From more than two thousand bartenders around the world, Saturday saw the Team USA trio of Mark Stoddard, Todd Thrasher and Sean Hoard emerged as the clear winners in the sixth 42 Below Cocktail World Cup.
Month: March 2010
It’s not too late to be involved in the Parched March revolution! Join us as we celebrate the conclusion of this amazing journey, and experience for yourselves what we’ve discovered along the way. The Parched March Wrap Party will be held on Wednesday 31 March at Piano Room in Kings Cross from 7 – 10.00pm.
There’s just a week left of our 30 Bars in 30 Days odyssey, and as the journey approaches its end, I’m thinking our final lists will be as much about the bars we didn’t visit as the ones we managed to reach. 30 is a fraction of the bars this city has to offer, and as we hit the home straight, we keep hearing of new places popping up, exciting developments at old favourites and enough bar action to keep us going – well, all the way through to next March.
It is the sixth year of the event, the world’s most extreme and prestigious bartending competition and marks ten years since 42BELOW founder Geoff Ross sold his first bottle of homemade vodka to a bar in Wellington. This year it’s all about ‘Love, Drinks and Rock n Roll Baby’
Inner Circle Rum Green Dot was recently named ‘Spirit of the Year’ at the 2010 World-Spirits Awards held in Klagenfurt, Austria. 65 participants from 24 nations took part in the festival with spirits including Cognac, Scotch, Gin and rum.
Capturing the imagination of Australia’s bartenders in its inaugural year, Club Suntory are pleased to announce Ultrapour’s Professional bartending competition is back in full swing in 2010.
Well here it is folks a little photo gallery to prove to you that we have not been idle this Parched March. Below is a visual feast of some of the drinks, food and, most importantly, people that we’ve encountered along the way.
Do you have what it takes to be crowned Australia’s Bartender of the Year? Well it’s time to step up to the plate because the Bartender Magazine Bartender of the Year Competition is coming around once more.
For more than 40 years now, Les Vergers Boiron has been selecting and carefully processing the best fruit grown in the finest regions around the world specifically for the most demanding professionals.
The past week has seen 45 bartenders put through their paces at the annual Smirnoff Black Copper Cup Semi Finals. Held across Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, this year’s educational component was hosted by Agusti Vidal; a freelance perfume consultant from Spain.