Month: May 2010

CLASSIC: The Avenue

April’s issue of Australian Bartender magazine saw a couple of bartenders submit variations on a superb ‘forgotten classic’ known as – you guessed it – The Avenue.

Chez Régine

Open Thursday through Saturday Chez Régine is inspired by the Parisian singer and ‘Queen of the Night’ Régine Zylberburg.

Sparkling New Additions to the Martini Family

This autumn, Martini has extended its signature range with the addition of three new sparkling wine variants and an exciting new vermouth. The overall range has also been modernised in striking new packaging to capture the eye of the increasingly style conscious consumer.

Martin Lange Bolsters Alchemy Program

Diageo’s Alchemy program has added yet another award winning bartender to its team with Martin Lange joining as a trainer in Queensland.

Der Raum’s Autumn Menu

The 4bars news desk eagerly awaits each seasonal update of Der Raum’s award winning cocktail list. The latest release to pop into our inbox is their enticing new autumn menu.

Patron Release Ultimat Vodka

The Patron Spirits Company have decided to take on the luxury vodka market with the release of Ultimat Vodka. Produced in Poland, Ultimat uses a trio of grains (wheat, rye and potato) to create this unique luxury spirit. The wheat is utilised to create a smooth texture, the rye to yield complexity and the potato for richness.

LL Wine and Dine

Despite what the latest season of Underbelly and Sydney’s tabloids will have you believe Kings Cross is trying to clean up its act. One particular area that has seen a major transformation is Llankelly Place, perhaps Sydney’s first real attempt at creating a Melbourne style laneway.