Southern Comfort BLACK takes the beloved whiskey liqueur back to its roots

One of the world’s most beloved Whiskey liqueurs has launched a new expression to enhance all the classic notes of the original. Southern Comfort Black has officially made it’s way into the Australian market, bringing a robust whiskey-forward profile with subtle spice and fruity accents. Master Blender Drew Mayville has crafted the new release at the company’s legendary distillery in Buffalo Trace, Kentucky, using a proprietary blend of whiskey sourced from Sazerac’s North American whiskey reserves. ... Read More | Share it now!

Slane Irish Whiskey is launching in Australia this month

Slane Irish Whiskey has launched in Australia ahead of St Patrick’s Day, coming all the way from the legendary Slane Castle with 300 years of family history and 147 years of whiskey-making behind it. The whiskey, which goes through three types of casks, should immediately bring Irish whiskey enthusiasts a new favourite seeing as the liquid is known for its smooth and complex finish coupled with a strong profile defined by oak and spice notes. ... Read More | Share it now!

World’s top chefs give their best recommendations in the third edition of ‘Where Chefs Eat’

More than 30 Australian chefs will be included in the latest edition of Where Chefs Eat, a unique guide that features a whopping 7,043 recommendations on where to eat around the world, with those recommendations all coming from some of the world’s most respected chefs. Now in its third edition, the guide seeks to include around 4,528 restaurants dotted across the globe, from top Michelin starred eats to small roadside cafes and hard-to-find hole-in-the-wall treasures. It’s about as close as you can get to having the best chefs in the world at your beck and call when it comes to deciding what the hell to eat while traveling, whether it be for breakfast, lunch or dinner.... Read More | Share it now!

Interview: Glenfiddich Malt Master Brian Kinsman and the story behind a new $4000 whisky

Glenfiddich’s Malt Master Brian Kinsman has selected, overseen and nurtured the latest expression releases as part of the extremely rare and sought after Glenfiddich Rare Collection Programme. The Glenfiddich 1977 Rare Collection Cask No. 15176, priced at around AUD $4,352 and released exclusively to travel retailer Heinemann Duty Free (in Sydney and Kuala Lumpur airports) and its partners, is a single cask whisky aged for 40 years, and it goes without saying that whisky enthusiasts have been awaiting this release for quite some time.... Read More | Share it now!

Glenfiddich release ultra rare 1977 Rare Collection Cask for lovers of high-end whisky

Exclusively stocked at Heinemann Duty Free stores in Kuala Lumpur and Sydney Airports is an ultra rare single cask whisky by industry icons Glenfiddich. Found on the shelves across both stores thanks to a recent partnership, Glenfiddich 1977 Rare Collection Cask No. 15176 has been presented to whisky enthusiasts as a single cask, aged for 40 years with a modest RRP of AUD $4,352.... Read More | Share it now!

Magnum teams with Australia’s fashion industry for three big new flavours

Magnum, everyone’s favourite indulgent ice cream, has lifted the lid on three new exciting flavours worked up in collaboration with numerous designers and influencers from Australia’s fashion industry. The flavours, each inspired by a different designer, are being described as “artisan-inspired” and have hit shelves across the country to what will undoubtedly be some feverish demand. Especially as February is consistently one of the hottest months of the year.... Read More | Share it now!

Johnnie Walker Blue Label kicking off extremely rare series using whiskies from “ghost” distilleries

Johnnie Walker have announced a forthcoming Australian launch for the premium Blue Label Ghost and Rare, the first in a brand-new series of special releases from the whisky giants. The special release series will highlight the use of rare whiskies from “ghost” distilleries that have long since closed, blended with other very rare malt and grain Scotch whiskies.... Read More | Share it now!

BWS are now stocking seven different wines in a can

With wine on a tap fast becoming a norm for modern bars across the country it was only a matter of time before we got some wine tinnies on the shelves, taking one of the most refined drinking experiences interpreted through ‘Strayan culture. BWS have now launched a huge variety of wine-in-a-can with the good sense to appeal to a wide range of tastes with various whites, red and rose varieties, moving away from the common frustrations of broken bottles and lost screw tops with some pretty sweet illustrations to boot.... Read More | Share it now!

KitKat switch things up with two new flavours: Mint and Caramel Pretzel

KitKat fans rejoice! The team behind the beloved chocolate have announced “KitKat 2 Ways”, a new take on the chocolate finger with two new flavours which should see the recently released treats fly off the shelves around the country. What’s more is that each of the two new flavours features two versions of that flavour on the same chocolate finger, moving away from the traditional way of enjoying a KitKat with more a hybrid approach.... Read More | Share it now!

Gelato Messina release new Tim Tam flavours: Turkish Delight, Iced Coffee and Choc-Cherry Coconut

For the second time ever, iconic Aussie snack lords Arnott’s have teamed up with dessert gods Gelato Messina to create three new gelato-inspired flavours for the infinitely loved Tim Tam. The last time we this dream collaboration popped up, we got four new iterations of the legendary biscuit, the best being “Black Forest” and the not-best being “Salted Caramel & Vanilla” (sorry guys, Zumbo did it better). Now we’re getting three vastly different flavours, and from a quick taste test by the offices over here at the AU, we can confidently state that this range is well worth a look. ... Read More | Share it now!