Bartenders & Mixologists

Bartender London

Interview: brand ambassador Angus Winchester (Tanqueray)

Angus Winchester, Global Brand Ambassador for Tanqueray and recipient of Best International Brand Ambassador at the Tales of the Cocktail 2012 Spirited Awards, was recently in Los Angeles to teach a series of gin...
Bartender Honolulu

Interview: Bartender Christian Self (Thirtyninehotel)

Liverpool native Christian Self joined his family in Honolulu while his father was teaching at the University of Hawaii and has carved out a distinguish career as a bartender and mixologist. He consulted for...
Bar Owners Los Angeles

Interview: 1933 Group co-founders Bobby Green + Dimitri Komarov

Bobby Green was struggling to stay afloat at his bohemian West LA coffeehouse, Cacao, and he saw alcohol as the answer to his problems. No, not just consumption. He created the concept for Bigfoot...
Bartender Honolulu

Interview: bartender Julian Walstrom (Salt Kitchen & Tasting Bar)

San Antonio native Julian Walstrom moved to Hawaii in 2010, and he’s already made a big impact on the Honolulu bar scene. He started downtown at Brasserie Du Vin, joined fellow Austin acolyte Quinten...
Bartender San Francisco

Interview: bartender Yanni Kehagiaris (Nopa + Nopalito)

Just like his predecessor at Nopa, Yanni Kehagiaris got his start with Cheesecake Factory and later charted a more crafted path. He was on a “veritable bartending dream team” at Bourbon & Branch before...
Bartender Los Angeles

Interview: unlicensed barmacist Josh Goldman

St. Louis native Josh Goldman is an accomplished sommelier, restaurant General Manager and U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division veteran who couldn’t shake the creativity of cocktails, so the self-proclaimed “unlicensed barmacist,” most recently the...