105 episodes

Drinks Adventures is a podcast for adventurous drinkers of wine, beer, whisky, gin, Japanese sake... and everything in between.

Previous guests include actor and winemaker Sam Neill; musician and winemaker Maynard James Keenan; techno artist and sake aficionado Richie Hawtin; wine critics Jancis Robinson and Matthew Jukes; cricketers turned winemakers Sir Ian Botham and Ricky Ponting, whisky expert Dave Broom; sake expert John Gauntner; cocktail historian Jared Brown; and legendary mixologist Julio Bermejo.

Drinks Adventures is produced and hosted by award-winning drinks writer James Atkinson.

Contact us by emailing hello@drinksadventures.com.au

Drinks Adventures Wine Beer Whisky & Gin

    • Arts
    • 4.7 • 123 Ratings

Drinks Adventures is a podcast for adventurous drinkers of wine, beer, whisky, gin, Japanese sake... and everything in between.

Previous guests include actor and winemaker Sam Neill; musician and winemaker Maynard James Keenan; techno artist and sake aficionado Richie Hawtin; wine critics Jancis Robinson and Matthew Jukes; cricketers turned winemakers Sir Ian Botham and Ricky Ponting, whisky expert Dave Broom; sake expert John Gauntner; cocktail historian Jared Brown; and legendary mixologist Julio Bermejo.

Drinks Adventures is produced and hosted by award-winning drinks writer James Atkinson.

Contact us by emailing hello@drinksadventures.com.au

    One-man whisky startup: Dan Woolley's Highwayman Whisky

    One-man whisky startup: Dan Woolley's Highwayman Whisky

    Byron Bay-based Highwayman Whisky is a proudly small-batch and artisan distillery. Founder Dan Woolley explains how he bootstrapped the company, whose first bottlings sold out in minutes.

    • 31 min
    Why we sold: Stone & Wood's Ross Jurisich

    Why we sold: Stone & Wood's Ross Jurisich

    Australia's largest independent craft brewer, Stone & Wood, was sold to Lion Australia last week. On Friday I got hold of co-founder Ross Jurisich to try and make sense of the shock decision.

    • 13 min
    Quiquiriqui Mezcal's unusual origin story

    Quiquiriqui Mezcal's unusual origin story

    Londoner Melanie Symonds fell in love with mezcal on visiting Mexico in 2011. Not long after, she had opened a mezcal bar underneath a kebab shop in East London, and later came the Quiquiriqui Mezcal brand.

    • 48 min
    News: Australian agave ambitions, Mighty Craft's whisky plans, James Squire Zero & more

    News: Australian agave ambitions, Mighty Craft's whisky plans, James Squire Zero & more

    The latest news from Drinks Adventures.

    • 10 min
    Charles Maclean MBE on whisky 'flippers', Port Ellen rebirth, blends, Tasmanian whisky & more

    Charles Maclean MBE on whisky 'flippers', Port Ellen rebirth, blends, Tasmanian whisky & more

    Whisky expert Charles Maclean has written 18 books and counting on whisky, including Malt Whisky (1997) and Scotch Whisky: A Liquid History (2003).

    • 31 min
    News: Stone & Wood tackles lager giants, Seppelt Wines' 170th, Nusa Cana Rum & Moo Brew's Sydney venue

    News: Stone & Wood tackles lager giants, Seppelt Wines' 170th, Nusa Cana Rum & Moo Brew's Sydney venue

    Listen to the latest news from Drinks Adventures.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
123 Ratings

123 Ratings

Let's talk drinks ,

Fantastic podcast

What a great podcast. So interesting and informative.
Cheers, Gorge Camorra

timbovin0 ,

Superb, informative, concise

James, thanks for the great podcast regularly listen to on my morning walk during lockdown. Great way of staying connected with fascinating people and topics discussed in your down to earth manner. Cheers timbovino

Adam T-S ,

Loved Jancis Robinson & Sam Neil

Loving your podcasts James. They are such a great listen. Well paced and super informative. I’ve listened to 3 of them just today. Particularly loved the interviews with Sam Neil and with Jancis Robinson. Keep the podcasts coming.

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