Category: drinks

The Decoded Wine Awards by Dan Murphy’s

While I personally love a little bit of “wine-jargon”, most Aussies find wine described as ‘leathery’, ‘secondary aromas’ or ‘firm tannins’ a bit ridiculous. That’s why Dan Murphy’s decided to launch its own wine awards, minus the daunting terminology. My…

A Noisy Ritual of winemaking at Vintage 2020

Say goodbye summer and hello autumn (aka wine making season) with Noisy Ritual! For the next six weeks, the urban winery is throwing open their doors and hosting some big, noisy celebrations to mark Vintage 2020. Local grapes from across…

A joyful celebration of gin at Juniperlooza

Juniperlooza — Melbourne’s riverside festival of gin returned for a weekend filled with good times and G&Ts. Held at the expansive Boatbuilders Yard, the venue managed to fit in 22 gin producers, roving performers, DJs, talk & taste sessions, and…

Out Of Town: 24 hours in Daylesford

It’s little surprise that Daylesford has a reputation as one of the best weekend getaways you can have from Melbourne. The famous Spa Country region is rich in history, has an excellent arts scene, delicious food and wine and boasts…

A Room with a View

Johnny’s Green Room celebrated their first birthday in style, which incidentally also coincided with the start of the summer season. The Melbourne weather even cooperated, giving us a perfect evening for a rooftop celebration. The venue quickly became one of…

Christmas Came Early at The Time Out Bar Awards

We’ve made an alternative Christmas list this December, thanks to The Time Out Bar Awards. Their curated list of Melbourne’s hottest bars is hot off the press and straight into our hot little hands. The Plus One team is set…

Dive into Ketel One’s Botanical Vodkas at Arbory Afloat

Move over mimosas and take a sideline white wine – there’s a new smooth-sipping spritz in town. Ketel One Vodka is making a splash with their trio of Botanical Vodkas. The Plus Ones were invited to preview a selection of…

2019’s Best Wine Haunts Announced at Wineslingers

Dating back to 6,000 BC, humans have always loved their wine. Back then reserved for aristocrats and clergy, we’ve been witnessing a wine democracy where anyone can enjoy a nice glass of fermented grapey goodness. Bursting with a shared passion,…