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28 May 2012

Hot scotch

Dram collectors are spoiled for choice as whisky producers now woo them with limited edition luxury bottles and malts from lost distilleries.
27 Apr 2012

No more hangovers?

A high tech-wine cabinet shrunk to a portable size and a vodka that won’t leave you with a hangover.
30 Mar 2012

On tap: caffeine and malt

40 Hands’ coffee-inspired craft beer is the artisanal product of a brewmaster and barista.
29 Feb 2012

Charged by apéritifs

With a décor characterised by vintage electrical circuit boards, rubber flooring and hanging light bulbs, Bar Ampère appears more like a clandestine R&R club in a factory than a watering hole for Melbourne’s thirsty urbanites.
27 Jan 2012

Toast to the green fairy

After having its ban officially lifted here in 2009, the controversial anise-flavoured spirit has found itself a dedicated home at Absinthe Artisan.
30 Dec 2011

Savouring a bitter moment

Move over, speakeasy-style joints. Two new bars in New York show you can attract a serious drinking crowd with a single-minded focus on artisanal bitters and tequilas.
01 Dec 2011

Vintage bubbles

In 1998, divers discovered 2,000 bottles of the Heidsieck Monopole 1907 in the salvaged shipwreck of The Jonkoping, a Swedish shooner, sunk in the Baltic Sea in 1916.
31 Oct 2011

Sip and sample

With 53 different kinds of wines by the glass at The Tastings Room, guests will have a field day sampling and picking their favourite quaffs, instead of having to purchase them by the bottle first.
29 Sep 2011

Polished gem

The junmai daiginjyo is touted to be Japan’s highest polished sake.
02 Sep 2011

Victorian tipples

London’s The Worship Street Whistling Shop pays homage to the city’s popular gin culture of the 1820s, reinventing cocktails from that era.
28 May 2012

Hot scotch

Dram collectors are spoiled for choice as whisky producers now woo them with limited edition luxury bottles and malts from lost distilleries.
27 Apr 2012

No more hangovers?

A high tech-wine cabinet shrunk to a portable size and a vodka that won’t leave you with a hangover.
30 Mar 2012

On tap: caffeine and malt

40 Hands’ coffee-inspired craft beer is the artisanal product of a brewmaster and barista.
29 Feb 2012

Charged by apéritifs

With a décor characterised by vintage electrical circuit boards, rubber flooring and hanging light bulbs, Bar Ampère appears more like a clandestine R&R club in a factory than a watering hole for Melbourne’s thirsty urbanites.
27 Jan 2012

Toast to the green fairy

After having its ban officially lifted here in 2009, the controversial anise-flavoured spirit has found itself a dedicated home at Absinthe Artisan.
30 Dec 2011

Savouring a bitter moment

Move over, speakeasy-style joints. Two new bars in New York show you can attract a serious drinking crowd with a single-minded focus on artisanal bitters and tequilas.
01 Dec 2011

Vintage bubbles

In 1998, divers discovered 2,000 bottles of the Heidsieck Monopole 1907 in the salvaged shipwreck of The Jonkoping, a Swedish shooner, sunk in the Baltic Sea in 1916.
31 Oct 2011

Sip and sample

With 53 different kinds of wines by the glass at The Tastings Room, guests will have a field day sampling and picking their favourite quaffs, instead of having to purchase them by the bottle first.
29 Sep 2011

Polished gem

The junmai daiginjyo is touted to be Japan’s highest polished sake.
02 Sep 2011

Victorian tipples

London’s The Worship Street Whistling Shop pays homage to the city’s popular gin culture of the 1820s, reinventing cocktails from that era.