Meet the 2022 Gentleman Jack Whiskey Sour Classic Semi-Finalists

The 2022 Gentleman Jack Whiskey Sour Classic competition recently crowned it’s Top 7 regional semi-finalists, after over 300 entries and 600 fantastic recipes. The Top 7 were selected and competed from Los Angeles, NYC, Tampa, Chicago, Denver, Seattle and the home of Jack Daniels himself, Nashville. All competitors in each market had 10 minutes to […]

INSIDERS WANT YOU TO KNOW THE PERFECTIONISTS COULD BE A LIFE-CHANGING EXPERIENCE

The USBG Perfectionists sponsored by PATRÓN tequila is back!  Bartenders from across 19 countries have started embarking on their Perfectionists journey toward the chance to attend the global finals at Hacienda PATRÓN in Jalisco, Mexico with entries open through October 7th.  The USBG Perfectionists by PATRÓN tequila is an exciting opportunity for bartenders to test […]

All Aboard Hendrick’s Expedition Cocktail Experience — Journey to The Gin Palace!

Hendrick’s Gin is one of the very best in the business, known for being curious and quirky. Hailed as “the most unusual gin” Hendrick’s, the odd and peculiar gin made with eleven botanicals and infused with the essence of rose and cucumber, the beloved brand approached the uncertainty of the past couple of years with […]

USBG’s Perfectionists Sponsored by PATRÓN Tequila Returns for 2023

The USBG Perfectionists by PATRÓN tequila returns for 2022-2023 season and from September 2022, it opens up offering a new education and engagement program for bartenders. As the cocktail competition has significantly broadened its reach and distinction in the bar world, PATRÓN tequila has extended its long-standing commitment to inspire and support bartenders in growing their […]

The Thirsty Guide to Greek Wine: Northern Greece Editon

There is no denying that Greece is a global hotspot these days. After a two-year lockdown, people are once again flocking to the picturesque Southeast European country to explore all that Greece has to offer. And along with stunning beaches, picture-perfect villages and some of the freshest, most delicious food, there is something else that […]

The Thirsty Guide to Greek Wine: Crete Edition

There is no denying that Greece is a global hotspot these days. After a two-year lockdown, people are once again flocking to the picturesque Southeast European country to explore all that Greece has to offer. And along with stunning beaches, picture-perfect villages and some of the freshest, most delicious food, there is something else that […]

The Mixing Star Celebrates The Very First Ever 50 Best Bars North America in NYC

The industry from around the world came together in New York City to celebrate the very first-ever North America’s 50 Best Bars in June 2022. For the inaugural year, we teamed up with 50 Best Bars Disaronno and Tia Maria as they followed all the action for their global bar series – The Mixing Star. […]

Monkey Shoulder’s Monkey Business Academy: Raising the Bar in a City Near You

Monkey Shoulder is known for shaking up the bar world and pushing boundaries, particularly when it comes to changing the perceptions about the Scotch category. This year, the brand is debuting the new Monkey Business Academy, a bartender education like no other. Bringing together a roster of modern-day bar icons to lead quick-fire interactive classes […]

The Thirsty Guide to Greek Wine: The Peloponnese Edition

There is no denying that Greece is a global hotspot these days. After a two-year lockdown, people are once again flocking to the picturesque Southeast European country to explore all that Greece has to offer. And along with stunning beaches, picture-perfect villages and some of the freshest, most delicious food, there is something else that […]

Casa Dragones Jamming Sessions Finale During Barra Mexico was EPIC

Bartender competitions have become a major driver of bartender advocacy globally. While there are countless bartender and cocktail competitions put forth by brands, every now and then, a program is created that genuinely hits the mark in the true meaning of advocacy. Casa Dragones created Jamming Sessions as a virtual cocktail competition during the pandemic to support the bartender community […]

The Thirsty Guide to Greek Wine: Santorini Edition

There is no denying that Greece is a global hotspot these days. After a two-year lockdown, people are once again flocking to the picturesque Southeast European country to explore all that Greece has to offer. And along with stunning beaches, picture-perfect villages and some of the freshest, most delicious food, there is something else that […]

Two Years After The Music Stopped, The Rum Shakers NYC Finally Head to Puerto Rico

The Rum Shakers bartender dance program presented by Tales of the Cocktail and sponsored by BACARDÍ captured the hearts, and hips, of so many in the U.S. bartender community. The energy, positivity, equitable opportunity and FUN of Rums Shakers has kept it near and dear to the thirsty crew’s hearts and it might be our […]

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