This episode covers France’s traditional apple brandy, Calvados. It’s a tasty spirit with a long history and Alex Mermillod from the distillery Christian Drouin joins us to provide a primer on the product: how and where it’s made and drank and even how they get those apples inside the bottles! Alex Mermillod has a true […]
Have you heard the hype about hard seltzer?
One of the most common questions I get is “Where to find a great mojito in Paris?” Read on if you’re curious…
Love them or love to loathe them, ‘best of lists’ always get a lot of attention. This month, I talked to Mark Sansom of World’s 50 Best Bars to dig a bit deeper on how their list is compiled, what makes it different and get more ‘behind the scenes’ details.
Looking for inspiration for inventing your own cocktails? Here are some tips…
Quick take: pair a Paper Plane cocktail with an ashed Chevriou
Spirits Education in the Industry with Didier Ghorbanzadeh How do the pros learn about spirits and what does that mean for industry players and for the final consumer? Industry education is a growing practice and for this episode we talk to Didier Ghorbanzadeh, Expertise and Education Manager at La Maison du Whisky. Born in France, […]
Plantation rum proactively keeps up with the times, announcing a change to their branding, but not the delicious rum in the bottle!
Little Red Door’s new cocktail menu explores the taste and sensations of flavor & they’re opening a temporary terrace
Hello Cocktail Lovers! You might be surprised to find out just how crucial ice is to cocktails and about its many different interesting aspects. I’ve invited a couple of friends onto the show to talk about just that, Brittini Rae and Joseph Biolatto of The Nice Company. Brittini and Joseph were well established on the […]