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Mister Tamborine Man

THIS WEEK'S COVER STORY
Mission to Mars
January 26, 2004 Issue
 

ASIA
 Avian Flu: Asia on High Alert
 India: The BJP's New Look
 Viewpoint: Moderate Victory?
 Timeline: History of the BJP
 Pakistan: The Monster Within


ARTS
 Books: India's Glorious Parasites


BUSINESS
 China IPOs: Get'em While They're Hot


NOTEBOOK
 Philippines: The Fire Next Time
 Cambodia: Court Intrigue
 Milestones
 Verbatim
 Letters


GLOBAL ADVISOR
 Tokyo: Hipster Hotel
 Sicily: Market Research
 Bangkok: Undiscovered Temples


CNN.com: Top Headlines
Just 45 minutes from the raucous theme parks and gaudy casinos of Queensland's Gold Coast is one of Australia's best-kept secrets and possibly its finest distiller. The Tamborine Mountain Distillery, tel: (61-7) 5545 3452, uses a myriad of organically grown fruits and botanicalsŚsuch as jaboticaba, raspberry, pink grapefruit, wild peppermint, melon and lemon myrtleŚto make an award-winning range of spirits, sold in hand-painted bottles.

Garrulous owner Michael Ward welcomes visitors like an old friend and explains the distillery's traditional methods (first developed by Benedictine monks). Despite the arrival of truckloads of appreciative tourists who can't seem to...

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