Tag: gin

Junipalooza gin festival debuts in Melbourne

A festival all about craft gin? It was as if someone read our minds. Travelling all the way from London, Junipalooza is a gin festival celebrating The Gin Foundry‘s first tipple in Melbourne. Somewhat cheekily, this festival is running within a…

Exclusive party at The Barre with Time Out Melbourne

Need a place for an arty conversation? The Arts Centre Melbourne bar is set up to be your pre, post (and possibly during) show chat. In appropriately-titled The Barre (dance pun!) you can both grab a drink and gander at art….

Bombay Sapphire’s Project Botanicals gin popup

Imagine walking into a lovely riverside venue on a sunny day that sticks out amongst Melbourne’s dreary winter, getting handed a gin and tonic, and suddenly hearing that you will be here, in this alternate reality for the next five…


William McHenry Gin workshop at the Australian Drinks Festival

I’m a distiller! Or more accurately, I have a personalised bottle of gin that tastes like I’m a juniper boss. Master Distiller William McHenry combined science and botanicals to teach participants how to distill their own gin. This special event…

Gin masterclass at Bad Frankie

Gin and jaffles. Is there a better way to spend a Saturday afternoon? My plus one and I were treated to a sensory experience at Bad Frankie’s Australian gin masterclass. It was a personable afternoon, family style. (That is, if…

Best of November: monthly wrap

We did it all in November: a gin pop-up bar in the Botanical Gardens; book and magazine launches; an Indian festival of colours; and of course, we managed to stuff our faces with some delicious food while we were at it….