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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 London

Interview: bartender Salvatore Calabrese (Playboy Club)

Over the years, native Italian and acclaimed bartender Salvatore Calabrese has worked in some of the most prestigious hotels in London, including Duke’s hotel and the Lanesborough Hotel. He currently presides over the program...
Bartender London

Interview: bartender Tony Conigliaro (69 Colebrooke Row)

Los Angeles has some of America’s best bartenders, but when Pernod Ricard USA brought the Pioneers in Mixology to town in March, it still motivated a number of pros to make a pilgrimage to...
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Interview: bartender Erik Lorincz (The American Bar at the Savoy)

To work behind the same bar as Harry Craddock, the man who published the definitive Savoy Cocktail Book in 1930, is the dream for many bartenders, and Erik Lorincz is the latest high profile...
Barista Champion

Interview: 2009 World Barista Champion Gwilym Davies

Until 2008, longtime coffee pro Gwilym Davies never even thought of competing at a barista championship. He was perfectly content making espresso drinks at his London coffee cart and trading ideas about coffee at...
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Interview: bartender Jamie Terrell

Pernod Ricard recently brought together some of the top bartenders from the U.K. and U.S. for their Gin Symposium at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Jamie Terrell was one of the seasoned barmen that crossed...