Drinks Enthusiast CV

Distilleries / Breweries Visited:

Jack Daniel’s, America
Chairman’s Reserve, St Lucia
Midleton (Jameson) – attended The Irish Whiskey Academy
Old Jameson (St Patrick’s VIP Trip with Jameson)
Bombay Sapphire, England
Grey Goose, France
Calvados Père Magloire, France
Calvados Boulard, France
Calvados Lecompte, France
Sipsmith, England
Cotswold’s, England
De Kuyper, Holland
Sibling, England
G & J Distillers, England
Bénédictine, France
Penderyn, Wales
Toorank, Holland
Warner Edwards, England
Prospect Brewery, England
Glenfiddich, Scotland
The Balvenie, Scotland
Dalmore, Scotland
Auchentoshan, Scotland
Distilleries et Domaine de Provence, France
Walsh Whiskey, Ireland
Croft, Portugal
Graham’s, Portugal
Augusto’s, Portugal
Taylor’s, Portugal
Cockburn’s, Portugal
Gabriel Boudier, France
Rhuby, Sweden
Calvados Christian Droin, France
Guinness, Ireland
Mason’s, England
Lake’s, England
Three River’s, England
Forest, England

Cocktail Competitions Judged:

Havana Club Grand Prix
Chairman’s Reserve Caribbean Challenge (in St Lucia)
Sloane’s (in Holland)
Crystal Head
Bénédictine
Lanique
UKBG
Byrrh
Remy Martin
Akashi-Tai
Wood’s 100
Excellia
G’Vine Connoisseur Programme
Monkey Shoulder
Martin Millers
Naked Grouse
Warner Edwards
Cocktails in the City
Brugal
El Dorado
Calvados Père Magloire
Chartreuse
Snow Queen
De Kuyper
Sipsmith
Patron

Publications Featured:

BBC Radio Merseyside
Imbibe (writer)
CLASS
Spirits Business
Manchester Evening News
Bar Magazine
VIVA Lifestyle
Cheshire Life
‘G&J Greenall – A Spirited Story of Gin and Genius’
London Cocktail Week (Jigsaw)
The Guardian – ‘How to Make the Perfect Hot Toddy’
City AM
CLASS Magazine (writer)

Interviewed ex Bacardi Master Blender José Sanchez Gavito
Interviewed Master Distiller of Wild Turkey Eddie Russell
Interviewed founder and creator or Leblon cachaça Steve Luttmann

Notable Events:

Northern Restaurant and Bar 2013 – present
Manchester Rum Festival 2017-present
Cocktails in the City 2014/15
Albert Dock Rum Festival, Liverpool 2015 / 16
Bacardi Carta Fuego VIP Launch 2015
Real VIP Launch 2014
Great British Food Festival 2013 – 2016
IWSC Awards Dinner 2014/15
Southport Food and Drink Festival 2014/15
Tended the bar at the G&J Distillers Christmas party at Village Hotel, Warrington 2013
Liquor Market 2013-15
Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2013-15
Angostura Rum Comedy Dinner, Edinburgh Fringe 2013
VIP launch at Robinsons Brewery, Stockport of ‘Trooper’ alongside creator Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden
Manchester Whisky Club 2012-15
Linie Aquavit Awards VIP Dinner, Stockholm Sweden 2015

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