From the latest bar openings to happy hours and new drinks menus, these drink specials are worth checking out this November
Before the craziness of December and the holiday season, we’re making sure to carve out some time to catch up over a drink (or two). And with what’s on offer this November, we have plenty of options! From craft beer workshops to Sunday brunch offers, we’ve gathered a couple of boozy events and happy hours for you and the girls, so pencil a date in your planner now.
Organic Wine Tasting X Wine Moments
With a wide variation of wines, Wine Moments HK will be hosting a one-day Organic Wine Tasting event at the Hive on 8 November. In this workshop, participants will learn about choosing the right wine for the right moment. By the end of the workshop, you’ll be able to call yourself somewhat of a connoisseur in wine, and know exactly what bottle of Shiraz to bring to the next dinner party. Register by emailing [email protected] or sign up here. Entry fee is $150 for members and $200 for non-members.
The Hive Wan Chai, 21st floor, Phoenix Building, 23 Luard Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 3568 6343, www.thehive.com.hk
Drink For Justice Free-flow Event
Led by Refugee Union, #DrinkForJustice is a monthly event organised to combat modern-day slavery. For a donation of $300, you are welcome to enjoy unlimited wine, craft beer, and spritz cocktails for a meaningful cause. Apart from free-flow drinks, #DrinkForJustice has also partnered up with Uncensored Cabaret for an open-mic event that’s guaranteed to make you laugh out loud. Proceeds from ticket sales will be used to support the charity, so grab your girls and help make a positive impact with your night out! Get your ticket for the event on Register here.
Altaya Wines Annual Tasting
Altaya is bringing back their Annual Tasting event! With over 250 quality wines produced from top wineries all over the world, Altaya is offering a one-day (6pm-9pm 16 November) exquisite wine-tasting opportunity for fellow wine-lovers. If you don’t know much about malolactic fermentation or wine botrytis, fret not. Altaya will be offering a masterclass for $1,100, so sign up for some to learn more about all the different vintages of Domaine Faiveley!
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 2582 8888, www.hkcec.com
Le Beaujolais Disco Brunch at La Vache! SoHo
Nothing beats a good weekend brunch, and La Vache! is giving us the perfect excuse for a lazy Sunday with its special edition Le Disco Brunch. In celebration of the Beaujolais season, this one-day event (17 November 12pm – 4:30pm) will be offering unlimited steak frites, live DJ, free flow Beaujolais and more. Groups of all sizes are welcomed, so ring up your girlfriends for a weekend-getaway! Leave the kids at home for this one.
La Vache!, GF, 48 Peel Street, Soho, Central, Hong Kong, 2880 0248, www.lavache.com.hk
The Mira x Wine High Club Pop-up Wine Cellar
Stop by the pop-up wine cellar and pick up a bottle or two! Happening over 23 – 25 November, this event will be offering rare finds from France, like the second label of Château Palmer, as well as an exclusive preview of the COCO 2018 collection. Sneak a peek at their Lumberjack Santa Yule Log Cake, and snatch a 15% discount on the Christmas Gift Hamper!
The Mira Hong Kong, Lobby, G/F, Mira Place, 118 – 130 Nathan Road, Tsim She Tsui, Hong Kong, 2368 1111, www.themirahotel.com
Johnnie Walker Celebrates 80 Years in Hong Kong
In celebration of the brand’s 80th anniversary, Johnnie Walker has exclusively launched three tea-inspired cocktails in Hutong’s Moongate bar. The Highball Emperor is a fun mix of Yuzu juice and Johnnie Walker Black Label, and is perfect for those who love a tropical twist. If you’re looking for something citrusy and classic, the Emperor’s Tea is definitely worth a shot. Feeling a little more adventurous? The Ninjiom Blossom is a delicious blend of Johnnie Walker, Ninjiom, egg whites, pear and lemon juice, and will leave you wanting more.
Moongate Bar at Hutong, 28/F, 1 Peking Road Shopping Arcade, 1 Peking Road, Hong Kong, 3428 8342, www.hutong.com.hk/experience
Movember Cocktail @ MEATS
MEATS x Movember! With more than 5 million participants, Movember is back to spread awareness of the importance of men’s health around the world. As you might’ve guessed by its name, this steak-specialist offers a pretty meaty menu. This year, MEATS is supporting Movember by donating $10 for every drink sold. Time to pair that juicy rib eye with a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon!
MEATS, GF, 28 – 30 Staunton Street, Soho, Central, Hong Kong, 2711 1812, www.piratameats.hk
Beef & Liberty Movember
Quiz night with burgers and wine? Um, yes please! If this sounds like your kind of thing, definitely sign up for Beef & Liberty’s Let’s Get Quizzical: The Movember Edition and drink for a cause! This year, Beef & Liberty’s Movember team is back to raise awareness for men’s health. Proceeds raised from its Movember events will be donated to The Movember Foundation, and for every All Saints Estate Pinot Grigio you order, $20 will be donated to the charity. If you’re a beer lover, $5 will be donated to Movember for every sale of Brooklyn Lager Beer and Jameson Hitchhiker beer, so there’s definitely something for everyone! Offer ends 29 November, excluding airport. We always have a reason to drink – now we have a cause!
Beef & Liberty, 3/F California Tower 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Central District, HK, and G04, G/F, 23 Carmel Road Stanley Plaza, Stanley, HK, 2450 5778 (Central) and 2563 2798 (Stanley), www.beef-liberty.com/hk