Sunday Sessions get Festive (and Four Pillars-fueled)

Move over brandy and eggnog. Christmas gin is stealing your December crown. And Victoria by Farmer’s Daughters is happy to be an accomplice; inviting Four Pillars (and their Chrissy pudding-infused gin) over to their place to shake their gin-gle bells. Their collaborative Festive Sunday Sessions begin this weekend and run […]

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A Weekend of Green Apple & Rhubarb Gin at Four Pillars

Four Pillars unleashed their fifth Distiller’s Series collab – Green Apple and Rhubarb gin – earlier this week. So they’re toasting the gin’s arrival with a weekend-long, Autumnal celebration. Follow golden-turning leaves into the hills of Healesville to their distillery this Saturday or Sunday from 10:30am to 12:30pm. There, in […]

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Drinks Diary | August/September 2022

Upcoming craft spirits and cocktail events in Melbourne and across Victoria that are worth your time… The Mini Aussie Rum Fest Thursday 18th August Rum Day cometh. And soon follows this miniature local celebration of rum at The Catfish. Taste cane spirits from Queensland, NSW, the Dandenongs and the Mornington […]

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Drinks Diary | June/July 2022

Upcoming craft spirits and cocktail events in Melbourne and across Victoria that are worth your time. – The Espresso Martini Party Saturday 18th June Booze meet beans. It might be coming up to World Martini Day but Mr Black Spirits and Industry Beans plan to take over the night instead. […]

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Drinks Diary | February/March 2022

After the past two years, I needed a G&T and a (lengthy) lie down. But now, DrinkMelbourne’s back for 2022. Here are the local craft spirits and cocktail events that I think are worth your time. I Hart Rum Sunday 20th February 2022, 12-3pm & 3.30-6.30pm Distillers from across Australia […]

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Un Festival de Agave in Melbourne!

September sees a perfect storm for the agave curious and those already converts to agave spirits; mezcal, raicilla – and the most famous/infamous – tequila, among them. We are in the midst of Mezcal Week right now (8-15th Sep), then comes Mexican Independence Day (16th Sep), that date toasting to […]

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