D:Stil Project


In a glistening copper still a passion for craft distilling was forged, and with it a desire to share that enjoyment with others. Especially those who appreciate, and would like to make their own, craft spirits.

To begin, we’re offering distilling workshops and experiences designed to inspire spirit lovers and aspiring craft distillers alike.  Come join us.


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Our events are held in Coatesville, a rural paradise only 25 minutes drive from central Auckland. 

Consider leaving the car at home, we’re only a short taxi ride from Albany Station, a main stop for the Northern express. If you do, let us know, and we’ll put you in touch with other guests looking to share a taxi.


Spend an afternoon learning the art distilling craft gin using a copper alembic still.

  • Explore key gin botanicals, their medicinal uses and unique flavours.
  • Create your own blend in the ima-GIN-ation lab.
  • Add tonic and help yourself to a food platter


Upgrade to a full-day gin immersion. In addition to the Workshop content, you’ll enjoy:

  • Gin-inspired lunch
  • Gin cocktail (or two)
  • Benefit from the extensive experience of guest presenter, Jill Mulvaney. 
  • Time to stroll around D:Stil Project’s country garden and visit the adorable alpacas. 

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Give this amazing experience as a unique gift.  Your friend/loved-one can select their preferred event date and redeem their gift online.

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Offer an experience your guests remember

We will run your corporate or special occasion event for you including catering, entertainment and take home gifts. Your place or ours.

Get in touch to discus options 021 258 2231.

Meet the team

Jill Mulvaney

Craft distiller, Consultant
  Sit back and relax as Jill shares her extensive knowledge of distillation and plant science with you.
  An expert in her field, Jill creates out-of-the box product ideas for brands that include 42 Below, Ecology and Reefton Distilling Co.

Sarah Tyler

D:Stil Project, Craft Distiller

  A lover of all things botanical, from gardening to gin.

  Sarah aims to create the perfect distilling experience that both entertains and inspires you.

Kevin Tyler

D:Stil Project, Craft Brewer

  Kevin is an avid craft brewer with a great knowledge of grain fermentation and hops .

  He is also the architect of the home where we host D:Stil Project events.