Archie Rose Is Throwing A Summer Gin Party At Sydney’s The Rook

Sydney’s The Rook and Archie Rose are taking you back to the summer of ’85 with a six week gin garden party. The gin specialists will take over the beloved rooftop bar, with a gincredible food and cocktail menu, including lobster spaghetti with Archie Rose vodka sauce, lobster summer citrus salad with Archie Rose vinaigrette…

Go Explore: The Spirit of Bundaberg Festival

Calling all Queenslanders, your weekend doesn’t have to be crummy just because of some bad weather. Why not make it rummy instead? This Saturday 13th October, Bundaberg Rum Distillery is celebrating its annual Spirit of Bundaberg Festival. The all-day event will see the grounds of the distillery taken over by food stalls and vendors serving…

Where to Celebrate International Sherry Week in Melbourne!

Gone are days where sherry was reserved as the drink your grandma would whip out after the Sunday roast. Sherry has been the underdog success story of the year in Britain, after making serious waves among discerning millennials, and its picked to be the next big thing amid 20-something Aussie drinkers. Melbourne Spanish-inspired venues, Bomba…

Sydney’s Cracker Craft Beer Festival Oktoberwest is Back!

Oktoberfest doesn’t have to be all tacky fake lederhosen and tasteless gigantic beers… Sydney’s Inner West Brewery Association is injecting some street cred to the worldwide beer event by uniting eight of the local craft breweries for two days of live music, unique brews, food trucks, games and more. Craft superstars Young Henrys, Willie the…

Hop To Hobart Brewing Co.’s Festival of Hops This October!

Come on, get hoppy! Hobart Brewing Co.’s annual festival of hops is back for another year of live music, food and seriously good beer. On Saturday 20th October, head on down to the brewery and taproom at Macquarie Point, Hobart and celebrate all things hops, with beers showcasing the flavour versatility of varieties from across…

Eat, Drink: East Malvern Food & Wine Festival

Now in its third year, the East Malvern Food & Wine Festival will be taking over the suburb’s Central Park for a day of delicious wines, craft beers and ciders and quality local produce. Last year’s event saw over 3,000 Melbournians descend on the festival to sample more than 100 wines, craft beers and ciders…

Get To: Rutherglen In The City This September

It’s an all too familiar feeling: spring has sprung, the smell of fresh flowers and cut grass hangs is in the air, and you begin dreaming of that perfect getaway. Likely a dream is all it can be for the moment, as the freedom of the summer months is still a while off. That doesn’t…

Lonely Planet Has Just Revealed the Top Coffee Shops in Australia

Want to get a sneak peek into the best city spots for an unbeatable caffeine fix? Everyone’s must-have little blue travel guide, Lonely Planet, has just released its Global Coffee Tour book ($29.99), which includes all of the top coffee shops and roasteries in our little corner of the world. Find out where and what…

6 Insta-Worthy Gin Distilleries and Bars

Saturday 9 June is World Gin Day and Australia is the place to be! If you need some new ideas on where to celebrate, then look no further. Here’s a list of six distilleries that are bound to be an excellent spot to spend this drinks-based day of fun. Words by Jen Schneider ARCHIE ROSE DISTILLERY…

What’s on This Weekend: Food & Drink Events

If you’re anything like us, your weekends are spent exploring new local cafés and bars, searching for the next best thing in food and drink. That’s why we’ve put together a list of places and events to visit this Saturday and Sunday. WATCH VIVID AT A ROOFTOP GIN BAR Want to know the best spot to…

Go Explore: Wine De Jour, Saturday 19 May

Looking for something to do this Saturday? Our wine friends Glen Cassidy and Samantha Payne are hosting an event at Cake Wines Cellar Door in Redfern. Try over 18 wine brands from the Adelaide Hills during a fun-filled afternoon with pizza. Glen and Sam will take you through the different wines, explaining what makes them…

Forget Your Winter Blues at These 5 Food and Drink Events

Who has ever said that a bad mood can’t be fixed by the kind of comfort food and drink that fills the heart and warms the belly? Yes, your not-so-beach-ready-body might not be smiling back at you in the mirror come summer time, but that’s months away… So, we’re sharing our favourite events that tick…