Month: October 2009

GALLERY: Cargo Freestyle Cocktail Sessions

Wednesday night saw the return of Cargo’s Freestyle Cocktail Sessions where the heavyweights of Sydney’s cocktail scene descended upon Cargo to mix up 1 part madness to 2 parts mayhem.

Ladylux, Sydney

Sydney’s renowned Ladylux nightclub has reopened its doors with a chic new look and a complete makeover that has seen everything from the custom made carpet to the dance floor completely reimagined.

GALLERY: St Germain Harvest Party

St-Germain ‘Delice de Sureau’ – a French elderflower liqueur – celebrated a ‘Harvest Party’ at Sydney’s Gin Garden on Wednesday night to mark the latest elderflower harvest which happens in France every spring.

The G’Vine Connoisseur Program

The French Gin brand G’Vine has developed a global program with the help of Door 74’s Philip Duff. The company is searching for 12 finalists from around the globe which they will then fly to France (Cognac and Paris) for a week of gin inspired challenges.

CLASSIC: Whiskey Daisy

The Daisy is a much maligned and misunderstood drink classification. Is it a Sour? Isn’t it a Fix? Perhaps it’s a Collins of sorts or a Fizz?

Ruby L’otel, Sydney

Opened in June this year following a swanky $2m revamp of the former Tattershall’s Hotel, Ruby L’otel offers something quite different to the Rozelle pub market. From Matt O’Neill and the founders of SumoSalad, James Miller and Luke Baylis, the venue pulls off the perfect mix of old and new with the public bar retaining a traditional feel and the huge beer garden providing a real wow factor.