People & Personalities

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Rosey Mitchell

Covid-19 has shattered plans, dreams and businesses around the globe. And Rosey Mitchell, the much-awarded bar manager who helped grow Three Sheets from

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Darren Leaney

Darren Leaney has tried just about every style of bartending there is. He's done five-star hotels, fine-dining establishments, speakeasy cocktail bars

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Matt Whiley

Matt Whiley is a bartender best known for turning parsnips into wine and feeding real pig's blood to the masses of Leicester Square – albeit in cocktail

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Daniele Umoette

I remember telling my mum, 'Look mum I'm going to be gone for a couple of months'. I've been gone 12 years, says Dani Umoette, the senior UK brand ambassador

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Jesse Harris

By the time I was graduating high school, snowboarding was the only thing I could focus on, says Jesse Harris, currently GM of Wall Street's The Transcript

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Carl Wiman

Bartender at award-winning Oslo cocktail bar HIMKOK, Carl Wiman is well-travelled, speaks five languages including Swedish, his mother tongue, and still

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Merlin Griffiths

I was born in London and grew up in Cheltenham, says Merlin Griffiths, a pub owner and the bartender of Channel 4's First Dates. Personally, I'm still

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Tim Philips

Tim Philips, for much of the international bar world, is the archetypal Australian bartender. He’s the go-to when people think of the scene, the bars

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Bols Bartending Academy partners with SVH

The Bols Bartending Academy has partnered with the Dutch board for hospitality education (SVH) to help develop bartending education in the Netherlands.

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Martin Hudak

When god was creating the world he looked to the Czech Republic and Slovakia and said here, there will be bartenders.

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Günter Windhorst

It was not running well at the beginning, Günter Windhorst recalls of his namesake bar in Berlin's Mitte district.

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Victor Gower

From a time when women weren't allowed, to picking up tipsy guests from the floor, Victor Gower has seen the American Bar at The Savoy evolve through the

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Paige Aubort

Paige Aubort's name is pretty prolific in the Sydney bar scene. In fact the name Paige Aubort is pretty prolific across Australian hospitality and, if

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Nicole Sykes

The cocktail scene here is great, says Nicole Sykes, the general manager at London's Satan's Whiskers. There are great cocktail bars in every neighbourhood

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Mattia Pastori

I've met exceptional people through bartending, says Mattia Pastori, the bartender behind Italy-based consultancy company Nonsolococktails.

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Andy Keir

We're kind of the grandfather bar of Dundee in terms of we were the first ones there and we're still going, says Andy Keir, owner of Bruach, a cocktail

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Claudia Newman

I'm German and grew up in the former east part of it, says Claudia Newman, a bartender at London's The Library Bar at The Ned. I have always been interested

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Tiffanie Barriere

“A friend I worked with said that every time I took an order, or placed the cocktail down, or even a glass of wine or beer, I always gave three fun facts,”

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Greg Almeida

Greg Almeida, a leading light in the flat structure of Alex Kratena and Monica Berg’s Tayēr + Elementary, perhaps 2019’s most anticipated bar opening,

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Sam Boevey

“My attention span is not incredible, so it’s very, very refreshing to be doing something different almost every day,” says Sam Boevey, the group