Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest In this month of love, alcohol is the answer! Whether you’re nursing a broken heart or celebrating one that’s overflowing with kilig, alcohol complements every emotion and any situation 1. The Thirst Is Real Where: KAPWA Studio, 5059-A P. Burgos St., Makati When: February 24 – 25 Time: 8:00 PM – 2:00 AM Brought to you by Pleps of Poblacion a.k.a. POP, together with KAPWA Studio, Single? Or Just Thirsty? is POP’s first event. Here, find a cool new spot in the heart of Poblacion and with P90 cocktails – it’s a steal! POP is a millennial pop-up bar that will be “popping” up all over Makati. So grab the gang, make new friends, say your cheers! 2. Take a ride! Where: 2/F Alegria Alta Building, 2294 Don Chino Roces Ave. Ext. Magallanes 1232 Makati When: February 24, Saturday Time: 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM Hop in and get ready for a romantic adventure you can taste. AWC Philippines, one of the country’s independent wine importers and distributors, present its Jeepney Wine Tour with three pit stops around Fort Bonifiacio–and quite possibly, around the world! There’s Buca di Beppo, representing Italy’s wine flavors, Las Flores for Spain, and L’Entrecôte for France. It’s bar hopping, Pinoy style. 3. Wine Me? Where: Green Sun Arts Center, 2285 Chino Roces Ext. corner Lumbang, Makati When: February 24, Saturday Time: 3:30 – 8:00 PM Here’s a place you don’t need a date as you can make friends with everyone!The International Wine & Food Society (IWFS) Manila Ladies Branch is holding their 8th IWFS Wine Crawl with a selection of premium wines. The event is open to all. Early bird tickets are at P1,750 until Feb. 10, and at P2,000 afterward, granting access to a curated list of 85 wines, discounted rates on bottles purchases, tasting glass, wine notes, and light snacks. Come hither! 4. Heart for a Cause Where: YDG Coffee, ID Center Lobby, 1232, 2100 Chino Roces Ave, Makati, 1203 Metro Manila When: February 24, Saturday Time: 10 am to 12 mn Join the Basics: Coffee Brewing Workshop of the Workroom MNL with Sidrick Cabatingan and Sean Lee of YDG Coffee this Saturday! Your Daily Grind Coffee is a cafe that aims to create a community and space in the side of Mandaluyong City for like-minded individuals who find productivity through coffee. Master the different hand brewing techniques and get that perfect blend with them on the 24th! Register at: bit.ly/WRMBasicCoffeeBrewing 5. Heart for a Cause Where: Manila House, Net Park bldg., 5th Ave., Bonifacio Global City When: February 23, Friday Time: 6:30 PM onwards Wine, dine and dance with a cause this February 23 with the Rotary Club of BGC at Manila House. Tickets are at P2,000 and proceeds will go to Rotary service projects (feeding, education & livelihood programs). Contact Donna Georgy, Isabelle Nilo or Gemma Gemayel for tickets. 6. Espresso Yourself Where: Henry Sison Culinary School, 33 Col. Bonny Serrano Avenue, QC When: February 17, Saturday Time: 3:00 – 9:00 PM Love your coffee post-Valentine’s day with Coffee Concepts specialist Ernie A. Mesina Jr. at the Henry Sison Culinary School. For P3,400, develop a broad understanding of the history, harvest, and processing of the token beans. It’s no different to fine wine with coffee tasting notes, aromas, body and acidity. Learn how to brew the best cup of java, how to purchase the best and how to store properly. Stir carefully, breathe in, and take a sip. 7. The FUN-damentals of Beer Where: ABV Cocktail & Absinthe Bar, 22 Jupiter St., Bel Air, Makati City When: February 17, Saturday Time: 5:30 PM Delve deep into the world of bartending and mixology as ABV’s masterclass with Mr. Lester Ligon teaches you the basics of making some of the world’s most popular cocktails. Make your own three drinks–Whisky Sour, Negroni and Old Fashioned–with the help of the experts. Understand also the basics of bartending knowledge, techniques, and etiquette. This is a fun experience for first dates. Tickets are by reservation. 8. Kung Hei Fat Cheers! Where: Waterfront Manila Pavilion Hotel & Casino, United Nations Avenue, Corner Ma. Orosa Street, Ermita, Manila When: February 16, Friday Time: 6:00 PM It’s not all about the hearts in our eyes; sometimes, it’s about the fortune and prosperity for the Year of the Dog. Ring in the Chinese New Year at Waterfront Manila Pavilion Hotel & Casino. It’s an enormous buffet prepared by Chef Lee Yan Fend of the hotel’s well-loved Peony Garden. Gong Xi Fa Cai! 9. Whisky or Me? Where: The Distillery Fort Bonifacio, Unit 108 Forbestown Center, Burgos Circle, 1634 Taguig When: February 15, Thursday Time: 7:00 – 9:00 PM Discover a rare find with this month’s tasting series with whisky straight from the Scottish Highlands. Hosted by Whisky Anonymous, The Distillery Fort presents a grand lineup of Tullibardine flavors – Sovereign, 225 Sauternes Finish, 228 Burgundy Finish, 500 Sherry Finish, 20 Year Old, and 25 Year Old. Alongside Frank’s famous pulled pork and coleslaw, it’s worth the P1,000 for this distilled alcoholic gem. If you’re looking for a warm embrace but don’t have a date, this will do just fine!