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27 Feb 2023 3:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The ISC has partnered with the Australian Distillers Association to offer an annual fellowship. The fellowship offers the successful candidate an all expenses paid trip to Kentucky USA including:

  • Tour of ISC Kentucky Cooperage – maker of spirit barrels for many of the great bourbon distillers of the USA
  • Tour of Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Cooperage – suppliers of quality used bourbon barrels
  • Tour of select ISC Distillery clients
  • Spirit barrel Oak 101 and tasting with ISC R&D Director – Andrew Wiehebrink
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Return airfares


Nominations closed end of December 2022. 20 nominations were received and they were of excellent standard. Six were shortlisted and interviewed by the selection panel made up of Patrick Schwerdt from Independent Stave Company, Cam Syme, Vice President and the Chief Executive. Winner to be announced at the 2023 Australian Distillers Annual Conference in Melbourne.

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Sydney, NSW, 2000

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