Category: drinks

Glamp bar

Glamp Cocktail Bar Sneak Peek

Have you ever what would happen if Dr Karl or Neil deGrasse Tyson turned their giant-brained sights to the world of alcohol? If they did, I think they’d be a bit like Ben Hehir, bar manager/genius at the amazing new Glamp…

AnestasiA Vodka

AnestasiA Vodka White Wonderlust launch at Mon Bijou

When you get an invite to dress head-to-toe in white and experience the new AnaestasiA Vodka, what do you do? You rustle up a white outfit and grab a vodka-loving friend as your +1. No matter that it’s a Wednesday…

Rum Tasting Afternoon with Plantation Rum

If you’re anything like me, your first experience with rum included a six-pack of Bundy-and-Cola in your friend’s backyard while pumping Nelly Furtado, Timbaland, and The Black Eyed Peas. And if that is you, probably not much has changed since…

Literary Collection Dinner with Robyn Annear

A four-course dinner with canapes and cocktails at one of Melbourne’s oldest hotels? Um, yes please, don’t mind if I do. Particularly when it also involves listening to one of Melbourne’s most fascinating authors, Robyn Annear, as part of the…

Kombucha brewing class with KombuchAID

My first encounter with kombucha was not exactly a great one. I was about 12 years old and all I remember was a vinegar-fuelled jolt as I tried a shot from my friend’s mum’s stash. Apparently it was good for…

Vamos

Argentinian Nights: a Malbec tasting at Vamos

On a rather chilly and rainy Melbourne winter evening, my plus one and I were given the opportunity to sample some tasty and warming Malbec wines at Latin American restaurant and bar Vamos. Malbec is an high-altitude, thick-skinned grape that…

Madame Brussels

Up the rear of Madame Brussels for a Cocktail Masterclass

If these walls could talk. Madame Brussels has a secret Parlour Room (known as ‘up the rear of Madame Brussels’) that hosts all kinds of naughty parties. A chandelier hangs over rich red upholstery… a chandelier that can hold Miss…

Please Don’t Tell (PDT)’s Melbourne Pop-Up

Was this the hottest ticket in town? The sell out for Please Don’t Tell’s Melbourne iteration was ‘Fat Duck-esque’ and we scored ourselves a perch at the bar, so much excite! Six years ago, I ventured the hot new bar…

Truck Stop Deluxe grand opening

On Tuesday night my lucky plus one and I received a last minute invite to board a double-decker party bus, stocked to the brim with cocktails and beer, and be escorted off to Werribee…yes that’s right, Werribee. ‘I don’t even…