South Melbourne Wine Shop Magnum + Queens Introduces a Tiny New Wine Bar

Written for Broadsheet Kirsten Dickie and Virginia Selleck are moving at light speed. The pair launched their smart and thoughtfully curated online wine store Magnum + Queens in 2017. In May last year they turned it into a physical store in South Melbourne. And now, not only can you pick up top drops to take away, the… Continue reading South Melbourne Wine Shop Magnum + Queens Introduces a Tiny New Wine Bar

First Look: “Alternative” Pizza and New-Wave Wine by the Founder of DOC

Written for Broadsheet Melbourne It’s 3pm on a rainy Friday afternoon when I step into Italian Artisans. A father and son carpentry team is working out the front crafting circular dining tables. Out back, in the newly renovated dining room, owner Tony Nicolini is entertaining a large group. Nicolini is best known for championing artisan… Continue reading First Look: “Alternative” Pizza and New-Wave Wine by the Founder of DOC

A Family Affair at Flatiron Side Door in Kew

Written for Broadsheet Good friends often bypass your front door. They know about the side door that’s always open, or the back gate that’s never locked. The concept of Kew’s new wine bar, Flatiron Side Door, was born from this idea. “We want people to feel like they’re sitting on their best friend’s couch,” says… Continue reading A Family Affair at Flatiron Side Door in Kew