HBO releases special Game of Thrones collection of single malt whiskies

April 8, 2019

While wine may be the drink of choice in HBO’s phenomenal Game of Thrones, the various textures of the show’s universe are best expressed through Whisky. Diageo have recognised this, and so has HBO; which is why they’ve teamed up to officially release several expressions from different iconic brands, each making up a limited-edition collection […]

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Diageo has named Australia’s top 20 bartenders for 2017

May 24, 2017

Each year the authoritative judging panel of Diageo Reserve World Class enters, analyses, and awards the Australia’s bar scene to celebrate its top performers. Swarms of talent stand behind bars across the country each and every night, ensuring that not only are we pulled into a world of well-made cocktails and well-selected spirits, but we […]

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Interview: Bartender of the Year Charlie Ainsbury pours out the inspiration behind his award-winning cocktails

May 27, 2016

For those willing to go beyond the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street between the CBD and Taylor Square, you will find This Must Be The Place. This neighbourhood small bar is the combined success of two award-winning bartenders and cocktail connoisseurs, Luke Ashton and Charlie Ainsbury. Luke and Charlie have both claimed the title […]

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Charlie Ainsbury has been named Australian Bartender of the Year for Diageo Reserve World Class

April 12, 2016

For the second time, the already highly celebrated Sydney bartender Charlie Ainsbury, co-owner of This Must Be the Place, has taken out to the status as Bartender of the Year at the Diageo Reserve World Class Australian finals for 2016. Held over the weekend in Melbourne, the Diageo Reserve World Class featured 25 of the […]

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