Mixing it Up at the Bar

Mixing it Up at the Bar

Bartender, Mixologist or Bar Chef – that is the question. What is the best description, or is there one? Reflections from Tony About-Ganim, Dale DeGroff, Kathy Casey, Francesco LaFranconi and Brittany Chardin.

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VIDEO: Wente Vineyards

California’s First Family of Chardonnay

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Features

Sherry – A Most Particular Appellation

Sherry - A Most Particular Appellation

by Edward M. Korry, CHE, CSS, CWE. Also an official formador homologado de los vinos de Jerez – official wine educator of Sherry.

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MEZCAL – Hold the Worm Please!

MEZCAL - Hold the Worm Please!

The Adventure of George, by Tony About-Ganim – The Modern Mixologist

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Midscale Hotels Have Bars Too

Midscale Hotels Have Bars Too

A lot of midscale hotels don’t have bars and restaurants. But thousands do. You may not see the term “mixology” on their menus and you probably won’t have the privilege of paying $14.00 for a cocktail. But the bars in this segment of full service and select service hotels are active because midscale hotel guests drink too.

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A Better Way to Serve Wine by the Glass

A Better Way to Serve Wine by the Glass

As restaurateurs, you are well aware of the trials and tribulations of pouring wine by the glass. While it makes for an enjoyable (and now pretty much demanded) guest experience, it comes with a lot of obstacles.

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JOSE CUERVO Gets a Fresh Start

JOSE CUERVO Gets a Fresh Start

The iconic brand that was largely responsible for importing and creating the category of Tequila in North America in 1873. It is now and always has been a family business, dating back to 1758, when Jose Antonio de Cuervo obtained a parcel of land from King Ferdinand VI of Spain in the village of Tequila, Jalisco.

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Beachfront Hotel Retains Iconic Status

Beachfront Hotel Retains Iconic Status

The much-celebrated Ritz-Carlton, Naples Beach Resort in Florida is now more alluring than ever following an extensive renovation that included all guest rooms, several restaurants and the newly designed bar DUSK on the lobby level.

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New Product

Powdered Alcohol Is Real, Dumb, And Coming To A Liquor Store Near You

Powdered Alcohol Is Real, Dumb, And Coming To A Liquor Store Near You

Well, this sure is a terrible idea. The U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau has reportedly approved a forthcoming product called Palcohol, an alcoholic powder that comes in flavors including Cosmopolitan and Kamikaze.

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Wine

Famous Wine Myths Busted

Famous Wine Myths Busted

Flutes for champagne? A heavy bottle is best? Many wine ‘rules’ are myths that do little except create confusion.

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Crossword

Wine Crazy for Spain

crossword puzzle - wine trivia - spain

By Barry Wiss, CWE, CSS, Trinchero Family Estates

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Event

Las Vegas Invades Tales of the Cocktail

Las Vegas Invades Tales of the Cocktail

A lavish, over-the-top event during Tales of the Cocktail. It’s an expression of the Vegas lifestyle to more than 1,500 Tales attendees. For many, it will be their first glimpse of the Vegas cocktail scene and the culture behind it.

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Spotlight On

Jon Holecz

Jon Holecz

of Western Spirits

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Press Release

Tito’s Handmade Vodka
Announces Partnership with Shiftgig

Tito’s Handmade Vodka Announces Partnership with Shiftgig

To Launch Program for Children of Restaurant Employees

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