COVID-19 Relief Grant
For updates, announcements, and stories of hardship and success. This is the place.
Meet the Worksmith Relief Grant Recipients
A drink to take the edge off, with a bit of work in the back-end for a result that's chuggable and fun without being silly.
Time to Fix a Broken Industry
A call to arms, a call to change.
Your vote makes a difference!
A vote for the Wineslinger Awards, that is...
How to Communicate when your Business/Venue is touched by COVID
“Don’t be scared. Be prepared.”
Hospo CheckIn: Alex Wilcox
Co-owner of Prince Wine Store has a chat to us about how they're going.
Hospo CheckIn: Patrick Walsh
We check in with the popular Fitzroy publican
Hospo CheckIn: Melissa Bauer
We check in with The Prosecco Queen
Hospo CheckIn: Russell Shields, The Community Grocer
We check in with Russell Shields from The Community Grocer about the urgent delivery of fresh food to the towers in lockdown.
Hospo CheckIn: Andrew Joy
We check in with the co-owner of Carlton Wine Room.
Hospo CheckIn: Anther Gin
We checked in with the team at Anther Gin about their new home and new approach.
Hospo CheckIn: Kate Stewart, FareShare
Since COVID-19, former co-founder of En Pointe Events, Kate Stewart, is moving to a different beat.
Hospo CheckIn: Johnathon Davey, Seafood Industry Victoria
We check in on the state of Victoria's Seafood Industry
Hospo CheckIn: Michael Bascetta
Turnip Media has a chat to our fearless leader :)
Hospo CheckIn: Jia-Yen Lee & Thi Le, Anchovy, Richmond
We checked in with the the pair to see how they're planning their next steps.
Hospo CheckIn: Maidenii Vermouth
We checked in with Shaun Byrne and Gilles Lapalus from Maidenii
Hospo CheckIn: Almay Jordaan
We checked in with the chef and co-owner of Neighbourhood Wine and Old Palm Liquor.
Hospo CheckIn: Simon Blacher
Turnip Media & Worksmith are 'Checking In' with Hospo folks to see how they're doing.
Touching Base with Romu and Liz Oudeyer
A private catering husband and wife team pivot to survive their 100% business loss.
Touching Base with Luke Tracy, Founder of Organic Ease
Amid the doom and gloom, there are stories of deserved success. Luke Tracy's is one of them.
A Mental Health Guide for Beverage and Hospitality Professionals
Strategies for maintaining mental health during the Coronavirus pandemic, in an industry already prone to anxiety, depression, and substance abuse.
Upskill or free and prep yourself for excellence
Because nobody ever said 'I wish I didn't know so much about my job', did they?
Positive Initiatives In (and for) the Hospitality Industry
It's when we're forced apart that we really come together.
Touching Base with Zig Zag Rd Wines
Henry and Harriet Churchill are natural winemakers of the Macedon Ranges. This is how they're coping with the COVID-19 Crisis.
Originally published on Difford's Guide