Bring a friend, share a bottle, and toast incredible moments like these:

1) Gin & Jazz Night at ABV featuring Debonair Disctrict

  • Where: Basement Floor, 1209, 22 Jupiter, Makati, 1209 Metro Manila
  • When: November 20, 2017
  • Time: 8 p.m. until 10 p.m.

Let your week start at ABV, join the weekly revelry of gin and inspired by the 1920s speakeasy scene. Enjoy a wide variety of classic gins and while watching jazz artists Debonair District this Monday from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m.

For reservations, please contact 09177040942.

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: N/A

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. 

Join our mailing list for updates about what’s in store for the DrinkManila Pop-Up Bar. 

3) Mix It Up Mixology Class with Mari Kamata

  • Where: Salon de Ning, The Peninsula Manila
  • When: November 24 and 25
  • Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
  • Entrance Fee: P2,000 nett, including five cocktails with canapés. Only 15 slots available

Mari Kamata of The Peninsula Tokyo, one of Japan’s top bartenders will be behind the bar for the first ever The Peninsula Manila mixology class series in Salon de Ning. She will be mixing her signature cocktails using premium Moët Hennessy brands. The class will cover Kamata’s award-winning Matcha Martini, Hennesy Negroni and Blood and Sand cocktails and The Peninsula Hotels’ Cocktail and Mocktail of Hope where part of the proceeds raised benefit Make-A-Wish® Foundation Philippines which grants the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses.

 

The mixology class will explore the art and science of mixology where guests can enjoy mixing and sipping cocktails paired with canapés in the chic Salon de Ning.

4) The 17th Grand Wine Experience

  • Where: Marriott Hotel Manila Grand Ballroom, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City
  • When: November 24 (Friday)
  • Time: 5:00 p.m.
  • Entrance Fee: P5,500 

Toast to success and nothing less as Philippine Wine Merchants hosts the annual Grand Wine Experience (GWE), the biggest wine event in Southeast Asia. In its 17th year, GWE provides an all-sensory vintage overload with the theme “Degustation,” featuring over 500 wines, spirits and beers from 23 countries. Together with a teeming buffet of expertly curated dishes, the event becomes a full-on gastronomical festival. Look no further for a true gustatory wonderland.

5) Bottoms Up: Beer All You Can

  • Where: The Bottle Shop
  • Ground Floor, Tritan Ventures Building, Paseo De Magallanes, Magallanes, Makati City
  • 26th Street Corner 3rd Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
  • When: Every Saturday
  • Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Entrance Fee: P400

If you’re looking for the widest selection of craft beers in the country, search no more because The Bottle Shop has it all. Offering both local and imported craft beers, they have their Beer All You Can, featuring Cebruery Dumaguete Dubbel, Guimaras Gose & Las Islas Pilipinas IPA. Drink from the bottle, a pint glass, goblet, snifter, or a Pilsner glass, and watch those gorgeous shades of gold, amber, and copper foam up and fill you up good.

6) Introduction to Coffee

  • Where: The Study Fort, Enderun Extension, Taguig,
  • When: November 25
  • Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Entrance Fee: P6,500 

Enter the world of specialty coffee as the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE) partners with Yardstick for its Introduction to Coffee class. Brew, press, and steep in a deeper understanding of coffee cultivation, basic roasting, and the brewing process. Ideal for coffee-holics, industry professionals or aspiring specialty café operators, the course comes with a certification exam recognized by the SCAE. 

7) Soirée Beajoulais

  • Where: Sofitel Philippine Plaza Harbor Garden Tent, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, Atang Dela Rama, Pasay City
  • When: November 24 (Friday)
  • Time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Entrance Fee: P3,900

 

The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) in the Philippines holds their biggest annual event, Soirée Beaujolais, at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila. With the arrival of the young wine Beaujolais Nouveau, the harvest is celebrated in many worldwide French communities as 65 million bottles are exported all over the world each year on November. CCI France Philippines also celebrates 70 years of Philippine-France relations and the 70th year of the Cannes Film Festival. This year’s 27th Soirée Beaujolais promises a dream-like fête, evoking the 1950s French glamour of the famous La Croissette from the city of Cannes, with overflowing French wine for its guests. À votre santé!

8) Grape Escape: Wine Lounge + Kitchen

  • Where: Grape Escape: Wine Lounge + Kitchen, 99 Maginhawa Street, Quezon City
  • When: Tuesday to Sunday
  • Time: 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Entrance Fee: P499

Wanting a homey, vibrant place to unwind? Make your Grape Escape with unlimited glasses of wine and a bounty of Italian and Spanish favorites. You can choose from four different bottles of red and white wines with the option to mix and match the wines. Cast away your worries and have a sparkling good time with your pals. You definitely deserve a treat, because wine not? 

9) Unlimited Margarita Slush Happy Hour

  • Where: Gorda Filmex-Urban Cuisine, Retail 6,2nd Floor Uptown Parade, 9th Ave corner 38th St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
  • When: Monday – Thursday
  • Time: 3:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
  • Entrance Fee: P499

 

Calling all amigos and amigas! If you have a hankering for tacos, burritos, and ensaladas, head to Gorda Filmex-Urban Cuisine. Slurp unlimited margarita slush all day paired with your chosen Filipino-Mexican dishes. Rugged hipster vibes abound at this trendy joint, great for easy company and light-hearted laughs. They also have Fuego Fridays for buy one, take one Jager and Cuervo shots starting at 10:30 p.m. Vamos! 

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