Duggan McDonnell & Lindsay Nader

Encanto Pisco Launches Second Annual Search for the Distiller’s Apprentice

January 8, 2013

The award-winning Campo de Encanto Pisco has launched its Second Annual Search for the Distiller’s Apprentice. From March 16-24, 2013, the chosen bartenders will travel to Pisco, Peru and be fully immersed in the production of Encanto Pisco.

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The Macallan - The Skyline presentation box at £10

The Art of the Bottle: Campari and The Macallan Limited Editions

December 17, 2012

For imbibers with an eye for art, history and design, as well as anyone who loves to acquire limited editions and collectibles, it’s the season for hunting down unique bottles and digging into deep pockets.

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Campo de Encanto Pisco Search for the Distiller’s Apprentice (Extended Deadline)

January 26, 2012

Duggan McDonnell, Co-Founder and Master Blender of Campo de Encanto Pisco, is launching the Search for the Distiller’s Apprentice to select a group of bartenders to join him in Peru this April.

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There’s an App for That: Ken Burns “Prohibition” Debuts on PBS

September 22, 2011

Prohibition, the new documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, airs nationally on PBS on October 2-4. The first episode debuts on the PBS App on September 23rd.

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There’s an App for That: LA Craft Cocktail Bars on Urbandig

August 28, 2011

Urbandig features city guides created by local bloggers, who curate lists and itineraries unique to their area and centered on a particular theme, such as a craft cocktail bar crawl written by yours truly.

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Auchentoshan Three Wood

Call for Entries: Two Bartenders will Make the Auchentoshan Switch and Cross the Atlantic for Two Weeks

August 7, 2011

Auchentoshan Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky is taking the guest bartender concept to another level with the Auchentoshan Switch, a unique competition that will give two bartenders (one from the US and the other from the UK) the chance to switch countries and get behind the stick in a top bar on the other side of the Pond.

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Barricade Cocktail

Celebrate Bastille Day with G’Vine Gin and the Barricade Cocktail

July 14, 2011

To celebrate Bastille Day, G’Vine Gin is sharing a recipe for the Barricade Cocktail, created by Philip Duff, the globetrotting cocktail guru, gin expert, and co-founder of Amsterdam’s door 74.

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Buffalo Trace Millennium Barrel Box

Buffalo Trace Offers Millennium Barrel Bourbon Exclusively to Non-Profits for Charity Auctions

June 8, 2011

Buffalo Trace Distillery has announced the release of its Millennium Barrel Bourbon, a commemorative bottling twelve years in the making. All 174 limited edition bottles will be made available to charitable organizations across the country free of charge, so they can be auctioned off to raise money for their worthwhile causes.

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2010 George T. Stagg

Spirit Journal Hall of Fame Inductees Announced, George T. Stagg Named Top Spirit in the World

May 28, 2011

F. Paul Pacult and Sue Woodley have named five inductees to the Spirit Journal Hall of Fame, and selected George T. Stagg as the Top Spirit in the World.

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2011 San Francisco World Spirits Competition Winners Announced, Del Maguey Named Distiller of the Year

April 8, 2011

Winners for the 11th annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition have been announced. Top winners include Del Maguey for Distiller of the Year, Gemini Spirits & Wines for Importer of the Year, and Pernod Ricard USA for the Director’s Award.

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