As though 350 varieties of pasta and about as many varietals of wine weren’t enough; those Italians just had to bring us a cocktail so popular, we’d dedicate an entire week to it.
Be it at a classic aperitivo or that slick secret rooftop bar, Negronis have become a staple for many as the weekend comes-a-knocking. With the launch of Australia’s first Negroni week, paired with some pretty stellar charitable causes, they’ve made it all too easy for us to indulge all seven nights this week, with zero guilt factor.
Below are some compelling reasons to sample this delectably bitter-sweet Florentino concoction at some of the best Sydney hideouts.
Each venue will donate a dollar or more per Negroni sold.
Help research and cure cancer by making your way down to Palmer & Co – voted both the best cocktail bar in Sydney; and their bartender, best bartender of the year.
Charity: Royal Prince Alfred Hospital’s LALTHAM Fund
Help the victims of the Nepal earthquake by heading up to The Rook – one of the funkiest of rooftop bars, tucked away discretely in the heart of the city.
Charity: NRN Australia
Help provide access to clean drinking water by taking a trip through time to Earl’s Juke Joint – a saloon style, New Orleans inspired bar, themed after the glory days of jazz and blues.
Charity: Wine to Water
Help reduce and alleviate childhood injury as you go hunting for York Lane – one of Sydney’s cosiest forgotten laneway bars, far too easy to miss, with menu comprised of all things far too delicious.
Charity: Day of Difference Foundation
Help children in need survive and improve their lives by head down to Vasco – a hip, bohemian waterhole, with a vibe so warm and intimate, it won them the Small Bar of th Year award.