Bartenders' Lounge (trade only)

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Purveyor of Better Program

Forget coming up with a ‘modern classic’ for a cash prize – there’s a new breed of competition from Adelaide Hills Distillery which puts charity

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Call for Cocktails: The Glenlivet drinks

We're on the hunt for new cocktail recipes using The Glenlivet. Do you have a great Speyside whisky drink to share?

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Can we talk about bar awards?

Jane Ryan takes a look at the global bar awards and how they fit into the future of the drinks industry.

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World Class Community Week

Diageo Reserve is launching a series of seminars designed to both inspire and engage with the trade community in Australia.

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Melbourne Cocktail Festival Year One

As the dust settles on Melbourne Cocktail Festival’s first year, we caught up with organiser Orlando Marzo to discuss the highlights and learnings as

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Jameson set to kick off Australia’s Biggest Round

This one’s on Jameson: After a huge 2019 debut, Jameson is kicking off the second instalment of Australia’s Biggest Round. But this isn’t your typical

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Bar Bushfire Shake-Up

The Made in the Shade Group has gathered Melbourne’s leading bars for a night of cocktails, pizza and an auction to support the current bushfire crisis.

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Melbourne Cocktail Festival

Melbourne is to host its first ever cocktail festival this February 26 – March 1, putting the spotlight on its renowned bars and hospitality community.

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Patrón Perfectionist

One of the leading international cocktail competitions, Patrón Perfectionists 2019 (with its final in January 2020) encompassed bartenders from 30 countries

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Bartenders' Choice Awards

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Bartenders' Choice Awards, an annual awards ceremony recognising and celebrating greatness in the Nordic hospitality

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Martini Racing Ciclismo

45 bartenders cycled from Florence to arrive three days later, in time for lunchtime aperitivos, at the Roma Bar Show.

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Nordic Spirits Awards

The Nordic Spirits Awards return and invite craft spirits producers to enter their international tasting competition.

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Glassology by Libbey Design Contest

In its third edition, Glassology by Libbey will challenge bartenders around the world to design the next iconic glass.

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BAROMETER International Bar Show

It's one of the biggest bar events in Europe with successful shows since 2016, and this year, Barometer was bigger and better.

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Masterclass with Libbey: The Glass is the Link

Join Kevin Vollebregt, brand ambassador from Libbey Glass Europe, and bar manager Matt Linklater from acclaimed bar Black Pearl in Melbourne, at an exclusive

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Bacardi Legacy Global

Over a decade of BACARDÍ Legacy has produced a fabulous array of Legacy cocktails highlighting the creativity of bartenders from around the globe. The

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Roma Bar Show

The hotly-anticipated first edition of the Roma Bar Show kicked off at the Palazzo Dei Congressi between 23rd-24th September 2019, welcoming over 10,000

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Lady Amarena

The fifth edition of Fabbri's international cocktail competition, Lady Amarena, saw over 4,000 bartenders participate from five continents across the globe,

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Disaronno Day - The Longest Shift

Amaretto Day has long been celebrated annually on 19th April and this year Disaronno are celebrating in style by throwing a global 24 hour party, a party

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1980s Cocktails

There’s no glossing over it, the 1980s were grim for cocktail culture. Bar owners opted for mechanical solutions to a bartending skills deficit. Rather