Wineries Dive into Digital - Wineries Make the move to Digital

Even for the most seasoned bartender wine can be an intimidating proposition. Between the many countries, regions, varietals, and production methods, the age-old beverage was known as “wine” is vast and varied. Tradition and pedigree have long permeated promotional messaging with Terroir, Cuvaison and Bouquet being thrown around like catnip for avid oenophiles. And while wine connoisseurs light up at the mention of a vertical wine tasting of Piedmont Barolos to show Nebbiolo typicity, the rest

At the Top of their Game

To make a great spirit takes equal parts chemistry, vision and passion. To be a great distiller, you need to have skills and the courage to break the mold and create a blend like no other. The path to the still is different for each blender, but whether it's genever, gin, grappa, rum, tequila or whisky, today's top female distillers have skills you can taste in every sip. With an industry whose history is so full of women, it is no wonder that distilling has once again become a woman's field.

Spotted on Spotify: Behind-the-Sounds with Cloudy Bay

With tastings and in-person interactions on hold for the moment the wine industry is turning to unique ways of engaging with its current and new consumers. Cloudy Bay, the iconic Marlborough New Zealand winery has created a sensory, meditative journey through its vineyards and winery with its Spotify playlist called . “The Sounds of Cloudy Bay’s nature-inspired soundscapes were created to pair with and heighten aspects of our Sauvignon Blanc. Listeners are transported to the natural, calming a

Chandon’s American Summer Brut to Remember

Labor Day and the end of summer comes barreling towards us while we are still trying to figure out what happened to May. Those long summer nights are fading fast and all we are left with are memories of “the summer of COVID” when we discovered a new way of doing just about everything. Years from now you can scroll through your feed and remember when, but as a professional imbiber we believe there is nothing better than an empty bottle to bring back a good memory. Chandon’s limited edition 2020

Top 5 Places for Drinks Lovers to Stay

The pandemic has us grounded and that dream vacation is way, way on the backburner. But #goals are important, so set your sights on a drink destination. As it turns out, there is a hotel that caters to almost every libation. Check out some of the coolest places to sip and stay. Even non-sherry drinkers have heard the name Tio Pepe. Last month, the 185-Year-Old Sherry producer unveiled Hotel Bodega Tio Pepe, the world’s first Sherry Hotel. Located in the Old Town of Jerez, Spain the 27-room bou

Casa Dragones #CocktailsatHome winning bartenders

It’s been a long summer for most and Casa Dragones continues to show its support for the bartender community as votes are tallied and its #CocktailsatHome program comes to a close. Over 100 tequila tastemakers showcased their mixology mastery with Casa Dragones Blanco by creating a unique no-stress cocktail presented in a how-to video tutorial for the at-home bartender. Casa Dragones called on its social media followers to select the eight finalists who would then stream their viral cocktail c

Chef Nick Liberato Best Tips for Bartenders on Building Their Brand

We’ve all been there. After a long shift and what seems like endless hours of mixing cocktails and smiling across the bar you crash on the couch and catch another episode of your favorite chef-bartender-server-becomes-celebrity-host and yearn for your own lights-camera-action moment. The Food Reality Television Series category is huge and these days it’s no surprise that viewers are turning to this genre for a little “escape” from reality. So herein lies the question—how do you get from behind
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