Canberra might be the capital, but it’s multicultural Melbourne that has earned a reputation as the cocktail capital of Australia. A recent change in liquor laws has led to a flurry of new bar openings, each one with its own quirky style. There’s a bar for pretty much every occasion and every consumer: wine buffs, beer drinkers and cocktail connoisseurs. Paradise Alley offers it all. With graffiti-splashed walls, the wine list is strong, the beer’s great and all the bartenders know their stuff when it comes to mixing up a great cocktail.