How to drink Bloody Shiraz Gin

Whip up some delicious gin cocktails with this cult favourite

Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin combined with Yarra Valley Shiraz grapes? Bloody brilliant. This experiment using local cool climate Shiraz has become a cult favourite, perfectly balancing sweet fruit and ginny goodness. 

Maybe you’ve found yourself wondering how gin is made, well this daring gin experiment features locally sourced cool climate Shiraz grapes soaked in our Rare Dry Gin and it has rapidly attained a devoted following, striking the perfect harmony between delectable fruitiness and the unmistakable essence of gin.

Get scrolling for some bloody drinks inspo to find our shortlist of bloody shiraz gin cocktails. Or, if you're looking for even more, head back to our drinks journal to find recipes like a Bloody Hot Negroni and Who Shot Tom Collins.

And if you're looking for some gin cocktail recipe inspiration we've got plenty of Shiraz gin recipes for you, so you can get mixing at your home bar. From a simple but delicious Bloody & Tonic to a Bloody Spritz to get the evening underway, we've got you covered.

For the release of our 2023 Limited Edition Bloody Shiraz Gin, we came up with even bloody more gin cocktail recipes because let's face it, you can never have too many! From a Winter Fizz to a hot Bloody Toddy, which is basically a hot water bottle for your insides...


This is a classic gin drink that’s perfect for any occasion. Combining the finest Yarra Valley Shiraz grapes with a simple tonic and wedge of citrus, a Bloody & Tonic strikes the perfect balance between sweet fruitiness and slight bitterness. It’s an easy gin drink that might even convince your non-gin-drinking friends that they are gin fans after all!


    • 45mL Bloody Shiraz Gin
    • 100mL good tonic
    • Lemon or grapefruit

    • Add Bloody Shiraz Gin and tonic to a rocks glass over ice
    • Garnish with a wedge of lemon or grapefruit


This sophisticated cocktail recipe pairs Bloody Shiraz Gin with the richness of sweet vermouth and cold drip liqueur, finished with a perfect hit of citrus from the orange.


    • 30mL Bloody Shiraz Gin
    • 30mL sweet vermouth
    • 15mL Campari
    • 15mL Mr. Black or cold drip liqueur
    • Orange

    • Stir ingredients over ice
    • Strain into a rocks glass over a block of ice
    • Garnish with an orange wedge


Embrace the cold with the Four Pillars Winter Fiz cocktail, a harmonious blend of flavors that captures the spirit of the season. The sweetness of our Bloody Shiraz Gin is balanced by the tangy zest of lime juice, while the Maraschino liqueur adds a touch of sophistication to the mix. The velvety egg white brings a luxurious froth that enhances both texture and taste. Crowned with invigorating grapefruit soda and garnished with a bright lime twist experience the magic of winter in every delightful sip with this captivating gin-based cocktail.


    • 50mL Bloody Shiraz Gin
    • 15mL fresh lime juice
    • 15mL Maraschino liqueur
    • 1 egg white
    • Grapefruit soda
    • Lime

    • Shake the first four ingredients over ice
    • Strain into a Highball glass over ice and top with grapefruit soda
    • Garnish with a lime wheel


Feeling cold this winter? Looking for a warm winter cocktail? Meet the Four Pillars Bloody Toddy Gin cocktail, a bloody brilliant creation that embraces the season's allure with every sip. This delicious gin cocktail blends amazing flavors and captivating aromas by blending honey, mixed spice, and steaming hot water topped with a hibiscus tea bag and a zesty lemon twist, this masterpiece conjures visions of fireside gatherings and starlit winter nights.


    • 50mL Bloody Shiraz Gin
    • 15mL honey
    • 1 tbs mixed spice*
    • 150mL hot water
    • 1 hibiscus tea bag
    • Lemon

    • Shake gin, lemon juice and peach liqueur over ice, then fine strain into a flute
    • Top with soda water or sparkling wine
    • Garnish with a peach slice


Get ready to elevate your spritz game with the Four Pillars Gin Bloody Spritz! This cocktail is a burst of pure joy in a glass combining the lusciousness of ruby red grapefruit juice and the effervescence of soda water, this refreshing concoction brings a tantalising tang to every sip.


    • 30mL Bloody Shiraz Gin
    • 30mL ruby red grapefruit juice
    • 30mL soda water
    • 90mL sparkling wine
    • Grapefruit

    • Add the ingredients to a wine glass over ice, topping with the sparkling wine
    • Garnish with a slice of grapefruit