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04 February 2024

Private Chamber @ JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur

Private Chamber, as the name suggests, is a private drinking lounge that caters to both retail and exclusive event functions. Founded by Justin Lim and a group of shareholders, Private Chamber is an extension of The Chamber, the premium wines and spirits boutique with locations at The Starhill, Sunway Pyramid, and Pavilion Bukit Jail.  

02 February 2024

Carlsberg's CNY Bazaar

Carlsberg is ushering in the Year of the Dragon with two CNY Bazaars at Gurney Paragon, Penang and 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Petaling Jaya until 4 Feb.

At the bazaars, you get to enjoy food, cool collaborative merchandise by partners (TNTCO, Dissyco, Gumme), workshops, games and of course the most important thing – perfectly chilled Carlsberg.

19 January 2024

Heineken brings "Hei" in Gong Hei Fatt Choy

“Hei” or 喜 in the Cantonese Chinese New Year greeting expresses jubilation.

Knowing this, Heineken recently unveiled a filter to inject an additional burst of fun into your Gong Hei Fatt Choy wishes, transforming the "Hei" on your Heineken can into part of a Chinese New Year greeting "card" to post onto your social media, slide into your loved ones’ DMs or share in group chats.

30 December 2023

09 December 2023

130 years of Martell in Malaysia

Get ready for a year-long celebration by Martell, which is celebrating its 130-year history in Malaysia. 
Kicking it off is an interactive, multi-sensory, AI-enabled pop-up experience for the whole month of December, 10 am to 10 pm daily, at the concourse of  Pavilion Bukit Jalil. 
 

27 November 2023

A very Hendrick's Christmas

This festive season, Hendrick’s Gin presents a line-up merriment - from cocktail recipes to make at home, to parties at your liveliest bars and gift packs at your nearest store.

24 November 2023

The Deacon launches in Malaysia

The Deacon is a blended Scotch whisky which includes whiskies Islay whiskies and  Speyside. It is the first release to come out of the Pernod Ricard and Sovereign Brands partnership.  

18 November 2023

Monkey 47 Barrel Cut now available in Malaysia

The Monkey 47 Barrel Cut gin was recently launched in Malaysia (only 300 bottles available locally!) - it is Monkey 47's first barrel-aged gin, aged in Mulberry cask.

29 October 2023

Bruichladdich Distillery's Octomore 14 unveiled in Malaysia

Octomore is Bruichladdich's super-heavily peated single malt range. First released in 2008, the Octomore single malts are matured for five years, bottled at or at least close to cask strength and are always super-heavily peated.

The Octomore 14 was recently unveiled in Malaysia

25 October 2023

Peranakan Cuisine & Drinks Weekend with Chef Julia Ung, Debbie Teoh and Lionel Chee

Celebrate Peranakan culinary and culture with renowned Peranakan chefs from Penang, Melaka and Singapore, Chef Julia Ung, Chef Debbie Teoh and Chef Lionel Chee, at Pan Pacific through a 6-hands dinner, or an afternoon tea paired with free-flow G&Ts at Parkroyal. 
 

12 October 2023

‘I Rise, We Rise’ by Chivas on 21 Oct

Following the inaugural event last year, Chivas Regal continues the ‘I Rise, We Rise’ event  on 21 October promises to be bigger than before, taking over the Mines International Exhibition & Convention Centre (MIECC).

This year, Chivas joins forces with local and international talents from different backgrounds and industries to share their passion and hustle stories of how their teams or partners are the driving force behind their success.

08 October 2023

Welcome to Malaysia, Grazia Di Franco!

Grazia Di Franco, Maison Ferrand's new Southeast Brand Ambassador, popped by to introduce herself and the range of Maison Ferrand products available in Malaysia. 

06 October 2023

02 October 2023

Mix It Up with Monkey Shoulder

This coming October to December, watch out for Monkey Shoulder's #MixItUp events to uncover new whisky mixes with exciting activities, collaborations, promotions, unconventional drinking spots, and live spinning DJs.

30 September 2023

Penang Cocktail Week 2023: 20-29 October

Mark your calendars folks - Penang's first ever cocktail festival is coming!

This 10-day long festival, initiated by Koh Yung Shen, (owner of Backdoor Bodega - Asia’s 50 Best Bars list in 2022 at #97), will be participated by 10 local cocktail bars: Backdoor Bodega, BaoBae, Biso, Chez Chez, Cocktails and Shots, Foxhole 24, The Mandarin, The Nest, No Bar Here, and Nomad.