The Liquid Muse Top 5: SaMo Farmer’s Market, Pleasure Meets Pomposity

The Liquid Muse Top 5: SaMo Farmer’s Market, Pleasure Meets Pomposity

I love farmer’s markets. In any city, there’s a wonderful display of local food and businesses, and the people behind them. It’s also an interesting peek into the social dynamicsContinue Reading

The Liquid Muse Top 5: L.A. Street Food Festival

The Liquid Muse Top 5: L.A. Street Food Festival

Sweltering heat, the Rosebowl parking lot and hoards of hungry humans may not sound like a recipe for success… OH, but it is! The Los Angeles Street Food Fest hadContinue Reading

The Liquid Muse Top 5 Tips for Bar Etiquette

The Liquid Muse Top 5 Tips for Bar Etiquette

Whether visiting a wild nightclub or fancy mixology joint, there are a few tips every patron should know. I know these seem pretty obvious to most people, like things yourContinue Reading

June Liqueur Cocktails to Celebrate Summer (TV Appearance)

June Liqueur Cocktails to Celebrate Summer (TV Appearance)

Summer Cocktails With Liquid Muse I got to visit my good friends at New Mexico Style morning show to share some fun and easy cocktails for summer – and whatContinue Reading

Meet G’Vine GCP 2013 World Champion and His Winning Recipe

Meet G’Vine GCP 2013 World Champion and His Winning Recipe

Our group of Global Finalists was outstanding! What talented, professional, fun and nice people – truly what hospitality is about. Each person there was already a champion from their regionContinue Reading

Day Three – G’Vine GCP 2013

Day Three – G’Vine GCP 2013

Day Three began with one of the most important challenges in this year’s GCP 2013 Brand Ambassador Edition. Each finalist crafted a presentation to give as if they were inContinue Reading

Soiree of Surprises – G’Vine GCP 2013

Soiree of Surprises – G’Vine GCP 2013

As if a boat ride down the Charentes river toward dinner were not already a fabulous treat for the global finalists – who were happily singing, sipping, snapping photos andContinue Reading

Day Two – G’Vine GCP 2013

Day Two – G’Vine GCP 2013

The second day of the GCP started out with our group of new-found friends mingling over croissants, cheeses and café around 8 am in the hotel lobby. Despite the rigorousContinue Reading

Day One – G’Vine GCP 2013

Day One – G’Vine GCP 2013

As with all cocktail competitions abroad, this year’s Gin Connoisseur Program started out with 15 people standing around a hotel lobby, looking a bit shy, sizing up their competition. StrangersContinue Reading

Why Aren’t YOU in Cognac?

Why Aren’t YOU in Cognac?

What do bartenders from South Africa, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, the USA, Spain, France, England, Germany have in common? This week, at least, the answer is G’Vine Gin. TheContinue Reading