Welcome to

d:STIL PROJECT

home to New Zealand's only GIN SCHOOL

Forged from our passion for quality spirits, we offer hands offer a hands-on Gin School where you'll learn to design a recipe, distil and bottle your own gin to take home. 

Held in Coatesville, Auckland there's plenty to enjoy - food, gin-school, gardens and alpacas.

GIN SCHOOL

DESIGN | DISTIL | Take home

The ultimate experience for the adventurous gin lover. Make and personalise your very own gin to take home.

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BOTIANICALS

HIGH QUALITY INGREDIENTS

Quality gin requires quality ingredients  Select from our extensive range of distilling botanicals

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STILLS

Copperhead AND alembic

We can set you up with everything you need to produce a fine base spirit through to a refined gin at home.

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PRIVATE EVENTS

YOUR GUESTS REMEMBER

Talk to us about a private Gin School for groups of 10-12, or a Gin Experience for groups 20+

Meet the team

The d:STIL Project team would love to welcome you to the event of your choosing. Together we aim to create the perfect distilling experience for you.

Elaine Grear

Our Masterchef
  Growing up in the Middle East Elaine loves to use spices in her amazing dishes.
  With a heart as generous as the plates she dishes up, we're so privileged to have her creating our gin-inspired lunches and grazing platters.

Sarah Tyler

Founder + Craft Distiller

  Sit back and relax as Sarah shares her passion for distilling with you.

  A lover of all things botanical, from gardening to gin, Sarah has an extensive knowledge of the wonderful plants used to make and flavour spirits, liqueurs and bitters.

  Sarah holds the General Certificate in Distilling from the Institute of Brewing & Distilling (IBD). She is also a judge at the New Zealand Spirit Awards (2021, 2022).

Kevin Tyler

Craft Brewer
 

  Kevin's an avid craft brewer with a great knowledge of fermentation and hops.

  He loves being behind the bar whipping up refreshing drinks. He's also the architect of our barn-style venue.