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Mr Shi Wah Lee On Tiki Culture, Training and His New Venue Wahtiki

At age 22, Mr Shi Wah Lee was the youngest manager for a brand in the world when he started managing Trader Vics Bar and Restaurant in the 1970s. With over 30 years experience,...

The Travelling Bartender: Tom Egerton

For Tom Egerton, bartending is a family affair. The youngest of three siblings all in the industry, Tom has spent his life bartending around the world. His latest venture has taken him to Hong...

Meet: Niks Anuman-Rajadhon

Niks got involved in the hospitality industry way back when his friend tricked him into helping out at a catering event. It was there that he met Chanond Purananda from Hyde & Seek who...

Top Sommelier Joins The Lucas Group

The Lucas Group has recently appointed Jonathan Ross former head sommelier of Eleven Madison Park, awarded as one of the World's 50 Best Restaurants. Having appointed such a distinguished sommelier, this is a big win...

Meet Dagmar Broska, Beer Master at Krombacher

Dagmar Broska, Beer Master at Krombacher, the number one premium beer in Germany, was recently in Australia and chatted to Drinks World’s Lukas Raschilla about all things Krombacher. Lukas Raschilla: What brings you to Australia? Dagmar...

A chat with Ross Blainey – Whisky Specialist at William Grant & Sons

Hailing from Glasgow, Scotland, Ross Blainey has been in the alcohol industry for over 10 years. From bartending to sales in whisky and wine and now his current role as Whisky Specialist for William...

Monkey 47 Ambassador hits Aussie shores for the first time

Monkey 47 Gin Asia Pacific Brand Ambassador, Arijit Bose is heading to Australia for the first time this May. Bose will guide bartenders and guests through the Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Dry and Sloe Gins...

Meet Leo Gutkowski of Mezcalito HK

Leo Gutkowski, a British ex-pat who has been in Hong Kong for 12 years has opened Mezcalito, a bar dedicated to agave spirits. After managing the bar at dragon-i for eight years, Leo wanted...

Meet Roman Foltan, Ex-Artesian Bartender Now at the Helm of Singapore’s ATLAS

The highly anticipated ATLAS bar in Parkview Square, Singapore is now open, showcasing an impressive luxurious bar offering bespoke Art Deco inspired cocktails. The bar is helmed by Roman Foltan, previously of London’s Artesian...
Gibson Chan

Gibson Chan, Molecular Mixologist

Hong Kong local, Gibson Chan earned his bartending chops through hard work, creativity, along with the help of mentors. Gibson is currently the Group Beverage Manager for Dragon Ace, working across venues such as...