hops vine australia warrandyte

MELBOURNE | Hops & Vine Australia is a boutique beers and wine business in the outer Melbourne suburb of Warrandyte owned by Joe Libertino, a passionate supporter of local brewers and winemakers who has worked in the industry for over 30 years. Walk inside the store and you’re faced with a

redwood tasting room fitzroy north

MELBOURNE | Redwood Tasting Room is a bar that showcases the beers imported and distributed by husband and wife team Brian and Anika Labadie’s craft beer distribution company Redwood Distribution. It’s a small, unpretentious spot on St George’s Road in Fitzroy North with an assortment of second hand furniture and

burnley brewing richmond

MELBOURNE | Burnley Brewing is the newest brewery to hit Richmond and occupies the site formerly home to Italian restaurant Romulus & Remus. It’s owned by Renton Carlyle-Taylor (The Alps, Milton Wine Shop, Toorak Cellars), Neil Mills and Phil Gijsbers (Small Print Pizza Bar, Saint James Cafe) who bring a

dan o'connell hotel carlton

MELBOURNE | The Dan O’Connell Hotel is one of those old pubs that you see closing all over Melbourne, and are thankful still exists. It’s one of Carlton’s oldest local pubs, dating back to 1884, and has stayed relevant by updating the things that count while keeping old school the

mr west bar bottleshop footscray

MELBOURNE | Mr West Bar And Bottleshop is one of the new wave of bars that’s been opening up recently in Footscray, and brings another craft beer spot to a part of town already lucky enough to have great craft beer at places like Bar Josephine, Up In Smoke, and

concrete boots bar richmond

MELBOURNE | Concrete Boots Bar is a newish bar at the Swan Street end of Burnley Street that’s aiming to bring something a bit different to the rather dire offering that’s been presented to lovers of quality drink around this part of Richmond. The space is bright and airy, with

bad shepherd brewing co cheltenham

MELBOURNE | Bad Shepherd Brewing Co. have a simple motto – “Leading you into temptation”, and when you walk into their Cheltenham brewery and try a few of their beers, you soon realise that they’ve done exactly that. Owners Dereck and Diti Hales, head brewer and American BBQ cook respectively, left

colonial brewing co. port melbourne

MELBOURNE | Colonial Brewing Company originated in Margaret River in 2004, and set the template for what a regional brewery could be. Great craft beers in a large, relaxing, welcoming space for locals and visitors alike. The views across over 60 acres of pristine farmland didn’t hurt either. Knowing that

2 brothers brewery moorabbin

MELBOURNE | 2 Brothers Brewery was one of the first microbreweries to set up shop in Melbourne’s South East when they opened in Moorabbin in 2007. In case the name didn’t give it away, it was founded by two brothers, Andrew and Dave Ong, who discovered craft beer while living and

dainton family brewery carrum downs

MELBOURNE | Dainton Family Brewing are located in Carrum Downs, in a part of Melbourne that’s slowly seeing more and more breweries set up shop. While it’s not the most central of breweries to visit in Melbourne, those who do venture out to the family run brewery are treated to some