Key Features: Whisky distillery, cellar door tastings

25/50 Guelph Street, Somerville VIC 3912

+61 412 460 047

Opening Hours

  • Tasting and tours: 7 days, 11 – 4pm Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Anzac Day (25th April), Good Friday
  • Bookings/ Reception: Mon- Fri, 9-4.30pm

Chief's Son Distillery

Mornington Penisula

Chief’s Son Distillery, located on the Mornington Peninsula, produces international award- winning single malt whisky, including Australia’s Best Single Malt, Single Cask NAS in the prestigious 2020 World Whiskies Awards. This is one of the largest family-owned and operated, single malt whisky distilleries in Australia. Their International award-winning whiskies are hand crafted using the best artisan ingredients, small batch processes and hand selected barrels. Visiting here will be a truly unique, memorable experience with a guided tasting by the distiller.

Established in 2014, Chief’s Son Distillery has a variety of whiskies aged in French Oak ex-Apera barrels as well as a number of collaboration whiskies with other local artisans. A guided whisky tasting in the tasting room, overlooking the barrel bond area, offers a powerful insight into opportunity, family and courage.

Tours of the distillery include entering the working floor of the distillery with the Distiller explaining the process guests are surrounded by the smell and sounds of a distillery. Delight in the opportunity to see a copper still close up, plus sample new make and whisky directly from a barrel all whilst being surrounded by the ‘Angels Share’ and magic of the barrels. There is also a tour-exclusive opportunity for guests to bottle their own pure cask strength whisky directly from the cask to take home.

Distillery Door/Shop – includes the opportunity to secure a bottle of Chief’s Son award-winning whisky, with some ‘distillery only’ bottlings as well. Whisky chocolates, glasses, giftboxes, merchandise available. Worldwide shipping also available.

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Special Features

  • Internationally awarded single malt whisky
  • Guided whisky tasting
  • Meet the distiller
  • Sample whisky directly from the barrel
  • Tour exclusive – bottle your own whisky directly from the barrel


20 guests

Group Facilities

  • Tour guides, bus drivers are FOC
  • Tea/Coffee available
  • Gift shop, Whisky purchases
  • Accessible amenities, coach and car parking
  • Tasting notes available in Mandarin
  • Tasting room is upstairs –  alternative access arrangements can be made on request