Made with their own farm-grown wheat, Sunny Hill Distillery’s vodka is crafted from ‘crop to drop’
30.09.2020

Made with their own farm-grown wheat, Sunny Hill Distillery’s vodka is crafted from ‘crop to drop’

Committed to sustainability, Sunny Hill Distillery produce their vodka entirely onsite with minimal waste.

Run by partners in business and life, Sam and Olivia Colliver, South Australia’s Sunny Hill Farm has been in the family since 1872. The farm operates hand-in-hand with Sunny Hill Distillery, allowing for an entirely onsite production.

Sunny Hill grows its own wheat for vodka production, which then forms the base for its gins and liqueurs, as well as growing barley for whisky production.

Once the crops are reaped, the wheat is stored in a silo before it is taken to the production floor in small batches where it is mashed, fermented, distilled, cut, reduced and bottled by hand.

Cut directly from the still, the finished product boasts subtle wheat notes and an excellent mouthfeel, which allows it to be enjoyed straight as a sipping vodka or with a mixer of choice.

Committed to sustainable production, Sunny Hill Distillery utilise every drop of rain that can be caught for the distilling process. The Collivers are also in the process of converting their entire operation into being fully independent with solar and battery.

Sunny Hill Distillery has fine-tuned its production process to ensure minimal waste, too. All liquid waste from the production floor is contained onsite with the use of an evaporation pond while the spent grain goes to a local pig farmer.

 

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