“I spoke with Alex Day, one of the partners in the Death & Co. brand and someone whom I deeply respect. As someone who has worked at the very highest levels of the bar industry over the last decade and prides himself (and his bars) on providing curated experiences to his guests, he too has seen the need to reconfigure the way he does business through a new lens.” Naren Young
Twenty years on, Erica is looking to evolve the status of women in the industry. Together with local venue owner Marcus Motteram of Hains & Co. the concept of ‘Pouring Ribbons’ was born. A liquor focused, education and networking platform “by women, for women.”
Launched in February this year, Palace Arcade’s second location in East Victoria Park offers a classic video games and good booze concept tailored to Gen X and Gen Y locals and their kids.
The results are in and we’re excited to announce that Never Never Distilling Co Triple Juniper Gin has taken out the top spot in our inaugural Bartender Magazine Hottest 100 Aussie Spirits Countdown.
“The city is commonly and unfairly labelled as the place where politicians go to ruin the lives of Australians. Most people have memories of Canberra as a primary schooler completing the obligatory school trip to Parliament House. For a long time, Canberra was a pretty drab place, but it’s 2020 and things have changed a lot.” – Lorenzo Focarile
“We have one of the most beautiful cities in the world and I’m incredibly excited to lead the creation of a brand-new, world-class destination bar, located on top of Sydney. Merging impeccable drinks, food, fit-out, service and views, Bar 83 will offer an unmatched and unforgettable experience, set to WOW,” said Jenna Hemsworth.
“We’ve really paid attention to what Crows Nest has and doesn’t have and felt this was a great opportunity to develop a bar with a unique offering, as well as show locals and destination drinkers how approachable and versatile Cognac is.” – Jakob Overduin, co-owner, Hendriks.
The folks at Speakeasy’s bars sure know how to wow their customers with a bit of bartending theatre and here Alissa Gabriel shows us her stuff with the Nitro Cosmo Sgroppino
Raj Nagra from BBO quotes Mike Tyson who was once the most feared man on the planet: “Fear is just like fire; it can be useful if you know how to use it. If not, you’ll get burnt.”
“In hospo we have such a big responsibility of taking care of other people’s time off especially when time has so much value.” We intoduce Sarah Proietti, Maybe Sammy newcomer.
We hear from Anneliese Grazioli from specialty tequila bar, Hot Tamale in Darwin as she takes a deep dive into all the things that make a tequila great.