Monthly Archives: July 2017

Tales of the Cocktail: Spotlight on Shochu

Shochu expert Stephen Lyman of Kampai.us brings us up to date on the Japanese spirit’s expanding presence in the U.S. market. Apologies for some of the audio on this one.

Tales of the Cocktail: Bacardi portfolio party

Tales of the Cocktail 2017 attendees ride the Neon Tide at Bacardi’s portfolio party, featuring Grey Goose vodka, Dewar’s blended Scotch whisky, Bombay Sapphire gin, Leblon cachaça and many more iconic brands.

Tales of the Cocktail: America meets Italicus Italian liqueur

Giuseppe Gallo, founder & director of Italspirits Ltd., introduces America to Italicus, the Italian bergamot-forward liqueur.

 

Tales of the Cocktail: Poolside tiki party w/ Haitian rhum drinks

A quick Tales of the Cocktail poolside check-in, as I sip tiki cocktails courtesy of Rhum Barbancourt Haitian rum.

 

Tales of the Cocktail: A whisky toast to Canada’s 150th Birthday

Here’s the first of what i’m hoping is many quick video updates from Tales of the Cocktail 2017 in New Orleans. Crown Royal threw a birthday bash, complete with cocktails and cupcakes. Canadian whisky expert Davin de Kergommeaux, author of Canadian Whisky: The Portable Expert, drops in to offer a few words.

Former Morgan Stanley CEO joins Bardstown Bourbon board

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The Bardstown Bourbon Company (BBCo) announced today the appointment of John J. Mack to its board of directors. Mack is the former chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley, having served in those roles from 2005 to 2011.

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