Five Australian Distillers You Should Know About

THIS IS A PREVIEW OF THE FULL STORY IN EXPLORE DRINKS SPRING. CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY. A wonderful eruption of local distillers has taken place in Australia over the last few years – yet that is not to say that there weren’t any here before. Often when old meets new you get something…

Must-Visit Bars in La La Land (Los Angeles)

THIS IS A PREVIEW OF THE FULL Story IN EXPLORE DRINKS SPRING. CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY. Ah Los Angeles, the City of Angels as it is known, La La Land. This sprawling metropolis has a lot more to offer visitors than Hollywood, Santa Monica Pier, Venice Beach and Rodeo Drive. Here’s our guide…

Sydney Wine Festival

In three weekends time, 60 wineries with over 350 wines to showcase will come together for the inaugural Sydney Wine Festival at Rosehill Racecourse. Over the weekend of the 14th and 15th of October, you can sample your favourite wines including reds, whites, rosés and bubbles from wineries across NSW. There will also be 15…

Moo Brew Unveils World’s First Beer Can Roulette Machine

Not sure what beer to get? Hobart based Moo Brew can now make the decision for you with its latest, and might we add world-first, beer can roulette vending machine. Made to celebrate the brewery’s new range of beer cans, Moo Brew has created a weird and wonderful way to have a beer, with the tagline,…

Rare Rum Releases and Rum Infused Gelato at the Spirit of Bundaberg Festival

Rum lovers rejoice! This October, Australia’s biggest rum and food festival will return for its fourth year running and biggest year yet. Held at the iconic Bundaberg Rum Distillery, the Spirit of Bundaberg Festival is popular for bringing together a collection of rum-inspired food, rum cocktails, local music and showcasing the distiller’s latest releases. Get…

Cocktail of the Week: Blood Orange Margarita

A delicious, bitter sweet cocktail that’s sure to become your new favourite drink this spring. Makes 1 drink GLASS Coupette INGREDIENTS 30ml Altos Plata Tequila 15ml Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur 15ml Campari 10ml Fresh lime juice 30ml Blood orange juice 10ml MONIN Agave Syrup GARNISH Blood orange wedge METHOD Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker…

Discover Victoria’s Hidden Gem: The Moorabool Valley Wine Region

WORDS KIRSTIE BEDFORD  A burgeoning food and wine region in a pocket of Victoria many people have probably never heard of is the State’s newest tourist trail. The Moorabool Valley, tucked away north-west of Geelong, is one of Australia’s finest cool climate wine regions and has been creating quality wines for decades. Tourism Great Geelong…