Get into the Christmas spirit with parties and drinks that will definitely usher in more cheer and merry!

1) TOAST TO AN ENCHANTED EVENING

  • Where: Lemuria Gourmet Restaurant, 5 Julieta Circle Horseshoe Village, Quezon City
  • Lemuria Restaurant & Wine Bar, The Plaza at Arya Residences, McKinley Parkway, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
  • When: November 1 – 12, except November 6
  • Time: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
  • Entrance Fee: By Reservation

Dine in luxury as you partake in an evening of Enchanting Rieslings at Lemuria. Riesling, a white grape variety originating from the Rhine region of Germany, is refreshingly light with flowery aromas and fruity acidity. Against the backdrop of this rustic French Mediterranean restaurant, sample an assortment of six Riesling wines and delight in food pairing selections tailored for each wine.

2) DRINKMANILA POP-UP BAR AT MERCATO

  • Where: Mercato Glorietta Dolphin Park
  • Schedule: Mercato Glorietta Dolphin Park–every Thursday and Friday
  • Time: 4 p.m. until 2 a.m.
  • Entrance Fee: Free

Catch DrinkManila Pop-up bar every Thursday and Friday this November at the new Mercato Centrale Glorietta Dolphin Park. DrinkManila Pop-up Bar will serve cocktail recipes that can be found on DrinkManila.com. The beverage menu features, bestseller The Seven Year Itch (whisky, lemon juice, peanut butter syrup, and dehydrated lemon), Scarlet Letter (gin, berry rhapsody reduction, sparkling water, and lime wedge), Don’t Go Bananas (rum blend, banana syrup, pineapple juice, lemon juice, and banana candy), Saving Sally (lemon and lime Skittles-infused Vodka, apple juice, simple syrup, sparkling water, and green apple), Red Rickey (whisky, lime juice, sparkling water, and lime wheel), and Rusty Mule (rum, lime juice, calamansi juice, and ginger beer). The DrinkManila Pop-Up Bar is not just for imbibers of alcohol, as it also offers mocktails to satiate the thirst of those who wish to abstain. Purchase one of our signature cocktails and take a creative photo of your drink and get a chance to win a DrinkManila Pop-up Bar 1-hour cocktail party for 20 pax for your next Christmas get-together if you join our online contest. Click link to see full mechanics of the contest. 

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3) WINE NOT WHINE

  • Where: Galileo Enoteca Deli and Restaurant, No.80 Calbayog Street Corner Malinao, Mandaluyong City
  • When: Every Wednesday night
  • Time: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Entrance Fee: Free

Happy Wine-nesday! Sign up for free wine classes every Wednesday night at Galileo Enoteca. An Italian word meaning “wine-library,” there is no shortage of enotecas at this warm, cozy and intimate deli restaurant. Dive into the many tasting notes of fine Italian wines. They also offer a scrumptious cheese buffet for only P650. Wine bottles are 30% off if you avail of their cheese buffet or purchase any entreé. Registration is important as only 10 participants are accepted for each class.

4) LIFE’S A BEACH

  • Where: Ibiza Beach Club, 6th floor W City Center, 7th Ave. Cor. 30th Street, Bonifacio High Street, Taguig City
  • When: Daily except Mondays
  • Time: 4:00– 7:00 p.m.
  • Entrance Fee: None

Bring back the heat of summer and the thrill of the beaches on those boozy afternoons. Tardeo [tar-de-o], meaning “the afternooner,” is a party trend that originated from Mallorca, Spain. Pick up two drinks for the price of one for the perfect afternoon pick-me-up and enjoy 20 percent off tapas at the Ibiza Beach Club. Bask in the pristine white interiors with pops of blue and green, reminiscent of a luxurious cruise ship navigating the azure shores of Ibiza. Cheers, chicos!

5) MUSIC MILESTONE

  • Where: Social House, Ground Floor, Circuit Mall, Circuit Makati, Makati City
  • When: November 11 (Saturday)
  • Time: 9:00 PM – 1:00 a.m.
  • Entrance Fee: P300 with free drink; P600 with free drink and limited edition Mayonna15e bundle (shirt and CD)

Yellow Room Music Philippines invites you to support the local music scene as alternative rock band Mayonnaise celebrates its 15th year. Famous for winning the 2004 Red Horse Muziklaban, the band has six studio albums—the most recent, For the Rest of My Life, released in 2016, five compilation albums, two extended plays, and other singles. Mayonnaise shirts and CDs are very limited, so be sure to come early. Have a casual night out with your mates at Social House, where chill laidback vibes can get social and energetic. Doors open at 8 PM.

6) SEND ME MORE SANGRIA

  • Where: Vitto’s Wine Bar and Restaurant, #114 Scout Lozano Street, corner Tomas Morato Brgy. Laging Handa, Quezon City
  • When: Thursdays
  • Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.
  • Entrance Fee: P499

Got fruit in your wine? Spilled wine on your fruit? If you like it either way, you’ll love sipping unlimited sangria at Vitto’s Wine Bar and Restaurant. Tucked away in the bustling streets of Tomas is this snazzy metropolitan bistro serving delicious Italian cuisine. Sangria, essentially a punch, is an alcoholic beverage made from red wine, sliced fruit, fruit juice, brandy, and more. Delight in Wine All You Can on Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays; Unlimited Sangria on Thursdays for only P499; P699 for Californian wines; and P599 for Australian and Italian wines.

7) Fundamentals of Craft Cocktails Volume 2: Built and Muddled

  • Where: ABV, 22 Jupiter Street, 1209 Makati
  • When: November 11, 2017
  • Time: 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Entrance Fee: P2,200

If you’re getting ready for house parties and would like to surprise your friends with some mean cocktails by your home bar, you’d definitely need a lesson or two about mixology. Don’t miss the premier bartending and mixology program for enthusiasts, brought to you by one of the top 50 bars in Asia, ABV. This class will teach you the basics of how to make some of the most popular cocktails. Diageo World Class Southeast Asian Semi-Finalist Lester Ligon will be teaching a comprehensive introduction to fundamental bartending knowledge, techniques, and etiquette.

This class will teach you how to make a Moscow Mule, Gin & Tonic, and a Gin Basil smash with the help of ABV bartenders. To reserve a slot, click this link. http://bit.ly/2tUYQO6

8) Sideshow w/ Funkatalyst & Tisha

  • Where: 20:20, 20a La Fuerza Plaza 1, 2241 Don Chino Roces Avenue, 1231 Makati
  • When: November 11, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 p.m. to 3 a.m.
  • Entrance Fee: N/A

Get your friends together for a funky Saturday at 20:20 and enjoy happy hour for two-for-one Cuervo shots and Cuervo Margaritas all night starting 7pm onwards! Groove to funky breaks, downtempo, soulful R&B, jazzy hip-hop, afro disco, and 80’s classic music from Funkatalyst, Tisha, and DJ Sauerkraut.

9) BACK TO THE BASE

  • Where: Long Bar,Raffles Makati
  • When: November 16, 2017
  • Time: 7 p.m. onwards
  • Entrance Fee: N/A

Diageo Reserve Brand Ambassador Rian Asiddao, Former Bar Supervisor of Fairmont and Raffles Hotel Makati Mellrick Mayor, and 2017 Bacardi Legacy Champion Orman Bag-Ao reunite behind the bar of Long Bar at Raffles Makati on November 16, 2017. These former Long Bar bartenders will reunite for one night only bar shift, taste the signature cocktails that they prepared for the night.  

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