Category: drinks

Wine and Wildlife Healesville Sanctuary

Wine and Wildlife at the Healesville Sanctuary

The Healesville Sanctuary and some of the best wineries in the Yarra Valley teamed up for Queen’s Birthday weekend to host a spectacular outing with a difference, Wine and Wildlife. It’s not often you can say you walked around a…

Hophaus Sauagefest Melbourne

Hophaus’ Hot Diggity Dog

There is no better way of celebrating the Queen’s Birthday than with her not too distant relatives, the Germans. Hophaus’ 1st Annual SausageFest serves up just that. I could start this article with a complete and utter array of childish, immature, vulgar, grotesque…

Pastuso’s Pisco Masterclass: serving up a Peruvian cocktail classic

Pastuso‘s Peruvian Pisco cocktail is sure to please. The laneway restaurant is launching a new masterclass showcasing the grape-based spirit, pisco. The Plus Ones were treated to a preview of the event co-hosted by bar manager Miguel Bellido and executive chef…

Negroni Week Melbourne

Negroni Week launch at 1806

It’s that time of the year when lovers of the bitter Campari, gin, and vermouth mix get to celebrate with a tipple or two during Negroni Week. Do we need a week dedicated to a classic cocktail? When it’s also…

Queen Victoria Winter Night Market Melbourne

Queen Victoria Winter Night Market returns

Melburnians love their markets, and the Queen Vic is the market to rule them all. On the back of the immensely popular Summer Night Market series, the Queen Victoria Winter Night Market is set to launch on 7 June. Every…

Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2017 Patti Austin James Morrison

Top events in June 2017 in Melbourne: where to go, eat, and party

The mercury is still dropping, the days are getting shorter, but that doesn’t mean your social calendar needs to drop off too. We’ve brought together our top picks for what to do this June. Melbourne International Jazz Festival (2-11 June) For ten…

Eau de Vie Star of Bombay trolley Melbourne

Star of Bombay Martini Trolley launches at Eau de Vie

Speakeasy bar Eau de Vie serves up top-notch hospitality.  The intimate laneway bar frequently mixes up their cocktails with a side of theatrics, utilising liquid nitrogen, fire, and clever garnishes (fairy floss and popcorn, anyone?). However, the drinks aren’t just…

Young Gun of Wine Melbourne

Young Gun of Wine: the 50 best (young) Aussie winemakers

It was an honour to attend this year’s announcement and afterparty for the Top 50 at the Young Gun of Wine event at St Kilda’s Prince Bandroom. Over two days, 200 contestants from around Australia have been whittled down to 50. I quickly felt proud…