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Jack Robertiello

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Jack Robertiello

Frequently writing and consulting about spirits, Jack Robertiello also judges at events including the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, the International Rum Fest, and Spirits of Mexico.


Article
Spirits Sales Add Special Touch   June 15, 2010
By: Jack Robertiello

One current trend popping up is hosting spirit showcases on slow nights. In New York City, there’s now Whisk(e)y Monday at Ward III, where on Mondays, several spirits are featured.

Gran Classico Article
New Products & Acquisitions   June 15, 2010
By: Jack Robertiello

William Grant & Sons acquired Root from Steven Grasse; Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal released Mezcal Vida; Maker's 46 is out soon; Gran Classico Bitter is back.

Taste of the Nation Article
Share Our Strength Events; New Brand Ambassador   June 15, 2010
By: Jack Robertiello

Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation is ramping up its cocktail world efforts; Lucas Bols USA hired DeJorn Huffman as its Chicago-area brand ambassador.

Article
Tequila Competition at Tales   June 15, 2010
By: Jack Robertiello

Tales of the Cocktail announces the USBG Milagro Tequila Competition at the 2010 Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans July 21– 25.

One Bar Article
Menus Get a Summer Revamp   June 15, 2010
By: Jack Robertiello

One Midtown Kitchen’s summer menu; Trattoria Cinque's World Cup menu; strawberry drinks at 19 Anthony’s; The Shiso Wild Drop 2010 people’s choice; Kathy Casey SATC2 cocktails; Brother Jimmy’s new bourbon cocktails.

Tales of the Cocktail Article
Results and Registrations for Mixology Contests   June 15, 2010
By: Jack Robertiello

Deadline for Cabana Cachaça 2010 Bartender Olympics; Bar Room Brawl at TOC; Kimberly Patton-Bragg won New Orleans Aperol Cocktail Competition; Bobby McCoy of Eastern Standard won St-Germain Can-Can Classic Cocktail Competition.

Rob Cooper Article
Re-creating Crème Yvette   June 15, 2010
By: Jack Robertiello

Rob Cooper of Cooper Spirits International has liqueur running through his veins. He's the man who launched St-Germain Elderflower liqueur. And he’s been responsible for the return of Crème Yvette.

Article
Special Report: Tracking Drink Trends — Q1 2010   June 8, 2010
By: Jack Robertiello

Bars, restaurants and nightclubs got hit hard in Q1 2010— has the industry begun its rebound? Found out in a special report from GuestMetrics and Nightclub & Bar tracking on-premise drink sales.

Pisco Sour Article
Comeback Spirits   June 8, 2010
By: Jack Robertiello

Increasingly, competing for patron attention means turning to liquors available at the creation of the American drink revolution, such as rye, gin, absinthe and Pisco. Here's a guide to comeback spirit success.

Article
Winners of MixItUp Announced   June 1, 2010
By: Jack Robertiello

Five finalists were selected to compete as the USBG U.S. Drink Team against the Puerto Rico Drink Team at the “MixItUp 2010 Mixology Challenge Finals” in June, hosted by DonQ Rum.



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