Stoneleigh to transform empty Melbourne warehouse into immersive wine sanctuary

Last year Stoneleigh shaped up an abandoned Sydney warehouse with a super immersive wine project, defined by creeping vines and teeming with fresh New Zealand drops. It’s time for that conceptual wine event to head on down to Melbourne now, with the leading New Zealand wine brand taking over an empty warehouse on Flinders Street for almost a month, promising locals an unforgettable tastings experience and pop-up wine bar in central Melbourne.... Read More | Share it now!

Rutherglen to host winter wine bar laneway pop-up in Melbourne

The winemakers of Rutherglen are bringing a pop-up wine bar to Melbourne CBD, shaped into the narrow Driver Lane for three days (Friday 25th to Sunday 27th August). Aimed at highlighting the essence of wines made in the iconic Rutherglen region of Victoria, the one-off pop-up will offer locals and visitors the opportunity to taste and learn more about the region’s unique varietals and its winemakers.... Read More | Share it now!

Canadian Club are bringing their Racquet Club pop ups to Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane

Canadian Club are getting in on that slice of summer celebration by introducing pop-up racquet clubs across Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane for December and January. In an effort to build anticipation for one of the country’s largest annual sporting events, the Australian Open, the pop ups will be using some of the country’s best known venues to offer the public specialty Canadian Club cocktails (CC & Dry included) designed to help balance the heat of those sunny days. ... Read More | Share it now!

Paramount Pictures put an end to Melbourne’s Ron Burgundy bar before it even pops up

Heard about that Ron Burgundy themed pop-up bar taking over Melbourne next week? It was a kind of a big deal, that is until Paramount Pictures threw a trident right through those plans and split them in two. Turns out the film studio, which was behind both the original 2004 film and its sequel, required a high price for the rights to use actual Anchorman branding, something that made the planned temp-bar unfeasible for Bottoms Up Bartenders, the team behind it.... Read More | Share it now!

Ron Burgundy’s Rich Mahogany Bar to pop up in Melbourne

This one is kind of a big deal. Over two weeks starting from October 13th the Porcelain Tea Parlour in Carlton will be making the classy transition into a pop-up bar themed after one of the most glorious characters comedy cinema has ever given us: Ron Burgundy. The bar’s character will be drawn from San Diágo’s suave anchorman to create Ron Burgundy’s Rich Mahogany Bar, a place where you can (probably) grab a leather bound book, a scotchy scotch scotch and, we hope, whole wheels of cheese and very filling burritos for a limited time only.... Read More | Share it now!

First Look: Fitzroy’s six-week pop up Gelato Fiasco log cabin (Melbourne)

Gelato Fiasco pop up ice cream bar

Just the other week, we brought you news about a unique pop-up gelato log cabin opening in Fitzroy for six weeks. It’s a temporary hub by the team from Portland gelateria Gelato Fiasco, who have just brought their bold American-inspired flavours over Australia. The Gelato Fiasco pop-up will be a chance for Melbourne’s lucky dessert lovers to dip into scoops of four different flavours that aren’t at all what you’d expect from your standard gelato.... Read More | Share it now!

A pop up gelato log cabin is coming to Fitzroy (Melbourne)

Straight outta Portland, U.S based Gelato Fiasco is set to impact the Australian market now that they have launched a range of slightly ridiculous flavours around the country. To celebrate their arrival, they are bringing a special treat to Melbourne’s Fitzroy next month, opening a pop up Gelato Fiasco Log Cabin in the hip Melbourne suburb from Friday 5th August where gelato fiends can pull up and dive into gelato that makes use of everything from bacon flavoured candies and brownie pieces to salted chocolate pretzels and Sriracha flake coated almonds, all served in black waffle cones.... Read More | Share it now!

8Bit and Up in Smoke are bringing an exclusive pop up to Flinders Lane (Melbourne)

It’s widely known that 8Bit have some of the best burgers in all of Australia, regularly attracting queues to their O.G Footscray and now Swanston Street venues. Just the very mention of their expertly designed burgers is enough to elicit copious amounts of drool, so think of how wet the typical Melburnian appetite will be when they team with BBQ joint Up In Smoke to bring an epic pop-up to Flinders Lane.... Read More | Share it now!

Jack Daniel’s are bringing a pop-up Barrel House to Southbank for 150th anniversary (Melbourne)

2016 marks the 150th anniversary of the Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee, which today famously stores 2.3 million barrels of Whisky across 88 barrel houses. It’s an impressive and landmark achievement for one of the most well-known names in the drinks industry, so of course they are pulling out all stops for events to commemorate the occasion around the world, one of which is bringing a pop-up Barrel House to Melbourne’s Southbank for 10 days of warm Southern hospitality, live music, and entertainment. ... Read More | Share it now!