Here you will find (in descending order), some of the interesting news items and events which have been a part of Tamborine Mountain Distillery’s exciting history …


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2610, 2016

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):

2808, 2016

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 […]

2708, 2016

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 […]

305, 2016

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 […]

2704, 2016

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 […]

2203, 2016

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 […]

2203, 2016

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 […]

2203, 2016

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 […]

2203, 2016

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.

2203, 2016

The Gatsby Girls

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

2203, 2016

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 […]

2203, 2016

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 […]

2801, 2016

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 […]

1409, 2015

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 […]

2407, 2015

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 […]

2803, 2015

March: TMD’s Gingerbread Liqueur wins MAJOR TROPHY at China’s CWS Awards

TMD’s Gingerbread Liqueur has had fantastic success at the CWSA in Hong Kong,
winning the Trophy and a Double Gold Medal!

You can order it HERE …

2803, 2015

March: Great article in the Gold Coast Bulletin!

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2803, 2015

February: More Success at the CWSA!

TMD has won another swag of awards at China’s biggest Wine & Spirit Competition: the prestigious China Wine & Spirit Awards held in Hong Kong recently, including the Trophy and Double Gold for Gingerbread Liqueur and […]

502, 2015

Is Michael REALLY a cross between …?

The ITV ‘Poms in Paradise’ has acquainted a lot of people with a brand new face:

They (News of the World on Sunday) say you’re a cross between Uncle Albert and David Bellamy ..
Both English national […]

502, 2015

Asia Pacific City Summit – Michael was there!

Michael Ward with Lord Mayor of Brisbane,
Cr Graham Quirk and Scenic Rim Mayor, Cr John Brent
at the Asia Pacific City Summit, Brisbane

502, 2015

Queensland on Tour Roadshow

Queensland on Tour Roadshow

(click to enlarge photos – will open in a new window)
We all met on Tues May 3rd at the Mercure Hotel North Quay Brisbane. Consumer activity in King George square where the […]

502, 2015

MICHAEL SELLS SCENIC RIM DOWN SOUTH

MICHAEL SELLS SCENIC RIM DOWN SOUTH

Colourful Tamborine Mountain distiller, Michael Ward, is emerging as the Scenic Rim’s most vocal salesman. Michael, who runs TM Distillery with his wife Alla, recently travelled to Sydney as part […]

502, 2015

First episode on ITV1 UK ‘Poms in Paradise’

ITV – Poms in Paradise
Series Commence: Wednesday 11th May 2011
on ITV from 7:30pm
A fantastic new series following Poms downunder.
The Ward family and TMD will make their first appearance in the series on
Wednesday 18th May 2011
Be […]

502, 2015

Michael interviewed in the Tamborine Times discussing the ITV series

Tamborine Times interview: March 2011

ITV Documentary filming at TMD

©2011 Tamborine Times

502, 2015

Lovely story on the origins of our new Wild Forest Plum Liqueur

Davidson’s Plum – 2010

Donna and Hec Smith

DAVIDSON’S   PLUM
Davidsonia pruriens var.jerseyana:  This variety of Davidson’s Plum occurs only in riverine rainforest of the Tweed and Brunswick valleys of the Far North Coast of NSW.

The small […]

502, 2015

Michael’s video interview at the 2007 Winter Fancy Food Show

2007 – yumsugar website review of 2007 Winter Fancy Food Show (USA) – video of Michael Ward

Mon, 01/29/2007 – 1:48pm by YumSugar

“One of my favorite things at the entire show was the Tamborine Mountain Distillery […]

502, 2015

Paul Ippolito’s review in Winery Watch

2007 – Paul Ippolito article (www.paulippolito.com.au)
Tamborine Mountain Distillery, Queensland
With Paul Ippolito

Tamborine Mountain Distillery is one of only a few privately owned distilleries in Australia and if you happen to have an hour or so to […]

502, 2015

Success at the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards 2007

2007

Tamborine Mountain Distillery was the proud winner
of the 2007 Gold Coast Business Excellence Family Business Award Category …

 

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD A PDF
Other articles available as downloads:
Who Weekly December 07
Tamborine Times article on our win at […]

502, 2015

More success: Gold for Absinthe and the Australian Herbal Liqueur in Austria

International Awards – World Spirits Awards – Austria
2012 – Cherry Liqueur – Gold
2012– Coffee Liqueur – Gold
2012 – Eucalyptus Vodka – Gold
2012 – Apricot Brandy – Silver
2011 Bitter Bomb Liqueur: GOLD
2011 Quandong & Gentian […]

502, 2015

Absinthe Minded Award Winner (download a printable PDF)

http://tamborinemountaindistillery.com/media/downloads/absinthe_abc.pdf

502, 2015

Recent visit from Mercurio’s Menu

2008 – Excerpt from Mercurio’s Menu (April 08)
www.mercuriosmenu.com

Distillery

Award winning spirits and silliness

Tamborine Mountain Distillery is famous for its vodkas, gins and schnapps.

Don’t be fooled by our exuberant host, or his wife who masterminds all the […]

502, 2015

Inside Liquor magazine: read full article: Vodka’s Best Kept Secret

Company Profile – Inside Liquor Magazine

Company Profile – Inside Liquor Magazine (page 2)

502, 2015

TMD Media Release – the Quiet Achiever

Media Release: April 2008

Australia’s quiet achiever does it again!

Tamborine Mountain Distillery has just received news from the International Taste & Quality Institute in Brussels, Belgium that they have won 4 more gold awards.

Treble Gold Stars […]

502, 2015

Article in The Shout Magazine

Tamborine Mountain Distillery Wins Again

Tamborine Mountain Distillery (TMD) has scored more brownie points on the international awards circuit after receiving four commendations from the International Taste and Quality Institute in Brussels.

The institute awarded TMD three […]

502, 2015

Article in Food Week Online (May)

from FoodWeekonline
Monday, May 05, 2008

2008 – Gold galore for Tamborine Mountain Distillery
9:44 AM Liquor – Manufacturing and Marketing

Queensland’s Tamborine Mountain Distillery has scored four gold awards at the International Taste and Quality Institute in Brussels.

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