Riki Carter is Bar Manager of New Zealand’s multi award winning Matterhorn Bar in New Zealand and now Spirits and Cocktail Director for Pack Group (Matterhorn, Foxglove, Snap Dragon and La Zeppa). Riki now develops the cocktail lists and trains staff throughout the company with the same passions as when he ran Matterhorn. Riki is now excited to be a part of the team contributing to BarLifeUK and sharing tales from the other side of the globe.
I must admit to having expectations on what Trinidad and the competition would be like, on both fronts I was completely wrong.
Benedict Simpson has set about making rum, not just any rum mind you but the Smoke and Oakum’s Gunpowder Rum.
Following his trip around Scotland our Kiwi on tour, Riki Carter, casts his eye over the London scene.
Riki Carter travels from New Zealand to the UK and reports on his experiences – first up Edinburgh and Aberdeen get the treatment, find out what Riki liked and which well known bars were a let down.