Tag: Jenny Schmidt

Art meets science at Brogan’s Way distillery

Brogan’s Way derives its name from 24 year old distiller and a recent graduate, Brogan Carr. She’s a woman with a passion for both science and flavours and one half of the father/daughter duo behind the new Richmond bar and…

A new craft brewery for Collingwood

Collingwood just got craftier! Fixation Brewing’s new tasting room, The Incubator, is now open for business. Friends, family, dogs, beer enthusiasts, and industry pros filled the brewery on opening night to raise a glass in celebration. Managing Partner Tom Delmont…

Discovering the World’s Best Beers

Where can you find the world’s best beers? Would you believe it if I told you the answer leads to Docklands? Held in Melbourne, the Australian International Beer Awards are the largest annual beer competition in the world judging both…

A Pacifist’s Guide to The War on Cancer

There were many words I could use to describe A Pacifist’s Guide to The War on Cancer. But here’s the most important one: GO. See this show. This is not just a top pick for Malthouse Theatre’s 2018 season. If…

Getting Lucky at Rice Paper Sister

There are few things in life I find more pleasurable than sampling a little bit of ‘everything’. So when Rice Paper Sister announced their Lucky 88 events, it was immediately on my ‘to eat’ list. The event offers eight dishes…

A gouda time at the Australian Grand Dairy Awards

Eating cheese and drinking wine on a warm summer night. Does life get any better? It does if the cheese board is entirely made up of championship winners from the Australian Grand Dairy Awards. The AGDA celebrated the cream of…

Ballarat Beer Festival

From Ballarat to Beerllarat: craft beer in regional Victoria

The Ballarat Beer Festival provided an excellent reason to escape the city for the day and go on a mini adventure. My intrepid plus one and I boarded the V-Line with a number of other Melbourne based beer enthusiasts for…

Living the cream as an apprentice cheese judge

Sweet cheesus! It was a cheese fever dream of epic portions at the The Australian Grand Dairy Awards judging table. The annual awards recognise the cream of the crop from around Australia. And this year they cooked up something extra…