the Distillery

TAMBORINE MOUNTAIN DISTILLERY – MICHAEL WARD from Jorg Fedler on Vimeo.

When Michael Ward sets himself a goal, he will reach it. His charisma, passion, determination and energy are like an electric spark, inspiring people around him. He goes about his goals like a mountaineer, set to climb Mount Everest.

In 1991 Michael wanted a distillery license and run a distillery. It took him 18 months of negotiation to convince the Government of his good character and professional ability. In 1993 his […]

Beach Ball Cocktail

Warm cheers to all our friends and everyone at the Bleach Festival on the Gold Coast! I know you will be having fun- I’ll be thinking of you as I relax on my beach with my “Beach Ball” cocktail here at our rainforest retreat on Tamborine Mountain
Keep well and happy!
Unkle Michael

BEACH BALL COCKTAIL (a salute to the “Bleach” Festival on the Gold Coast)
30ml TMD Lilly Pilly Gin
15ml TMD Honey Dew Melon Liqueur
1 teaspoon lime juice
Fresh melon juice
Ice
Half fill a tall […]

Visit from Sandra Dewi – Brand Ambassador

Unkle Michael welcomed Sandra Dewi, a high profile actress, model, TV host and brand ambassador from Indonesia, with over 9 million social media followers. Sandra and her group, including her sister visited TMD as part of their tour for Tourism Australia & Panorama Tours, the largest retail travel agency in Indonesia. A drone captured video of our courtyard (see shadow on ground in last photo).

Surf ‘n’ Sun

Unkle Michael’s got rubber arms and feeling a little ‘noodled’ from too much surfin’ so he’s having a cool down with a “Surf ‘n’ Sun” cocktail before he heads down to Snapper Rocks for the Quicksilver and Roxy Pro (which he expects to win).

Surf ‘n’ Sun
30ml TMD B.O.S.C citrus liqueur
30ml TMD Chocolate Liqueur
15ml TMD Vermouth
15ml TMD Wild Citrus Vodka
Orange juice
Soda water
Add ice to a tall glass and slowly add ingredients. Top up with orange juice, a dash of soda and […]

Anthony’s Birthday celebration …

Anthony & his mates enjoying his birthday at Tamborine Mountain Distillery. Anthony is the short guy Unkle Michael is looking up to.

The Gatsby Girls

The “Gatsby Girls” birthday celebration at Tamborine Mountain Distillery.

St Patrick’s Day

 

ST PATRICK’S DAY 17 MARCH 2016
Contrary to what Kermit says, IT IS EASY BEING GREEN, ‘COS IT’S ST PATRICK’S DAY! YAY!

Tamborine Mountain Distillery is all things GREEN:
MOULIN ROUGE ABSINTHE and AUSTRALIAN HERBAL LIQUEUR

The Irish Gnome Competition is coming up!!!!
Which do you like best? Vote for your favourite pose!

 

Visit from Tourism and Events Queensland, South East Asia

On 11 March, we welcomed Stella Pok (on Unkle Michael’s left), Marketing Manager-Tourism and Events Queensland, South East Asia and her tour group to the distillery- these lovely smiling people are from Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore!

TMD’s Michael Ward – BBC Radio interview on Australia Day

Michael was interviewed by Mark Murphy (BBC Radio Suffolk) on Australia Day 2016, about his experiences in Australia, having moved here from Ipswich, England in the mid 1970’s.

(Michael starts at about 1 min 25 sec into the clip)

Fantastic success at the CWSA!

News has just come in from Hong Kong that we have won a swag of awards including Trophy for Best Liqueur at China’s most prestigious Wine & Spirit Competition CWSA.
WINNERS ARE :

TMD Apricot Brandy Liqueur ( Trophy & Double Gold )
TMD Festive Fruits Liqueur ( Double Gold )
TMD Chai Liqueur ( Double Gold )
TMD Gingerbread Liqueur ( Double Gold )
TMD Coffee Liqueur ( Double Gold )
TMD Honey Dew Melon Liqueur ( Double Gold )
TMD Choc Mint Liqueur (Gold )
TMD Apricot […]

Michael’s interview with The Weekend Edition

Michael Ward, owner, Tamborine Mountain Distillery

THE SECRET TO A HAPPY LIFE IS TO KEEP BUSY AND ENJOY YOUR WORK BECAUSE ULTIMATELY IT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IN YOUR LIFE …
Michael Ward and his wife Alla began making spirits as a way to use the excess fruit that was growing on their Tamborine Mountain property, their little hobby has grown to become Australia’s most internationally awarded distillery and liqueur brand this millennium. We had a chat with Michael Ward from […]