Tequila was always my “nasty spirit” in college. There was something about drinking tequila than made me want to dance barefoot for hours, preferably on a beach. I stopped drinking it for a long period of time until my former agency started working with Frida Kahlo Tequila, and I was properly educated on true tequila […]Read more
Category Archives: mixology
Cuban Rum Made in Panama: The Story of Don Pancho
When Francisco “Don Pancho” Fernandez, master blender for Havana Club for 35 years, decided to leave Cuba after the sale of the brand to an international spirits conglomerate, it was to Panama that he went. Already having a long history of travel to that country, and having worked in Panama to make his “Cuban style” rum […]Read more
The King of Cocktails and Master of Mixology- Dale DeGroff- June 3- The Connected Table LIVE!
When you ask almost any bartender in America who they admire most in the industry, one name tops them all- Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff, aka King Cocktail. Dale is credited with reinventing the bartending profession, setting off a cocktail revival that continues to flourish. Dale’s enormous influence in the bar world has spanned three decades and many crafted cocktails. […]Read more
The “Cocktail Whisperer” on The Connected Table LIVE! March 18
He calls himself “The Cocktail Whisperer,” but Warren Bobrow speaks volumes through his books and talks on the craft of the cocktail. Since we met him several years ago at the start of his cocktail writing career, Warren has established himself as the leading authority on the unique genre of cocktail history in the country. Warren’s […]Read more
The Connected Table LIVE Heads To the San Antonio Cocktail Conference
Fresh off our trip to Maui, The Connected Table LIVE heads to Texas to attend the San Antonio Cocktail Conference Jan 15-18. San Antonio Cocktail Conference The first of its kind in Texas, and now in its fourth year, the San Antonio Cocktail Conference was named one of the Best Cocktail Festivals in America by […]Read more
On The Connected Table Live Oct. 29
We have another spirited lineup this week from coast to coast Wednesday, October 29, on The Connected Table Live on www.W4CY.com, 2p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT. Our first guests are the bartending world’s dynamic duo, Lynnette Marrero and Ivy Mix, who have built the largest female bartending competition in the USA- and soon the world…. Speed […]Read more
Meet Two Spirited Women Oct 15 on The Connected Table Live!
Melanie and David talk with two spirited women on Wednesday’s edition of The Connected Table LIVE Wednesday, October 15th, 2pm ET/6pmPT W4CY www.W4CY.com. Our first guest is Lizzie da Trindade-Asher, President of Macchu Pisco, who with her sister, Melanie, have helped share Peru’s national drink with the world. A lawyer by training Lizzie directs the […]Read more