Some new world gin cocktails for your Thursday!

“Gin has reached the most exciting period along what has been, by any standards, a highly tumultuous journey. Botanicals are now foraged, juniper origin and terroir is scrutinised and production processes are laid bare for the benefit of consumer transparency.” – Tristan Stephenson, ‘The Curious Bartender’s Gin Palace’

Lorenzo Focarile tells us that Canberra is not the sleepy town you might think it is

“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

Naren Young on creating a memorable customer experience in the a ‘COVID Normal’ world

“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