People & Personalities
It's been a shattering year for most industries across the globe. Yet, Lewis Hayes, owner and operator of two award-winning London-based bars, Black Parrot
The Savoy's most famous bartender, and the name behind the Savoy Cocktail Book, Harry Craddock, AKA the dean of cocktail shakers, was the third Head Bartender
Dragos Axinte is the founder of Novo Fogo, a cachaça made in a carbon-negative Brazilian distillery from organic sugarcane.
Norman Balon - London's rudest landlord
One of London's most iconic pub landlords, immortalised in Private Eye cartoons and on the West End stage, Norman Balon lived, served and dished out insults
Evan says he plans on coming out of isolation looking like either Brad Pitt from Fight Club or Tom Hardy in the 2011 film Warrior. He also says, perhaps
Dispatches from the Damned
My last shift behind the bar was Saturday, March 14th, but at that point things were already someplace other than normal. As a staff we'd spent the majority
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
Darren Leaney has tried just about every style of bartending there is. He's done five-star hotels, fine-dining establishments, speakeasy cocktail bars
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
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
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
Bartender at award-winning Oslo cocktail bar HIMKOK, Carl Wiman is well-travelled, speaks five languages including Swedish, his mother tongue, and still
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
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
When god was creating the world he looked to the Czech Republic and Slovakia and said here, there will be bartenders.
It was not running well at the beginning, Günter Windhorst recalls of his namesake bar in Berlin's Mitte district.
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
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
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
I've met exceptional people through bartending, says Mattia Pastori, the bartender behind Italy-based consultancy company Nonsolococktails.