The ability to concentrate your attention on what really matters and to continue to focus despite all of the external ‘noise’ that exists around us is becoming an increasingly difficult yet also increasingly important skill in business and in life yet in uncontrovertibly an important skill to master.
Tag: Angus Winchester
Fast forward 20 years and when asked what he thought was one of the greatest changes in the New York bar scene he had helped revitalise, cocktail legend Dale DeGroff replied: “the growth of the bar team”.
In the face of no government support and in a desperate attempt to support his staff, Jean Trinh suggested that they vacate their apartments and move 800 miles into the Colombian hinterlands…
To try and distil 34 years of hospitality experience at the highest levels into one grand unifying theory would be a ridiculous undertaking but Angus has done just that.
Take a squiz at the video below from Australian Bartender Advisory Panel member and all-round Tequila guru Phil Bayly. You’ll see a younger Bayly, Tom Estes, Angus Winchester, and Dre Masso step behind the bar at the legendary La Capilla, on Julio Bermejo’s first Writer’s Tour of Tequila in 2004.
According to the most popular origin tale, the Negroni wasn’t invented until around the 1920s. But there would be no Negroni without the invention of its key ingredient Campari and the subsequent Americano cocktail which all happened way back in the 1860s.