Author: Simon

2019 Calendar of Events, Occasions and Days

There are more ‘days’ these days than…… well days. When Moonshine Day, Martini Day, Mai Tai Day and Mint Julep

Worldwide Bartender Database Launches

The Worldwide Bartender Database is a fantastic new resource for bartenders, but what can it do for you? [caption id="attachment_15209"

Win The New Curado Collection

During London Cocktail Week Ocho and Vantguard launched Curado, with so much going on not all of you would

Win A Trip To Chicago With FEW

Maverick Drinks are launching FEW Spirits' first ever UK cocktail competition with a trip to Chicago up for grabs. FEW

Who Wants To Spoon?

There are three main types of spoons used behind the bar but which one is historically considered the ‘bar

Uncle Nearest Tennessee Shake Up Round 1

A trip to Tennessee is up for grabs with Uncle Nearest and Round 1 proved the winner was going

Bon Vivant Celebrates 10th Anniversary With A Series Of Events

Parties, competitions and dinners in September as Bon Vivant turns 10. For any bar reaching it’s 10th birthday it’s an

Take The Strainer

The strainer is held in high regard by two types of professional: bartenders and colonic nurses. Only one of these

Uncle Nearest 1856, The Story Behind The Brand

Spirit brands love a story, history is caressed and spotlights are shone on key events. Rarely however does a

A History Of Ice

Ice is more integral to modern cocktails than any other single ingredient. With very few exceptions ice touches every drink

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