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Wednesday 11 May, 2016

What Spirits Will Ascend? Inside the 73rd WSWA 2016




It always takes a few days to digest everything that happens at WSWA—not to mention, sober up—hence why it’s taken me some time to post this wrap up on the convention of the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America in Las Vegas  April 18-21st. At least, that’s my story and I’m sticking to it. Distinct […]





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Tuesday 30 September, 2014

No Judging! OK, Yes: Judging the WSWA Iron Mixologist




There are a lot of bartenders who can craft a wonderful drink these days. But who can take a mystery ingredient and make magic from scratch—with the clock ticking? That’s what The Tasting Panel wanted to find out when we sponsored the inaugural Iron Mixologist competition at this year’s WSWA convention and exhibition in Orlando, […]





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Friday 29 November, 2013

Mixologists and Bartenders in The Tasting Panel




As Editor-At-Large for Anthony Dias Blue’s The Tasting Panel magazine, I had the pleasure of meeting some of the world’s best winemakers as well as master distillers, mixologists and other experts of the spirits industry. Here are some of the many features I published (click on each to see the full story): OR CLICK HERE […]





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Sunday 15 April, 2012

Are You Drinking What I’m Drinking?




I can’t say covering the 2010 Wine and Spirits Wholesalers Association convention is the toughest assignment I’ve ever had, but drinking almost non-stop for 48 hours is…well…click on the cocktail contest photo above for the full blog in EscapeHatchDallas. I can’t remember the details anymore. ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED APRIL 2010