Category: drinks

Sydney Craft Beer Week Preview

 ‘Six years in and the good beers just keep on rollin’!’ That is the opening line from Sydney Craft Beer Week’s director Joel Connolly in this year’s official program, and it sums up perfectly just what SCBW 2016 is all…

Winter Soiree at Cruise Bar

Like a broken tap and awash with puddles, you’d think the rain would seem to be a damper on a party so close to the sea. As luck would have it, it wasn’t the day after tomorrow, so the Cruise…

Hacienda Bar Launch: Cuban vibes ft. harbor views

The Plus Ones had the opportunity to sneak away to little Cuba for an evening as we made our way to the launch of Sydney’s newest and most anticipated vista bar – Hacienda. This gem in the heart of Pullman…

NOMAD: Wine Cellar Meets Restaurant

It was cold, raining, and freezing; as I walked through the dark streets of Surry Hills. It was one of those moments when you couldn’t remember why you accepted your friend’s invitation rather than going straight back to your warm bed. But in the…

Hunter Valley’s Hidden Secret: Wine Tasting with James Estate

Greeted with a warm welcome and a refreshing glass of James Estate’s new 2016 Off-Dry White, this charming Hunter Valley winemaker presented an exciting new range of products. Last Thursday, The Plus Ones were invited by James Estate to join…

VIVID Guide with Sydney Concierge

They say it every year, but this year it is true…Vivid Sydney 2016 is bigger and better than ever. Not only have they extended the number of nights to 23 (27th May to 18th June), but they have also extended the…

Pendolino Wine Dinner: Gambero Rosso – Tre Bicchieri

The Sydney instalment of the Tre Bicchieri World Tour concluded with a scrumptious dinner at the restaurant Pendolino. The dinner came after a long afternoon of wine tastings and a masterclass lead by Eleonora Guerini, the editor of Gambero Rosso’s…

The Week’s Chose a Faire

We’ve only just jumped into April, and already there’s more on our calendar for the month than we can count. We’ll start the most of with a few of our favorites we’ll be heading to over the week. Meanwhile, keep…

Tre Bicchieri by Gambero Rosso

Mama mia- Italy boasts in excess of 500 different grape varieties. As Australians this can make ordering Italian wines a tad confusing, especially when most people’s knowledge only extends to Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and the like. But thankfully the…

The 20th Biennale of Sydney

The 20th Biennale of Sydney officially opens to the public today (Friday the 18th of March) before running for almost 3 months at locations across the city. Titled “The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed”, the…