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Sydney Hosts World Class Cocktail Festival
Sydney is set to host a five day festival of cocktail and food experiences, centered in the city's CBD and Surry Hills heart.
Australian Cocktail Month
This coming May is the first ever Australian Cocktail Month, giving us an entire 31 days of bar visits and imaginative new drinks to try from the country's
Melbourne Cocktail Festival Year Two
Back for a second year, and after one of the world's toughest lockdown, Melbourne Cocktail Festival will be back celebrating the city's unique and diverse
Ollie Margan wins Havana Club’s Bar Entrepreneur Award
Adelaide bar owner Ollie Margan has taken the top prize in the global competition seeking out dedicated bar entrepreneurs.
Diageo World Class 2021 - Australia
Diageo's World Class Bartender of the Year competition has announced it's resuming for 2021 in the host city of Madrid. The intended 2020 host, Sydney,
Why We're All Still Here
A reflection on the worst bits about hospitality, and, ultimately, why we're all still in it.
The World's 50 Best Bars
⇩ = fallen since 2019 ⇧ = risen since 2019 ⇳ = same position as 2019 ₦ = new entry to top 50 2020
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
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?
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.
The Lockdown Lowdown
Explore these informative and inspiring virtual workshops, now available on-demand, designed to help support bartenders around the world who are currently
World Class Community Week
Diageo Reserve is launching a series of seminars designed to both inspire and engage with the trade community in Australia.
Bartenders at Home
...made the most of the enforced time at home. As lockdown starts to ease in the UK, we've now brought this initiative to a close. Why not explore the
Keeping spirits up
It's a very challenging time for all operators struggling to keep their established businesses afloat, but while government support may be limited there's
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
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
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.
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.
One of the leading international cocktail competitions, Patrón Perfectionists 2019 (with its final in January 2020) encompassed bartenders from 30 countries
Bartenders' Choice Awards
I must begin by saying a huge thank you to the 380 Nordic hospitality industry professionals who voted us Best Publication once again. THANK YOU! And my