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Bar Management - Mixology


April 7, 2014 | Article | By Robert Plotkin

Everything you might have heard about rum being the next hot spirit is true. Over the past five years, its sales have significantly cut into what... more >>

Diane Silvey

March 18, 2014 | Article | By Kristen Santoro

In 1979 Diane Silvey moved to Lake Tahoe to work for Harrah’s Hotel and Casino as a cocktail waitress. After attending the Harrah’s Bartending... more >>

Bottled Cocktails

March 18, 2014 | Article | By Jack Robertiello

At the up-coming Nightclub & Bar Show, a star-studded panel of bartenders will share the whys and wherefores of bottling your own cocktails. Here's a... more >>

Kathy Casey

March 17, 2014 | Article | By Jack Robertiello

Pre-batching, draft and bottled cocktails continues to offer busy operators a way to serve high quality drinks faster. Cocktail and culinary... more >>

Ice in Cocktails

March 10, 2014 | Article | By Amanda Baltazar

Having a drink that transforms as you consume it sounds like either hoopla from a circus or a beverage from the future. more >>

Spring Cocktails

March 4, 2014 | Article | By Jack Robertiello

There are really two springs: the warm months of May and June, and the earlier months, called "unlocking" by novelist Kurt Vonnegut, when it's still... more >>

Anejo Tequila

February 25, 2014 | Article | By Robert Plotkin

For a tequila to be classified as an añejo, it must by law have been aged in oak barrels—typically charred American oak barrels—for a minimum of... more >>

Beverage Menus

February 25, 2014 | Article | By George Barton

Well developed beverage menus can be extremely effective. Let’s examine how beverage menus can impact your beverage sales, what works and what may... more >>

Kathy Casey, Liquid Kitchen

February 18, 2014 | Article | By Kristen Santoro

Kathy Casey, a celebrity chef, mixologist and pioneer in the bar-chef movement, has played a key role in bringing Northwest cuisine and women chefs... more >>

Hard Cider

February 18, 2014 | Article | By Jack Robertiello

Cider is back, booming from nowhere, with small ciders opening in New York, Massachusetts, Michigan, Oregon, Washington, even Sonoma, California. If... more >>

What's Shakin

November 27, 2013 | News | By Mary-Kate Dunphy

Catch up on what's happening around the mixology and bartending scene this week including information on upcoming competitions and mixology trends! more >>

ryan magarian

July 21, 2013 | News

Sometimes you find a restaurant that whips up great drinks or a cocktail lounge cooking up tasty bites on the side, but you know from the name Oven... more >>

2013 Sling Awards

July 10, 2013 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

2013 Tales of the Cocktail will set the scene for Cherry Heering in presenting the 20 Best Sling Creations, hosted by the undeniable and rehab... more >>

21 Cocktail

April 30, 2013 | News

To celebrate the upcoming film release of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s master piece, The Great Gatsby, 21 Club in New York, part of the Orient-Express... more >>

Diane Silvey, Shake It Up Winner

April 2, 2013 | News | By Kristen Santoro

The Nightclub & Bar Media Group and Southern Wine & Spirits of America are pleased to announce winners of the 2013 Shake It Up! Competition. more >>

Shake It Up!

February 27, 2013 | News

Catch up on what's happening around the mixology and bartending scene. more >>

Jonathan Pogash

February 1, 2013 | News | By Kristen Santoro

Catch up on what's happening around the mixology and bartending scene this week including information on upcoming competitions, bartender insights... more >>


December 22, 2012 | News

Source: Travel - Ask any American. They will tell you, in no uncertain terms, that the cocktail was an entirely American invention. But exactly what,... more >>

Abigail Gullo

December 22, 2012 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

Looking to brush up on your mixology knowledge in 2013? You’re in luck! New Orleans’ “Spirited Restaurant” SoBou has partnered with Museum of... more >>


December 20, 2012 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

December 20th is considered to be National Sangria Day. It’s a day set aside to honor the great beverage that originated in Spain, yet appeals to... more >>


April 15, 2014 | By Rachel Karlin

Every year the WSWA convention brings, both old and new, wine and spirit companies from across the world. This year there seemed to be less wacky... more >>

culinary cocktails

April 1, 2014 | By Jack Robertiello

Making your cocktails something special sometimes takes only a little inspired culinary thinking, and a trip to the kitchen. more >>

Russell Davis

March 18, 2014 | By Russell Davis

Russell Davis, continues to make waves on the West Coast after moving to San Francisco. Davis’ passion lies not only in perfecting the various... more >>


March 4, 2014 | By Leah Conway

Never assume your customers know anything about sake. Only recently has there been a surge in sake and its exquisite use in cocktails, opening up the... more >>

Purple Rain Cocktail

January 14, 2014 | By Kristen Santoro

Delicious and nutritious cocktails are easier to create and execute than you think. Let your guest imbibe without feeling guilty by make cocktails... more >>

Smoothie Cocktail

January 6, 2014 | By Jack Robertiello

The 21st Century consumer is looking for healthier choices, even when alcohol is part of the mix. Consumers are calling the drinks juicetails, and... more >>

Flavored Whiskey

October 14, 2013 | By Jack Robertiello

Spurred by the success of the various honeyed whisky brands and the booming Red Stag, whiskey makers have unleashed a flood of new flavored releases... more >>

JIMMY at The James Chicago

September 30, 2013 | By Jack Robertiello

Hotel bars and restaurants have a distinct challenge these days, as food and dining tourism continually attract their customers to seek out new... more >>

Ruth's Chris Cocktail Dinner

September 16, 2013 | By Kristen Santoro

The Ruth’s Chris Steak House first hand-crafted cocktail dinner is a night that my palate won’t soon forget. more >>

Fall Beverage Program - Apples

August 20, 2013 | By Jack Robertiello

As summer nears its end, here are a few observations to start thinking about when it comes to your beverage program. more >>

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