Heidi Weitjens is a proud artisan distiller of Spirits in her Distillery, using the finest ingredients to handcraft award-winning products. Researching and learning this art is always ongoing. Since Bill & Lyn Lark introduced Heidi Weitjens to an Industry with such positive Spirits, it was time to start making a dream come true.
In May 2013 the journey began inspired by Native Botanicals of King Island. Commencing the deep-dive into planning the business, securing a domain www.kingislanddistillery.com A Facebook business page, buying equipment, plus all the permits, approvals and licenses to operate Heidi’s Sole Trader Company King Island Distillery Pty Ltd.
Six years in design and development, a Silver Medal at the 2020 Australian Gin Awards for King Island’s 1st Gin suggests Heidi is onto a winning recipe in her search for the most authentic flavours and fulfilling capturing the taste of handcrafted King Island Spirit in a bottle.
Take a Tour and a Dram with the Distiller at Heidi’s Distillery, 7 minutes from the Currie Airport and next door to Ocean Dunes Golf Links.
Boutique batches of Native Gin, Barrel Aged Gin, Ruby Grapefruit Vodka, 40°S Oak rested Vodka, Bella Chella Limoncello and Distiller Choice Single Malt Whisky, all lovingly made by hand.
All Spirits are available from Distillery Cellar door on Racecourse Road, also our online shop and stockists.
LicensingFully licensed, No BYO
AccreditationCOVID Clean Practicing Business COVID Safe