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Sofitel partners with Archie Rose Distilling Co


For the 15th consecutive year, Sydney’s ‘hotel for the arts’ Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is proud to be the Official Hotel Partner of the 2019 Archibald Prize, now on at the Art Gallery of NSW until 8 September 2019. This year, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth have partnered with the award-winning Archie Rose Distilling Co, to celebrate Australia’s most extraordinary art event with art-inspired cocktails and the ever-popular Archibald High Tea.

For the first time, new partner Archie Rose Distilling Co, have curated two Archie cocktails available in Soiree Bar from now until 31 July 2019.

Experience a creative, art-inspired range of gin-based cocktails including the light, fresh and clean ‘The Archibald’ featuring Archie Rose’s Signature Dry Gin, dry sherry, soda with a lemon twist; a perfect start to your Archibald Prize experience.


About the Archibald Prize

Australia’s most extraordinary art event: The Archibald Prize is an annual exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales eagerly anticipated by artists and audiences alike. Awarded to the best portrait painting, The Archibald features a who’s who of Australian culture – from politicians to celebrities, sporting heroes to artists.  It is a highlight in the Gallery calendar and attracts over 100,000 visitors. The Prize, first awarded in 1921, is Australia’s favourite art award, one of its most prestigious, and is always a source of entertainment and controversy. Visit the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, from 11 May – 8 September 2019.


About Archie Rose Distilling Co

Founded in 2014 and located in Rosebery, Sydney – just a few kilometres south of the city – Archie Rose Distilling Co. is proudly Australia’s most highly awarded distillery, producing a diverse range of whiskies, gins, vodkas and rums, limited releases and spirit experiences. 

Guided by our belief that spirits are best shared, we open our distillery doors to all who wish to experience the best that authentic local distilling has to offer and invite you to create your own spirit onsite or online. 

In all that we produce, we find continual inspiration in Australia’s illustrious distilling history, and by the quality and diversity of the crops and produce grown across our nation. We are proud to share our distinctive and innovative range to honour Australia’s rich spirit-making past and to continue to shape its future.