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International Women's Day Dinner 2023 | Bloodwood NSW
International Women's Day Dinner 2023 | Bloodwood NSW

Wed, 08 Mar


Bloodwood Restaurant & Bar

International Women's Day Dinner 2023 | Bloodwood NSW

Join us on International Women's Day at Bloodwood Newtown to celebrate women's achievements in the emerging Australian craft distilling industry. Bloodwood is a community focused restaurant and bar that strives to provide bold and heart felt food and drinks with a support local ethos.

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08 Mar, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm AEDT

Bloodwood Restaurant & Bar, 416 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia


Diversity is important to all industries. We hope that this event will inspire people to support the small number of women involved in the Australian distilling movement.

Anybody and everybody is welcome to come along and meet some amazing female pioneers helping to shape the Australian craft distilling industry. You will enjoy cocktails paired with a mouth-watering feast.  Bloodwood's Claire Van Vuuren and her team will create a menu that is bold, packed with flavour and inspired by the spirits and cocktails that we will be tasting on the day.

Tickets include: A bright, creative meal packed with flavour by the team at ‘Bloodwood’ accompanied by Aussie inspired cocktails.

Our line-up of speakers will include:

1) Rosemary Smith | Distiller & Owner - Black Snake Distillery (NSW)

2) Corinna Kovner | Distiller & Owner - Ester Spirits (NSW)

3) Nicola Thompson-Hancock | Owner - Mother of Pearl (VIC)

4) Ruby Davis | Distiller - North of Eden (NSW)

5) Charles Casben | Brand Ambassador - Australian Gin Distillers Association

Hosted by: Christina Butcher from Mr & Mrs Romance

Claire Van Vuuren - Owner / Head Chef at 'Bloodwood' / Women in Hospitality 'WOHO'

Kathleen Davies - 'Women of Australian Distilling' / 'Nip of Courage'

This event is for adults only. In Australia it is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years.

Embrace Equity.

Thank you to our sponsors and partners;

  • Bloodwood
  • Women of Australian Distilling
  • Women in Hospitality
  • Australian Gin Distillers Association
  • P&V
  • Nip of Courage
  • Mr & Mrs Romance
  • Food and Beverage Media
  • ChefWorks
  • Black Snake Distillery (NSW)
  • Ester Spirits (NSW)
  • Mother of Pearl (VIC)
  • North of Eden (NSW)
  • Four Pillars (VIC)
  • Manildra Group


This is a non-profit event.

*A full refund will be issued to people who have purchased tickets if this event is forced to cancel for unforeseen reasons.


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    1 x Adult

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