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Archive for September, 2012

What a ride! Sydney Bar Week wraps up!

What a ride! Sydney Bar Week wraps up!

And what a week it was! Check out some photos from the week in the gallery…

Raise Your Glass! All the Bar Awards winners!

Raise Your Glass! All the Bar Awards winners!

The Australian Bar Awards once again recognises the best in the Aussie bar scene!

Bar Week Day 4 Wrap Up: Farewell for another year!

Bar Week Day 4 Wrap Up: Farewell for another year!

Well, what a week that was! Day 4 of Bar Week began with the workshop, How To Open Your Own Bar & Make Money! Over 50 bartenders, managers, owners and would-be bar tsars gathered at theloft to hear from heavyweights of the hospitality industry: Anton Forte (Shady Pines Saloon and the Baxter Inn), Sven Almenning [...]

Bar Week Day 3 Wrap Up: Drinks Fest Trade Day!

Bar Week Day 3 Wrap Up: Drinks Fest Trade Day!

Over 1800 people rolled through the doors for Bar Week Drinks Fest trade day and kept the party going at the dinners and events!

Drinks Fest general public day rocks The Rocks!

Drinks Fest general public day rocks The Rocks!

Well the general public day of Bar Week Drinks Fest is done and dusted! Sydney brought out its best weather for the event, and 1450 people piled in to get a look at the best cocktails, spirits, and booze-related geekery the country has to offer. Punters kicked on at the upper deck of Cruise Bar, [...]

Bartender Magazine’s Bartender of the Year Top 10

Bartender Magazine’s Bartender of the Year Top 10

The Top 10 Bartenders 2012!!!

Twitter Tutorial! The best drinks tweeps to follow pt. 2

Twitter Tutorial! The best drinks tweeps to follow pt. 2

“I remember thinking what a waste of time Twitter was, and really — who f*#@cking cares?” How things change…

New cachaca offering from Think Spirits

New cachaca offering from Think Spirits

This drinks news item appeared in the September issue of Australian Bartender. Think Spirits is excited to announce the addition of Água Luca Cachaca to its portfolio. Água Luca is distilled from fermented sugar cane juice, made from high quality, hand-cut sugar cane within 24 hours of harvesting. Crafted using artisanal techniques it is intensely [...]

Bar Week: Drinks Fest – trade day this Monday 24th!

Bar Week: Drinks Fest – trade day this Monday 24th!

Sydney Bar Week’s flagship event is the Drinks Fest, staged at the Overseas Passenger Terminal at The Rocks… Trade day is this Monday the 24th!

WIN one of 10 tickets to the ABSOLUT Bartender Brunch!

WIN one of 10 tickets to the ABSOLUT Bartender Brunch!

Win one of 10 tickets to the ABSOLUT Bartenders Brunch this Sunday!