“I would love to have a drink and chat with any badass woman, full of stories to tell. Not bad if it was a Rickstasy (a mix of vodka, Southern Comfort, banana liqueur and Baileys) with Amy Winehouse or a Pomegranate Martini with Madonna.”
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What often is overlooked is the fresh fruit bonanza going into dehydrators, bleeding them of their enchanting flavours to then be placed on top of a drink, as it tends to look ‘on-trend’.
Not since Duncan MacGillivray’s Two Dogs – possibly worlds first alco-pop – has any liquid made such inroads into the global market as seltzer has. Towards the end of 2020 the liquid made up almost $4.5b of the global market with both brands, consumers and bartenders taking notice.
The team at Spanton Media are eagerly awaiting the end of 2020! A year that will go down in history, that’s for damn sure. So while we sign off on the final hours, we thought we would recap some of the biggest stories of the year and tip our hats to some of the clever folks who have contributed articles in 2020. Now let’s move on to 2021!
Although Champagne would have us all believe that bubble size in these liquids is the defining note on quality, it is in fact the quantity of Co2 escaping from the drink that determines how rough and biting that drink will be and how the aromas will be punching the air.
Speaking with Eros Pedone, again he mimics this notion that often creative thought comes from outside of the bar, allowing originality to shine. As Eros has said, to ‘live a continuous brainstorming life’ will allow us the opportunity to continually find ways to do things differently.
“If you want to move into management set yourself a goal, be yourself and don’t let the role change the character in who you are.” – Tua Fatongiatau on rising through the ranks
Kurtis Bosley explains why having key mentors in the bar community helps him deal with being the blows of being a boss and business owner
Kurtis Bosley, owner of Coretto in Dee Why, worries that we have lost our dedication to sustainability under the cover of COVID.
On home turf, we’ve been busy chatting face to face (social distancing of course!) with industry legends such as Kurtis Bosley and Stefano Catino launching Blend TV.
During lockdown, the Social Exchange was live each night at 6pm AEDT Tuesday – Saturday, with The Exchange Brand Ambassadors across Australia hosting their own episode weekly. Each episode averaged over 1,600 views and over 30 comments from the trade community.
“The biggest pitfall is sometimes missing trends and the way the industry is going because you’re so focused on your own thing,” says Huw Griffiths in this story by Kurtis Bosley.