Category: drinks

Wine Island – paradise in Sydney Harbour

There’s a magical place in Sydney Harbour. An enchanted island. It’s where wineries bring their best drops to share with the lucky few who cross the seas and stumble ashore. I speak of none other than Wine Island. Billed as…

Muse Restaurant Hunter Valley

Sydney-siders, the next time you visit the Hunter Valley, whether it be for a relaxing romantic retreat, a tasting tour of the vineyards or a music festival in the vines, make sure you top off your experience by dining at…

Sydney Craft Beer Week: The Lord and the Oysterman at The Lord Nelson

The Lord Nelson provided visitors with a unique experience for Sydney Craft Beer Week 2016. Coincidentally, 2016 also marked the Lord’s 175th birthday. The sandstone venue claims the title as the longest continually-licensed hotel in Sydney. Its current owner, Blair Hayden,…

Sydney Craft Beer Week: Mead what the F*** is Mead

When the event title has a curse word in it, you know you’re going to be in for a good time. As part of Sydney Craft Beer Week, Stone Dog Meadery presented ‘Mead what the F*** is Mead‘. Great question:…

Sydney Craft Beer Week: Spiegelau Craft Beer Glass Tasting

Try drinking beer straight out of a bottle or from a regular pub glass. Then try drinking it out of a quality German-made Spiegelau glass. The difference is so astonishing you can hardly believe it. ‘It’s witchcraft!’ exclaimed Miro Bellini, who was helping…

Sydney Craft Beer Week: Brewer’s Fest at The Rocks Brewing Co.

We are halfway through Sydney’s Craft Beer Week, which gives us a great excuse to be at a big dinner midweek. The Brewer’s Feast, hosted by the Rocks Brewing Co., is fast becoming a tradition for craft beer enthusiasts. The event was…

Sydney Craft Beer Week: Moa degustation at Lotus Restaurant

The Sydney Craft Beer Week is chock-full of events. I was lucky enough to attend a four-course degustation at the brand-spanking new Lotus Restaurant at the Galeries. We were greeted by Josh Scott, the founder of Moa Brewing, who handed us…