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The Milk & Honey Touch

Melbourne's latest venue to come on line, The Everleigh, is the collaboration between Lauren Schell and Michael Madrusan (both ex Milk & Honey and Little Branch) and the owner of these two iconic venues, Sasha Petraske.
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Josh Collins takes on Melbourne

The man behind Perth's Hula Bula Bar and Deville's Pad is set to unleash his notorious style and design flair on the unsuspecting Melbourne bar scene with the LuWow Bar.
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A Sad Farewell

It is with great saddest that the team here at Bartender magazine and 4Bars heard about the passing of Michael Edmonds last week. Mick, as he was known amongst his friends, was one of the country's fines...
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Over 32,000 award nominations for Australian Bar Awards!

Voting for this year's Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards has smashed all previous returning a record number of votes tallied for 2011! The count was tireless and numbers came a whopping 23 per cent higher than last year proving that this valuable industry initiative continues to be the focal point of the bar industry's calendar.
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Reserve Sponsors Bartender of the Year

Bartender magazine and 4bars are proud to announce an all new partnership for the Australian Bar Awards top award - the Bartender Magazine Bartender of the Year. In 2011, Diageo's Reserve, have thrown their support behind Australia's toughest bartending challenge and most coveted title.
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Australia’s Biggest Cocktail Geek

Throughout January, 4bars.com ran a tongue in cheek survey for nominations on a range of 'alternate' bar awards categories; from Worst Toilet in a venue and Hottest Brand Rep to the best Bar Back.
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Who Will Make the Top 50?

Bartender Magazine's Most Influential List The voting for the Bartender Magazine's Top 50 Most Influential List has just wrapped up. The nominated Top 50 for 2011 will be released in Bartender's upcoming March edition. The inaugural Most Influential List event took off in 2009 with Vernon Chalker (Gin Palace and Madame Brussels, Melbourne) taking out the top spot. "It was a great honour to win," said Chalker recently, "the greatest form of flattery is if others look to my work for inspiration."
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Parched March Returns

Feed-up with Feb-fast? Over October? Time to say bye to Dry July? Well you're in luck as Parched March, Sydney's only month-long celebration of bar culture is back - the perfect antidote to abstinence.
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Bartenders’ Brunch at Café Pacifico

There are only 20 seats left for this sensational event onSunday, September 19. The Bartenders' Brunch is renowned for being the best way to get you groove on for Sydney BarShow Week.
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Parched March Wrap Party!

It's not too late to be involved in the Parched March revolution! Join us as we celebrate the conclusion of this amazing journey, and experience for yourselves what we've discovered along the way. The Parched March Wrap Party will be held on Wednesday 31 March at Piano Room in Kings Cross from 7 - 10.00pm.