Month: November 2010

Appleton tiki Mug

October 2010 saw the highly anticipated new Appleton Estate Rum Tiki campaign take off. Although long associated with tiki, this is the third year that Appleton Estate has designed their own, customised Tiki mug for bartenders.


The former site of The Middle Bar has undergone a drastic makeover to become LO-FI.

Rum Cocktails

Rum is making a serious stamp on the modern cocktail scene and aficionados on the wonderful liquid are not short to be found, either behind the bar or in front of it.


Inspired by the ubiquitous small bars littered throughout Brazil, Boteco has created a warm and intimate space for patrons to hide away and nibble on fantastic treats and enjoy great drinks.

Chambord’s New Bling

Chambord, the iconic black raspberry liqueur that has been a stalwart on the back bar shelf is set to show of its new ‘Blinging’ look with a newly released contemporary design.

Papa Goose Restaurant & Bar (The Loose Goose)

Inspired by a children’s nursery rhyme, Papa Goose is a new offering on the already jam packed Flinders Lane, Melbourne. Chef and Owner Neale White and his designer brother Lance White have created a stylish new venue with an industrial core based around steel beams, heavy wood and exposed air conditioning units.

Mixxit Brings Professor Wondrich to Oz

Over September Australia was graced by the presence of the world’s foremost cocktail historian David Wondrich – the author of Imbibe! Mixxit organised two invite only sessions for lucky trade guests in both Sydney and Melbourne.

Schweppes Australia’s Best G&T Competition

What better time than Sydney BarShow Week for Schweppes Tonic to put a new edge on an age old concoction and ramp up the creative juices that fizz and flow through every passionate bartender by inspiring them to create Australia’s Best Gin & Tonic.

Sydney BarShow Week Exhibition 2010

Once again, Sydney played host to the premier bar trade event and 2010 saw record numbers turn out for Sydney BarShow Week’s trade days.