Ciprani Drinks

Giuseppe Cipriani opened Harry’s Bar in 1931. Later to become a declared national landmark and the centre point of the eponymous Cipriani’s hotel, the bar gained fame immediately due to its post war glamour, San Marco location and exceptional bartenders.  A key to its success was the warm atmosphere and lack of imposition – it […]

Amaro Lucano

Lucano Amaro was created by Pasquale Vena in the back room of the Vena cookie bakery in Pisticci in 1894. Located in Basilicata on the southern tip of Italy, the region helped Pasquale name his Amaro – Lucania was the historic name of tip of the peninsula which is now called Calabria. The family operation […]


Melbourne’s own liqueurs were created by Eddie Baitz in 1946. Inspired by his father Clifford (who ran a Fitzroy wine bar and shop with celebrated vintner Samuel Wynn), Edward started experimenting with liqueurs back in his Melbourne High School days, and what started as an obsession with Benedictine became a quest for balance and invention. […]