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Win the ultimate culture and cocktail experience

Thanks to Sydney Opera House & Archie Rose Distilling Co.

This competition has closed. Congratulations to our winners. 

Major Prize
Susan Knoll

Runners up
Stephanie Piggott
Ruth McCarthy 
Ross Garland
Ann Smith

To celebrate the Sydney Opera House and Archie Rose Distilling Co. collaboration, and the creation of our two-act Outside and Inside Gin release, we’re giving you and a friend the chance to win the ultimate culture and cocktail experience in Sydney. 

Packed full of bespoke cocktail making and tasting experiences, dinner under the iconic sails, a Vivid LIVE music gig and a luxurious overnight stay at designer hotel QT Sydney, the lucky winners will have an incredible staycation they’ll never forget.

And if you miss out on the big ticket, there are four runner-up prizes up for grabs.

Entries open to residents of NSW over the age of eighteen only and close 5pm, Monday 24 February 2020. Prizes valid for 6 months. Winners announced Wednesday 26 February 2020.

Terms and conditions apply. 

Thanks to the support of our Partner QT Sydney, Bennelong and Opera Kitchen. 

In collaboration with

Major Prize

Win six incredible Sydney experiences as part of the major prize. 

Montage of most watched videos

Opera Gin cocktails
at Opera Kitchen

Take in the best views in town while sipping signature Archie Rose x Sydney Opera House Gin cocktails at Opera Kitchen.


Montage of top stories

Dinner for two under the sails
at Bennelong

Experience the flavour, diversity and quality of Australian produce with a three course menu & wine pairing at Peter Gilmore’s award-winning restaurant. 

Montage of top podcasts

Two tickets to a
Vivid LIVE show

Dance the night away at an incredible contemporary music gig at Vivid LIVE (22 May - 13 June, 2020), as part of the city’s annual Vivid Sydney festival of lights, music and ideas. 

Montage of top podcasts

Spend the night at QT Sydney

Stay overnight in an Executive King room at QT Sydney, and wake up to an inclusive breakfast at the Gowlings Bar & Grill.

Montage of most watched videos

Become an Archie Rose VIP

Visit Archie Rose Distilling Co. for a Distillery Tour and Tasting followed by two Opera Gin cocktails. Return for a Cocktail Masterclass and learn how to make three classic cocktails.

Montage of top podcasts

Take the twin-act gin home

Take home a bottle each of Archie Rose x Sydney Opera House Outside and Inside Gins. 

Runner up prizes

Runners up have the chance to win one of four prizes

Each prize includes one twin-pack of the Archie Rose x Sydney Opera House Outside and Inside Gins.

Headshot of writer and comedian Lindy West against nighttime background

Archie Rose Distillery Tour for two

Visit Archie Rose Distilling Co. in Rosebery for a Distillery Tour followed by a tasting of Archie Rose's core and limited release spirits.

SPC singers in the Concert Hall foyers

Two tickets to a Vivid LIVE show

Dance the night away at an incredible Vivid LIVE music gig. Stay tuned for the festival line-up announcement in March.


Backstage Tour for two

Sweep back the curtains and explore behind-the-scenes with an intimate small-group Opera House Backstage Tour. 

Profile side shot of two First Nations performers with painted faces against a black background

Opera Gin cocktails
at Opera Kitchen

Score a voucher for two signature Archie Rose x Sydney Opera House Gin cocktails at Opera Kitchen.

Archie Rose x Sydney Opera House iconic collaboration

To celebrate the beauty, diversity and creativity of the Sydney Opera House, we collaborated with Archie Rose Distilling Co. to create a two-act gin release, named simply Outside Gin and Inside Gins.

Act one, Outside Gin is inspired by the Sydney Opera House’s unique coastal setting on Bennelong Point and architect Jorn Utzon’s design principles.

Act two, Inside Gin celebrates the extraordinary creativity that comes to life daily under the Opera House sails - a place where global cultures and world-class performing arts collide.

Each of the gins uses individually distilled botanicals inspired by the Opera House’s harbour setting, architecture, creativity and global culture. 

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