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Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Competitions Winners

This year’s Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America convention in Las Vegas featured three competitions including Iron Mixologist, Hoptails and Call for Cocktails.   The Iron Mixologist is a tough competition as bartenders have… Continue reading

Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention in Las Vegas, April 8-10

The 71st Annual Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) Convention and Exposition heads to Las Vegas April 8-10. I attended last year in Orlando and am very excited to check out the… Continue reading

Florida Restaurants

Miami Blackbrick Chinese Dim Sum Cvi.Che 105 The Cypress Room (2013) The Cypress Room (2015) Joe’s Stone Crab Macchialina Michael’s Genuine Food and Drink Pubbelly Sushi Sra. Martinez popup at the Thompson (Miami Beach)… Continue reading

Bar Crawling in Miami: Broken Shaker, The Regent, The Dutch, Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink and Gramps Bar

It’s been about 5 years since I was last in Miami so I was really excited to check out the new craft cocktail scene there. I made a short list of places to… Continue reading

Barhopping in Orlando at Hanson’s Shoe Repair and The Woods

Before I left for Orlando for WSWA, I made a short list of craft cocktail bars including a speakeasy called Hanson’s Shoe Repair.  It’s in Downtown Orlando and upstairs from the NV Art… Continue reading

Orlando: Tallarico Vodka Dinner at Norman’s

On my first night in Orlando for WSWA, I was invited to attend the Tallarico Vodka dinner at Norman’s. The dinner was hosted by The Tasting Panel magazine, a magazine devoted to the… Continue reading

Highlights from the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Show

  Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America took place April 28 through 30 in Orlando this year. The trade show showcases new products seeking distributorship, bartending competitions, seminars and parties. I was invited… Continue reading

SGV: Down the Rabbit Hole Bar

  A few weeks ago, I talked my friend into checking out the Rabbit Hole bar a bar in Alhambra with me. We don’t usually frequent the San Gabriel Valley for cocktails (other… Continue reading