Sydney’s New à la Mode Dining Experience

Sydney’s stylish Four Seasons Hotel is getting a brand new bar and dining experience to add to the city’s thriving restaurant culture. Mode Kitchen & Bar, meaning ‘of the moment’, will incorporate elements of casual bistro and fine dining to create the perfect setting for any occasion. Step into the 1920s’ world of glitz and…

Are You Ready To Pinot

Pinot Palooza is back on tour, Australia’s most celebrated pinot noir and music festival. The festival will showcase some of the best pinot noir from over 100 of Australia and New Zealand’s hottest wine producers including Curly Flat (Macedon), Josef Chromy (Tasmania), Ata Rangi (Martinborough, NZ), Stefano Lubiana (Tasmania), Dog Point (Fairhall, NZ) and Pegasus…

Heineken 3 wins awarded best international low-carb lager

Heineken 3, has been awarded Best Low Carb International Lager by the prestigious Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) at the industry show. This award cements Heineken 3’s place as an international premium mid-strength beer, also featuring lower calories and lower carbs. Previously, Heineken 3 has also taken home gold medals at the European Beer Star…

d’Arenberg winery offer fans ‘meet the maker’ online

South Australian winemaker d’Arenberg’s flagship Dead Arm Shiraz has enjoyed international acclaim since 1993. With a Langton’s Classification of ‘Outstanding’, it is one of Australia’s most collected wines. In celebration of the 2014 vintage release, d’Arenberg are giving wine lovers the chance to meet the maker online in a virtual tasting. “I’ve traveled all over…

Coke launch new No Sugar Coca-Cola

Coke has a new member of the family, Coca-Cola No Sugar.  Years of research were dedicated to creating the latest sugar-free Coke that has been designed to tastes as close to the original coca-cola as possible. To celebrate, Coke will give away more than two million free samples, making it their biggest ever giveaway in Australia,…

Seasonal Sips – Winter Cocktails

SPONSORED Dark spirits like whiskies, rum and Cognac are the order of the day in winter, as the time spent mellowing in oak barrels imbues the spirit with smooth, complex and spicy characters which lay a solid foundation to a good winter cocktail. Smoky Tea Old Fashioned Glass: Old Fashioned glass Ingredients: 45ml Lagavulin 16…

Top 3 Brandy Cocktails To Try This Winter

sponsored Brandy has been warming the souls and pleasing the palates for centuries. For reasons unknown to us, brandy never seems to be in vogue, however that’s about to change. Word on the street is brandy is back and it’s what the Don Drapers’ of this era are drinking. Here are our top three brandy…

World Gin Day At Gin Palace, Melbourne

An institution of the Melbourne bar scene and one of the best gin bars in Australia, Gin Palace is celebrating the biggest day of its calendar World Gin Day on Saturday 10th June. The basement level cocktail lounge,  will embody all things gin and will be hosting the below events on the day for you to…

Last Drinks: The Woodford Reserve Old Fashioned

SPONSORED As the mercury drops and we embrace our winter woolies, there’s nothing more satisfying than ending the night on your favourite dram. So put up your feet, relax, and enjoy the Woodford Reserve Old Fashioned, a classic American cocktail, steeped in history and big on taste. Woodford Reserve Old Fashioned GLASS: Old Fashioned glass…

MONIN Recipe App

SPONSORED There’s an app for everything these days.  Ordering food, playing games, finding love and forging genuine human connections. What we in the drinks community have been blessed with, however, is a new application that combines the very best components of those mentioned above. One that fuses the elements of creation, communication and exploration with…

It’s An IPA Kinda Day

James Squire’s latest release Cabin Fever is a hoppy Session IPA that’s big on flavour but low in alcohol for everyday enjoyment. The new brew has been made for winter, taking its inspiration from the long and arduous voyage to Australia that would give James Squire and his crew cabin fever. Getting back to the…