Tag: Eau-De-Vie

Bottleneck created outside Eau de Vie

This week sees the opening of a new bar in the Speakeasy group’s stable: Bottleneck. Located in the space that the now defunct Art Lounge occupied in the Kirketon Hotel (and practically on Eau de Vie’s doorstep) the new bar from Sven Almenning and company…

Eau de Vie’s Max Greco goes solo

Max Greco from Sydney’s award winning cocktail bar Eau De Vie (Cocktail bar of the Year at the 2012 Australian Bar Awards), is going solo by opening his own venture in Surry Hills. Little House, as the venue will be called, is set to be a rock ‘n’ roll cocktail bar taking over the site that currently houses South American restaurant Boteco (421 Cleveland Street, Surry Hills).

In a Class of Their Own

From three rounds of competition and nine state finals did ten bartenders – strong of nerve and sure of skill – emerge to take on the World Class Australian final.

Cargo’s Freestyle Cocktail Competition Results

Every year Sydney’s Cargo hosts the Freestyle Cocktail Sessions. The annual event features 10 of Sydney’s top bartenders jumping behind the bar at Cargo Lounge for one night only to showcase their very own signature cocktail to full house of budding cocktail enthusiasts.

Eau-De-Vie Ambassador Sessions – Installment #2

The first Monday of every month, Eau-De-Vie is inviting a brand ambassador to prove they’ve still got the chops to step behind the bar and shake, stir and strain potent potables for a paying crowd. The first installment saw Nick Van Tiel from Diageo’s Reserve Brands step up to the plate whilst 5 July will see Brown Forman ambassador Shae Silvestro attempt to woo Eau-De-Vie’s guests.

Last Man Standing – The Magnificent 7 Champion Crowned

Last Thursday – World Cocktail Day – saw crowds pile in to George Street’s Ivy to watch the Magnificent 7 Final Shootout and celebrate the anniversary of the cocktail.

After a full day of grueling competition – following a year long program – Sydney’s Luke Redington, from Eau-De-Vie, took out the top honours after an entertaining performance in front of the large consumer crowd.